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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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Record Number 19280
ISBN 9781405131117
9781405131124 (pbk. : alk. paper)
140513111X (hardcover : alk. paper)
1405131128 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Item Number 100521451
Location 150 LIL
Author Lilienfeld, Scott O., 1960-
Title 50 great myths of popular psychology : shattering widespread misconceptions about human behavior / Scott O. Lilienfeld ... [et al.].
Varying title Fifty great myths of popular psychology
Published Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Collation xx, 332 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
General Note Formerly CIP.
PSD - Professor Stephen Dinham Collection
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note Introduction. The wide world of psychomythology -- 1. Brain power : myths about the brain and perception -- 2. From womb to tomb : myths about development and aging -- 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 behavior -- 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.
Summary Note Uses popular myths as a means of distinguishing science from pseudoscience. Organised around key topic areas of modern psychology, including brain functioning, perception, development, memory, emotion, intelligence, mental illness and psychotherapy. For students and the layperson to critically evaluate information and misinformation.
Awards Note Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, 2010.
Topical Term Behavior
Psychology
Psychology
Human behavior
Psychology
Human behavior
Psychology -- Popular works
Psychology -- Popular works
Human behavior
Added Name Lilienfeld, Scott O., 1960-
ADDITIONAL TITLES Fifty great myths of popular psychology
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