Cognitive Psychology, 5th Edition / Edition 5

Cognitive Psychology, 5th Edition / Edition 5

by Robert J. Sternberg, Jeff Mio
     
 

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ISBN-10: 049550629X

ISBN-13: 9780495506294

Pub. Date: 03/19/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning


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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495506294
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/19/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

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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.

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