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Cognition: The Thinking Animal (3rd Edition)

Cognition: The Thinking Animal (3rd Edition)
Author: Daniel T. Willingham
ISBN 13: 9780131736887
ISBN 10: 131736884
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2006-04-01
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 600
List Price: $193.00

This unique book helps readers understand why cognitive psychologists approach problems as they do. It explains the questions cognitive psychologists ask, gives clear answers, and provides interesting, lively and comprehensive coverage of controversies in the field. This book is a study of cognition: of how humans think. Topics covered include visual perception, attention, sensory and primary memory, memory encoding, memory retrieval, memory storage, motor control, visual imagery, decision making and deductive reasoning, problem solving, and language. For readers that are interested in understanding the mysteries of cognition, including psychiatrists, psychologists, psychoanalysts, and those in the field of cognitive neuroscience.