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The Psychology of Learning and Motivation

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.


Researchers and students in cognitive psychology

Hardbound, 316 Pages

Published: June 2012

Imprint: Academic Press

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


    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


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