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Everything is meticulously documented with sources listed. The authors have done us a great service by compiling all this information in a handy, accessible form, by showing how science trumps common knowledge and common sense, and by teaching us how to question and think about what we hear.
I highly recommend it. This is a fine tool for teaching critical thinking. Certainly teachers can use it as a supplement to aid in teaching critical thinking and to suggest ideas for research on other myths.
We can give it to family members and friends who are curious about what psychology has to contribute and might themselves engage in some myth busting. While we certainly won't stop combating clinical psychology myths here at PBB, it's always exciting to come across like-minded folks also providing valuable material!
If you have questioned science as some of us have, this book will reassure you that your thinking was perfectly logical and correct. Myths about aging, memory, learning, emotions and motivation, and mental illness are among the subjects covered. The reading is enlightening, refreshing and interesting. You don't have to be a Ph. D, or even a student of psychology to enjoy this book. It's is written in language all can understand and the information is easily digested.
Some of these myths are just plain fascinating. Causes of Their Problems in Childhood Help Centre.
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Scott O. Lilienfeld is a Professor of Psychology at Emory University.
Lilienfeld's principal areas of research are personality disorders, psychiatric classification and diagnosis, pseudoscience in mental health, and the teaching of psychology.