Cognitive Psychology: Mind and Brain / Edition 1

Cognitive Psychology: Mind and Brain / Edition 1

by Edward E. Smith, Stephen M. Kosslyn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131825089

ISBN-13: 9780131825086

Pub. Date: 07/07/2006

Publisher: Pearson

This book is the first to incorporate neuroscience seamlessly into the study of cognitive psychology. The study of cognition has progressed enormously over the past decade, but no currently available book summarizes and makes accessible the key findings and theories. This book takes a fresh look at the field, and presents it as it actually is today. By

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This book is the first to incorporate neuroscience seamlessly into the study of cognitive psychology. The study of cognition has progressed enormously over the past decade, but no currently available book summarizes and makes accessible the key findings and theories. This book takes a fresh look at the field, and presents it as it actually is today. By integrating findings about the brain into the usual fare for this topic, it provides the foundation for readers to study current research in the field. How the Brain Gives Rise to the Mind; Perception; Attention; Representation and Knowledge in Long-Term Memory; Encoding and Retrieval from Long-Term Memory; Working Memory; Executive Processes; Emotion and Cognition; Decision Making; Problem Solving and Reasoning; Planning and Motor Cognition; and Language. For those practicing in the field of cognitive psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131825086
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/07/2006
Series:
MySearchLab Series for Psychology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
374,364
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. How the Brain Gives Rise to the Mind.

2. Perception.

3. Attention.

4. Representation and Knowledge in Long-Term Memory.

5. Encoding and Retrieval from Long-Term Memory.

6. Working Memory.

7. Executive Processes.

8. Emotion and Cognition.

9. Decision Making.

10. Problem Solving and Reasoning.

11. Motor Cognition and Mental Simulation.

12. Language.

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