Psychology of Learning and Motivation

Advances in Research and Theory

Edited by

  • Gordon Bower, Stanford University, Stanford, California, U.S.A.

Audience

Researchers and graduate students in cognitive science and neuroscience.

 

Book information

  • Published: October 1991
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-543327-3

Reviews

"Indispensable to all psychologists interested in the experimental study of the phenomena of learning and motivation."
--BRITISH JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY


"Provides a diverse sampling of research being conducted throughout the area of learning."
--CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY



Table of Contents

L.W. Barsalou, Deriving Categories to Achieve Goals.J.P. Clapper and G.H. Bower, Learning and Applying Category Knowledge in Unsupervised Domains.B. Tversky, Spatial Mental Models.T.P. McNamara, Memory's View of Space.E.F. Loftus, Made in Memory: Distortions in Recollection after Misleading Information.M.A. Gernsbacher, Cognitive Processes and Mechanisms in Language Comprehension: The Structure Building Framework.J.E.R. Staddon and J.J. Higa, Temporal Learning.P.R. Killeen, Behavior's Time.Index.Contents of Recent Volumes.