This text provides an introduction to the field of cognitive psychology and education. It explains the concepts commonly found in the cognitive psychology and cognitive education literatures, theories and models of human thinking and intelligent behaviour, and how these have been applied to psychoeducational assessment, instruction, and the adaption of student behaviour. The volume also includes examples to explain the concepts, theories and applications, and includes supplementary reading lists and study questions.
Adrian Ashman is Director of the Fred and Eleanor Schonell Special Education Research Centre at the University of Queensland. Robert Conway teaches at the Special Education Centre at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales.