The Cognition Workbook: for Cognition: Exploring the Science of the Mind, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

The Cognition Workbook: for Cognition: Exploring the Science of the Mind, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

by Daniel Reisberg
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0393919323
ISBN-13:
9780393919325
Pub. Date:
10/01/2012
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

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Overview

The Cognition Workbook: for Cognition: Exploring the Science of the Mind, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

The Cognition Workbook contains engaging essays on research methodology and applications to topics like the legal system and education. Students are offered numerous hands-on activities to try themselves, including demonstrations of articulatory rehearsal loops, common errors in judgment and reasoning, the effect of practice on the cognitive unconscious, and many more. The new edition includes many new essays, activities, and demonstrations that focus on the real-world applications of cognitive psychology, and builds a bridge between the course and students’ own concerns.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393919325
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 10/01/2012
Edition description: Fifth Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Daniel Reisberg is The Patricia and Clifford Lunneborg Professor of Psychology at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. Professor Reisberg’s research has focused on the nature of mental imagery as well as on people’s ability to remember emotionally significant events. He has served on the editorial boards of many cognitive psychology journals, and is the editor of the Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Psychology. Reisberg also consults extensively with law enforcement and the justice system, and is the author of The Science of Perception and Memory: A Pragmatic Guide for the Justice System.

Table of Contents

1 The Science of the Mind 1

2 The Neural Basis for Cognition 9

3 Recognizing Objects 25

4 Paying Attention 39

5 The Acquisition of Memories and the Working-Memory System 53

6 Interconnections Between Acquisition and Retrieval 67

7 Remembering Complex Events 87

8 Concepts and Generic Knowledge 103

9 Language 113

10 Visual Knowledge 129

11 Judgment and Reasoning 141

12 Problem Solving and Intelligence 169

13 Conscious Thought, Unconscious Thought 187

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