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Cognition

Cognition - 5th edition

Cognition - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780470002216

ISBN10: 0470002212

Cognition by Margaret W. Matlin - ISBN 9780470002216
Edition: 5TH 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
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Cognition by Margaret W. Matlin - ISBN 9780470002216

ISBN13: 9780470002216

ISBN10: 0470002212

Edition: 5TH 02

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Summary

This text's success has come in large part from its up-to-date coverage of important research and theories and offers the latest and most comprehensive overview of cognition on the market today. Recent developments in perception, imagery, problem solving, and creativity are highlighted along with advances in such areas as memory and language and expanded theoretical approaches.

Author Bio

Matlin, Margaret W. :

Margaret W. Matlin received her bachelor's degree from Stanford University and her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. She currently holds the title Distinguished Teaching Professor of Psychology at SUNY Geneseo, where she has taught the course in cognitive psychology for 20 years. In addition to Cognition, Harcourt also publishes her textbooks, Psychology and Psychology of Women.

Dr. Matlin is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the Canadian Psychological Association. She received the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1977, the American Psychological Association's Teaching of Psychology Award for four-year institutions in 1985, and the American Psychological Foundation's Distinguished Teaching in Psychology Award in 1995.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. Perceptual Processes.
3. Working Memory.
4. Long-term Memory.
5. Memory Strategies and Metacognition.
6. Imagery.
7. General Knowledge.
8. Language I: Introduction to Language and Language Comprehension.
9. Language II: Language Production and Bilingualism.
10. Problem Solving and Creativity.
11. Deductive Reasoning and Decision Making.
12. Cognitive Development.

Glossary.
Bibliography.
Credits.
Name Index.
Subject Index.

Other Editions of Cognition

Cognition by Margaret W. Matlin - ISBN 9780471450078
Cognition by Margaret W. Matlin - ISBN 9780155040816