Cognition

Author: Whitman, Douglas

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  • ISBN: 9780471715665
  • Author: Whitman, Douglas
  • Publ Date: 2008-01-09
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 604
  • Imprint: WILEY *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 5953

Table of Contents :

1. INTRODUCTION TO COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
1.1 PREVIEW OF CHAPTER THEME
1.2 WHAT IS COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY?
1.3 THE INNATE MIND AND ACQUIRED MIND: THE RATIONALIST AND EMPIRICIST TRADITIONS
1.4 MIND AS ASSOCIATIONS
1.5 MIND AS BRAIN: NEUROLOGY, PHRENOLOGY AND NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
1.6 MIND AS A NETWORK: FROM NEURONS TO ASSEMBLIES OF NEURONS
1.7 THE MIND AS STRUCTURE
1.8 MIND AS HOLISTIC: GESTALT PSYCHOLOGY
1.9 MIND AS FUNCTIONAL: EVOLUTION AND THE ADAPTIVE MIND
1.10 THE ADAPTIVE MIND: LOGICAL POSITIVISM AND BEHAVIORISM
1.11 PSYCHOLINGUISTICS
1.12 MIND AS AN INFORMATION PROCESSOR: THE WORLD WARS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF INTELLECTUAL TESTING, INFORMATION PROCESSING AND NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
1.13 MIND AS COMPUTATIONAL: COMPUTERS, PROBLEM SOLVING AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
1.14 NEUROPSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE
1.15 CONCLUSIONS
1.16 TEST YOURSELF STUDY QUESTIONS
1.17 KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS
1.18 ILLUSTRATIONS
2. FROM SENSATION TO PERCEPTION
2.1 PREVIEW OF CHAPTER THEMES
2.2 FROM SENSORY TRANSDUCTION TO PERCEPTIONS
2.3 GESTALT PSYCHOLOGY: TOP-DOWN CONSTRUCTIVE PERCEPTION
2.4 PATTERN PERCEPTION
2.5 BINDING
2.6 SUMMARY
2.7 TEST YOURSELF STUDY QUESTIONS
2.8 KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS
3. ATTENTION IN A NOISY WORLD
3.1 PREVIEW OF CHAPTER THEMES
3.2 A CASE OF LEFT-SIDED NEGLECT: FEDERICO FELLINI
3.3 THE FILTER METAPHOR: THE COCKTAIL PARTY PHENOMENON
3.4 THE LEAKY FILTER: MORAY AND TRIESMAN
3.5 THE RESOURCE METAPHOR
3.6 AUTOMATIC AND CONTROLLED PROCESSING
3.7 BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN MIND AND BRAIN: EXECUTIVE FUNCTION, THE SUPERVISORY ATTENTIONAL SYSTEM AND THE BRAIN
3.8 SPACE-BASED ATTENTION AND NEGLECT
3.9 THE SPOTLIGHT METAPHOR: SPACE BASED ATTENTION
3.10 SPATIAL AND OBJECT-ORIENTED NEGLECT
3.11 CONCLUSIONS: ATTENTION
3.12 TEST YOURSELF STUDY QUESTIONS
3.13 KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS
4. THE MODAL MODEL OF MEMORY
4.1 PREVIEW OF CHAPTER THEMES
4.2 LIFE MOMENT BY MOMENT
4.3 BACKGROUND FOR THE MODAL MODEL OF MEMORY
4.4 MEMORY: THE MODAL MODEL
4.5 GEORGE SPERLING S DISCOVERY OF SENSORY MEMORY
4.6 SHORT-TERM, OR PRIMARY, MEMORY
4.7 SUMMARY OF THE MODAL MODEL OF MEMORY: TRANSITION TO WORKING MEMORY AND EXECUTIVE FUNCTION
4.8 TEST YOURSELF STUDY QUESTIONS
4.9 KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS
5. WORKING MEMORY AND THE CENTRAL EXECUTIVE
5.1 PREVIEW OF CHAPTER THEMES
5.2 PATIENT P.V.: LOSS OF VERBAL SHORT-TERM MEMORY WITH PRESERVATION OF VISUAL SHORT-TERM MEMORY
5.3 WORKING MEMORY CIRCA 1974
5.4 WORKING MEMORY CIRCA 2000
5.5 FUTURE DIRECTIONS OF WORKING MEMORY
5.6 BUILDING BRIDGES: THE CENTRAL EXECUTIVE AND THE FRONTAL LOBES
5.7 SUMMARY
5.8 TEST YOURSELF STUDY QUESTIONS
5.9 KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS
6. MAKING MEMORIES
6.1 PREVIEW OF CHAPTER THEMES
6.2 PI TO 31,811 DIGITS
6.3 FACTORS INFLUENCING MEMORY ENCODING
6.4 ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY AND MEMORY
6.5 BUILDING BRIDGES: CONSOLIDATION OF ENCODING
6.6 CONCLUSIONS
6.7 TEST YOURSELF STUDY QUESTIONS
6.8 KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS
7. RETRIEVAL AND MEMORY DISTORTION
7.1 PREVIEW OF CHAPTER THEMES
7.2 EBBINGHAUS MEMORY OVER TIME
7.3 WHY DO WE FORGET?
7.4 MEMORY DISTORTION
7.5 CONCLUSIONS: RETRIEVAL AND MEMORY DISTORTION
7.6 TEST YOURSELF STUDY QUESTIONS
7.7 KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS
8. VARIATIONS OF LONG-TERM MEMORY
8.1 PREVIEW OF CHAPTER THEMES
