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The promise of cognitive psychology
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0716712768, Paperback)This text is intended to serve as a brief introduction to the major themes in cognitive psychology, describing each major analytic tool that has been developed during the last few decades and how each can be applied to practical problems. Accessible to the reader with no background in psychology, this book is appropriate for undergraduate courses in learning and memory, introductory psychology, cognitive psychology, educational psychology and problem solving. Originally published in 1981 by W.H. Freeman and Company.
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This book clearly explicates the major concepts in cognitive psychology developed over the past decade. Selecting one major example to illuminate each idea, Richard Mayer provides a systematic introduction to the new cognitive analysis techniques and illustrates their applications to practical problems. The Promise of Cognitive Psychology compares the traditional approaches to the modern, cognitive approach, focusing on problems in learning.
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