ERIC Number: EJ564868
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Students' Philosophical Assumptions and Psychology in the Classroom.
Dowds, Barbara Noel; Marcel, Barbara B.
Journal of Nursing Education, v37 n5 p219-21 May 1998
Results of the World Hypothesis Scale for 40 nursing students indicated they were more likely to endorse mechanistic (linear, cause-and-effect) rather than contextual (subjective, relational) explanations of behavior. The study of psychology can improve nursing students' contextual critical-thinking skills. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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