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Cognitive Psychology

Cognitive Psychology - 5th edition

Cognitive Psychology - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780495506294

ISBN10: 049550629X

Cognitive Psychology by Robert J. Sternberg - ISBN 9780495506294
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
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Cognitive Psychology by Robert J. Sternberg - ISBN 9780495506294

ISBN13: 9780495506294

ISBN10: 049550629X

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 09

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Summary

With an accessible, easy-to-understand writing style, the fifth edition of COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY will give you the tools you need to be successful in the course! This text covers cognitive neuroscience, attention and consciousness, perception, memory, knowledge representation, language, problem-solving and creativity, decision-making and reasoning, cognitive development, and intelligence. Common themes at the end of every chapter will help you spend more time studying important information and less time trying to figure out what you need to know. The author provides a ''from lab to life'' approach covering theory and lab and field research, as well as applications to everyday life.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Cognitive Psychology.
2. Cognitive Neuroscience.
3. Perception.
4. Attention and Consciousness.
5. Memory: Models and Research Methods.
6. Memory Processes.
7. Representation and Manipulation of Knowledge in Memory: Images and Propositions.
8. Representation and Organization of Knowledge in Memory: Concepts, Categories, Networks, and Schemas.
9. Language: Nature and Acquisition.
10. Language in Context.
11. Problem Solving and Creativity.
12. Decision Making and Reasoning.
13. Human and Artificial.