Cognitive Psychology

Cognitive Psychology

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Cognitive Psychology provides a lively and engaging introduction to this field and offers complete coverage of all the British Psychological Society (BPS) required topics. This text provides a clear and detailed account of key experiments, theories and concepts, and the examples, full colour photos and illustrations found throughout animate theoretical discussion and enable students to grasp the practical applications of Cognitive Psychology.show more

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  • Paperback | 744 pages
  • 196 x 261 x 25.4mm | 1,354g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131298100
  • 9780131298101
  • 74,923

Table of contents

List of figures and tablesGuided tourPrefaceAcknowledgements Chapter 1 FoundationsChapter 2 Information processing and nature of the mindChapter 3 Visual processes and visual sensory memoryChapter 4 Masking, thresholds and consciousnessChapter 5 An introduction to perceptionChapter 6 Theories of perceptionChapter 7 Mental representationChapter 8 Attention I: general introduction, basic models and dataChapter 9 Attentional constraints and performance limitationsChapter 10 Human memory: an introductionChapter 11 Human memory: fallibilities and failuresChapter 12 Semantic memory and conceptsChapter 13 Object recognitionChapter 14 The nature of language and its relation to the other mental facultiesChapter 15 ReasoningChapter 16 Cognition and emotion BibliographyGlossaryIndexshow more

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