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Cognition

Theory and Applications

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Cognition: Theory and Applications by Stephen Reed
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Dr. Reed's Seventh Edition of "Cognition: Theory and Applications" focuses on the theories that underlie cognitive phenomena as well as empirical data that establishes a traditional, information processing approach to cognitive psychology. This structure allows undergraduates to discover the direct relevance of cognitive psychology to many of their daily activities. The features of the text incorporate unparalleled scholarship with a distinctive clear voice that allows for the emphasis of both contemporary and classical research through real-life examples and experiments. The author incorporates the ever-evolving field and makes the material relevant to students' lives by including popular articles from current well-known magazines and newspapers. As in past editions, all of these materials have been revised to maintain a high degree of currency and accuracy. Three criteria were used to create the Seventh Edition: first, the material has to make an important contribution to cognitive psychology; second, the material has to be accessible to the reader; and third, the material needs to be understandable and interesting. Through the incorporation of these three criteria, the text becomes an invaluable tool in learning cognitive psychology.

Table of Contents

Part 1: INFORMATION PROCESSING STAGES. 1. Introduction. 2. Pattern Recognition. 3. Attention. 4. Short-Term Working Memory. 5. Long-Term Memory. Part 2: REPRESENTATION AND ORGANIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE. 6. Memory Codes. 7. Visual Images. 8. Categorization. 9. Semantic Organization. Part 3: COMPLEX COGNITIVE SKILLS. 10. Language. 11. Comprehension and Memory for Text. 12. Problem Solving. 13. Expertise and Creativity. 14. Decision Making.
Release date NZ
April 19th, 2006
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
International ed
Imprint
Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
Pages
512
ISBN-13
9780495187585
Product ID
1820171

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