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The Resource An introduction to applied cognitive psychology, David Groome and Michael W. Eysenck ; with Kevin Baker, Ray Bull, Graham Edgar, Helen Edgar, David Heathcote, Richard Kemp, Robin Law, Catherine Loveday, Moira Maguire, Rebecca Milne, Ben Newell, David White, Mark Wilson, and Jenny Yiend

An introduction to applied cognitive psychology, David Groome and Michael W. Eysenck ; with Kevin Baker, Ray Bull, Graham Edgar, Helen Edgar, David Heathcote, Richard Kemp, Robin Law, Catherine Loveday, Moira Maguire, Rebecca Milne, Ben Newell, David White, Mark Wilson, and Jenny Yiend

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An introduction to applied cognitive psychology
Title
An introduction to applied cognitive psychology
Statement of responsibility
David Groome and Michael W. Eysenck ; with Kevin Baker, Ray Bull, Graham Edgar, Helen Edgar, David Heathcote, Richard Kemp, Robin Law, Catherine Loveday, Moira Maguire, Rebecca Milne, Ben Newell, David White, Mark Wilson, and Jenny Yiend
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Language
eng
Summary
An Introduction to Applied Cognitive Psychology offers a student friendly review of recent research in the application of cognitive methods, theories and models to real-world scenarios. The authors approach cognitive psychology by looking at how people use basic cognitive skills in everyday environments. In this way, they explore how people use their knowledge to influence their behaviour in life, and throw light on the inter-relationships between each part of the cognitive system. The central areas of visual perception, attention, memory, language, thinking, decision making and human performa
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1946-
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Groome, David
Dewey number
153
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Eysenck, Michael W
  • Esgate, Anthony
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  • Cognitive psychology
  • Psychology, Applied
Target audience
specialized
Label
An introduction to applied cognitive psychology, David Groome and Michael W. Eysenck ; with Kevin Baker, Ray Bull, Graham Edgar, Helen Edgar, David Heathcote, Richard Kemp, Robin Law, Catherine Loveday, Moira Maguire, Rebecca Milne, Ben Newell, David White, Mark Wilson, and Jenny Yiend
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous edition: published as by Anthony Esgate and David Groome with Kevin Baker and others. 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; An Introduction to Applied Cognitive Psychology; Title Page ; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; The despicable Dr Fischer's bomb party; The Monty Hall problem; LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLES; FIGURE ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; PREFACE; 1 Introduction to applied cognitive psychology; 1.1 APPLIED COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY; 1.2 EARLY COGNITIVE RESEARCH; 1.3 POST-WAR DEVELOPMENTS IN APPLIED COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY; 1.4 LABORATORY VERSUS FIELD EXPERIMENTS; 1.5 THE AIMS OF APPLIED COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY; 1.6 ABOUT THIS BOOK; 2 Memory improvement; 2.1 INTRODUCTION
  • 2.2 ORGANISING AND SPACING OF LEARNING SESSIONS2.3 MEANING, ORGANISATION AND IMAGERY AS LEARNING STRATEGIES; 2.4 MNEMONICS; Mnemonic strategies; Expert mnemonists; 2.5 RETRIEVAL AND RETRIEVAL CUES; 2.6 RETRIEVAL PRACTICE AND DISUSE; 2.7 RETRIEVAL-INDUCED FORGETTING; 2.8 CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF DISUSE AND RETRIEVAL INHIBITION; 2.9 RETRIEVAL STRENGTH, STORAGE STRENGTH AND METAMEMORY; SUMMARY; FURTHER READING; 3 Everyday memory; 3.1 INTRODUCTION: MEMORY IN THE LABORATORY AND IN REAL LIFE; 3.2 AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MEMORY; Memory for the distant past; Diary studies and retrieval cues
  • Memory for different periods of lifeInfantile amnesia; 3.3 FLASHBULB MEMORIES; Memory for learning about shocking events; Does flashbulb memory involve a special process?; Other factors affecting flashbulb memory; Physiological and clinical aspects of flashbulb memory; 3.4 EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY; The fallibility of eyewitness testimony; Contamination by post-event information; The Oklahoma bombing; Explanations of contamination and misinformation effects; Children as witnesses; General conclusions and recommendations; 3.5 THE COGNITIVE INTERVIEW; Techniques used in the cognitive interview
  • The effectiveness of the cognitive interviewLimitations of the cognitive interview; SUMMARY; FURTHER READING; 4 Face identification; 4.1 INTRODUCTION; 4.2 FACE-PROCESSING MODELS; 4.3 DANGEROUS EVIDENCE: EYEWITNESS IDENTIFICATION; Researching the factors affecting identification accuracy; Meta-analytic techniques; System variables and estimator variables; Surveys of experts; 4.4 FACTORS AFFECTING IDENTIFICATION EVIDENCE; Identification procedures; Relative versus absolute judgements; Simultaneous and sequential identification procedures; 4.5 INFLUENCING POLICY; The fifth recommendation
