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Cognition

ISBN-10: 0471450073

ISBN-13: 9780471450078

Edition: 6th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Margaret W. Matlin

List price: $182.95
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This text's success has come in large part from its up-to-date coverage of important research and theories and offers the latest and most comprehensive overview of cognition on the market today. Recent developments in perception, imagery, problem solving, and creativity are highlighted along with advances in such areas as memory and language and expanded theoretical approaches. * Up-to-date, carefully revised coverage of topics * Clear, engaging writing with numerous examples: Students do not need to struggle to understand overly complex descriptions * Extensive, useful pedagogical devices * Application of cognitive psychology to other disciplines: Many applications relate to careers that students may intend to pursue, such as education, communication, business, consumer psychology, clinical psychology, social psychology, medicine, and law * Margaret Matlin has a strong reputation for her research in cognitive psychology
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Book details

List price: $182.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/3/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Margaret Matlin currently holds the title of Distinguished Teaching Professor of Psychology at SUNY Geneseo, where she has taught courses in the Psychology of Women for 36 years. Dr. Matlin has been honored with several major teaching awards, including the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, the American Psychological Association Teaching of Psychology Award for four-year institutions, the American Psychological Foundation's Distinguished Teaching in Psychology Award, and the Society for the Psychology of Women's Heritage Award for lifetime contributions to the teaching of the psychology of women. She is currently the Teaching Section Editor for the journal, Psychology of Women Quarterly.

Introduction
Perceptual Processes
Working Memory
Long-term Memory
Memory Strategies and Metacognition
Imagery
General Knowledge
Language I: Introduction to Language and Language Comprehension
Language II: Language Production and Bilingualism
Problem Solving and Creativity
Deductive Reasoning and Decision Making
Cognitive Development
Chapter Review Questions
New Terms
Recomended Readings
One Last Talk
Glossary
References
Credits
Name Index
Subject Index