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Download: Cognitive Psychology, 6 Edition

Download: Cognitive Psychology, 6 Edition

Download: Cognitive Psychology, 6 Edition

Pages: 640
Publisher: Cengage Learning; 6 edition (February 8, 2011)
Language: English

With an accessible, easy-to-understand writing style, COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY, Sixth Edition will give you the tools you need to be successful in the course! This book covers cognitive neuroscience, attention and consciousness, perception, memory, knowledge, representation, language, problem solving and creativity, decision making and reasoning, cognitive development, and intelligence. A review of key themes at the end of every chapter will help you spend more time studying important information and less time trying to figure out what you need to know. The author provides a “from lab to life” approach that covers theory, lab and field research, and applications to everyday life.

Editorial Reviews About the Author

Robert J. Sternberg is Provost and Senior Vice President as well as Professor of Psychology at Oklahoma State University. Prior to that, he was Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Psychology at Tufts University, and IBM Professor of Psychology and Education in the Department of Psychology at Yale University. Dr. Sternberg received his B.A. from Yale and his Ph.D. in Psychology from Stanford University. He also holds 11 honorary doctorates. He has received numerous awards, including the James McKeen Cattell Award from the American Psychological Society; the Early Career and McCandless Awards from the APA; and the Outstanding Book, Research Review, Sylvia Scribner, and Palmer O. Johnson Awards from the AERA. Dr. Sternberg has served as President of the American Psychological Association and of the Eastern Psychological Association and is currently President-elect of the Federation of Associations of Brain and Behavioral Sciences. In addition, he has been editor of the “Psychological Bulletin” and of the “APA Review of Books: Contemporary Psychology” and is a member of the Society of Experimental Psychologists. He was the director of the Center for the Psychology of Abilities, Competencies, and Expertise at Yale University and then Tufts University.