8.2 K.C.: THE LOSS OF EPISODIC MEMORY
8.3 TYPES OF LONG-TERM MEMORY
8.4 DECLARATIVE, EXPLICIT MEMORY: EPISODIC MEMORY
8.5 AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MEMORY
8.6 NON-DECLARATIVE: IMPLICIT MEMORY
8.7 I KNOW YOUR FACE BUT I CAN T REMEMBER.. .. ? : KNOWING VERSUS REMEMBERING
8.8 DO EPISODIC MEMORIES BECOME SEMANTIC MEMORIES?
8.9 BUILDING BRIDGES: TEMPORAL LOBE EXPLICIT MEMORY AND STRIATUM IMPLICIT MEMORY
8.10 CONCLUSIONS: ONE MEMORY OR MANY?
8.11 TEST YOURSELF STUDY QUESTIONS
8.12 KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS
9. CATEGORIZATION AND MEANING
9.1 PREVIEW OF CHAPTER THEMES
9.2 THE STORY OF THE PLAGUE OF INSOMNIA
9.3 CATEGORIES AND SEMANTIC NETWORKS: THE CLASSICAL RULE-BASED APPROACH
9.4 PROBLEMS FOR THE CLASSICAL MODEL
9.5 FEATURE COMPARISON MODELS
9.6 SCHEMATA, FRAMES AND SCRIPTS
9.7 IMAGERY BASED KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION
9.8 CONNECTIONIST MODELS OF MIND
9.9 CONCLUSIONS: CATEGORIES AND MEANING
9.10 TEST YOURSELF STUDY QUESTIONS
9.11 KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS
10. CONSCIOUSNESS
10.1 PREVIEW OF CHAPTER THEMES
10.2 NOW I AM AWAKE! -- THE LIFE OF CLIVE WEARING
10.3 THE PROBLEM OF CONSCIOUSNESS
10.4 CHARACTERISTICS OF CONSCIOUSNESS
10.5 THE THEATRE OF CONSCIOUSNESS
10.6 PERCEPTUAL BINDING AS A MODEL FOR CONSCIOUSNESS
10.7 BRIDGING BRAIN AND MIND: THE GLOBAL NEURONAL WORKPLACE
10.8 AWARENESS OF SELF AND OTHERS: MIRROR NEURONS, ACTION AND UNDERSTANDING
10.9 CONCLUSION: THE ZOMBIE WITHIN -- THE PURPOSE OF CONSCIOUSNESS
10.10 TEST YOURSELF STUDY QUESTIONS
10.11 KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS
11. THE DESCRIPTION AND OVERVIEW OF LANGUAGE
11.1 PREVIEW OF CHAPTER THEMES
11.2 THE STORY OF MY LIFE, HELEN KELLER
11.3 LANGUAGE AND SPEECH
11.4 THE SPEECH SIGNAL
11.5 SEMANTIC, TOP-DOWN, INFLUENCE ON SPEECH PERCEPTION
11.6 MORPHEMES
11.7 SYNTAX: SURFACE AND DEEP STRUCTURE
11.8 WORD, SENTENCES AND THE EXTRACTION OF MEANING
11.9 FROM SENTENCES TO NARRATIVE AND DISCOURSE
11.10 BUILDING BRIDGES: INFERENCE AND THE BRAIN
11.11 CONCLUSIONS: LANGUAGE DESCRIPTION AND OVERVIEW
11.12 TEST YOURSELF STUDY QUESTIONS
11.13 KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS
12. FUNDAMENTAL ISSUES IN LANGUAGE THEORY
12.1 PREVIEW OF CHAPTER THEMES
12.2 NATIVIST VERSUS EMPIRICIST THEORIES OF LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
12.3 THE SOURCE OF LANGUAGE STRUCTURE
12.4 THE DEVELOPMENT OF LANGUAGE
12.5 THE LANGUAGE GENE
12.6 INFLUENCE OF THE ENVIRONMENT
12.7 RECENT CHALLENGES TO THE NATIVIST POSITION
12.8 THOUGHT BEFORE LANGUAGE?
12.9 MODULARITY OF LANGUAGE
12.10 CONCLUSIONS: LANGUAGE ISSUES
12.11 TEST YOURSELF STUDY QUESTIONS
12.12 KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS
13. INFORMATION PROCESSING AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
13.1 PREVIEW OF CHAPTER THEMES
13.2 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
13.3 GAME THEORY
13.4 EXPERT SYSTEMS
13.5 CONCLUSIONS
13.6 TEST YOURSELF STUDY QUESTIONS
13.7 KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS
14. PROBLEM SOLVING AND REASONING
14.1 PREVIEW OF CHAPTER THEMES
14.2 EARLY RESEARCH ON PROBLEM SOLVING: THE GESTALT TRADITION
14.3 REASONING
14.4 MENTAL MODELS
14.5 BUILDING BRIDGES: IMAGING DECISION MAKING
14.6 BUT ARE WE REALLY ILLOGICAL?
14.7 TEST YOURSELF STUDY QUESTIONS
14.8 KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS
Appendix A: NEURONS
Appendix B: GEOGRAPHY OF THE BRAIN
Appendix C: IMAGING THE BRAIN

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This new text provides psychologists with a look at the field of cognitive psychology while integrating neuroscience into the discussion. Experiments are included throughout to show how the concepts are applied in the field. These can be easily reproduced in the lab. Illustrations are also integrated in the chapters to reinforce the discussions. Psychologists will find this text fully bridges cognitive psychology and neuroscience in an accessible way.


 

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