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Learning and Thinking
  • Authored by: Christopher M. Hakala and Bernard C. Beins; Series Editor: Bernard C. Beins, Ph.D.
  • From the Series: Student Handbook to Psychology
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  • ISBN-10: 1438141459
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-4145-9
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 09/01/2012
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  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up


People naturally react to and learn about the world around them without giving it much thought or, at times, even being aware that learning is taking place. Learning and Thinking describes how that learning happens—discussing some of the stumbling blocks to effective learning, how people learn and use language, and how our thought processes sometimes guide our behavior and are affected by our behavior. In addition, this new, full-color eBook describes the abilities of people with exceptional memories and other cognitive abilities.



About the Author(s)

Christopher M. Hakala received his Ph.D. from the University of New Hampshire and is currently a professor at Western New England University.

Bernard C. Beins received his Ph.D. from the City University of New York and is a professor of psychology at Ithaca College. A recipient of the Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching Award, his publications includeBest Practices: Beginning and Ending the Psychology Majorand Research Methods: A Tool for Life.

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"...exceptional...will help students understand the discipline of psychology...well written..."

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