David Groome with Hazel Dewart, Anthony Esgate, Kevin Gurney, Richard Kemp, and Nicola Towell
An Introduction to Cognitive Psychology: Processes and Disorders is a comprehensive textbook for undergraduate students.
Uniquely, it provides in a single volume chapters on both normal cognitive function and related clinical disorders. Especially written to cover all levels of ability, it has sufficient depth and recent research to appeal to the most able students while the clear and accessible text, written by experienced teachers, will help students who find the material difficult. It will appeal to any student on an undergraduate psychology degree course and to medical students and those studying in related clinical professions such as nursing
Chapters on all the major areas of normal cognitive psychology (perception, memory, language and thinking) are paired with their corresponding disorders of cognition (agnosia, amnesia, aphasia and thought disorder)
Clearly Signposted: chapter topics are clearly separated and easily located
Specially designed textbook features include chapter summaries, annotated further reading and a glossary of key terms
Authors writing at the cutting edge of their subject areas provide the most up-to-date research and scholarship