9781412918381

Cognitive Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9781412918381

  • ISBN10:

    1412918383

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-01-19
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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Summary

Cognitive Psychology provides student readers with essential help with all aspects of their first course in cognitive psychology, including advice on revising for exams, preparing and writing course assessment materials, and enhancing and progressing their knowledge and skills in line with course requirements on a cognitive psychology course. The Companion is designed to augment, rather than replace, existing textbooks for the course, providing: - Helpful summaries of the course curriculum to aid lecture notes, seminars and written assignments - Key summaries of the approach taken by the main cognitive psychology textbooks - Guidance on the essential study skills required - Help with developing critical thinking - Route-maps to aid the development of wider learning above and beyond textbooks - Pointers to success in course exams - A tutor's-eye view of what course examiners are looking for - An insider's view of what key course concepts are really all about

Table of Contents

The Basics of Cognitive Psychology
Definition
Cognitive Psychology and Related Disciplines//Theories
History of Cognitive Psychology
Founding Figures and Their Core Ideas
Thinking like a Cognitive Psychologist
Learning Outcomes and Assessment
Running Themes
Course Companion to the Curriculum
Visual Processing//Perception
Object Recognition
Speech//Word Recognition
Attention
Introduction to Memory, the Mulitstore Model, Encoding and Retrieval
Working Memory Model
Episodic and Semantic Memory
Learning and Memory
Speech Perception and Reading
Language Comprehension
Language (Speech) Production
Problem-Solving
Judgements and Decision Making
Reasoning and Deduction
Study and Revision Skills
In Collaboration
Introduction
How to Get the most out of Your Lectures
How to Make the Most of Seminars
Essay Writing Tips
Revision Hints and Tips
Exam Tips
Tips on Interpreting Essay and Exam Questions
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