  • 4.6 THE VIPER PARADE4.7 MAKING FACES: FACIAL COMPOSITE SYSTEMS; Evaluating first-generation composite systems; Second-generation composite systems; The utility of composite systems; 4.8 WHEN SEEING SHOULD NOT BE BELIEVING: FACING UP TO FRAUD; SUMMARY; 5 Working memory and performance limitations; 5.1 INTRODUCTION; Working memory; The Baddeley and Hitch model of working memory; Individual differences in working memory capacity; 5.2 WORKING MEMORY AND COMPUTER PROGRAMMING; Learning programming languages; Expert programming; 5.3 WORKING MEMORY AND AIR-TRAFFIC CONTROL
Control code
ocn947086314
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition
Extent
1 online resource (x, 409 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781138840133
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)947086314
Label
An introduction to applied cognitive psychology, David Groome and Michael W. Eysenck ; with Kevin Baker, Ray Bull, Graham Edgar, Helen Edgar, David Heathcote, Richard Kemp, Robin Law, Catherine Loveday, Moira Maguire, Rebecca Milne, Ben Newell, David White, Mark Wilson, and Jenny Yiend
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous edition: published as by Anthony Esgate and David Groome with Kevin Baker and others. 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; An Introduction to Applied Cognitive Psychology; Title Page ; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; The despicable Dr Fischer's bomb party; The Monty Hall problem; LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLES; FIGURE ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; PREFACE; 1 Introduction to applied cognitive psychology; 1.1 APPLIED COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY; 1.2 EARLY COGNITIVE RESEARCH; 1.3 POST-WAR DEVELOPMENTS IN APPLIED COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY; 1.4 LABORATORY VERSUS FIELD EXPERIMENTS; 1.5 THE AIMS OF APPLIED COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY; 1.6 ABOUT THIS BOOK; 2 Memory improvement; 2.1 INTRODUCTION
  • 2.2 ORGANISING AND SPACING OF LEARNING SESSIONS2.3 MEANING, ORGANISATION AND IMAGERY AS LEARNING STRATEGIES; 2.4 MNEMONICS; Mnemonic strategies; Expert mnemonists; 2.5 RETRIEVAL AND RETRIEVAL CUES; 2.6 RETRIEVAL PRACTICE AND DISUSE; 2.7 RETRIEVAL-INDUCED FORGETTING; 2.8 CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF DISUSE AND RETRIEVAL INHIBITION; 2.9 RETRIEVAL STRENGTH, STORAGE STRENGTH AND METAMEMORY; SUMMARY; FURTHER READING; 3 Everyday memory; 3.1 INTRODUCTION: MEMORY IN THE LABORATORY AND IN REAL LIFE; 3.2 AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MEMORY; Memory for the distant past; Diary studies and retrieval cues
  • Memory for different periods of lifeInfantile amnesia; 3.3 FLASHBULB MEMORIES; Memory for learning about shocking events; Does flashbulb memory involve a special process?; Other factors affecting flashbulb memory; Physiological and clinical aspects of flashbulb memory; 3.4 EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY; The fallibility of eyewitness testimony; Contamination by post-event information; The Oklahoma bombing; Explanations of contamination and misinformation effects; Children as witnesses; General conclusions and recommendations; 3.5 THE COGNITIVE INTERVIEW; Techniques used in the cognitive interview
  • The effectiveness of the cognitive interviewLimitations of the cognitive interview; SUMMARY; FURTHER READING; 4 Face identification; 4.1 INTRODUCTION; 4.2 FACE-PROCESSING MODELS; 4.3 DANGEROUS EVIDENCE: EYEWITNESS IDENTIFICATION; Researching the factors affecting identification accuracy; Meta-analytic techniques; System variables and estimator variables; Surveys of experts; 4.4 FACTORS AFFECTING IDENTIFICATION EVIDENCE; Identification procedures; Relative versus absolute judgements; Simultaneous and sequential identification procedures; 4.5 INFLUENCING POLICY; The fifth recommendation
  • 4.6 THE VIPER PARADE4.7 MAKING FACES: FACIAL COMPOSITE SYSTEMS; Evaluating first-generation composite systems; Second-generation composite systems; The utility of composite systems; 4.8 WHEN SEEING SHOULD NOT BE BELIEVING: FACING UP TO FRAUD; SUMMARY; 5 Working memory and performance limitations; 5.1 INTRODUCTION; Working memory; The Baddeley and Hitch model of working memory; Individual differences in working memory capacity; 5.2 WORKING MEMORY AND COMPUTER PROGRAMMING; Learning programming languages; Expert programming; 5.3 WORKING MEMORY AND AIR-TRAFFIC CONTROL
Control code
ocn947086314
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition
Extent
1 online resource (x, 409 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781138840133
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)947086314

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