Cognitive Psychology | Jonathan Ling & Jonathan Catling - PEARSON
This revision guide provides concise coverage of the central topics within cognitive psychology, designed to help you focus on assessment and exams. The guide is organised to cater for QAA and BPS recommendations for course content. Sample questions, assessment advice and exam tips drive the organisation within chapters so you are able to grasp and marshal your thoughts towards revision of the main topics. Features focused on critical thinking, practical applications and key research offer additional pointers for you in your revision process and exam preparation.
A companion website provides supporting resources for self testing, exam practice, answers to questions in the book, and links to further resources.
- Plan your Cognitive Psychology revision more effectively
- Approach Cognitive assignments and exams with greater confidence
- Use the companion website to test your knowledge with quizzes and interactive flashcards, try out sample exam questions, and keep up to date with the latest study advice
- Review the key topics required by the British Psychological Society curriculum and QAA guidelines in Cognitive Psychology
- Check your understanding of the important research, debates and practical applications within the field
- Make your answer stand out using the guidance, tips and practical advice
Table of Contents
Guided tour of the companion website
1. A brief history of cognitive psychology
4. Theories of memory
5. Applied aspects of memory
6. Cognition and emotion
7. Cognitive neuropsychology
8. Language 1: language production and comprehension
9. Language 2: issues in language
10. Problem solving, thinking and reasoning
12. Human and computer intelligence
And finally, before the exam . . .