This collection of readings is suitable for an undergraduate psychology course, for self-study, or as a resource for researchers in the field. Its 32 chapters are written by respective experts in their subfields of cognitive psychology.
Three unique aspects are the inclusion of articles on theory of mind, on evolutionary psychology, and on the psychology of music. This book has been used successfully as a text at dozens of universities by many thousands of students, from Harvard to UCLA, University of Oregon to University of South Florida, and McGill University where the author is based.
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Daniel Levitin on CTV's "The Hour" talks about his trade book "The World in Six Songs": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGam4e0X2cw&NR=1
Daniel J. Levitin is the James McGill Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where he also holds appointments in the Departments of Computer Science, Music, and Education. An award-winning teacher, he has also taught at Dartmouth College, University of California at Berkeley, Stanford University, and University of Oregon. He is the author of the international best-sellersThis Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession andThe World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature.
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Description du livre Pearson Education, Limited. Soft cover. État : New. New, International Edition, 2nd Edition, N° de réf. du libraire 0205189083