Cognitive Psychology (Advanced Psychology Text Series)

A synthesis of cognitive psychology at its best, this thought-provoking and fascinating survey will be a vital resource for students. The material on particular topics – for example, neurocognition – is written at a level accessible to students with a background in general psychology. Topics covered include: sensation and perception; attention; speaking and listening; problem

A synthesis of cognitive psychology at its best, this thought-provoking and fascinating survey will be a vital resource for students. The material on particular topics – for example, neurocognition – is written at a level accessible to students with a background in general psychology.

Topics covered include: sensation and perception; attention; speaking and listening; problem solving; and thinking. Chapters integrate contributions from developmental psychology and neuroscience to the area under discussion – for example, relevant details of brain structure are provided to clarify language use. Each chapter thus provides readers with a comprehensive view of the background, theory and research.

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