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This COGLAB READER includes 32 articles, each of which corresponds to a demonstration or set of demonstrations in the CogLab Cognitive Psycholgy Laboratory. Available online or on CD-ROM, CogLab provides an invaluable laboratory component for cognitive psychology classes. This virtual laboratory gives the students a sense of how experiments are conducted and how individual and group data look. The reader complements that goal in providing a historical and theoretical context for the experiments. Each reading is accompanied by an introduction and questions for discussion that draw both on the reading and on the associated CogLab demonstration.

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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 188 x 230 x 18mm | 680.4g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534641202
  • 9780534641207
  • 1,762,131

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PART 1: ATTENTION. 1. Attentional Blink, Temporory suppression of visual processing in an RSVP task: An attentional blink? Jane E. Raymond, Kimron L. Shapiro and Karen M. Arnell. 2. Simon Effect; Reactions toward the source of stimulation. J. Richard Simon. 3. Spatial Cueing; Orienting of attention. Michael I. Posner. 4. Stroop Task; Studies fo interference in serial verbal reactions. J. Ridley Stroop. 5. Apparent Motion; Motion perception: A modern view of Wertheimer"s 1912 monograph. Robert Sekuler. Part 2: PERCEPTION. 6. Muller-Lyer Illusion; Perceptual illusions and brain models. R.L. Gregory. 7. Signal Detection; A decision-making theory of visual detection. Wilson P. Tanner and John A. Swets. 8. Visual Search; Features and objects in visual processing. Anne Treisman. Part 3: NEUROCOGNITION. 9. Brain Asymmetry; Some functional effects of sectioning the cerebral commisures in man. Michael S. Gazzaniga, J.E. Bogen and R.W. Sperry. 10. Mapping the Blind Spot; on the filling in of the visual blind spot; Some rules of thumb. Frank H. Durgin, Srimant P. Tripathy and Dennis M. Levi. Part 4: SENSORY MEMORY. 11. Metacontrast Masking; What"s new in visual masking? James T. Enns and Vincent Di Lollo. 12. Partial Report; The information available in brief visual presentations. George Sperling. 13. Suffix Effect; Adapting to an irrelevant item in an immediate recall task. Michael J. Watkins and Elizabeth S. Sechler. Part 5: SHORT-TERM MEMORY. 14. Brown-Peterson Task; Short-term retention of individual verbal items. Lloyd R. Peterson and Margaret J. Peterson. 15. Sternberg Task; High-speed scanning in human memory. Saul Sternberg. Part 6: WORKING MEMORY. 16. Working Memory: Irrelevant Speech, Memory Spans, Phonological Similarity; Working Memory, Alan Baddley. 17. Operation Span; Individual differences in working memory capacity: Mmore evidence for a general capacity theory. Andrew R. A. Conway and Randall W. Engle. Part 7: MEMORY PROCESSES. 18. Encoding Specificity; Associative encoding and retrieval: Weak and strong cues. Donald M. Thomson and Endel Tulving. 19. Serial Position Effect; Serial position curves in verbal learning. John J. McCrary, Jr. and Walter S. Hunter. 20. von Restorff Effect; The subtlety of distinctiveness: What von Restorff really did. R. Reed Hunt. Part 8: METAMEMORY. 21. False Memory; Creating false memories: Remembering words not presented in lists. Henry L. Roediger, III, and Kathleen B. McDermott. 22. ForgotIt All Along; Remembering remembering. Michelle M. Arnold and D. Stephen Lindsay. 23. Remember/Know; Memory and consciousness. Endel Tulving. Part 9: IMAGERY. 24. Mental Rotation; Mental rotation of three-dimensional objects. Roger Shepard and Jacqueline Metzler. Part 10: SPEECH AND LANGUAGE. 25. Categorical Perception; Speech perception by the chinchilla: Voiced-voiceless distionction in alveolar plosive consonants. Patricia K. Kuhl and James D. Miller. 26. Lexical Decition; Facilitation in regocnizing pairs of workds: Evidence of a dependence between retrieval operations. David E. Meyer and Roger W. Schvaneveldt. 27. Word Superiority Effect; Perceptual recognition as a function of meaningfulness of stimulus material. Gerald M. Reicher. Part 11: CONCEPTS. 28. Absolute Identification; Anchor effects in absolute judgements. Charles W. Eriksen and Harold W. Hake. 29. Implicit Learning; Can sequence learning be implicit? New evidence with the process dissociation procedure. Arnaud Destrebecqz and Axel Cleeremans. 30. Prototypes; On the genesis of abstract ideas. Michael Posner and Steven W. Keele. Part 12: JUDGEMENT. 31. Risky Decision and Typical Reasoning; Choices, values, and frames. Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky. 32. Wason Selection Task; Natural and contrived experience in a reasoning problem. Peter C. Wason and Diana Shapiro.

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About Aimee M. Surprenant

Aimee M. Surprenant is currently an associate professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Purdue University, in West Lafayette, Indiana. She received her BA in Psychology from New York University in 1988 and a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Yale University in 1992. She received a National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health for post-doctoral work at Indiana University in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences. Her research has been published in journals such as Perception and Psychophysics, the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Memory and Cognition and the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. Greg Francis is a professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Purdue University. He earned his Ph.D. in cognitive and neural systems from Boston University in 1993. His research investigates properties of neural networks and visual perception. He also was co-author of the COGLAB Reader, COGLAB on a CD, and Social Psychology Laboratory. Ian Neath is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. He received his Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Yale University in 1991. His research currently focuses on seeking evidence for general principles of memory that apply widely over different time scales, different tests, and different hypothetical underlying memory systems. In addition to publishing many articles on memory in peer-reviewed journals, he co-authored the Cengage textbook HUMAN MEMORY: AN INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH, DATA, AND THEORY, 2nd edition; COGLAB on a CD; and COGLAB Reader.

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