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Cognitive Psychology / Edition 6
     

Cognitive Psychology / Edition 6

by Robert J. Sternberg
 

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ISBN-10: 1133313914

ISBN-13: 9781133313915

Pub. Date: 02/08/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

With an accessible, easy-to-understand writing style, COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY, Sixth Edition will give you the tools you need to be successful in the course! This book covers cognitive neuroscience, attention and consciousness, perception, memory, knowledge, representation, language, problem solving and creativity, decision making and reasoning, cognitive development,

Overview

With an accessible, easy-to-understand writing style, COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY, Sixth Edition will give you the tools you need to be successful in the course! This book covers cognitive neuroscience, attention and consciousness, perception, memory, knowledge, representation, language, problem solving and creativity, decision making and reasoning, cognitive development, and intelligence. A review of key themes at the end of every chapter will help you spend more time studying important information and less time trying to figure out what you need to know. The author provides a "from lab to life" approach that covers theory, lab and field research, and applications to everyday life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133313915
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/08/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Cognitive Psychology. 2. Cognitive Neuroscience. 3. Visual Perception. 4. Attention and Consciousness. 5. Memory: Models and Research Methods. 6. Memory Processes. 7. The Landscape of Memory: Mental Images, Maps, and Propositions. 8. The Organization of Knowledge in the Mind. 9. Language. 10. Language in Context. 11. Problem Solving and Creativity. 12. Decision Making and Reasoning. Glossary. References.

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