Cognition: Exploring the Science of the Mind text and workbook, work together with the ZAPS online labs to engage students in the scientific process and emphasize the relevance of cognitive psychology.
The textbook engages students in the scientific process through its integrated treatment of research methods and strong coverage of key experiments. The companion Cognition Workbook contains essays, activities, and demonstrations that focus on the real-world applications of cognitive psychology. The ZAPS Online Labs invite students to experience psychological phenomena and classical experiments in a vivid and engaging environment.
Cognition uses the best of current research to help students think like psychologists and understand how cognitive psychology is relevant to their lives. The sixth edition offers revised and revitalised ZAPS 2.0 Cognition Labs, enhanced neuroscience illustrations and a new ebook, providing a highly interactive way for students to learn cognitive psychology.
The question of what types of children are most influenced by -- or can best benefit from -- television is a recurrent theme in the scientific literature as well as a frequently raised issue for pediatric associations, educators, and parent/citizen groups concerned about the welfare and advancement of young children. To effectively address this question, this book focuses on a wide variety of children with highly divergent cognitive abilities, social skills, and educational capacities -- that is, those labeled as emotionally disturbed, learning disabled, mentally retarded, and intellectually gifted. These children not only possess characteristics that place them at the greatest risk with reg...
This handbook is an essential, comprehensive resource for students and academics interested in topics in cognitive psychology, including perceptual issues, attention, memory, knowledge representation, language, emotional influences, judgment, problem solving, and the study of individual differences in cognition.
Originally published in 1981 and now considered a classic text, Psychology presents a cohesive overview of the discipline that emphasizes connections to both the natural sciences and the humanities. For the Sixth Edition, Henry Gleitman and co-authors have undertaken a comprehensive revision, reorganizing and tightening the overall chapter structure and emphasizing contemporary theories and research throughout, particularly new findings in neuroscience and culture studies.
The Eighth Edition has been reorganized and streamlined to mirror the organization of today's courses, updated to include extensive coverage of the latest discoveries and research, and reimagined with new pedagogy, figures, and technology. James Gross, co-author of the text and Director of the Psychology One Teaching Program at Stanford University, believes in an integrated approach that looks at multiple perspectives to understand the larger complexities of the field. In the Eighth Edition, the authors present psychology as a central discipline that connects to the humanities as well as the exciting advances in neuroscience.
This new textbook offers at once an introduction to learning, its early Pavlovian and operant origins up through the most recent developments, and complete coverage of the psychology of human memory from acquisition and storage to retrieval and forgetting. But unlike other textbook authors who rely primarily on an historical associationist linkage between learning and memory, Barry Schwartz and Daniel Reisberg take a cognitive approach to integrating the two fields.