Cognition / Edition 8 available in Hardcover
Matlin’s Cognition demonstrates how cognitive processes are relevant to everyday, real-world experiences, and frequently examines how cognition can be applied to other disciplines such as clinical psychology, social psychology, consumer psychology, education, communication, business, medicine, and law. The 8th edition continues to relate cognitive topics to applications in everyday life. This edition is fully updated with research and additional anecdotes. It also includes more research on neuroscience.
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About the Author
Margaret W. Matlin received her bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. She currently holds the title of Distinguished Teaching Professor of Psychology at SUNY Geneseo, where she has taught the course in cognitive psychology for 20 years.
Dr. Matlin is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the Canadian Psychological Association. She received the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1977, the American Psychological Association’s Teaching of Psychology Award for four-year institutions in 1985, the American Psychological Foundation’s Distinguished Teaching in Psychology Award in 1995, and the Society for the Psychology of Women’s Heritage Award for outstanding lifetime contributions to the teaching of the psychology of women in 2001.
Table of Contents1. Introduction.
2. Perceptual Processes.
3. Working Memory.
4. Long-term Memory.
5. Memory Strategies and Metacognition.
7. General Knowledge.
8. Language I: Introduction to Language and Language Comprehension.
9. Language II: Language Production and Bilingualism.
10. Problem Solving and Creativity.
11. Deductive Reasoning and Decision Making.
12. Cognitive Development.
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