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Author Lachman, Roy, author.

Title Cognitive psychology and information processing : an introduction / Roy Lachman, Janet L. Lachman, Earl C. Butterfield.

Publication Info. London : Psychology Press, 2015.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; PREFACE; 1. SCIENCE AND PARADIGMS: THE PREMISES OF THIS BOOK; Abstract; I. Introduction; II. Cognitive Psychology as an Experimental Science; III. Characteristics of Paradigms; IV. Paradigms, Information Processing, Psychology, and Society; 2. PSYCHOLOGY'S CONTRIBUTION TO THE INFORMATION-PROCESSING PARADIGM; Abstract; I. How Do Antecedents Shape a Paradigm?; II. The Contribution of Neobehaviorism; III. The Contributions of Verbal Learning; IV. The Contributions of Human Engineering.
3. CONTRIBUTIONS OF OTHER DISCIPLINES TO INFORMATION-PROCESSING PSYCHOLOGYAbstract; I. Introduction; II. The Contributions of Communications Engineering and Information Theory; III. The Contributions of Linguistics; 4. THE INFORMATION-PROCESSING PARADIGM; Abstract; I. Introduction: The Concept of Intelligent Action; II. The Influence of Computer Science on Cognitive Psychology; III. An Information-Processing System; IV. The Information-Processing Paradigm; 5. REACTION TIME: THE MEASURE OF AN EMERGING PARADIGM; Abstract; I. Introduction; II. Preview: A Brief History of Reaction-Time Research.
III. Information TheoryIV. Engineering Psychology; V. Decomposing Mental Processes; VI. Speed-Accuracy Trade-Off; VII. Signal Detection Theory; VIII. Serial or Parallel Processing?; IX. The Status of CRT in 1979; 6. CONSCIOUSNESS AND ATTENTION; Abstract; I. Introduction; II. Attention as Consciousness; III. Memory Processes in Selective Attention; IV. Attention as Processing Capacity; V. Reprise; 7. SOME STRUCTURAL FEATURES OF HUMAN MEMORY: THE EPISODIC MEMORY SYSTEM AND ITS PARTS; Abstract; I. Introduction; II. Three Memory Stores; III. Experimental Reasons for Positing a Sensory Register.
IV. Characteristics of the Short-Term StoreV. Differentiating the Long-Term Store From the Short-Term Store; VI. A Reminder; 8. FLEXIBILITY IN THE EPISODIC MEMORY SYSTEM: NEW DIRECTIONS FOR MULTISTORE MODELS; Abstract; I. The Current Status of Multistore Models; II. Alternatives to Multistore Models of Human Episodic Memory; III. Extensions of Multistore Models; IV. Conclusions; 9. SEMANTIC MEMORY; Abstract; I. Introduction; II. Formation of the Field of Semantic Memory; III. The Normal-Science Study of Semantic Memory; IV. Two Models of Semantic Memory; V. Word Production.
VI. Comparison of Word Production and Sentence Verification Studies10. PSYCHOLINGUISTICS; Abstract; I. Introduction; II. Neobehavioristic and Information-Theory Approaches to Language; III. The Influence of the Linguist Noam Chomsky; IV. The Psychology of Syntax; V. Semantics and Pragmatics; VI. Case Grammar; VII. Summary; 11. COMPREHENSION FROM THE PSYCHOLINGUISTIC VIEWPOINT; Abstract; I. Overview; II. The Concept of the Synthesized Code; III. The Form of the Synthesized Code; IV. Content of the Synthesized Code; V.A Model of Conversational Comprehension.
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Subject Cognition.
Human information processing.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Lachman, Janet L., author.
Butterfield, Earl, 1935- author.
Other Form: Print version: Lachman, R. Cognitive Psychology and Information Processing : An Introduction. Mahwah : Taylor and Francis, ©1979 9780898591316
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