COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY, Fifth Edition balances accessible writing, practical applications, and research scholarship while interweaving biology throughout the text. Utilizing the theme that human cognition has evolved over time as a means of adapting to our environment, Robert J. Sternberg explores the basics of cognitive psychology through coverage of cognitive neuroscience, attention and consciousness, perception, memory, knowledge representation, language, problem-solving and creativity, decision-making and reasoning, cognitive development, and intelligence. Sternberg provides the most comprehensive coverage of any cognitive psychology text available. The book’s from lab to life approach aptly covers theory as well as lab and field research while continually highlighting the applications to everyday life.
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