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Cognitive Psychology - Vantage Digital Option
Theory, Process, and Methodology

Third Edition


September 2022 | SAGE Publications, Inc
About Cognitive Psychology: Theory, Process, and Methodology, Third Edition

Cognitive Psychology: Theory, Process, and Methodology engages students in the key topics of study by making connections to situations and encounters in their day-to-day lives. The Third Edition features new research and citations, a new chapter on cognitive development, and a fully executed plan to include more diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout.

About Cognitive Psychology: Theory, Process, and Methodology, Third Edition - Vantage Digital Option

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KEY FEATURES OF COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY: THEORY, PROCESS, AND METHODOLOGY, THIRD EDITION

  • New to this edition:
    • New author, Corrine Zimmerman, brings expertise in reasoning, problem solving, and decision making and the development of these processes. These topics have been expanded upon and refined throughout the book.
    • A brand-new chapter on Cognitive Development introduces and clearly explains how children develop knowledge, skills, problem solving and dispositions, which help them to think about and understand the world around them.
    • The previous edition’s Chapter 12 on Reasoning and Decision Making has been split into two separate chapters, providing students with more in-depth instruction on both topics.
    • Learning objectives have been added to the beginning of each chapter and correspond to each major section of the chapter, helping to clarify what is covered in each section.
    • All of the Thinking About Research articles that appear at the end of the chapters have been revised and updated along with the accompanying critical thinking questions that follow.
    • Chapter 4 on Attention and Chapter 11 on Problem Solving have been completely reorganized to focus more on the uses of these processes in everyday tasks.
  • Chapter opening real-world situational vignettes engage students in the topics through connections to everyday situations they might encounter.
  • Connections between the different topics within chapters show students the large overlap between the mental processes in cognitive psychology.
  • A focus on the methods used to study each topic aids students in understanding the science behind the methodology.
  • Chapter-ending “Thinking About Research” sections contain summaries of published studies and include critical thinking questions about the design and the reasons for the design used in the study.
  • “Stop and Think” sections prompt students to assess their understanding of the material they just read and connect it to their own lives.

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