The Psychology of Learning and Motivation

Advances in Research and Theory

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. Volume 46 contains chapters on category learning, prototypes, prospective memory, event memory, memory models, and musical prosody.
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Researchers and academics in cognitive science.


Book information

  • Published: April 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-543346-4


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

Table of Contents

The Role of the Basal Ganglia in Category Learning, F. Gregory Ashby and John M. EnnisKnowledge, Development and Category Learning, Brett K. HayesConcepts as Prototypes, James A. HamptonAn Analysis of Prospective Memory, Richard L. Marsh, Gabriel I. Cook, and Jason L. HicksAccessing Recent Events, Brian McElreeSIMPLE: Further Applications of a Local Disctinctiveness Model of Memory, Ian Neath and Gordon D. A. BrownWhat is Musical Prosody?, Caroline Palmer and Sean Hutchins