Evaluating Psychological Information
This text provides readers with the intellectual tools necessary to evaluate psychological information and to separate research from opinion and reliable evidence from propaganda. Proposing a four-step procedure, the text focuses on helping students evaluate psychological research and evidence from various (and sometimes incomplete or misleading) secondary sources. Step 1 involves identifying the source; Step 2 teaches how to understand the source by analyzing the central idea (Ch. 3); Step 3 teaches how to identify the source; and Step 4 instructs how to evaluate evidence from psychological research (Ch. 4). Professionals and students of Psychology, Critical Thinking The Career Center Need career advice? Looking for r, sum, help? With The Career Center, you can register to receive eight 30-minute career counseling sessions-a total of four hours with a career specialist! The first step toward building a career is often the most challenging one. The Career Center is designed to address the wide range of preparation and life stages of people who want to develop their careers. Qualified career specialists advise you as you establish-or reestablish-yourself in today's competitive global economy. Our goal is to assist students of any age to assess their skills and accomplishments, review their relationships, and build their professional reputations.
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