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Cognition, 6th Edition

By Mark H. Ashcraft, Gabriel A. Radvansky

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 28, 2013

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Provides a balance between classic research and current topics

 

The psychology of human memory and cognition is fascinating, dealing with questions and ideas that are inherently interesting; how we think, reason, remember, and use language, to name just a few. Using a first person narrative, Cognition, 6/e poses direct questions to the reader, and balances classic research with cutting edge topics, drawing in the reader and conveying the excitement of the field.

 

The sixth edition has been updated and expanded upon, with two new chapters – one on cognitive development and the other on cognition and emotion. Reflecting the increasing use of new technologies to study memory and cognition, the authors continue to integrate sections on neurosciences within individual chapter topics.

 

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1:    Cognitive Psychology: An Introduction

Chapter 2:    Cognitive Neuroscience and Cognitive Science

Chapter 3:    Sensation and Perception

Chapter 4:    Attention

Chapter 5:    Short-Term Working Memory

Chapter 6:    Learning and Remembering

Chapter 7:    Knowing

Chapter 8:      Using Knowledge in the Real World

Chapter 9:      Language

Chapter 10:    Comprehension: Written and Spoken Language

Chapter 11:    Decisions, Judgments, and Reasoning

Chapter 12:    Problem Solving

Chapter 13:    Cognition and Emotion 470

Chapter 14:    Cognitive Development (online chapter)

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ISBN-10: 0-205-98580-7

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-98580-7

Format: Alternate Binding

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