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Diane Halpern on the Psychological Science Behind Partisanship

Dr. Halpern, former president of the American Psychological Association and current professor of psychology at Claremont McKenna College, will publish a 5th edition of her textbook, Thought and Knowledge, in August 2013. In a recent TEDx talk, she draws from her extensive background researching critical thinking and applies it to a domain that could benefit: politics. Watch her talk here.

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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. Sex Differences in Cognitive Abilities

    4th Edition

    By Diane F. Halpern

    The fourth edition of Sex Differences in Cognitive Abilities critically examines the breadth of research on this complex and controversial topic, with the principal aim of helping the reader to understand where sex differences are found – and where they are not. Since the publication of the third...

    Published September 20th 2011 by Psychology Press

  3. From Work-Family Balance to Work-Family Interaction

    Changing the Metaphor

    Edited by Diane F. Halpern, Susan Elaine Murphy

    There are many lessons to be learned about work-family interaction. It is clear that some people have learned how to combine work and family in ways that are mutually supporting--at least much of the time--and some employers have created work environments and policies that make positive...

    Published December 28th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Thinking Critically About Critical Thinking

    A Workbook to Accompany Halpern's Thought & Knowledge, 4th Edition

    By Diane F. Halpern, Heidi R. Riggio

    A workbook for Thought & Knowledge, Fourth Edition by Diane F Halpern, Thinking Critically About Critical Thinking, Fourth Edition is filled with new exercises to reinforce learning and practice newly acquired skills. This workbook can be purchased in a student package with Thought &...

    Published July 31st 2002 by Routledge

  5. Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum

    A Brief Edition of Thought & Knowledge

    By Diane F. Halpern

    Consider that many of the people who are alive today will be working at jobs that do not currently exist and that the explosion of information means that today's knowledge will quickly become outdated. As a result, two goals for education clearly emerge -- learning how to learn and how to think...

    Published August 31st 1997 by Routledge