Learning and Cognition

Learning and Cognition

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For upper-level undergraduate courses in Learning and Cognition.A comprehensive survey of all aspects of human learning and cognition--from the simplest phenomena of conditioning to complex reasoning and decision making--this text explores the biological bases of learning and cognition at all levels from a balanced theoretical perspective. Using exceptionally clear writing and compelling real-world examples, it shows students clearly how psychology is important in their everyday lives.show more

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  • Hardback | 532 pages
  • 177.8 x 233.7 x 30.5mm | 952.56g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0130401994
  • 9780130401991

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION. 1. History and Issues. 2. Mind Design. II. BEHAVIOR. 3. Fundamentals of Conditioning. 4. Behavioral Theories of Learning. III. INFORMATION PROCESSING. 5. Early Information Processing: Recognition, Attention, and Working Memory. 6. Long-Term Memory. IV. HIGHER MENTAL PROCESSES. 7. Language. 8. Comprehension and Discourse. 9. Thinking: Problem Solving, Reasoning, and Decision Making. V. DEVELOPMENT. 10. Cognitive Development. 11. Language Development. VI. COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE. 12. Neurophysiology of Learning and Cognition. 13. Emotion. 14. Evolutionary Psychology. References. Index.show more

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