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Integrating the latest developments in cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, emotion and cognitive development, author Ronald T. Kellogg provides a clear view of what is happening at the cutting edge of the field today. Written in an accessible style, the book explores applications of cognitive psychology underscoring the practical side of the field.New to the Second Edition:- Updated with the latest research in cognitive psychology including the recent discovery of how the default network of the brain integrates findings on remembering one's personal past, envisioning the future, seeing the world from the perspective of another person- Recent advances in networks of attention, prospective memory, emotion and cognition, creativity in problem solving, moral reasoning, fluid intelligence and working memory, and frugal heuristics in decision making.- More extensive coverage of applications of cognitive psychology to everyday life such as research on the risks of driving while talking on a cell phone and recent findings on memory retrieval and how to improve study skills
Table of Contents
|Scope of Cognitive Psychology|
|Filter Theories and Capacity Theories: Conclusion|
|The Central Bottleneck|
|Short-Term Versus Long-Term Memory|
|Types of Long-Term Memory|
|Encoding and Storing Events|
|Propositions and Images|
|Using Semantic Memory|
|Representations of Language|
|Comprehension of Language|
|Types of Thinking|
|a General Model of Problem Solving|
|Reasoning and Decision Making|
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