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Cognitive Psychology: Applying the Science of the Mind 9780205327638 020532763X ** Brand New **

Cognitive Psychology : Applying the Science of the Mind 


Bridget Robinson-Riegler and Gregory L. Robinson-Riegler


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Demonstrates the endless application of cognitive psychology to everyday life. While introducing the research in this field, this text also introduces critical thinking exercises that highlight important phenomena and provide a firsthand view of the everyday relevance of research in cognition.
Key Features
Author(s)Bridget Robinson-Riegler, Greg L. Robinson-Riegler
PublisherPearson Education (US)
Date of Publication14/10/2003
SubjectPsychology: Textbooks & Study Guides

Publication Data
Place of PublicationOld Tappan
Country of PublicationUnited States
ImprintAllyn & Bacon
Out-of-print date14/06/2010
Content NoteIllustrations

Weight1146 g
Width196 mm
Height241 mm
Spine29 mm

Table Of Contents1. An Introduction to Cognition. What Is Cognition? Psychology B.C. (Before Cognitive Psychology). RECURRING RESEARCH THEME: COGNITION AND CONSCIOUSNESS. The Emergence of Cognitive Psychology. Psychology A.D. (After the Decline of Behaviorism). RECURRING RESEARCH THEME: COGNITION AND NEUROSCIENCE. RECURRING RESEARCH THEME: COGNITION AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCE. 2. Research Methods in Cognition. Descriptive Research. Experimental Research. The Cognitive Psychology Experiment. The Factorial Design. Cognitive Neuroscience: Investigating Mind and Brain. 3. Early Perceptual Processing. Basic Perceptual Processes. COGNITION AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES: Non-Visual Acuity in the Blind. Interactive Effects in Perception. COGNITION AND CONSCIOUSNESS: Gestalt Grouping and Illusory Percepts. COGNITION AND NEUROSCIENCE: Blindsight. Sensory Memory. 4. Attending to and Manipulating Information. Attention. COGNITION AND CONSCIOUSNESS: A Shocking Failure of Early Selection. Automaticity. Short-Term Memory. COGNITION AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES: Sex Differences in Visual STM. A Modular Approach to STM: Working Memory. COGNITION AND NEUROSCIENCE: PETscanning the Articulatory Loop. 5. Identifying and Classifying Concepts. Bottom-Up Views of Pattern Recognition. Top-Down Processing in Pattern Recognition. COGNITION AND CONSCIOUSNESS: Subliminal Visual Priming. Recognizing Faces. COGNITION AND NEUROSCIENCE: The Right Hemisphere and Self Recognition. Concepts and Categories. COGNITION AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES: Causal Similarity, Perceptual Similarity and Childrens Categorization. 6. Encoding and Retrieval Processes in Long-Term Memory. Fundamental Distinctions. Encoding Processes in Explicit Long-Term Remembering. Retrieval Processes in Long-Term Memory. COGNITION AND NEUROSCIENCE: Encoding, Retrieval, and the Hemispheres. Implicit Memory. COGNITION AND CONSCIOUSNESS: Conscious and Nonconscious Access to the Past. Memory Improvement COGNITION AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES: Aging and Prospective Memory. 7. Memory Distortions. Sins of Memory. Eyewitness Memory. COGNITION AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES: Children's Suggestibility. Illusory Memories. COGNITION AND NEUROSCIENCE: Distinguishing Between True and False Memories. Sources of Memory Error. COGNITION AND CONSCIOUSNESS: Unconscious Plaigirism. The Recovered Memory Controversy. 8. Remembering the Personal Past. Everyday Memory. Autobiographical Memory: Basic Issues and Methodology. The Autobiographical Memory Retention Function. COGNITION AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES: Cross-Cultural and Sex Differences in Childhood Amnesia. Factors Affecting Retrieval of Autobiographical Memories. COGNITION AND NEUROSCIENCE: PETScanning Autobiographical Memories. COGNITION AND CONSCIOUSNESS:Involuntary Retrieval of Autobiographical Memories. Emotion and Autobiographical Memory. Conclusion: Functions of Autobiographical Memory. 9. Knowledge Representation and Retrieval. Representing and Retrieving Categorical Knowledge. COGNITION AND CONSCIOUSNESS: Conscious and Non-Conscious Factors in Semantic Priming. Representing and Retrieving Propositions. Representing and Retrieving Other Types of Knowledge. Forgetting in Semantic Memory. COGNITION AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES: Age Differences in the TOT Experience. Analog Representation. COGNITION AND NEUROSCIENCE: Brain Mechanisms in Visual Imagery and Perception. 10. Language I: General Principles and Speech Processing. What Is Language? COGNITION AND NEUROSCIENCE: Modularity of Lyrics and Tunes. Phonology: The Basic Elements of Spoken Language. COGNITION AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES: Perce

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