Controversy in the psychology classroom
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Controversy in the psychology classroom using hot topics to foster critical thinking by Dana Dunn

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Published by American Psychological Association in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Study and teaching,
  • Psychology,
  • Study and teaching (Higher)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

StatementDana S. Dunn ... [et al.].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF77 .C63 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25347495M
ISBN 10143381238X
ISBN 109781433812385
LC Control Number2012022188

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