The Psychology of Learning and Motivation

Series Editor:

  • Brian Ross, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA

The Psychology of Learning and Motivation series publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning to complex learning and problem solving.
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Researchers and students in cognitive psychology


Book information

  • Published: June 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-394293-7


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

Table of Contents

  1. Meta-Cognitive Myopia and the Dilemmas of Inductive-Statistical Inference
  2. Klaus Fiedler

  3. Relations Between Memory and Reasoning
  4. Evan Heit, Caren M. Rotello and Brett K. Hayes

  5. The Visual World in Sight and Mind: How Attention and Memory Interact to Determine Visual Experience
  6. James R. Brockmole, Christopher C. Davoli, and Deborah A. Cronin

  7. Spatial Thinking and STEM Education: When, Why, and How?
  8. David H. Uttal and Cheryl A. Cohen

  9. Emotions during the Learning of Difficult Material
  10. Arthur C. Graesser and Sidney D’Mello

  11. Specificity and Transfer of Learning
  12. Alice F. Healy and Erica L. Wohldmann

  13. What do words do? Towards a theory of language-augmented thought

    Gary Lupyan