Chapter 13. Understanding Human Thought: Educating Students as Critical Thinkers

  1. William Buskist and
  2. Stephen F. Davis
  1. Heidi R. Riggio and
  2. Diane F. Halpern

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754924.ch13

Handbook of the Teaching of Psychology

Handbook of the Teaching of Psychology

How to Cite

Riggio, H. R. and Halpern, D. F. (2006) Understanding Human Thought: Educating Students as Critical Thinkers, in Handbook of the Teaching of Psychology (eds W. Buskist and S. F. Davis), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470754924.ch13

Author Information

  1. Claremont McKenna College

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405132046

Online ISBN: 9780470754924

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Keywords:

  • human thought;
  • critical thinking;
  • emotions;
  • motivation;
  • analytical abilities

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • The Power of Emotions

  • The Power of Unconscious Thought

  • The Power of Social Influence

  • The Power of Evidence

  • The Power of Behavior

  • Conclusion

  • Notes