The Mind of Man: Models of Human Understanding

Sanford, Anthony J.
ISBN:
9780300039603

In this book, a distinguished psychologist describes the most important and up-to-date explanations of our mental processes. Designed specifically for a general audience, the book is written in an accessible and lively style and draws on a wide range of familiar situations to illustrate the concepts it presents. Anthony J. Sanford discusses such intriguing topics as memory, reasoning, learning, and problem solving. In each case, he describes the relevant theories and experiments of cognitive science and psychology and shows how they have increased our knowledge. Original, comprehensive, and fascinating, this book will be of interest to students, faculty, and lay people alike.

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