ERIC Number: EJ584731
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Critical Thinking in Introductory Psychology Texts and Supplements.
Griggs, Richard A.; Jackson, Sherri L.; Marek, Pam; Christopher, Andrew N.
Teaching of Psychology, v25 n4 p254-66 Nov 1998
Examines coverage of critical thinking in 37 full-length introductory psychology textbooks published from 1955 to 1997. Checks for coverage of scientific thinking, cognitive biases in thinking, and difficulties in statistical reasoning. Suggests that findings should facilitate the review and decision process for instructors interested in incorporating critical thinking into introductory courses. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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