Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook / Edition 5 by Michael W. Eysenck, Mark T. Keane, Mark Keane | | 9781841693590 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook / Edition 5

Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook / Edition 5

by Michael W. Eysenck, Mark T. Keane, Mark Keane
     
 

ISBN-10: 1841693596

ISBN-13: 9781841693590

Pub. Date: 06/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This fifth edition of the best-selling international cognitive psychology textbook has been substantially updated and restructured to reflect new developments in cognitive psychology, and made more student-friendly.

Established approaches covered in depth include:


  • Experimental cognitive psychology

  • Cognitive science with its focus on

Overview

This fifth edition of the best-selling international cognitive psychology textbook has been substantially updated and restructured to reflect new developments in cognitive psychology, and made more student-friendly.

Established approaches covered in depth include:


  • Experimental cognitive psychology

  • Cognitive science with its focus on modelling

  • Cognitive neuropsychology with its focus on cognition following brain damage.

Extensive new material in this edition includes:


  • Cognitive neuroscience approaches such as brain scanning and imaging studies which illustrate the principles of brain function

  • New material on consciousness.

Throughout, the new material is fully integrated with more traditional approaches to create a comprehensive, coherent and totally current overview of perception, attention, memory, concepts, language, problem solving, judgement and reasoning.

A two-colour design, plus a rich array of supplementary multimedia materials, make this edition more accessible and entertaining for students.

The multimedia materials include:


  • A PowerPoint lecture course and MCQ Test Bank free to qualifying adopters

  • A unique web-based Student Learning Program. This is an interactive revision program incorporating a rich array of multimedia resources including interactive exercises and demonstrations, and active reference links to journal articles. This is offered on a subscription basis to departments adopting the text. A free demonstration of a sample chapter is available to potential subscribers at http://www.psypress.com/ek5/ .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841693590
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Edition description:
Student Edition Rev
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Approaches to Cognitive Psychology. Part I: Visual Perception and Attention. Basic Processes in Visual Perception. Object Recognition. Perception, Motion and Action. Attention and Performance Limitations. Part II: Memory and Concepts. Learning and Memory. Long-term Memory Systems. Everyday Memory. Concepts and Categories. Part III: Language. Reading and Speech Perception. Language Comprehension. Language Production. Part IV: Thinking and Reasoning. Problem Solving and Expertise. Creativity and Discovery. Judgement and Decision Making. Reasoning and Deduction. Part V: Present and Future.

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