9780495095576

Cognitive Psychology Connecting Mind, Research and Everyday Experience (with Coglab 2.0 Online Booklet)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495095576

  • ISBN10:

    0495095575

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/20/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Connect the study of cognition to everyday life with COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY. Covering both the landmark studies and the cutting-edge research that define this fascinating field, this textbook includes concrete examples and illustrations to help you understand the theories of cognition -- driving home both the scientific importance of the theories and their relevance to your daily life. You'll leave this text with a true understanding of the "behind the scenes" activity that happens in the mind when humans do such seemingly simple activities as perceiving, remembering, or thinking.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
Cognition and the Brain: Basic Principles
Perception
Attention
Short-Term and Working Memory
Long-Term Memory: Basic Principles
Everyday Memory and Memory Errors
Knowledge
Visual Imagery
Language
Problem Solving
Reasoning and Decision Making
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