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Cognitive Methods and Their Application to Clinical Research - Amy Wenzel

Cognitive Methods and Their Application to Clinical Research

By: Amy Wenzel (Editor), David C. Rubin (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st November 2004
ISBN: 9781591471851
Number Of Pages: 280

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This volume discusses the popularly used cognitive tasks in applied research, including the Stroop, Selective Attention, Implicit Memory, Directed Forgetting, and Autobiographical Memory tasks. For each, the contributors provide the background necessary for readers to ground themselves in the basics and be directed to more detailed information that they might need. The result is an ambitious text that will assist researchers from different backgrounds in finding important task-related data. Clinical or experimental graduate students and researchers will find this book to be an up-to-date resource on conducting rigorous research.

Contributorsp. ix
Introduction: Applying Cognitive Methods With Clinical Populationsp. 3
The Stroop Taskp. 11
The Stroop Task: Indirectly Measuring Concept Activationp. 13
The Stroop Task in Cognitive Researchp. 17
The Stroop Task in Clinical Researchp. 41
Selective Attention Tasksp. 63
Selective Attention Tasks in Clinical and Cognitive Researchp. 65
Selective Attention Tasks in Cognitive Researchp. 73
Selective Attention Tasks in Clinical Researchp. 97
Implicit Memory Tasksp. 119
Implicit Memory Tasks: Retention Without Conscious Recollectionp. 121
Implicit Memory Tasks in Cognitive Researchp. 129
Implicit Memory Tasks in Clinical Researchp. 153
Directed Forgetting Tasksp. 173
Directed Forgetting Research: Finding Common Groundp. 175
Directed Forgetting Tasks in Cognitive Researchp. 177
Directed Forgetting Tasks in Clinical Researchp. 197
Autobiographical Memory Tasksp. 213
Autobiographical Memory Tasks: Six Common Methodsp. 215
Autobiographical Memory Tasks in Cognitive Researchp. 219
Autobiographical Memory Tasks in Clinical Researchp. 243
Author Indexp. 265
Subject Indexp. 277
About the Editorsp. 289
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ISBN: 9781591471851
ISBN-10: 1591471850
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 19.05  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.82