We know 50 things about psychology?!?!

How do we know the difference between psychological fact and fiction? Well, the McKendree University Honors Intro to Psych course will be following the lead of Dr. Scott Lilienfeld and colleagues’ book 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology. myths book

Do you: think we only use 10% of our brain? think schizophrenia means a person has split personality? think memory works like playing back a video? think that looking at inkblots tells us something meaningful about personality?

Think again! And stay tuned.


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  1. […] Dr. Roger R. Hock’s Forty Studies That Changed Psychology will be our second textbook (here is the first one). Hock gives readers a detailed descriptions of 40 science-altering studies and puts the studies […]

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