Critical Thinking For Psychology
May 2012, ©2011
1. Getting Started on Critical Thinking 1
2. Logic and the Philosophy of Critical Thinking 5
3. Critical Thinking in the Wider World 19
4. Critical Thinking Inside Psychology 45
5. Putting Critical Thinking to Use: Getting Good Grades 87
6. Getting Fit for Critical Thinking 109
Concluding Remarks 119
Exercises in Critical Thinking 121
Checklist for Critical Thinking 123
Further Reading 133
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- Advice on what lecturers expect from their students, and how to interpret the feedback they give
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