50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology: Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behavior - Great Myths of Psychology (Hardback)
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50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology: Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behavior - Great Myths of Psychology (Hardback)

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50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology uses popular myths as a vehicle for helping students and laypersons to distinguish science from pseudoscience. * Uses common myths as a vehicle for exploring how to distinguish factual from fictional claims in popular psychology * Explores topics that readers will relate to, but often misunderstand, such as 'opposites attract', 'people use only 10% of their brains', and 'handwriting reveals your personality' * Provides a 'mythbusting kit' for evaluating folk psychology claims in everyday life * Teaches essential critical thinking skills through detailed discussions of each myth * Includes over 200 additional psychological myths for readers to explore Contains an Appendix of useful Web Sites for examining psychological myths * Features a postscript of remarkable psychological findings that sound like myths but that are true * Engaging and accessible writing style that appeals to students and lay readers alike

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9781405131117
Number of pages: 354
Weight: 698 g
Dimensions: 240 x 166 x 25 mm

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“50 myths of psychology debunked.”

“Opposites attract”, “you only use 10% of your brain”, and “people are more depressed on Mondays” are just some of the myths that people accept as fact, when they are in fact totally false. This book debunks some of... More

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