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The Psychology of Learning and Motivation

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 thoughtfully integrates the writings of leading contributors, who present and discuss significant bodies of research relevant to their discipline. Volume 59 includes chapters on such varied topics as pupillometric studies of face memory, self-organization of human interaction, and the role of relational competition in the comprehension of modifier-noun phrases and noun-noun compounds.


Researchers and students in cognitive psychology

Hardbound, 352 Pages

Published: June 2013

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-407187-2


    1. Towards a Unified Theory of Human Reasoning

      Philip N. Johnson-Laird and Sangeet S. Khemlani
    2. The Self-Organization of Human Interaction
    3. Rick Dale, Riccardo Fusaroli, Nicholas D. Duran and Daniel C. Richardson

    4. Conceptual Composition: The Role of Relational Competition in the Comprehension of Modifier-Noun Phrases and Noun-Noun Compounds
    5. Christina L. Gagné and Thomas L. Spalding

    6. List-Method Directed Forgetting in Cognitive and Clinical Research: A Theoretical and Methodological Review
    7. Lili Sahakyan, Peter F. Delaney, Nathaniel L. Foster, and Branden Abushanab

    8. Recollection is Fast and Easy: Pupillometric Studies of Face Memory
    9. Stephen D. Goldinger and Megan H. Papesh

    10. A Mechanistic Approach to Individual Differences in Spatial Learning, Memory, and Navigation
    11. Amy Lynne Shelton, Steven A. Marchette and Andrew J. Furman

    12. When do the Effects of Distractors Provide a Measure of Distractibility?

    Alejandro Lleras, Simona Buetti, and J. Toby Mordkoff


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