50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology

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50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology: Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behavior serves as an educational guide to critical thinking about psychology.[1] Contained inside are 11 chapters categorizing the 50 into subtopics of psychology.[2] This book discusses a number of most widespread and believed myths of popular psychology – a type of psychology that is not based on scientifically proven facts but are well known by the general public – and helps people learn how identify false claims.[3][4] It has received positive reviews from both academic[5][6] and popular reviewers.[7] This book was published in 2009 by the Wiley-Blackwell publishing company.[8] It was authored by Scott O. Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, John Ruscio, and Barry Beyerstein.[8]

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  1. ^ Korn, J. H. (2010). Myth busters. Psyccritiques, 55(3), doi:10.1037/a0018442
  2. ^ http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-EHEP002362.html
  3. ^ Wiley,"50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology: Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behaviorhttp"://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-EHEP002362.html
  4. ^ Roy Sugarman, Ph.D. (2010) Metapsychology Online Reviews
  5. ^ Hall, H. Science-Based Medicine, November 9, 2009
  6. ^ Braithwaite, J., Kinmond, K., Thomson, A., Provost, S., & Luyt, R. (2010). Review: 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology, Mental Health, Service User Involvement and Recovery, Mental Health, Service User Involvement and Recovery, Personal Tutoring in Higher Education, Teaching Psychology in Higher Education, the Teaching Qualitative Research Methods at Undergraduate Level Dataset Teaching Resource, Tqrmul Working Group. Psychology Learning & Teaching, 9(2), 73-77. http://plj.sagepub.com/content/9/2/73.full.pdf+html
  7. ^ Lyon, L. US News and World Report, October 13, 2009
  8. ^ a b Wiley. "50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology: Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behavior". September 2009. http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-EHEP002362.html