Cognitive Psychology / Edition 3by Douglas L. Medin, Brian H. Ross, Arthur B. Markman
Pub. Date: 01/28/2001
Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers
This textbook in cognitive psychology provides a framework for the understanding of key concepts, describes research methods, and outlines the main puzzles, problems, questions, and controversies in the field. Chapters concentrate on various aspects of acquiring information, memory, language, understanding, and thinking. In this edition, the material on each of these topics has been updated, the chapters covering memory have been reorganized, and the chapter on language acquisition has been removed. The three authors are researchers and teachers at American universities.
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Table of ContentsPart I: Overview.
1. Possibilities, Information, and Approaches to the Study of the Mind.
Part II: Acquiring Information.
Part III: Memory.
5. Memory: Remembering New Information.
6. Memory Systems and Knowledge.
7. Remembering New Information: Beyond Basic Effects .
8. Spatial Knowledge, Imagery, and Visual Memory.
Part IV: Language and Understanding.
10. Concepts and Categories: Representation and Use.
Part V: Thinking.
12. Problem Solving.
13. Expertise and Creativity.
14. Judgment and Decision Making.
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