Cognitive Psychology: In And Out Of The Laboratory

Hardcover | February 5, 2009

byKathleen M. Galotti, Myra Fernandes, Jonathan Fugelsang

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COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY IN AND OUT OF THE LABORATORY First Canadian Edition is the most applied cognitive psychology textbook on the market, and the first to offer examples supported by Canadian research! The authors present brain function - an abstract and difficult topic - in a way that is manageable for undergraduates. Unlike other cognitive psychology textbooks, COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY includes extensive coverage of gender, cultural, and individual differences as well as cognitive development through adolescence. In this edition, an additional chapter on the brain has been added and more on neuroscience and neuropsychology has been integrated throughout. Through hands-on practice and reinforcement, students learn both the importance and personal relevance of understanding brain function.

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COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY IN AND OUT OF THE LABORATORY First Canadian Edition is the most applied cognitive psychology textbook on the market, and the first to offer examples supported by Canadian research! The authors present brain function - an abstract and difficult topic - in a way that is manageable for undergraduates. Unlike other co...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:528 pages, 9.44 × 7.56 × 0.94 inPublished:February 5, 2009Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176440658

ISBN - 13:9780176440657

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Part One: Overview Chapter 1: Cognitive Psychology: History, Methods, and Paradigms Chapter 2: The Brain: An Overview of Structure and Function Part Two: Basic Cognitive Processes Chapter 3: Perceiving Objects and Recognizing Patterns Chapter 4: Paying Attention Chapter 5: Memory Structures Chapter 6: Memory Processes Part Three: Representation and Organization of Knowledge Chapter 7: Concepts and Categorization Chapter 8: Visual Imagery and Spatial Cognition Chapter 9: Language Part Four: Using and Manipulating Information Chapter 10: Thinking, Problem Solving, and Reasoning Chapter 11: Making Decisions Chapter 12: Individual, Aging, and Gender Differences in Cognition Glossary References Author Index Subject Index