Cognition provides readers with a clear, balanced, and highly engaging coverage of the field, along with extensive pedagogical support and numerous applications to everyday life. The seventh edition includes a new Individual Difference in Cognition feature that shows the relevance of cognitive psychology in their careers. Readers will find up-to-date discussions of important research and theories. It arms psychologists with the latest and most comprehensive overview of cognition on the market today.
Margaret W. Matlin received her bachelor's degree from Stanford University and her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. She currently holds the title Distinguished Teaching Professor of Psychology at SUNY Geneseo, where she has taught the course in cognitive psychology for 20 years. In addition to Cognition , Harcourt also publishes her textbooks, Psychology and Psychology of Women . Dr. Matlin is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the Canadian Psychological Association. She received the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1977, the American Psychological Association's Teaching of Psychology Award for four-year institutions in 1985, and the American Psychological Foundation's Distinguished Teaching in Psychology Award in 1995.