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Cognitive Psychology - Goldstein, E.;Van Hooff, Johanna
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Cognitive Psychology is an excellent introduction to the study of cognition, providing insight into both psychological and physiological aspects of the mind. The text covers key concepts and draws on interesting and relevant research to give students a thorough understanding of the subject. Written in an engaging and accessible style, students will learn the theory and its practical applications for everyday life through a wealth of examples and illustrations.This first edition has been updated and adapted for the UK, European, South African and Middle Eastern markets, drawing on recent…mehr

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Cognitive Psychology is an excellent introduction to the study of cognition, providing insight into both psychological and physiological aspects of the mind. The text covers key concepts and draws on interesting and relevant research to give students a thorough understanding of the subject. Written in an engaging and accessible style, students will learn the theory and its practical applications for everyday life through a wealth of examples and illustrations.This first edition has been updated and adapted for the UK, European, South African and Middle Eastern markets, drawing on recent research and relevant examples from these regions to enable students to fully relate to the topics discussed.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Cengage Learning EMEA
  • Seitenzahl: 512
  • Erscheinungstermin: 28. April 2018
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 260mm x 195mm x 16mm
  • Gewicht: 886g
  • ISBN-13: 9781473734524
  • ISBN-10: 1473734525
  • Artikelnr.: 52480633
Autorenporträt
Goldstein, E.§E. Bruce Goldstein is an associate professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Pittsburgh and is affiliated with the department of psychology at the University of Arizona. He received the Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Pittsburgh for his classroom teaching and textbook writing. Before joining the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the biology department at Harvard University. Dr. Goldstein has published papers on a wide variety of topics, including retinal and cortical physiology, visual attention and the perception of pictures. The author of COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY: CONNECTING MIND, RESEARCH AND EVERYDAY EXPERIENCE, 5th Edition (Cengage, 2019) and THE MIND: CONSCIOUSNESS, PREDICTION AND THE BRAIN (MIT, 2020), he edited the BLACKWELL HANDBOOK OF PERCEPTION (Blackwell, 2001) and the two-volume SAGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PERCEPTION (Sage, 2010). He is currently teaching courses in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, for learners over 50, at the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie-Mellon University and the University of Arizona, including Your Amazing Mind, Cognition and Aging, The Social and Emotional Mind, and The Mystery and Science of Shadows. He received his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Tufts University and his Ph.D. in experimental psychology from Brown University.
Inhaltsangabe
1 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology2 - Cognitive Neuroscience3 - Perception4 - Attention5 - Short-term and Working Memory6 - Long-term Memory: Structure7 - Long-term Memory: Encoding, Retrieval, and Consolidation8 - Everyday Memory and Memory Errors9 - Knowledge10 - Visual Imagery11 - Language12 - Problem Solving13 - Judgement, Reasoning and Decisions