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ROBERT W. WEISBERG, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Brain, Behavior, and Cognition Cluster in the Psychology Department at Temple University. A cognitive psychologist, Dr. Weisberg's area of interest is creative thinking, the cognitive processes involved in the intentional production of novelty: solutions to problems, works of art, scientific theories, and inventions.
LAURETTA M. REEVES, PhD, teaches at The University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests span both cognitive psychology—including the development of expertise in mathematical problem solving, use of metaphor in literature, and cognitive development—and the lexical acquisition and role of animacy in categorical inference in children.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to the Study of Cognition
Chapter 2 Memory I: Models of Memory & Memory Systems
Chapter 3 Memory. II: Encoding and Retrieval
Chapter 4 Memory III: Errors of Omission (Forgetting) & Commission (False Memory)
Chapter 5 Visual Cognition: Pattern Recognition and Spatial Localization
Chapter 6 Attention
Chapter 7 Imagery
Chapter 8 Concepts and Categories
Chapter 9 Language. I: Sounds, Words, and Meanings
Chapter 10 Language. II: Sentence Processing
Chapter 11 Thinking: 1. Logical Thinking and Decision Making
Chapter 12 Thinking: 2. Problem Solving
Chapter 13 Thinking: 3. Creative Thinking