This book provides an accessible introduction to the field of cognitive education. It explains the concepts commonly found in the cognitive psychology and cognitive education literatures, theories and models of human thinking and intelligent behavior, and how these have been applied to psychoeducational assessment, instruction, and the adaption of student behavior. The book includes numerous examples to explain the concepts, theories, and applications, and includes supplementary reading lists and study questions.

chapter 1|17 pages

Education and learning

chapter 2|23 pages

Developing models of cognition

chapter 3|21 pages

Cognition and cognitive concepts

chapter 4|20 pages

Brain functions and problem-solving

chapter 6|30 pages

Assessing cognitive skills and processes

chapter 7|24 pages

Instruction and remediation

chapter 9|25 pages

Cognitive skills and social behaviours

chapter 10|25 pages

Cognitive education and the school community