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Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook / Edition 8

Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook / Edition 8

by Michael W. Eysenck, Mark T. KeaneMichael W. Eysenck
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The fully updated eighth edition of Cognitive Psychology: A Student’s Handbook provides comprehensive yet accessible coverage of all the key areas in the field ranging from visual perception and attention, through to memory and language. Each chapter is complete with key definitions, practical real-life applications, chapter summaries and suggested further reading to help students develop an understanding of this fascinating but complex field.

The new edition includes:

  • An increased emphasis on neuroscience
  • Updated references to reflect the latest research
  • Applied ‘in the real world’ case studies and examples

Widely regarded as the leading undergraduate textbook in the field of cognitive psychology, this new edition comes complete with an enhanced accompanying companion website. The website includes a suite of learning resources including simulation experiments, multiple choice questions, and access to Primal Pictures’ interactive 3D atlas of the brain. The companion website can be accessed at:

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138482234
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/19/2020
Edition description: 8th ed.
Pages: 980
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

Michael W. Eysenck is Professor Emeritus in Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is also a Professorial Fellow at Roehampton University. He is the best-selling author of several textbooks including Fundamentals of Cognition (2018), Memory (with Alan Baddeley and Michael Anderson, 2014) and Fundamentals of Psychology (2009).

Mark T. Keane is Chair of Computer Science at University College Dublin.

Table of Contents

1. Approaches to human cognition, PART ONE: Visual perception and attention, 2. Basic processes in visual perception, 3. Object and face recognition, 4. Motor perception and action, 5. Attention and performance, PART TWO: Memory, Chapter 6: Learning, memory and forgetting, 7. Long-term memory systems, 8. Everyday memory, PART THREE: Language, 9. Speech perception and reading, 10. Language comprehension, 11. Language production, PART FOUR: Thinking and reasoning, 12. Problem solving and expertise, 13. Judgement and decision making, 14. Reasoning and hypothesis testing, PART FIVE: Broadening horizons, 15: Cognition and emotion, 16: Consciousness

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