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Cognitive Psychology

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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.

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.

Johanna (Hannie) C. van Hooff is Lecturer at the Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She received her Master's degree (Cum Laude) and PhD in Physiological Psychology at Tilburg University. She then moved to the United Kingdom where she taught various cognitive and biological psychology courses at three different universities while continuing her research into attention and memory processes. Johanna has published many research papers in internationally renowned journals and she is an expert in the recording and analysis of event-related brain potentials (ERPs). She has been a long-standing member of the Psychophysiology Society and has organized conferences and workshops in that field. In 2009 she moved back to her home country, The Netherlands where the focus of her work shifted to the development and teaching of courses integrating cognitive and biological sciences.

1 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology 2 Cognitive Neuroscience 3 Perception 4 Attention 5 Short-term and Working Memory 6 Long-term Memory: Structure 7 Long-term Memory: Encoding, Retrieval, and Consolidation 8 Everyday Memory and Memory Errors 9 Knowledge 10 Visual Imagery 11 Language 12 Problem Solving 13 Judgement, Reasoning and Decisions


Titel: Cognitive Psychology
EAN: 9781473734524
ISBN: 978-1-4737-3452-4
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Cengage Learning EMEA
Genre: Psychologie
Anzahl Seiten: 512
Gewicht: 886g
Größe: H16mm x B260mm x T195mm
Veröffentlichung: 28.04.2018
Jahr: 2018