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Macmillan Higher Education

Cognition and Sex Differences

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Palgrave

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Hardcover - 9781403900173

04 April 2008

£85.00

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Paperback - 9781403900180

04 April 2008

£33.99

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Ebook - 9781137019677

04 April 2008

£32.99

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This text provides a fascinating approach to the widely studied area of individual differences and in particular sex differences. The book looks at perception, attention, memory, language and other cognitive domains, with...

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This text provides a fascinating approach to the widely studied area of individual differences and in particular sex differences. The book looks at perception, attention, memory, language and other cognitive domains, with each chapter outlining the processes involved before explaining the relationship between each sex and cognitive performance.

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The book takes a new approach on this popular area by examining the differences between the sexes in cognitive processes
A popular subject that is a core area on the British Psychological Syllabus for students
The author has taught individual differences and sex differences for over ten years

Preface
Rationale, Issues and Overview
Sex Differences in Sensory and Perceptual Processes
Attention and Memory
Imagery
Intelligence and Educational Achievement
Individual Differences Associated with Gender
Hormonal Influences
Individual Differences Associated with Lifespan Development
Evolution, Brain and Cognition
The Importance of Socio-Cultural Environment
An Interactionist Approach
Synthesis.

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DR COLIN HAMILTON is Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK, and Open University Course Tutor on the Biology, Brain and Behaviours course.

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DR COLIN HAMILTON is Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK, and Open University Course Tutor on the Biology, Brain and Behaviours course.

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