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Description - Understanding Cognition by Peter Hampson

Understanding Cognition provides a lively, accessible and thorough introduction to this exciting and rapidly developing branch of psychology. It is intended primarily for first year undergraduates, and for pre-degree students who seek a deeper appreciation of contemporary cognitive psychology.The book is divided into three sections, which cover: the major structures, processing systems and mental operations involved in memory, perception, attention, skills and language; cognition in action; and approaches to modelling cognition, including cognitive neuropsychology and connectionist approaches. Learning is supported throughout, through the inclusion of reading lists, discussion questions, activities and case studies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631157496
ISBN-10: 0631157492
Format: Hardback
(255mm x 195mm x 30mm)
Pages: 420
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Dec-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Hampson

Peter J. Hampson is Statutory Lecturer in the Department of Applied Psychology at University College Cork. Peter E. Morris is Professor of Psychology at the University of Lancaster.

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