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 35 covers spatial working memory, memory for asymmetric events, distance and location processes in memory, category learning, and visual spatial attention.
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Researchers and academics in cognitive science.


Book information

  • Published: September 1996
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-543335-8


"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

W.J. Friedman, Distance and Location Processes in Memory for the Times of Past Events.J. Jonides, P.A. Reuter-Lorenz, E.E. Smith, E. Awh, L.L. Barnes, M. Drain, J. Glass, E.J. Lauber, A.L. Patalano, and E.H. Schumacher, Verbal and Spatial Working Memory in Humans.J.T. Wixted and D.H. Dougherty, Memory for Asymmetric Events.M. Linton, The Maintenance of a Complex Knowledge Base after Seventeen Years.B.H. Ross, Category Learning as Problem Solving.T. Kit-Fong, L.F. Romo, and J.E. DeWitt, Building a Coherent Conception of HIV Transmission: A New Approach to AIDS Education. G.D. Logan and C. Bundesen, Spatial Effects in the Partial Report Paradigm: A Challenge for Theories of Visual Spatial Attention.D. Billman, Structural Biases in Concept Learning: Influences from Multiple Functions.Chapter References.Subject Index.Contents of Recent Volumes.