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Foundations of Cognitive Psychology: Core Readings, 2nd Edition

By Daniel J. Levitin

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Nov 28, 2010

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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 successfully as a text at dozens of universities by many thousands of students, from Harvard to UCLA, University of Oregon to University of South Florida, and McGill University where the author is based. 

 

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Table of Contents

Foundations of Cognitive Psychology: Core Readings

Edited by Daniel J. Levitin

 

 

SECTION I: PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS

  1. Visual Awareness  by Stephen E. Palmer.............................................................. x - xx
  2. Where Am I?  by Daniel C. Dennett...................................................................... xx - xx
  3. Can Machines Think?  by Daniel C. Dennett....................................................... xx - xx
  4. Minds, Brains, and Programs by John R. Searle................................................. xx - xx

 

SECTION II: EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN

  1. Experimental Design in Psychological Research by Daniel J. Levitin........... xx-xxx

 

SECTION III: PERCEPTION

  1. Perception by Phillip G. Zimbardo and Richard J. Gerrig............................. xx - xxx
  2. The Auditory Scene by Albert S. Bregman........................................................ xx - xxx

 

SECTION IV: CATEGORIZATION

  1. Principles of Categorization by Eleanor Rosch................................................ xx - xxx
  2. Philosophical Investigations by Ludwig Wittgenstein................................... xx - xxx
  3. Knowledge Representation by Edward E. Smith & Stephen M. Kosslyn.... xx - xxx

 

SECTION V: LEARNING & MEMORY

  1. Introduction to Learning by Douglas H. Hintzman......................................... xx - xxx
  2. Experimental Procedures in Animal Learning, by Douglas H. Hintzman.. xx - xxx
  3. Memory for Musical Attributes by Daniel J. Levitin....................................... xx - xxx
  4. Memory by R. Kim Guenther.............................................................................. xx - xxx

 

SECTION VI: ATTENTION

  1. Attention by Mark H. Ashcraft............................................................................ xx - xxx
  2. Features and Objects in Visual Processing by Anne M. Treisman................ xx - xxx

 

SECTION VII: MUSIC COGNITION

  1. The Development of Music Perception and Cognition by

            W. Jay Dowling...................................................................................................... xx - xxx

  1. Cognitive Psychology and Music by Roger N. Shepard and

            Daniel J. Levitin................................................................................................... xxx - xxx

 

SECTION VIII: EXPERTISE

  1. Prospects and Limits of the Empirical Study of Expertise: An Introduction.

            K. Anders Ericsson and Jacqui Smith............................................................... xxx - xxx

  1. Thinking and Learning by John R. Hayes....................................................... xxx - xxx
  2. Musical Expertise by John A. Sloboda............................................................. xxx - xxx

 

SECTION IX: JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING

  1. Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases by Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman   xxx - xxx
  2. Decision Making by Arthur Markman and Douglas L. Medin.................... xxx - xxx

 

SECTION X: EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY

  1. Adaptations, exaptations, and spandrels by David M. Buss, Martie G. Haselton, Todd K. Shackelford, April L. Bleske & Jerome C. Wakefield.................................... xxx - xxx
  2. Toward Mapping the Evolved Functional Organization by John Tooby and Leda Cosmides      xxx - xxx

 

SECTION XI: LANGUAGE

  1. The Invention of Language by Children by Lila R. Gleitman and Elisa L. Newport           xxx - xxx
  2. Statistical Learning by Jenny R. Saffran........................................................... xxx - xxx
  3. Logic and Conversation by H. Paul Grice....................................................... xxx - xxx

 

SECTION XII: INTELLIGENCE

  1. The Theory of Multiple Intelligences by Howard E. Gardner..................... xxx - xxx
  2. Individual Differences in Cognition by R. Kim Guenther............................ xxx - xxx

 

SECTION XIII: COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE

  1. Localization of Cognitive Operations in the Human Brain by Michael I. Posner, Steven E. Petersen, Peter T. Fox, and Marcus E. Raichle................................................................. xxx - xxx
  2. Cognitive Psychology: Mind and Brain by Edward E. Smith and Stephen  M. Kosslyn     xxx - xxx

 

SECTION XIV: CROSS CULTURAL COGNITION

  1.  Cross-Cultural Cognition: Cognitive Anthropology by
             Roy G. D'Andrade xxx - xxx          

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