Preface. 1. Approaches to Human Cognition. Part 1. Visual Perception and Attention. 2. Basic Processes in Visual Cognition. 3. Object and Face Recognition. 4. Perception, Motion and Action. 5. Attention and Performance. Part 2. Memory. 6. Learning, Memory and Forgetting. 7. Long-Term Memory Systems. 8. Everyday Memory. Part 3. Language. 9. Reading and Speech Perception. 10. Language Comprehension. 11. Language Production. Part 4.: Thinking and Reasoning. 12. Problem Solving and Expertise. 13. Judgement and Decision Making. 14. Inductive and Deductive Reasoning. Part 5. Broadening Horizons. 15. Cognition and Emotion. 16. Consciousness. Glossary. References.
Chapter 1: An introduction to classic studies in cognitive psychology Michael Eysenck and David Groome Chapter 2: Attention: Beyond Cherry's (1953) cocktail party problem Michael Eysenck Chapter 3: Perception: Beyond Gibson's (1950) direct perception Vicki Bruce & Yoav Tadmor Chapter 4: Computational approaches to perception: Beyond Marr's (1982) computational approach to vision George Mather Chapter 5: Perception and action: Beyond Goodale and Milner's (1992) separate visual pathways Glyn Humphreys Chapter 6: Attention: Beyond Stroop's (1935) colour word interference phenomenon Colin MacLeod Chapter 7: Amnesia: Beyond Scoville and Milner's (1957) research on HM Howard Eichenbaum Chapter 8: Working memory: Beyond Baddeley and Hitch's (1974) Working Memory Robert Logie Chapter 9: Memory systems: Beyond Tulving's (1972) episodic and semantic memory Michael Eysenck & David Groome Chapter 10: Encoding and retrieval: Beyond Tulving and Thomson's (1973) encoding specificity principle James Nairne Chapter 11: Human problem solving: Beyond Newell, Shaw, & Simon's (1958) theory of human problem solving Fernand Gobet & Peter Lane Chapter 12: Heuristics and biases: Beyond Tversky and Kahneman's (1974) Judgment under uncertainty Klaus Fiedler & Momme von Sydow Chapter 13: Decision making under risk: Beyond Kahneman and Tversky's (1979) prospect theory Ben Newell Chapter 14: Language: Beyond Chomsky's (1957) syntactic structures Trevor Harley and Siobhan MacAndrew Chapter 15: Cognitive neuropsychology of language: Beyond Marshall and Newcombe's (1973) patterns of paralexia Max Coltheart
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