Cognitive Science: An Introduction to the Study of the Mind

This site is intended to enhance your use of Cognitive Science, Third Editionby Jay Friedenberg and Gordon Silverman. Please note that all the materials on this site are especially geared toward maximizing your understanding of the material. 

Cognitive Science provides a comprehensive introduction to the field from multiple perspectives to help readers better understand and answer questions about the mysteries of the mind. In each chapter, the authors focus on a particular area in cognitive science, exploring methodologies, theoretical perspectives, and findings, then offering the critical evaluations and conclusions drawn from them. Substantially updated with new and expanded content, the Third Edition reflects the latest research in this rapidly evolving field.


We gratefully acknowledge Jay Friedenberg and Gordon Silverman for writing an excellent text and for reviewing the assets on this site. Special thanks are also due to Marc Breault of University of California, Berkeley, for creating the ancillaries on this site.