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Cognitive Psychology: Mind and Brain

Cognitive Psychology: Mind and Brain
Author: Edward E. Smith - Stephen M. Kosslyn
ISBN 13: 9780131825086
ISBN 10: 131825089
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2006-06-26
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 610
List Price: $233.00

This book is the first to incorporate neuroscience seamlessly into the study of cognitive psychology. The study of cognition has progressed enormously over the past decade, but no currently available book summarizes and makes accessible the key findings and theories. This book takes a fresh look at the field, and presents it as it actually is today. By integrating findings about the brain into the usual fare for this topic, it provides the foundation for readers to study current research in the field. How the Brain Gives Rise to the Mind; Perception; Attention; Representation and Knowledge in Long-Term Memory; Encoding and Retrieval from Long-Term Memory; Working Memory; Executive Processes; Emotion and Cognition; Decision Making; Problem Solving and Reasoning; Planning and Motor Cognition; and Language. For those practicing in the field of cognitive psychology.