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Cognitive Psychology and Its Implications (9th Edition)

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11 June 2020

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Cognitive Psychology takes students to the forefront of the field and introduces them to key discoveries of cognitive psychology. With accessible and clear explanations, Anderson shows students how mental processes are...

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Cognitive Psychology takes students to the forefront of the field and introduces them to key discoveries of cognitive psychology. With accessible and clear explanations, Anderson shows students how mental processes are investigated and how we know what we know about the mind.     This book introduces students to both the cutting edge findings of cognitive neuroscience and classic behavioral studies. Experimental data, sample stimuli, brain images, and research tasks woven throughout the text give students a real understanding of how research is conducted and the excitement of discovery. Fascinating examples and applications of cognitive theory keep students engaged.

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  • Introductory questions at the start of each chapter gets students thinking about key ideas and concepts
  • Questions for Thought at the end of each chapter ask students to reflect on the core issues of the field applying what they learned from chapter discussions
  • Implications boxes feature fascinating applications of chapter ideas. Short summaries at the end of each section reinforce key points
  • Experimental data, sample stimuli, brain images, and research tasks woven throughout give students a real understanding of how cognitive psychology conclusions are reached


  • Updates have been made throughout including:
  • A new section on Causal Reasoning, replacing Evaluating Conditional Arguments in a Larger Context
  • A new section in Problem Solving on Choosing among Multiple Alternatives
  • New material on eye witness testimony, flashbulb reasoning and learning by example








1 The Science of Cognition
2 Perception
3 Attention and Performance
4 Mental Imagery
5 Representation of Knowledge
6 Human Memory: Encoding and Storage
7 Human Memory: Retention and Retrieval
8 Problem Solving.-9 Expertise
10 Reasoning
11 Problem Solving
12 Language Structure
13 Language Comprehension
14 Individual Differences in Cognition

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John R. Anderson is Walter Van Dyke Bingham Professor of Psychology and Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, USA.

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John R. Anderson is Walter Van Dyke Bingham Professor of Psychology and Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, USA.

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