9780393198515

Cognition : Exploring the Science of the Mind

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  • ISBN13:

    9780393198515

  • ISBN10:

    0393198510

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Cloth
  • Copyright: 10/17/2009
  • Publisher: W W NORTON
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Summary

The textbook engages students in the scientific process through its integrated treatment of research methods and strong coverage of key experiments. The companion Cognition Workbook contains essays, activities, and demonstrations that focus on the real-world applications of cognitive psychology. The ZAPS Online Labs invite students to experience psychological phenomena and classical experiments in a vivid and engaging environment.

Table of Contents

The Foundations of Cognitive Psychology
The Science of the Mind
The Neural Basis for Cognition
Learning about the World Around Us
Recognizing Objects in the World
Paying Attention
Memory
The Acquisition of Memories and the Working-Memory System
Interconnections between Acquisition and Retrieval
Remembering Complex Events
Knowledge
Associative Theories of Long-Term Memory
Conceptions and Generic Knowledge
Language
Visual Knowledge
Thinking
Judgment: Drawing Conclusions from Evidence
Reasoning: Thinking through the Implications of What You Know
Solving Problems
Conscious Thought, Unconscious Thought
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