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Provides a balance between classic research and current topics
The psychology of human memory and cognition is fascinating, dealing with questions and ideas that are inherently interesting; how we think, reason, remember, and use language, to name just a few. Using a first person narrative, Cognition, 6/e poses direct questions to the reader, and balances classic research with cutting edge topics, drawing in the reader and conveying the excitement of the field.
The sixth edition has been updated and expanded upon, with two new chapters – one on cognitive development and the other on cognition and emotion. Reflecting the increasing use of new technologies to study memory and cognition, the authors continue to integrate sections on neurosciences within individual chapter topics.
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Chapter 1: Cognitive Psychology: An Introduction
Chapter 2: Cognitive Neuroscience and Cognitive Science
Chapter 3: Sensation and Perception
Chapter 4: Attention
Chapter 5: Short-Term Working Memory
Chapter 6: Learning and Remembering
Chapter 7: Knowing
Chapter 8: Using Knowledge in the Real World
Chapter 9: Language
Chapter 10: Comprehension: Written and Spoken Language
Chapter 11: Decisions, Judgments, and Reasoning
Chapter 12: Problem Solving
Chapter 13: Cognition and Emotion 470
Chapter 14: Cognitive Development (online chapter)