Psychology of Learning and Motivation

Advances in Research and Theory

Series Editor:

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

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 39 includes in its coverage chapters on category learning, relational timing, infant memory, depression and memory, goals and choice, and more.
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Researchers and academics in cognitive science.


Book information

  • Published: October 1999
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-543339-6


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

Table of Contents

C. Rovee-Collier and M. Gulya, Infant Memory: Cues, Contexts, Categories, and Lists.P.T. Hertel, The Cognitive-Initiative Account of Depression-Related Impairments in Memory.J.G. Fetterman, Relational Timing: A Theromorphic Perspective.A.B. Markman and C.M. Brendl, The Influence of Goals on Value and Choice.E.J. Wisniewski, The Copying Machine Metaphor.E. Heit and L. Bott, Knowledge Selection in Category Learning.S.A. Gelman, M. Hollander, J. Star, and G.D. Heyman, The Role of Language in the Construction of Kinds.Index.Contents of Recent Volumes.