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Foundations of Cognitive Psychology

Core Readings

Foundations of Cognitive Psychology( )
Author: Levitin, Daniel J.
ISBN:978-0-205-71147-5
Publication Date:Nov 2010
Publisher:Prentice Hall PTR
Imprint:Prentice Hall
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $166.65
Book Description:

This collection of readings is suitable for an undergraduate psychology course, for self-study, or as a resource for researchers in the field.  Its 32 chapters are written by respective experts in their subfields of cognitive psychology.

 

Three unique aspects are the inclusion of articles on theory of mind, on evolutionary psychology, and on the psychology of music. This book has been used...
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Book Details
Pages:768
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Cognitive Psychology & Cognition
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 9.2 x 1.6 Inches
Book Weight:2.594 Pounds
Author Biography
Levitin, Daniel J. (Author)
Daniel J. Levitin was born on December 27, 1957 in San Francisco, California. He studied electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and music at the Berkley College of Music before dropping out of college to become a record producer and professional musician. He returned to school in his thirties, where he studied cognitive psychology/cognitive science, receiving a B.A. from Stanford University in 1992 and a M.Sc. in 1993 and Ph.D. in 1996 from the University of Oregon.

He is a cognitive psychologist, neuroscientist, and author. He runs the Levitin Laboratory for Musical Perception, Cognition, and Expertise at McGill University. He has published extensively in scientific journals and music trade magazines such as Grammy and Billboard. He is also the author of several books including This Is Your Brain on Music, The World in Six Songs, and The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload.

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