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The Resource 50 great myths of popular psychology : shattering widespread misconceptions about human behavior, Scott O. Lilienfeld ... [et al.]

50 great myths of popular psychology : shattering widespread misconceptions about human behavior, Scott O. Lilienfeld ... [et al.]

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50 great myths of popular psychology : shattering widespread misconceptions about human behavior
Title
50 great myths of popular psychology
Title remainder
shattering widespread misconceptions about human behavior
Statement of responsibility
Scott O. Lilienfeld ... [et al.]
Title variation
Fifty great myths of popular psychology
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Uses popular myths as a means of distinguishing science from pseudoscience. Organised around key topic areas of modern psychology, including bain functioning, perception, development, memory, emotion, intelligence, mental illness and psychotherapy. For students and the layperson to critically evaluate information and misinformation
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
150
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1960-
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Lilienfeld, Scott O.
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  • Psychology
  • Human behaviour
Label
50 great myths of popular psychology : shattering widespread misconceptions about human behavior, Scott O. Lilienfeld ... [et al.]
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Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction. The wide world of psychomythology -- 1. Brain power : myths about the brain and perception -- 2. From womb to tomb : myths about development and ageing -- 3. A remembrance of things past : myths about memory -- 4. Teaching old dogs new tricks : myths about intelligence and learning -- 5. Altered states : myths about consciousness -- 6. I've got a feeling : myths about emotion and motivation -- 7. The social animal : myths about interpersonal behaviour -- 8. Know thyself : myths about personality -- 9. Sad, mad, and bad : myths about mental illness -- 10. Disorder in the court : myths about psychology and the law -- 11. Skills and pills : myths about psychological treatment -- Postscript. Truth is stranger than fiction -- App. Recommended Websites for exploring psychomythology
Control code
000044328935
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xx, 332 p.
Isbn
9781405131124
Lccn
2009020179
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ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)396172891
Label
50 great myths of popular psychology : shattering widespread misconceptions about human behavior, Scott O. Lilienfeld ... [et al.]
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction. The wide world of psychomythology -- 1. Brain power : myths about the brain and perception -- 2. From womb to tomb : myths about development and ageing -- 3. A remembrance of things past : myths about memory -- 4. Teaching old dogs new tricks : myths about intelligence and learning -- 5. Altered states : myths about consciousness -- 6. I've got a feeling : myths about emotion and motivation -- 7. The social animal : myths about interpersonal behaviour -- 8. Know thyself : myths about personality -- 9. Sad, mad, and bad : myths about mental illness -- 10. Disorder in the court : myths about psychology and the law -- 11. Skills and pills : myths about psychological treatment -- Postscript. Truth is stranger than fiction -- App. Recommended Websites for exploring psychomythology
Control code
000044328935
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xx, 332 p.
Isbn
9781405131124
Lccn
2009020179
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)396172891

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