Cognitive Psychology / Edition 3

Cognitive Psychology / Edition 3

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

ISBN-10: 0470001712

ISBN-13: 9780470001714

Pub. Date: 08/01/2000

Publisher: Wiley

Cognitive Psychology, Third Edition, presents a coherent overview of cognitive psychology organized in terms of themes that cut across topic areas. Written by well-known researchers, the book is completely current in describing ongoing controversies in research; it provides summaries of key experiments that distinguish between them; and it encourages the

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Overview

Cognitive Psychology, Third Edition, presents a coherent overview of cognitive psychology organized in terms of themes that cut across topic areas. Written by well-known researchers, the book is completely current in describing ongoing controversies in research; it provides summaries of key experiments that distinguish between them; and it encourages the reader to think critically about current research and theories. The focus on the importance of physical and computational constraints on cognition is preserved throughout the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470001714
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/01/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 11.32(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Overview.

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

Part II: Acquiring Information.

2. Learning Introduction.

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.

Summary.

Key Terms.

Recommended Readings.

Glossary.

References.

Credits.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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