Cognitive Psychology
Psychology Express

By Jonathan Ling & Jonathan Catling
February 2012
Prentice Hall / Pearson Education
Distributed by the Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9780273737988
244 Pages, Illustrated
$33.50 Paper original

This revision guide provides concise coverage of the central topics within cognitive psychology, designed to help you focus on assessment and exams. The guide is organised to cater for QAA and BPS recommendations for course content. Sample questions, assessment advice and exam tips drive the organisation within chapters so you are able to grasp and marshal your thoughts towards revision of the main topics. Features focused on critical thinking, practical applications and key research offer additional pointers for you in your revision process and exam preparation.

A companion website provides supporting resources for self testing, exam practice, answers to questions in the book, and links to further resources.


Guided tour
Guided tour of the companion website

1. A brief history of cognitive psychology
2. Perception 
3. Attention
4. Theories of memory
5. Applied aspects of memory
6. Cognition and emotion
7. Cognitive neuropsychology
8. Language 1: language production and comprehension
9. Language 2: issues in language
10. Problem solving, thinking and reasoning 
11. Learning
12. Human and computer intelligence

And finally, before the exam . . . 

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