Cognitive Psychology (Sage Course Companions Series)

Cognitive Psychology (Sage Course Companions Series)

By: Carol Brown (author)Hardback

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Cognitive Psychology provides student readers with essential help with all aspects of their first course in cognitive psychology, including advice on revising for exams, preparing and writing course assessment materials, and enhancing and progressing their knowledge and skills in line with course requirements on a cognitive psychology course. The Companion is designed to augment, rather than replace, existing textbooks for the course, providing: - Helpful summaries of the course curriculum to aid lecture notes, seminars and written assignments - Key summaries of the approach taken by the main cognitive psychology textbooks - Guidance on the essential study skills required - Help with developing critical thinking - Route-maps to aid the development of wider learning above and beyond textbooks - Pointers to success in course exams - A tutor's-eye view of what course examiners are looking for - An insider's view of what key course concepts are really all about

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Carol Brown is a lecturer in psychology at Oxford College of Further Education


PART ONE: THE BASICS OF COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY Definition Cognitive Psychology and Related Disciplines/Theories History of Cognitive Psychology Founding Figures and Their Core Ideas Thinking like a Cognitive Psychologist Learning Outcomes and Assessment Running Themes PART TWO: COURSE COMPANION TO THE CURRICULUM Visual Processing/Perception Object Recognition Speech/Word Recognition Attention Introduction to Memory, the Mulitstore Model, Encoding and Retrieval Working Memory Model Episodic and Semantic Memory Learning and Memory Speech Perception and Reading Language Comprehension Language (Speech) Production Problem-Solving Judgements and Decision Making Reasoning and Deduction PART THREE: STUDY AND REVISION SKILLS - In Collaboration with David McIlroy Introduction How to Get the most out of Your Lectures How to Make the Most of Seminars Essay Writing Tips Revision Hints and Tips Exam Tips Tips on Interpreting Essay and Exam Questions Summary

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/12/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781412918381
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9781412918381
  • ISBN10: 1412918383

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