Summary: Using a lively, engaging, non-technical approach to discuss sophisticated research and theory, this book provides a comprehensive survey of all aspects of human learning and cognition-- from the simplest phenomena of conditioning to complex reasoning and decision making. Designed to show readers clearly how psychology is important in their everyday lives, it features an abundance of practical examples throughout (including international examples) and a series ...show moreof high-interest applications boxes. The book explores the biological bases of learning and cognition at all levels, from a balanced theoretical perspective. Learning and Cognition in History. Issues in the Study of Learning and Cognition. Fundamentals of Conditioning. Traditional Theories of Conditioning. Contemporary Theories of Conditioning. Early Information Processing: Recognition, Attention, and Working Memory. Long-term Memory. Language. Comprehension and Discourse. Thinking: Problem Solving, Reasoning, and Decision Making. Cognitive Science and the Mind-Body Problem. Neurophysiology of Learning and Cognition. Evolution of Learning and Cognition. The Origin and Development of Language. Development, Learning and Cognition. For anyone interested in learning and cognition. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 5TH 01
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