Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology

 
9780071219167: Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology

Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology by R. Reed Hunt and Henry C. Ellis is a brief core text with a value conscious price tag for courses in cognitive psychology. The 7th edition of this text presents brief coverage of perception, attention, memory, knowledge, problem solving, and emotion in a friendly and accessible style. By discussing selected experiments rather than exhaustively surveying the empirical literature, authors enable students to appreciate the intricacies of problem solving activity in cognition. The text incorporates real world examples, case studies, and useful key experiments on specific topics.

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30% of the text is completely revised
Greatly expanded coverage of cognitive neuroscience is integrated throughout chapters 1 through 7
A more extensive foundation chapter (1) includes a history of important developments in cognitive psychology and a discussion of issues/debates that serve as reoccurring themes throughout the text
Expanded chapters on memory (5 and 6) include the latest research on false memories and Jacoby's theory
New special interest boxes highlight current issues in cognitive psychology
Chapter 10 Problem Solving and Reasoning is completely updated and revised
Updated art program!
Accessible writing style!
Utilizes central examples of an experiment on a given topic rather than providing an overwhelming survey of the literature
The only text with a separate chapter on cognition and memory
Strong use of real world examples
Models and theories are directly linked to pertinent data
Self Examination questions are provided at the end of each chapter

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