Thought and Knowledge

Thought and Knowledge

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This best-selling textbook, written by award-winning educator and past president of the American Psychological Association, Diane F. Halpern, applies theory and research from the learning sciences to teach students the thinking skills they need to succeed in today's world. This new edition retains features from earlier editions that have helped its readers become better thinkers. A rigorous academic grounding based in cognitive psychology is presented in a clear writing style with a humorous tone and supported by numerous practical examples and anecdotes. Thought and Knowledge, Fifth Edition has been revised to help students meet the challenges of a global neighborhood and make meaningful conclusions from the overwhelming quantity of information now available at the click of a mouse. The skills learned with this text will help students learn more efficiently, research more productively, and present logical, informed arguments. Thought and Knowledge, Fifth Edition is appropriate for use as a textbook in critical thinking courses offered in departments of psychology, philosophy, English, humanities, or as a supplement in any course where critical thinking is emphasized.In the chapter on deductive reasoning, I talked about skeleton structuresa€” sort of fill-in-the-blank structures where it ... A diagram of this argument will look like this: [1] [5] [2] [3] [4] This is an example of two separate arguments in theanbsp;...

Title:Thought and Knowledge
Author:Diane F. Halpern
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2013-11-07


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