ERIC Number: EJ911098
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
The Pleasures and Lessons of Academic Mythbusting: An Interview with Scott Lilienfeld
Zinn, Tracy E.
Teaching of Psychology, v37 n4 p287-293 2010
Scott O. Lilienfeld is a professor of psychology at Emory University, in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Lilienfeld is founder and editor of the journal, "Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice," and is past president of the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology. He has been a member of 11 journal editorial boards, including the "Journal of Abnormal Psychology" and "Clinical Psychology Review." Dr. Lilienfeld has published more than 200 articles, book chapters, and books on personality disorders, personality assessment, anxiety disorders, psychiatric classification and diagnosis, pseudoscience in psychology, and evidence-based practices in clinical psychology. His most recent book, coauthored with Steven Jay Lynn, John Ruscio, and Barry Beyerstein, is "50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology: Shattering Widespread Misconceptions About Human Behavior" (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010). Tracy E. Zinn is an associate professor of psychology at James Madison University. She earned a PhD in industrial/organizational psychology from Auburn University in 2002. In 2005, Tracy received the Early Career Award from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. She has published several articles and book chapters on the topic of effective teaching practices. Tracy currently serves as the program coordinator for the APS-STP Teaching Institute at the Association for Psychological Sciences annual convention.
Descriptors: Personality Assessment, Reputation, Interviews, Behavior, Human Body, Role Models, Theory Practice Relationship, Evidence, Clinical Psychology, Misconceptions, Validity, Comparative Analysis, Scientific Methodology, Teaching Methods, Teacher Student Relationship, Personality Problems
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Georgia