Friday June 8, 2007
Whether you realize it or not, you’ve probably been a consumer of psychology at some point. Nearly every day, new reports about the findings of the latest psychology studies are broadcast on television, printed in newspapers or sensationalized on talk shows. Just pick up any popular magazine to see any number of self-help articles that synthesize current psychological research. In order to determine the credibility of these stories, you need to learn how to evaluate the various research reports you come into contact with each day. By understanding how to identify trustworthy information, you can become an informed psychology consumer.