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  1. Thought and Knowledge

    An Introduction to Critical Thinking, 5th Edition

    By Diane F. Halpern

    This best-selling textbook, written by award-winning educator and past president of the American Psychological Association, Diane F. Halpern, applies theory and research from the learning sciences to teach students the thinking skills they need to succeed in today's world. This new edition retains...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Thinking and Reasoning

    An Introduction to the Psychology of Reason, Judgment and Decision Making

    By Ken Manktelow

    The area of psychological research reviewed in this book is one that is not only increasing in popularity in college curricula, but is also making an ever larger impact on the world outside the classroom. Drawing upon research originally cited in Ken Manktelow’s highly successful publication...

    Published February 14th 2012 by Psychology Press

  3. Straight Choices

    The Psychology of Decision Making

    By Benjamin R. Newell, David A. Lagnado, David R. Shanks

    We all face a perplexing array of decisions every day. Straight Choices provides an integrative account of the psychology of decision making, in which clear connections are made between empirical results and how these results can help us to understand our uncertain world. Throughout the text, there...

    Published May 14th 2010 by Psychology Press

  4. Introducing Cognitive Development

    By Laura Taylor

    Series: Psychology Focus

    Interest in cognitive development has been resurgent in recent years as a result of continuing improvements in technology and the new methods of research these enable. Introducing Cognitive Development brings a new focus and clarity to this theoretically complex area. Using numerous illustrations...

    Published October 6th 2005 by Psychology Press

  5. Problem Solving

    By S. Ian Robertson

    Problem solving is an integral part of everyday life yet few books are dedicated to this important aspect of human cognition. In each case, the problem, such as solving a crossword or writing an essay, has a goal. In this comprehensive and timely textbook, the author discusses the psychological...

    Published March 29th 2001 by Psychology Press

  6. Types of Thinking

    By S. Ian Robertson

    Series: Psychology Focus

    Types of Thinking provides a basic grounding in the psychology of thinking for undergraduate students with little previous knowledge of cognitive psychology. This clear, well-structured overview explores the practical aspects and applications of everyday thinking, creative thinking, logical and...

    Published April 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  7. Reasoning and Thinking

    By K.I. Manktelow

    This undergraduate textbook reviews psychological research in the major areas of reasoning and thinking: deduction, induction, hypothesis testing, probability judgement, and decision making. It also covers the major theoretical debates in each area, and devotes a chapter to one of the liveliest...

    Published February 28th 1999 by Psychology Press

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