Controversy in the psychology classroom : using hot topics to foster critical thinking / edited by Dana S. Dunn [and others].
- Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, 
- Copyright Date:
- 1st ed.
- Physical Description:
- xix, 272 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Dunn, Dana
- I. Guiding frameworks for teaching about controversial issues. Frames of reference : social psychological perspectives for teaching about controversial issues / Dana S. Dunn, Regan A. R. Gurung, and Karen Z. Naufel ; Preventing and handling classroom disruptions / Kristin M. Vespia and Tonya E. Filz ; Treating students asearly-career professionals : the ethics of teaching / Maureen A. McCarthy and R. Eric Landrum -- II. Helping students arrive at an empirically based conclusion. Seven tools for teaching evolutionary psychology / David M. Buss ; Hitting close to home : teaching about spanking / Elizabeth T. Gershoff ; Sexual orientation, marriage, and students of faith / David G. Myers ; Addressing the role of animal research in psychology / Suzanne C. Baker and Sherry L. Serdikoff -- III. Opening consideration of multiple views. Overcoming discomfort when teaching about evil and immorality / Karen Z. Naufel ; Anticipating and working with controversy in diversity and social justice topics / Cheryl B. Warner, Rosemary E. Phelps, Delishia M. Pittman, and Carla S. Moore ; Gender matters : engaging students in controversial issues / Elizabeth Yost Hammer and Eugenia M. Valentine ; Teaching about race and ethnicity / Mary E. Kite ; Spirituality and religion : how contexts, developmental processes, and personal experiences influence behavior / Dean D. VonDras ; Disabilty as diversity rather than (in)difference : undestanding others' experiences through one's own / Dana S. Dunn, David J. Fisher, and Brittany M. Beard ; Health psychology and policy : when politics infiltrate science / Regan A. R. Gurung and Daniel Bruns -- IV. Concluding thoughts and going forward. Using controversies to teach scientific thinking in psychology : topics and issues / Jeffrey D. Holmes.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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