Cognitive neuropsychology seeks to understand impairments of specific cognitive functions in relation to a model of normal cognitive processing. The conclusions drawn from the study of abnormal processes are in turn used in the development and testing of theories of normal cognition. First...
To Be Published August 6th 2013 by Psychology Press
This classic edition of Alan Parkin’s landmark textbook provides a clear, fundamental grounding in cognitive psychology for undergraduate students new to the subject. Essential Cognitive Psychology presents the reader with highly accessible overviews of all the core topics in the field. These...
To Be Published July 9th 2013 by Psychology Press
Psychological and Philosophical Perspectives
Richard Gross turns his expert eye to the psychology of human nature in a contemplative account encompassing cognition, consciousness, language, time perception, sense of mortality and human society. This book will help you to consider the unique aspects of being human and to understand the...
Published January 26th 2012 by Routledge
Is it possible to learn something without being aware of it? How does emotion influence the way we think? How can we improve our memory? Fundamentals of Cognition 2nd edition is a basic, reader-friendly introduction to the key cognitive processes we use to interact successfully with the world...
Published January 3rd 2012 by Psychology Press
A Student's Handbook, 6th Edition
Previous editions have established this best-selling student handbook as THE cognitive psychology textbook of choice, both for its academic rigour and its accessibility. This sixth edition continues this tradition. It has been substantially updated and revised to reflect new developments in the...
Published January 20th 2010 by Psychology Press
The Quest for What It Means to Be Human
Is it possible to construct an artificial person? Researchers in the field of artificial intelligence have for decades been developing computer programs that emulate human intelligence. This book goes beyond intelligence and describes how close we are to recreating many of the other capacities that...
Published March 13th 2008 by Psychology Press
Processes and Disorders, 2nd Edition
David Groome with Nicola Brace, Hazel Dewart, Graham Edgar, Helen Edgar, Anthony Esgate, Richard Kemp, Graham Pike, and Tom Stafford. An Introduction to Cognitive Psychology: Processes and Disorders is a comprehensive introductory textbook for undergraduate students. It covers all the key areas of...
Published August 30th 2006 by Psychology Press