Cognitive Psychology provides student readers with essential help with all aspects of their first course in cognitive psychology, including advice on revising for exams, preparing and writing course assessment materials, and enhancing and progressing their knowledge and skills in line with course requirements in cognitive psychology.

Thinking Like a Cognitive Psychologist

Thinking like a cognitive psychologist

The key to success in your cognitive psychology module is to learn how to think like a cognitive psychologist, including how to speak the language of academic psychology, using their terms and phrases in a relevant way, and understanding how to make links between topics and common themes. This book will give you hints and tips to guide you. It will ensure that you become confident about when and how to use this language and the ways of thinking about the world that come with this language.

The first section introduced some of the basics of cognitive psychology by helping you understand that cognitive psychology involves looking at cognitions assuming an information-processing approach. It also emphasised the notion ...

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