Cognitive Psychology: Theory, Process, and Methodology
Author: McBride, Dawn M.
Brand: SAGE Publications, Inc
Number Of Pages: 408
Release Date: 03-01-2018
Details: Product Description Cognitive Psychology: Theory, Process, and Methodology introduces readers to the main topics of study in this exciting field through an engaging presentation of how cognitive processes have been and continue to be studied by researchers. Using a reader-friendly writing style and focusing on methodology, authors Dawn M. McBride and J. Cooper Cutting cover such core content as perception, attention, memory, language, reasoning and problem solving, and cognitive neuroscience. Updates to the Second Edition include a reorganization of long-term memory topics to improve readability, revised pedagogical tools throughout, a refreshed visual program, and additional real-life examples to enhance understanding. Review "A comprehensive and visual guide of contemporary and classic research in cognitive psychology." -- Darrell Rudmann "The overall layout of the book is very nicely done. It is engaging, colorful, and captures your eye." -- Natalie Costa "A beautiful book visually―clear, approachable, and up-to-date." -- David A. Rosenbaum About the Author Dawn M. McBride is a professor of psychology at Illinois State University. She earned her PhD in cognitive psychology from the University of California, Irvine, in 1999 and her BA from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1991. Her research interests include automatic forms of memory, false memory, prospective memory, and forgetting. She is the author or co-author of more than 30 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and the author of three textbooks on cognition, research methods, and statistics. She teaches courses in introductory psychology, cognition and learning, human memory, research methods, statistics, and experimental design. She is a recipient of the Illinois State University Teaching Initiative Award and the Illinois State University SPA/Psi Chi Jim Johnson Award for commitment to undergraduate mentorship, involvement, and achievement. J. Cooper Cutting (PhD, cognitive psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) is associate professor of psychology at Illinois State University. Dr. Cutting’s research interests are in psycholinguistics, primarily with a focus on the production of language. A central theme of his research is how different types of information interact during language use. He has examined this issue in the context of lexical access, within-sentence agreement processes, figurative language production, and pragmatics. He teaches courses in research methods, statistics, cognitive psychology, computer applications in psychology, human memory, psycholinguistics, and sensation and perception.
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