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The Resource Cognitive psychology for dummies, by Dr. Peter J. Hills and Dr. J. Michael Pake

Cognitive psychology for dummies, by Dr. Peter J. Hills and Dr. J. Michael Pake

Label
Cognitive psychology for dummies
Title
Cognitive psychology for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Dr. Peter J. Hills and Dr. J. Michael Pake
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Written specifically for psychology students and professionals, this hands-on guide provides an accessible and entertaining introduction to the field of cognitive psychology. Unlike the dense and jargon-laden content found in most psychology textbooks, it offers easy-to-understand explanations of the fundamental elements of cognitive psychology, giving you a firm grasp of the material."--page [4] of cover
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Cataloging source
S3O
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Hills, Peter J
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF201
LC item number
.H555 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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Pake, J. Michael
Series statement
For dummies
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  • Cognitive psychology
  • Psychology
  • Memory
  • Short-term memory
  • Problem solving
Label
Cognitive psychology for dummies, by Dr. Peter J. Hills and Dr. J. Michael Pake
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part I. Getting started with cognitive psychology. Understanding cognition: how you think, see, speak and are! ; Studying cognitive psychology means studying the everyday ; Improving academic performance with cognitive psychology -- Part II. Attending to the subtleties of perception. Perceiving the world around you ; Seeing how people see depth and colour ; Recognising objects and people ; Atten-hut! Paying attention to attention -- Part III. Minding your memory. Where did I put my keys? Short-term memory ; You don't remember our wedding day? Long-term memory ; Knowing about knowledge ; Discovering why you forget things ; Memorising in the real world -- Part IV. Communicating what your brain thinks about language. Communicating the extraordinary nature of language ; Studying the structure of language ; Talking about language perception and production ; Discovering the links between language and thought -- Part V. Thinking your way around thought. Uncovering how people solve problems ; Thinking logically about reasoning ; Making up your mind: decision-making ; Thinking clearly about the role of emotions -- Part VI. The part of tens. Studying patients with brain damage ; Ten tips for writing successful research reports ; Busting ten cognitive psychology myths -- Index
Control code
ocn940703303
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 352, [12] pages
Isbn
9781119953210
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)940703303
Label
Cognitive psychology for dummies, by Dr. Peter J. Hills and Dr. J. Michael Pake
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part I. Getting started with cognitive psychology. Understanding cognition: how you think, see, speak and are! ; Studying cognitive psychology means studying the everyday ; Improving academic performance with cognitive psychology -- Part II. Attending to the subtleties of perception. Perceiving the world around you ; Seeing how people see depth and colour ; Recognising objects and people ; Atten-hut! Paying attention to attention -- Part III. Minding your memory. Where did I put my keys? Short-term memory ; You don't remember our wedding day? Long-term memory ; Knowing about knowledge ; Discovering why you forget things ; Memorising in the real world -- Part IV. Communicating what your brain thinks about language. Communicating the extraordinary nature of language ; Studying the structure of language ; Talking about language perception and production ; Discovering the links between language and thought -- Part V. Thinking your way around thought. Uncovering how people solve problems ; Thinking logically about reasoning ; Making up your mind: decision-making ; Thinking clearly about the role of emotions -- Part VI. The part of tens. Studying patients with brain damage ; Ten tips for writing successful research reports ; Busting ten cognitive psychology myths -- Index
Control code
ocn940703303
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 352, [12] pages
Isbn
9781119953210
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)940703303

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