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Human Information Processing

An Introduction to Psychology

  • 1st Edition - January 1, 1972
  • Authors: Peter H. Lindsay, Donald A. Norman
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 2 - 1 8 5 7 - 1

Human Information Processing: An Introduction to Psychology aims to convey the excitement of modern experimental psychology to the beginning student. The book discusses the… Read more

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Human Information Processing: An Introduction to Psychology aims to convey the excitement of modern experimental psychology to the beginning student. The book discusses the organization of auditory perceptions; neural information processing; and the theories of pattern recognition. The text also describes the visual system; the dimensions of vision; the auditory system; and the dimensions of sound. The neural basis of memory; transient memories; the structure of memory; and memory processes are also considered. The book further tackles language acquisition; the process of learning and cognitive development; problem solving; and decision making. The text also looks into motivation and the biochemical responses to stress. Psychologists and students taking psychology and related courses will find the book useful."