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Cognitive psychology

Author: Douglas L Medin; Brian H Ross; Arthur B Markman
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats

Cognitive Psychology, Fourth Edition, presents a coherent overview of cognitive psychology organized in terms of themes that cut across topic areas.


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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Manuels d'enseignement supérieur
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas L Medin; Brian H Ross; Arthur B Markman
ISBN: 0471458201 9780471458203
OCLC Number: 53932711
Description: xvii, 557 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Possibilities, Information, and Approaches to the Study of the Mind --
Domain of Cognitive Psychology --
Intuition --
Puzzles --
Possibilities --
A Framework --
Themes and Implications --
Experience and Experimentation --
Empiricism --
Scientific Observation --
Experimentation --
The Challenge of Cognitive Psychology --
Roots of Cognitive Psychology --
Introspectionism --
Behaviorism --
Critique of Behaviorism --
Cognitive Psychology --
The Emergence of Cognitive Science --
Cognitive Neuroscience Techniques --
Event-Related Potentials --
Positron Emission Tomography --
Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) --
Levels and Types of Explanations --
Ecological Validity --
Acquiring Information --
Learning --
The Challenge of Learning --
The Biological Backdrop of Learning --
Fixed-Action Patterns and Releasers --
Critical Periods and Imprinting --
Constraints on Learning --
Basic Learning --
Habituation --
Classical Conditioning --
Trial-and-Error Learning or Instrumental Learning --
Paired-Associate Learning --
Implications --
The Learning-Performance Distinction --
Contingency Learning and Illusory Correlation --
Contingency Learning and Casual Learning --
Content and Meaningful Learning --
Perception --
The Problem of Perception --
Visual Perception --
Low-Level Vision --
Localization --
High-Level Vision --
Feature Detection Theories --
Structural Theories --
Template Matching and Alignment --
Face Recognition and Visual Subsystems --
Levels and the Integration of Information in Perceptual Context Effects.
Responsibility: Douglas L. Medin, Brian H. Ross, Arthur B. Markman.
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