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Cognitive Psychology for Dummies by Peter J. Hills, Michael Pake


Cognitive Psychology for Dummies by Peter J. Hills, Michael Pake

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.

About the Author

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.

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Publication date

6th May 2016


Peter J. Hills, Michael Pake

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John Wiley & Sons Inc


382 pages


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Cognition & cognitive psychology



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