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Cognition 9780135081686 Mark H. Ashcraft, Gabriel A. Radvansky *Brand New* 0135081688


Mark H. Ashcraft, Gabriel A. Radvansky

 Item specification:
- 5th Edition - International edition
- Paper cover
- ISBN-13: 9780135081686 
- ISBN-10: 0135081688
- Free postage Australia wide

Detailed item info

Key Features
Author(s)Gabriel A. Radvansky, Mark H. Ashcraft
PublisherPearson Education (US)
Date of Publication01/02/2009
SubjectPsychology: Textbooks & Study Guides

Publication Data
Country of PublicationUnited States

Weight794 g
Width188 mm
Height228 mm
Spine19 mm

Editorial Details
Edition StatementInternational ed of 5th revised ed

Table Of Contents1. Cognitive Psychology : An Introduction Thinking About Thinking Memory and Cognition Defined An Introductory History of Cognitive Psychology Anticipations of Psychology Early Psychology Behaviorism and Neobehaviorism Dissatifaction with Behaviorism: The Winds of Change Cognitive Psychology and Information Processing The New Direction The Assumptions of Cognitive Psychology 2. The Cognitive Science Approach Guiding Principles Themes Measuring Information Processes Getting Started Time and Accuracy Measures Guiding Analogies The Information-Processing Approach The Standard Theory A Process Model The Strict Information Processing Approach Some Difficulties The Modern Cognitive Approach: Cognitive Science Updating the Standard Theory Fixing the Narrowness Neurocognition: The Brain and Cognition Together Basic Neurology Brain Anatomy Principles of Functioning Split Brain Research and Lateralization Methods of Investigation Neural Net Models: Connectionism 3. Perception and Pattern Recognition Visual Perception Gathering Visual Information Visual Sensory Memory The Early parts of a Fixation A Summary for Visual Sensory Memory Trans-saccadic Memory Pattern Recognition: Written Language Gestalt Grouping Principles The Template Approach Visual Feature Detection Beyond Features: Conceptually Driven Pattern Recognition Connectionist Modeling Object Recognition and Agnosia Recognition by Components Agnosia Implications for Cognitive Science Auditory Perception Auditory Sensory Memory Auditory Pattern Recognition 4. Attention Multiple Meaning of Attention Basics of Attention Basic Input Attentional Processes Alertness and Arousal Orienting Response and Attention Capture Spotlight Attention and Visual Search Contrasting Input and Controlled Attention Hemineglect: An Attention Deficit Controlled, Voluntary Attention Selective Attention and the Cocktail Party Effect Selection Models Attention as a Mental Resource Automatic and Conscious Processing Theories A Synthesis for Attention and Automaticity Disadvantages of Automaticity 5. Short-Term Working Memory Short-Term Memory: A Limited Capacity Bottleneck The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two Forgetting from Short-Term Memory Short-Term Memory Retrieval Serial Position Effects Short-Term Memory Scanning: The Sternberg Task Working Memory The Components of Working Memory The Central Executive The Phonological Loop The Visuo-Spatial Sketchpad The Episodic Buffer Assessing Working Memory The Dual Task Method Working Memory Span The Role of Working Memory in Cognition Working Memory and Attention Working Memory and Long-Term Memory Working Memory and Reasoning Sometimes Small Working Memory Spans are Better 6. Learning and Remembering Preliminary Issues Mnemonic Devices The Ebbinghaus Tradition of Memory Research Metamemory Storing Information in Episodic Memory Rehearsal Frequency of Rehearsal Two Kinds of Rehearsal Depth of Processing Challenges to Depth of Processing Generation and Enactment Organization in Storage Imagery Emotion and Survival Value Context and Encoding Specificity Retrieving Episodic Information Decay Interference Retrieval Failure Retrieval Cues Amnesia and Implicit Memory Dissociation of Episodic and Semantic Memory Anterograde Amnesia Implicit and Explicit Memory 7. Knowing Semantic Memory The Collins and Quillian ( and Loftus) Model Smith's Feature Comparison Model Empirical Tests of Semantic Memory Models Semantic Relatedness Priming in Semantic Memory Nuts and Bolts of Priming Tasks Empirical Demonstrations of Priming Priming in Other Tasks Automatic and Controlled Priming Priming Is an Implicit Process Schemata and Scripts Bartlett's Research Schemata Scripts Evidence of Scripts < Cont

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