Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook

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Psychology Press, Feb 11, 2015 - Psychology - 838 pages

Rigorously researched and accessibly written, Cognitive Psychology: A Student’s Handbook is widely regarded as the leading undergraduate textbook in the field. The book is clearly organised, and offers comprehensive coverage of all the key areas of cognitive psychology. With a strong focus on considering human cognition in context, the book has been designed to help students develop a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of cognitive psychology, providing them with detailed knowledge of the very latest advances in the field.

New to this edition:

  • Thoroughly revised throughout to include the latest research and developments in the field
  • Extended coverage of cognitive neuroscience
  • Additional content on computational cognitive science
  • New and updated case studies demonstrating real life applications of cognitive psychology
  • Fully updated companion website

Cognitive Psychology: A Student’s Handbook will be essential reading for all undergraduate students of psychology. Those taking courses in computer science, education, linguistics, physiology, and medicine will also find it an invaluable resource.

 

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Contents

1 Approaches to human cognition
1
PART I Visual perception and attention
35
PART II Memory
207
PART III Language
345
PART IV Thinking and reasoning
499
PART V Broadening horizons
633
Glossary
713
References
733
Author index
813
Subject index
825
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About the author (2015)

Michael W. Eysenck is Professor Emeritus in Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is also a Professorial Fellow at Roehampton University. He is the best-selling author of a number of textbooks including Fundamentals of Cognition (2006), Memory (with Alan Baddeley and Michael Anderson, 2014) and Fundamentals of Psychology (2009).

Mark T. Keane is Chair of Computer Science at University College Dublin.

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