Tools of Critical Thinking: Metathoughts for Psychology

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Allyn and Bacon, 1997 - Psychology - 262 pages
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Tools of Critical Thinking: Metathoughts for Psychology is a text designed to improve one's thinking skills through the application of metathinking principles, which consist of a series of specific strategies, methods, and techniques for approaching all forms of inquiry, study and problem solving, with particular application to the field of psychology. Metathoughts are cognitive tools that can be successfully taught, learned, and utilized to consider issues from a variety of different perspectives and alternate points of view. The ideas in Tools of Critical Thinking are vividly brought to life with illustrative examples, clinical anecdotes, case vignettes, contemporary social problems and issues, challenging exercises, and clever satires -- all drawn from a diverse sampling of topics within psychology and packaged in a form that is engaging, easy to read, and eminently useful. Even ideas that potentially might be confusing, obscure, or elusive are organized and presented in a manner that is straightforward, understandable, and enjoyable.

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To Describe Is to Prescribe
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The Simultaneity of Physical
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To Name Something
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