Chapter 20. Best and Worst: Learning to Think Like a Psychologist

  1. Dana S. Dunn PhD, BA social psychologist professor director Fellow Chair2,
  2. Jane S. Halonen clinical psychologist Dean leader Director Fellow president academic consultant department reviewer Chief Reader3 and
  3. Randolph A. Smith doctorate Professor Chair Fellow member President4
  1. Dana Gross

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305173.ch20

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices

How to Cite

Gross, D. (2009) Best and Worst: Learning to Think Like a Psychologist, in Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices (eds D. S. Dunn, J. S. Halonen and R. A. Smith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305173.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA, USA

  2. 3

    University of West Florida, USA

  3. 4

    Lamar University, USA

Author Information

  1. St. Olaf College, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174022

Online ISBN: 9781444305173

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Keywords:

  • Report 1: learning to think like a psychologist;
  • The Assignment: Best and Worst, Part I;
  • Understanding Students' Thinking about the Best and the Worst;
  • Best and Worst Revisited: Part II;
  • two-part assignment in this report - engages students' higher order thinking skills

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Assignment: Best and Worst, Part I

  • Understanding Students' Thinking about the Best and the Worst

  • Best and Worst Revisited: Part II

  • References