Psychology of Learning and Motivation

Advances in Research and Theory

Series Editor:

  • Douglas Medin, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA

The Psychology of Learning and Motivation publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning to complex learning and problem solving. Each chapter provides a thoughtful integration of a body of work. Volume 33 includes in its coverage early symbol understanding and its use, word identification reflex, and prospective memory.
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Researchers and graduate students in cognitive science.


Book information

  • Published: September 1995
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-543333-4


"A remarkable number of landmark papers... An important collection of theory and data."
Praise for the Series, --Roberta L. Klatzky in CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY

Table of Contents

K. Cheng, Landmark-Based Spatial Memory in the Pigeon.P.M. Niedenthal and J.B. Halberstadt, The Acquisition and Structure of Emotional Response Categories.J.S. DeLoache, Early Symbol Understanding and Use.S. Goldin-Meadow and M.W. Alibali, Mechanisms of Transition: Learning with a Helping Hand.C.A. Perfetti and S. Zhang, The Universal Word Identification Reflex.M.A. McDaniel, Prospective Memory: Progress and Processes.N. Pennington and B. Rehder, Looking for Transfer and Interference.Chapter References.Subject Index.Contents of Previous Volumes.