Psychology of Learning and Motivation

Series Editor:

  • Brian Ross, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 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.
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Researchers and academics in cognitive science.


Book information

  • Published: June 2003
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-543343-3


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

Table of Contents

Contributors.G.L. Murphy, Ecological Validity and the Study of Concepts.L.W. Barsalou, P.M. Niedenthal, A.K. Barbey, and J.A. Ruppert, Social Embodiment.A.M. Glenberg and M.P. Kaschak, The Body's Contribution to Language.L. Carlson, Using Spatial Language.C.M MacLeod, M.D. Dodd, E.D. Sheard, D.E. Wilson, and U. Bibi, In Opposition to Inhibition.J. Sweller, Evolution of Human Cognitive Architecture.A.F. Kramer and S.L. Willis, Cognitive Plasticity and Aging.Index.Contents of Previous Volumes.