This book provides an accessible introduction to the field of cognitive education. It explains the concepts commonly found in the cognitive psychology and cognitive education literatures, theories and models of human thinking and intelligent behavior, and how these have been applied to psychoeducational assessment, instruction, and the adaption of student behavior. The book includes numerous examples to explain the concepts, theories, and applications, and includes supplementary reading lists and study questions.
Adrian Ashman is Director of the Fred and Eleanor Schonell Special Education Research Centre at the University of Queensland. Robert Conway teaches at the Special Education Centre at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales.