Cognitive Psychology :

A Student's Handbook /
Michael W. Eysenck and Mark T. Keane.
Bibliographic Details
Main Creator: Eysenck, Michael W., author.
Contributors: Keane, Mark T., 1961- author.
Summary:"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"--
Format: Book
Language:English
Published / Created: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020.
Edition:Eighth edition.
Subjects:
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.

Physical description: xxxii, 946 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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Contained in: Cognitive psychology
ISBN:9781138482210
1138482218
9781138482234
1138482234
Table of Contents:
Visual tour (how to use this book)
Chapter 1 Approaches to human cognition
Introduction
Cognitive psychology
Cognitive neuropsychology
Cognitive neuroscience: the brain in action
Computational cognitive science
Comparisons of major approaches
Is there a replication crisis?
Outline of this book
Chapter summary
Further reading
Part I Visual perception and attention
Chapter 2 Basic processes in visual perception
Introduction
Vision and the brain
Two visual systems: perception-action model
Colour vision
Depth perception
Perception without awareness: subliminal perception
Chapter summary
Further reading
Chapter 3 Object and face recognition
Introduction
Pattern recognition
Perceptual organisation
Approaches to object recognition
Object recognition: top-down processes
Face recognition
Visual imagery
Chapter summary
Further reading
Chapter 4 Motion perception and action
Introduction
Direct perception
Visually guided movement
Visually guided action: contemporary approaches
Perception of human motion
Change blindness
Chapter summary
Further reading
Chapter 5 Attention and performance
Introduction
Focused auditory attention
Focused visual attention
Disorders of visual attention
Visual search
Cross-modal effects
Divided attention: dual-task performance
"Automatic" processing
Chapter summary
Further reading
Part II Memory
Chapter 6 Learning, memory and forgetting
Introduction
Short-term vs long-term memory
Working memory: Baddeley and Hitch
Working memory: individual differences and executive functions
Levels of processing (and beyond)
Learning through retrieval
Implicit learning
Forgetting from long-term memory
Chapter summary
Further reading
Chapter 7 Long-term memory systems
Introduction
Declarative memory
Episodic memory
Semantic memory
Non-declarative memory
Beyond memory systems and declarative vs non-declarative memory
Chapter summary
Further reading
Chapter 8 Everyday memory
Introduction
Autobiographical memory: introduction
Memories across the lifetime
Theoretical approaches to autobiographical memory
Eyewitness testimony
Enhancing eyewitness memory
Prospective memory
Theoretical perspectives on prospective memory
Chapter summary
Further reading
Part III Language
Chapter 9 Speech perception and reading
Introduction
Speech (and music) perception
Listening to speech
Context effects
Theories of speech perception
Cognitive neuropsychology
Reading: introduction
Word recognition
Reading aloud
Reading: eye-movement research
Chapter summary
Further reading