Cognitive Psychology / Edition 3

Cognitive Psychology / Edition 3

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by Douglas L. Medin, Brian H. Ross, Arthur B. Markman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155080571

ISBN-13: 9780155080577

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…  See more details below

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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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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155080577
Publisher:
Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
633

Table of Contents

Part I: Overview.

1. Possibilities, Information, and Approaches to the Study of the Mind.

Part II: Acquiring Information.

2. Learning.

3. Perception.

4. Attention.

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.

9. Language.

10. Concepts and Categories: Representation and Use.

Part V: Thinking.

11. Reasoning.

12. Problem Solving.

13. Expertise and Creativity.

14. Judgment and Decision Making.

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