Psychology 4180: Critical Thinking in Psychology

2017 - 2018 Bibliography

Adler, S., & Aronczyk, A. (November 23, 2017). Stereothreat. Radiolab. [Available:]

Angelo, T. A. (1995). Classroom assessment for critical thinking. Teaching of Psychology, 22(1), 6-7. (first three paragraphs only)

Beres, D. (September 13, 2016). Can we think critically anymore? bigthink. []

Brookfield, S. (2011). Five critical intellectual traditions. In Chapter 2 of Teaching for Critical Thinking, 30-52.

Capehart, J. Engber interview. Midday on WNYC.

Chatfield, T. (2017). 10 Commandments for Critical Thinking.

Cranney, J., & Dunn, D. (2011). The psychologically literate citizen: Foundations and global perspectives. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. (page 34 – tip sheet handout)

Dixon, J., Durrheim, K., & Tredoux, C. (2005). Beyond the optimal contact strategy: A reality check for the contact hypothesis. American Psychologist, 60(7), 697-711.

Drake, T. (2011). Drake’s List of the Most Common Logical Fallacies. [Available:]

Editorial Staff, (November 16, 2017). Globe editorial: Why are we killing critical thinking on campus? Globe and Mail, p. A14. [Available:]

Engber, D. (Jan 3, 2018). LOL something matters. [Available:]

Graff, G. (2003). Clueless in academe: How schooling obscures the life of the mind. New Haven: Yale University Press. (Pages 1-25, 30-32, 65-67, 275-277)

Halonen, J. (1995). Demystifying Critical Thinking. Teaching of Psychology, 22(1), 75-81.

Kahne, J. & Bowyer, B. (2017). Educating for democracy in a partisan age. American Educational Research Journal, 54(1), 3-34.

Kolata, G. (October 31, 2017). How to report when the science is sketchy. New York Times, p. A2.

Kreps, T. A., Laurin, K., & Merritt, A. C. (2017). Hypocritical flip-flop, or courageous evolution? When leaders change their moral minds. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 113(5), 730-752. (abstract and method section only)

Liu, F., Sulpizio, S., Kompetpanee, S., & Job, R. (2017). It takes biking to learn: Physical activity improves learning a second language. PLoS ONE 12, e0177624.

Luhrmann, T. et al. (February 2018). The minds of others: The art of persuasion in the age of Trump. Harper’s Magazine, 336(2013), 27-36.

Mercier, H., Boudry, M., Paglieri, F., & Trouche, E. (2017). Natural-born arguers: Teaching how to make the best of our reasoning abilities. Educational Psychologist, 52(1), 1-16.

Murayama, K., Pekrun, R., Suzuki, M., Marsh, H., & Lichtenfeld, S. (2016). Don’t aim too high for your kids: Parental overaspiration undermines students’ learning in mathematics. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 111(5), 766-779.

Perlstein, D. (2016). Class. In A. J. Angulo (ed.), Miseducation: A history of ignorance-making in America and abroad (pp. 125-139). Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press.

Reynolds, G. (August 16, 2017). How exercise could help you learn a new language. New York Times. [Available:]

Roediger, H. L., & McCabe, D. P. (2006). Evaluating experimental research: Critical issues. In R. J. Sternberg, H. L. Roediger, & D. F. Halpern (Eds.), Critical Thinking in Psychology (pp. 15 – 36). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Ruscio, J. (2005). Critical thinking in psychology: Separating sense from nonsense. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. (page xiv – tip sheet handout)

Stapleton, P., & Wu, Y. (2015). Assessing the quality of arguments in students’ persuasive writing: A case study analyzing the relationship between surface structure and substance. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 17, 12-23. (Focus on pages 12-14, 20, 22)

Sundararajan, L. (2017). The selfish meme hypothesis: An evolutionary account of culture and cooperation. PsycCRITIQUES, 62(41), 9. [Available:]

Tafreshi, D., Slaney, K. L., & Neufeld, S. D. (2016). Quantification in psychology: Critical analysis of an unreflective practice. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 36, 233-249.

Teo, T. (2005). The critique of psychology: From Kant to postcolonial theory. New York: Springer. (Chapter 2: Metatheory and the critique of psychology)

VandenBerge, L. & Ramaekers, S. (2014). Figures of disengagement: Charles Taylor, scientific parenting, and the paradox of late modernity. Educational Theory, 64(6), 607-625.

VandenBos, G. R. (2017). “My amygdala killed her, not me”. PsycCRITIQUES, 62(39), 1. [Available:]

Wheeler, L. K. (2017). Toulmin model of argument. [Available:]

Wingate, U. (2012). ‘Argument!’ helping students understand what essay writing is about. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 11, 145-154.

Winstone, N. E., Nash, R. A., Rowntree, J., & Parker, M. (2017). ‘It’d be useful, but I wouldn’t use it’: barriers to university students’ feedback seeking and recipience. Studies in Higher Education, 42(11), 2026-2041.