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. This guest-edited special issue is devoted to research and discussion on decision making from a cognitive perspective. Topics include judgment and decision making with respect to memory processes and techniques, domain-specificity, and confirmation bias.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Synthesis of decision and cognitive research * New theoretical treatments of critical phenomena * New findings and systematic reviews of past work * Coverage of preference, inference, prediction, and hypothesis-testing * Written by the new leading generation of researchers


Researchers and graduate students in cognitive science and social psychology.

Table of Contents

R. Hastie and N. Pennington, Cognitive Approaches to Judgment and Decision Making. E.U. Weber, W.M. Goldstein, and S. Barlas, And Let Us Not Forget Memory: The Role of Memory Processes and Techniques in the Study of Judgment and Choice. W.M. Goldstein and E.U. Weber, Content and Discontent: Indications and Implications of Domain Specificity in Preferential Decision Making. J.W. Payne, J.R. Bettman, E.J. Johnson, and M.F. Luce, An Information Processing Perspective on Choice. L.L. Lopes, Algebra and Process in the Modeling of Risky Choice. B.A. Mellers, E.U. Weber, L.D. Ordóñez, and A.D.J. Cooke, Utility Invariance Despite Labile Preferences. E. Shafir, Compatibility in Cognition and Decision. D.V. Budescu and T.S. Wallsten, Processing Linguistic Probabilities: General Principles and Empirical Evidence. J.M. Miyamoto, R. Gonzalez, and S. Tu, Compositional Anomalies in the Semantics of Evidence. J. Klayman, Varieties of Confirmation Bias. Chapter References. Subject Index. Contents of Recent Volumes.


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