Cognition and Learning Textbooks

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Thinking and Reasoning

  1. Thought and Knowledge

    An Introduction to Critical Thinking, 5th Edition

    By Diane F. Halpern

    This best-selling textbook, written by award-winning educator and past president of the American Psychological Association, Diane F. Halpern, applies theory and research from the learning sciences to teach students the thinking skills they need to succeed in today's world. This new edition retains...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Thinking and Reasoning

    An Introduction to the Psychology of Reason, Judgment and Decision Making

    By Ken Manktelow

    The area of psychological research reviewed in this book is one that is not only increasing in popularity in college curricula, but is also making an ever larger impact on the world outside the classroom. Drawing upon research originally cited in Ken Manktelow’s highly successful publication...

    Published February 13th 2012 by Psychology Press

  3. Straight Choices

    The Psychology of Decision Making

    By Benjamin R. Newell, David A. Lagnado, David R. Shanks

    We all face a perplexing array of decisions every day. Straight Choices provides an integrative account of the psychology of decision making, in which clear connections are made between empirical results and how these results can help us to understand our uncertain world. Throughout the text, there...

    Published May 13th 2010 by Psychology Press