Social Sciences - Psychology
The scientific study which focuses on mental processes is known as cognitive psychology. The processes which are studied under this domain are language use, memory, creativity, perception and thinking. Cognition is subdivided into two different styles of processing namely reasoning and intuition. Reasoning is based on conscious decisions and attitudes. It is slower and volatile. Intuition is faster than reasoning and automatic. It depends on formed habits and is difficult to change. Cognitive psychology finds applications in various fields such as social psychology, developmental psychology, abnormal psychology and educational psychology. This book presents researches and studies performed by experts across the globe. It provides significant information of this discipline to help develop a good understanding of cognitive psychology and related fields. Coherent flow of topics, student-friendly language and extensive use of examples make this book an invaluable source of knowledge.