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Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook
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COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY: A STUDENT'S HANDBOOK

PAPERBACK BY EYSENCK, MICHAEL W.; KEANE, MARK T.

£41.99

ISBN
9781848724167
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PSYCHOLOGY PRESS LTD
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EDITION
7TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
856 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
11 FEB 2015

DESCRIPTION

Rigorously researched and accessibly written, Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook is widely regarded as the leading undergraduate textbook in the field. The book is clearly organised, and offers comprehensive coverage of all the key areas of cognitive psychology. With a strong focus on considering human cognition in context, the book has been designed to help students develop a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of cognitive psychology, providing them with detailed knowledge of the very latest advances in the field. New to this edition: * Thoroughly revised throughout to include the latest research and developments in the field * Extended coverage of cognitive neuroscience * Additional content on computational cognitive science * New and updated case studies demonstrating real life applications of cognitive psychology * Fully updated companion website Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook will be essential reading for all undergraduate students of psychology. Those taking courses in computer science, education, linguistics, physiology, and medicine will also find it an invaluable resource.

CONTENTS

Preface. 1. Approaches to Human Cognition. Part 1. Visual Perception and Attention. 2. Basic Processes in Visual Cognition. 3. Object and Face Recognition. 4. Perception, Motion and Action. 5. Attention and Performance. Part 2. Memory. 6. Learning, Memory and Forgetting. 7. Long-Term Memory Systems. 8. Everyday Memory. Part 3. Language. 9. Reading and Speech Perception. 10. Language Comprehension. 11. Language Production. Part 4.: Thinking and Reasoning. 12. Problem Solving and Expertise. 13. Judgement and Decision Making. 14. Inductive and Deductive Reasoning. Part 5. Broadening Horizons. 15. Cognition and Emotion. 16. Consciousness. Glossary. References.