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How to think straight about psychology

by Keith E. Stanovich

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology -- Research -- Methodology,
  • Mass media -- Psychological aspects,
  • Mass media -- Objectivity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-247) and index.

    StatementKeith E. Stanovich.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF76.5 .S68 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6784383M
    ISBN 100321047133
    LC Control Number00036183

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