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Cognitive Psychology
Theory, Process, and Methodology

Third Edition
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October 2022 | 432 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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. Employing a student-friendly and personal writing style, with a focus on methodology, Dawn M. McBride, J. Cooper, and new coauthor Corinne Zimmerman, cover essential topics such as perception, attention, memory, language, reasoning and problem solving, and cognitive neuroscience. Updates to the Third Edition include a reorganization of core chapters, new research and citations, a new chapter on cognitive development, and a fully executed plan to include more diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout.

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Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
Chapter 1 • Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
 
Chapter 2 • Cognitive Neuroscience
 
Chapter 3 • Perception
 
Chapter 4 • Attention
 
Chapter 5 • Memory Structures and Processes
 
Chapter 6 • Long-Term Memory Retrieval
 
Chapter 7 • Memory Errors
 
Chapter 8 • Language
 
Chapter 9 • Concepts and Knowledge
 
Chapter 10 • Imagery
 
Chapter 11 • Problem Solving
 
Chapter 12 • Reasoning
 
Chapter 13 • Decision Making
 
Chapter 14 • Cognitive Development
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Author Index
 
Subject Index

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Key features

NEW TO THIS EDITION: 

  • The new edition is available as a digital option through SAGE Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that offers auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools—including video—all designed to enable students to better prepare for class. Learn more.
  • 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.
KEY FEATURES: 
  • 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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