9780155085350

Cognitive Psychology

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    9780155085350

  • ISBN10:

    0155085352

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/2/2002
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Sternberg's text balances accessible writing, practical applications and research scholarship, including biologically oriented information. It explores the basics of cognitive psychology through its coverage of cognitive neuroscience, attention and consciousness, perception, memory, knowledge representation, language, problem solving and creativity, decision making and reasoning, cognitive development, and intelligence.

Author Biography

Robert J. Sternberg is currently the IBM Professor of Psychology and Education in the Department of Psychology as well as the Director of the Center for the Psychology of Abilities, Competencies, and Expertise at Yale University

Table of Contents

Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
1(29)
Cognitive Neuroscience
30(35)
Attention and Consciousness
65(43)
Perception
108(40)
Memory: Models and Research Methods
148(30)
Memory processes
178(32)
Knowledge Representation: Images and Propositions
210(42)
Knowledge Representation and Organization
252(32)
Language: Nature and Acquisition
284(33)
Language in Context
317(41)
Problem Solving and Creativity
358(45)
Decision Making and Reasoning
403(40)
Cognitive Development
443(40)
Human and Artificial Intelligence
483
Glossary
References
Name Index
Subject Index
Credits

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