Textbooks: Cognitive Psychology

  • Foundations of Sensation and Perception

    3rd Edition

    By George Mather

    Do you wonder how movies – sequences of static frames – appear to move, or why 3-D films look different from traditional movies? Why does ventriloquism work, and why can airliner flights make you feel disoriented? The answers to these and other questions about the human senses can be found within…

    Paperback – 2016-03-02 
    Psychology Press

  • Theories of Consciousness

    An Introduction and Assessment, 2nd Edition

    By William Seager

    Despite recent strides in neuroscience and psychology that have deepened understanding of the brain, consciousness remains one of the greatest philosophical and scientific puzzles. The second edition of Theories of Consciousness: An Introduction and Assessment provides a fresh and up-to-date…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15 

  • The Mechanical Mind

    A Philosophical Introduction to Minds, Machines and Mental Representation, 3rd Edition

    By Tim Crane

    How can the human mind represent the external world? What is thought, and can it be studied scientifically? Should we think of the mind as a kind of machine? Is the mind a computer? Can a computer think? Tim Crane sets out to answer these questions and more in a lively and straightforward way,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18 

  • Children's Literacy Development

    A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Learning to Read and Write, 2nd Edition

    By Catherine McBride

    In the thoroughly updated second edition of this unique book, Catherine McBride examines how the languages we know help structure the process of becoming literate. Taking an ecological and distinctively cross-cultural perspective, the book looks at reading and writing development and impairment…

    Paperback – 2015-12-14 
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Reading in a Second Language

    Cognitive and Psycholinguistic Issues

    By Xi Chen, Vedran Dronjic, Rena Helms-Park

    Reading in a Second Language offers a comprehensive survey of the phenomenon and process of reading in a second language, with graduate and upper-level undergraduate students in second language acquisition, psycholinguistics, and applied psychology as its primary audience. The book explores reading…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02 

  • Cognition and Emotion

    From order to disorder, 3rd Edition

    By Mick Power, Tim Dalgleish

    This fully updated third edition of the highly praised Cognition and Emotion provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary research on both normal emotional experience and the emotional disorders. The book provides a comprehensive review of the basic literature on cognition and emotion – it…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Psychology Press

  • Psychology for Sustainability

    4th Edition

    By Britain A. Scott, Elise L. Amel, Susan M. Koger, Christie M. Manning

    Psychology for Sustainability, 4th Edition -- known as Psychology of Environmental Problems: Psychology for Sustainability in its previous edition -- applies psychological theory and research to so-called "environmental" problems, which actually result from human behavior that degrades…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10

  • Straight Choices

    The Psychology of Decision Making, 2nd Edition

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

    Should I have this medical treatment or that one? Is this computer a better buy than that one? Should I invest in shares or keep my money under the bed? We all face a perplexing array of decisions every day. Thoroughly revised and updated throughout, the new edition of Straight Choices provides…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    Psychology Press

  • Intelligence and Human Abilities

    Structure, Origins and Applications

    By Colin Cooper

    Psychological research into human intelligence and abilities presents us with a number of difficult questions: Are human abilities explained by a single core intelligence or by multiple intelligences? How should abilities be assessed? With tests unlike the problems which people normally have…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08

  • The Psychology of the Language Learner Revisited

    By Zoltán Dörnyei, Stephen Ryan

    Over the past decade, the focus of inquiry into the psychology of SLA has shifted from the analysis of various characteristics within individuals towards a greater consideration of individuals’ dynamic interactions with diverse contexts. This revisit of the bestselling The Psychology of the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • Cognitive Psychology

    A Student's Handbook, 7th Edition

    By Michael W. Eysenck, Mark T. Keane

    Rigorously researched and accessibly written, Cognitive Psychology: A Student’s Handbook is widely regarded as the leading undergraduate textbook in the field. The book is clearly organised, and offers comprehensive coverage of all the key areas of cognitive psychology. With a strong focus on…

    Paperback – 2015-02-11
    Psychology Press

  • The Student's Guide to Cognitive Neuroscience

    3rd Edition

    By Jamie Ward

    Reflecting recent changes in the way cognition and the brain are studied, this thoroughly updated third edition of the best-selling textbook provides a comprehensive and student-friendly guide to cognitive neuroscience. Jamie Ward provides an easy-to-follow introduction to neural structure and…

    Paperback – 2015-01-16
    Psychology Press

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