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Cognition

Exploring the Science of the Mind

Seventh International Student Edition

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COMPREHENSIVE NEW PEDAGOGY BASED ON THE “TESTING EFFECT”

Based on thoroughly documented research concerning the “testing effect”, Reisberg has interwoven NEW Test Yourself questions throughout each chapter with the aim of strengthening student memory retention. NEW chapter-ending Think About It activities encourage critical thinking about the concepts, theories and research covered in the chapter.

APPLIES COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY TO EVERYDAY LIFE

NEWCognition Outside the Lab applications highlight how cognitive psychology is connected to both student learning and everyday life. Additional essays on education and the law show students how cognitive psychology is relevant to study skills and the legal system.

ZAPS COGNITION LABS HELP STUDENTS THINK LIKE PSYCHOLOGISTS

Each online lab has five parts: 1) a brief introduction to a concept from the text; 2) an experiment or experience in which the student generates data based on her responses; 3) analysis of the data generated by the individual student and peers; 4) examination of the theory behind the concept; and 5) a learning check that includes questions assessing student comprehension.

A FOCUS ON THE CURRENT RESEARCH THAT DRIVES THE FIELD

Rigorously current, the Seventh Edition includes nearly 300 new research citations since 2014. With a focus on the research that has shaped the field and new discoveries in modern cognitive psychology, Cognition exposes students to the research that cognitive psychologists are conducting today.

DYNAMIC, EASY-TO-USE RESOURCES SUPPORT YOUR COURSE GOALS

Reisberg’s Interactive Instructor’s Guide (IIG) includes demonstrations, chapter-specific YouTube-style clips (selected and annotated by the author), expert teaching tips and author-written essays that highlight applications for each chapter topic in the law and education. Instructor-only notes for ZAPS Cognition Labs are also included in this IIG’s searchable and sortable collection of resources.