Cognitive Psychology (häftad)
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Cengage Learning EMEA
van Hooff, Johanna
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Cognitive Psychology

Häftad,  Engelska, 2020-12-10
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Cognitive Psychology is a thorough, clear introduction to the study of cognition, providing insight into the many psychological and physiological aspects of human behaviour.

Fully updated with the latest research in this fascinating field, the text guides students through all the major sub-disciplines and key concepts to help them develop a comprehensive understanding of the complex relationships between mind, brain and behaviour.

Through the authors international approach and emphasis on research, methodology and application, students learn how to interpret theories and then use them in practical applications
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E. Bruce Goldstein is Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh and Adjunct Professor of Psychology at the University of Arizona. He has received the Chancellors Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Pittsburgh for his classroom teaching and textbook writing. He received his Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University and his PhD in Experimental Psychology from Brown University. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Biology Department at Harvard University before joining the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh. Bruce published papers on a wide variety of topics, including retinal and cortical physiology, visual attention and the perception of pictures before focusing exclusively on teaching (Sensation & Perception, Cognitive Psychology, Psychology of Art, Introductory Psychology) and writing textbooks. He is the co-author of, Sensation and Perception, 11th edition (Cengage, 2021) and edited the Blackwell Handbook of Perception (Blackwell, 2001) and the two-volume Sage Encyclopedia of Perception (Sage, 2010). In 2016, he won The Flame Challenge competition, sponsored by the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, for his essay, written for 11-year-olds, on What Is Sound? Johanna (Hannie) C. van Hooff is Lecturer at the Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She received her Masters degree (cum laude) and PhD in Physiological Psychology at Tilburg University. She then moved to the United Kingdom where she taught various cognitive and biological psychology courses at three different universities (Solent University, Portsmouth University and University of Kent at Canterbury) while continuing her research into attention and memory processes. Johanna has published many research papers in internationally renowned journals and she is an expert in the recording and analysis of event-related brain potentials (ERPs). She has been a long-standing member of the Psychophysiology Society and has organized conferences and workshops in that field. In 2009 she moved back to her home country, The Netherlands, where the focus of her work shifted to the development and teaching of courses integrating cognitive and biological sciences.


1. Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
2. Cognitive Neuroscience
3. Perception
4. Attention
5. Short-term and Working Memory
6. Long-term Memory: Structure
7. Long-term Memory: Encoding, Retrieval, and Consolidation
8. Everyday Memory and Memory Errors
9. Knowledge
10. Visual Imagery
11. Language
12. Problem Solving
13. Judgment, Reasoning and Decisions