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The Resource Cognitive psychology, edited by Nick Braisby and Angus Gellatly

Cognitive psychology, edited by Nick Braisby and Angus Gellatly

Label
Cognitive psychology
Title
Cognitive psychology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nick Braisby and Angus Gellatly
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cognitive processes enable us to experience the world around us: to recognise a friendly face in a crowd, to communicate our passions, to recall memories from the past. When these processes stop working, it can turn friends into strangers, render speech impossible, and make history a confusion of truth and lies. Cognitive Psychology, Second Edition unravels these complex ideas, introducing the concepts behind them and looking at how techniques, such as neuroimaging, canprovide answers to questions that may at first seem unanswerable. The chapters - covering a broad range of topics, including a
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
153
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF201
LC item number
.C637 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2012 D-991
  • BF 201
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  • Braisby, Nick
  • Gellatly, Angus
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  • Cognitive psychology
  • Cognition
  • Cognitive Science
  • Psychology
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • SCIENCE
  • Cognitive psychology
Label
Cognitive psychology, edited by Nick Braisby and Angus Gellatly
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of contributors; 1 FOUNDATIONS OF COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY; 1 Introduction; 2 What is cognitive psychology?; 3 A brief history of cognitive psychology; 3.1 Introspectionism; 3.2 Gestalt psychology; 3.3 Behaviourism; 3.4 The return of the cognitive; 4 Science, models, and the mind; 5 The cognitive approach; 5.1 Representation; 5.2 Computation; 6 Level-dependent explanations; 6.1 The computational level; 6.2 The algorithmic level; 6.3 The implementational level; 6.4 Using Marr's levels; 7 Conclusions; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; PART 1 PERCEPTUAL PROCESSES; INTRODUCTION
  • 2 ATTENTION1 Auditory attention; 2 Visual attention; 3 Integrating information in clearly-seen displays; 4 Attention and distraction; 5 The neurology of attention; 6 Drawing it all together; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; 3 PERCEPTION; 1 Introduction; 2 The Gestalt approach to perception; 3 Gibson's theory of perception; 4 Marr's theory of perception; 5 Constructivist approaches to perception; 6 The physiology of the human visual system; 7 Conclusion; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; 4 RECOGNITION; 1 Introduction; 2 Different types of recognition; 3 Recognizing three-dimensional objects
  • 4 Face recognition5 Modelling face recognition; 6 Neuropsychological evidence; 7 Are faces 'special'?; 8 Conclusion; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; PART 2 CONCEPTS AND LANGUAGE; INTRODUCTION; 5 CONCEPTS; 1 Introduction; 2 Explaining categorization; 3 Where next?; 4 Conclusion; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; 6 LANGUAGE PROCESSING; 1 Introduction; 2 Word recognition; 3 The mental lexicon; 4 Sentence comprehension; 5 Conclusion; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; 7 LANGUAGE IN ACTION; 1 Introduction; 2 Written language and discourse; 3 Language production and dialogue; 4 Conclusions; FURTHER READING
  • FURTHER READINGREFERENCES; 11 JUDGEMENT AND DECISION MAKING; 1 Introduction; 2 Normative theory of choice under risk; 3 Findings from behavioural decision research; 4 Prospect theory; 5 Judgement under uncertainty; 6 Fast and frugal theories of decision making; 7 Conclusion; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; 12 REASONING; 1 Introduction; 2 Deductive reasoning and logic; 3 Psychological theories of reasoning; 4 Conditional inference; 5 Wason's selection task; 6 Discussion; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; PART 5 CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCES; INTRODUCTION; 13 COGNITIVE NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
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867050388
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unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 714 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191666179
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867050388
Label
Cognitive psychology, edited by Nick Braisby and Angus Gellatly
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of contributors; 1 FOUNDATIONS OF COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY; 1 Introduction; 2 What is cognitive psychology?; 3 A brief history of cognitive psychology; 3.1 Introspectionism; 3.2 Gestalt psychology; 3.3 Behaviourism; 3.4 The return of the cognitive; 4 Science, models, and the mind; 5 The cognitive approach; 5.1 Representation; 5.2 Computation; 6 Level-dependent explanations; 6.1 The computational level; 6.2 The algorithmic level; 6.3 The implementational level; 6.4 Using Marr's levels; 7 Conclusions; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; PART 1 PERCEPTUAL PROCESSES; INTRODUCTION
  • 2 ATTENTION1 Auditory attention; 2 Visual attention; 3 Integrating information in clearly-seen displays; 4 Attention and distraction; 5 The neurology of attention; 6 Drawing it all together; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; 3 PERCEPTION; 1 Introduction; 2 The Gestalt approach to perception; 3 Gibson's theory of perception; 4 Marr's theory of perception; 5 Constructivist approaches to perception; 6 The physiology of the human visual system; 7 Conclusion; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; 4 RECOGNITION; 1 Introduction; 2 Different types of recognition; 3 Recognizing three-dimensional objects
  • 4 Face recognition5 Modelling face recognition; 6 Neuropsychological evidence; 7 Are faces 'special'?; 8 Conclusion; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; PART 2 CONCEPTS AND LANGUAGE; INTRODUCTION; 5 CONCEPTS; 1 Introduction; 2 Explaining categorization; 3 Where next?; 4 Conclusion; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; 6 LANGUAGE PROCESSING; 1 Introduction; 2 Word recognition; 3 The mental lexicon; 4 Sentence comprehension; 5 Conclusion; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; 7 LANGUAGE IN ACTION; 1 Introduction; 2 Written language and discourse; 3 Language production and dialogue; 4 Conclusions; FURTHER READING
  • FURTHER READINGREFERENCES; 11 JUDGEMENT AND DECISION MAKING; 1 Introduction; 2 Normative theory of choice under risk; 3 Findings from behavioural decision research; 4 Prospect theory; 5 Judgement under uncertainty; 6 Fast and frugal theories of decision making; 7 Conclusion; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; 12 REASONING; 1 Introduction; 2 Deductive reasoning and logic; 3 Psychological theories of reasoning; 4 Conditional inference; 5 Wason's selection task; 6 Discussion; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; PART 5 CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCES; INTRODUCTION; 13 COGNITIVE NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
Control code
867050388
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 714 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191666179
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867050388

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