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Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook by Michael W. Eysenck

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Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook by Michael W. Eysenck

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A thorough revision of the previous edition, the book introduces contemporary topics such as 'cognitive neuropsychology', 'connectionism' and 'cognition and emotion'. This edition includes a new chapter on judgement and decision-making.

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This is a thorough revision and updating of the extremely successful third edition. As in previous editions, the following three perspectives are considered in depth: experimental cognitive psychology; cognitive science, with its focus on cognitive modelling; and cognitive neuropsychology with its focus on cognition following brain damage. In addition, and new to this edition, is detailed discussion of the cognitive neuroscience perspective, which uses advanced brain-scanning techniques to clarify the functioning of the human brain. There is detailed coverage of the dynamic impact of these four perspectives on the main areas of cognitive psychology, including perception, attention, memory, knowledge representation, categorisation, language, problem-solving, reasoning, and judgement.
The aim is to provide comprehensive coverage that is up-to-date, authoritative, and accessible. All existing chapters have been extensively revised and re-organised. Some of the topics receiving much greater coverage in this edition are: brain structures in perception, visual attention, implicit learning, brain structures in memory, prospective memory, exemplar theories of categorisation, language comprehension, connectionist models in perception, neuroscience studies of thinking, judgement, and decision making.
Cognitive Psychology: A Students Handbook will be essential reading for undergraduate students of psychology. It will also be of interest to students taking related courses in computer science, education, linguistics, physiology, and medicine.

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SKU GOR001452961
Title Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook
Author By (author) Michael W. Eysenck
Contributor Revised by Mark T. Keane
Condition GOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Year Published 2000
Page Number 637
ISBN 0863775519
ISBN13 9780863775512
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes No
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.

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