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The practical benefits of cognitive psychology

Richardson, John T. E. (1989). The practical benefits of cognitive psychology. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 1(1) pp. 27–46.

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The practical applications of cognitive psychology lie in providing new vocabularies for describing empirical phenomena, new descriptions and explanations of those phenomena, and programmes of action for professional workers. Research into errors in skilled behaviour, the amnesic syndrome, acquired reading disorders, and imagery mnemonics provides examples of these potential applications. While there are fundamental problems with regard to the procedures, the evidence and the subjects involved, research in cognitive psychology has many potential benefits and will itself benefit from such applications.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 0954-1446
Academic Unit/School: Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 49799
Depositing User: John T. E. Richardson
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2017 12:29
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:52
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