Cognitive Psychology For Dummies

Author(s): Peter J. Hills

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Demystify the core concepts of cognitive psychology Written specifically for psychology students and not other academics - Cognitive Psychology For Dummies is an accessible and entertaining introduction to the field. Unlike the dense and jargon-laden content found in most psychology textbooks, this practical guide provides readers with easy-to-understand explanations of the fundamental elements of cognitive psychology so that they are able obtain a firm grasp of the material. Cognitive Psychology For Dummies follows the structure of a typical university course, which makes it the perfect supplement for students in need of a clear and enjoyable overview of the topic. The complexities of a field that explores internal mental processes including the study of how people perceive, remember, think, speak, and solve problems can be overwhelming for first-year psychology students. This practical resource cuts through the academic-speak to provide a clear understanding of the most important elements of cognitive psychology.
* Obtain a practical understanding of the core concepts of cognitive psychology * Supplement required course reading with clear and easy-to-understand overviews * Gain confidence in your ability to apply your knowledge of cognitive psychology * Prepare for upcoming exams or topic discussions Cognitive Psychology For Dummies is the perfect resource for psychology students who need a clear and readable overview of the core concepts of cognitive psychology.


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Dr Peter J. Hills, PhD, is a principal lecturer and Head of Education in psychology at Bournemouth University. Dr J Michael Pake is a senior lecturer in Psychology at Anglia Ruskin University.

General Fields

  • : 9781119953210
  • : John Wiley & Sons, Limited
  • : John Wiley Sons Inc
  • : 0.504
  • : August 2012
  • : 235mm X 187mm
  • : United States
  • : September 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter J. Hills
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 153
  • : 384