Handbook of the Psychology of Science

Handbook of the Psychology of Science

December 14, 2012 | ISBN: 0826106234 | English | 544 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

This handbook is the definitive resource for scholars and students interested in how research and theory within each of the major domains of psychology¡Ì¡Ýdevelopmental, cognitive, personality, and social¡Ì¡Ýhave been applied to understand the nature of scientific thought and behavior. Edited by two esteemed pioneers in the emerging discipline of the psychology of science, it is the first empirically based compendium of its time. The handbook provides a comprehensive examination of how scientific thinking is learned and evolves from infancy to adolescence and adulthood, and combines developmental and cognitive approaches to show the categorical similarities and differences in thinking between children, adolescents, adults, and scientists.

Chapters highlight the breadth and depth of psychological perspectives in the studies of science, from creativity and genius, gender, and conflict and cooperation, to postmodernism and psychobiography. A section on applications offers findings and ideas that can be put to use by educators, policymakers, and science administrators. Contributors examine the importance of mental models in solving difficult technical problems, and the significance of leadership and organizational structure in successful innovation. The final section of the book is devoted to the future of this new field, focusing on how to continue to develop a healthy psychology of science.

Key Features:
Presents the only empirically based compendium of current knowledge about the psychology of scientific thought and behavior
Edited by two pioneers in the discipline of psychology of science
Describes how scientific thinking is learned and changes throughout the life span
Addresses creativity and genius, gender, conflict and cooperation, postmodernism, and psychobiography
Covers applications of the psychology of science that can be used by educators, policymakers, and science administrators



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