Psychology of Learning and Motivation

Psychology of Learning and Motivation

1st Edition - November 30, 2018

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  • Editor: Kara Federmeier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128150856
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128155127

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Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 69, the latest release in the Psychology of Learning and Motivation series features empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning, to complex learning and problem-solving. New to this volume are chapters covering Consilience in the Use of Feedback to Promote Learning: A Review of the Literature, Process Models as Theoretical Bridges Between Cognitive and Social Psychology, Forming Salience Maps of the Environment: A Foundation for Motivated Behavior, Enhancing Learning with Hand Gestures: Principles and Practices, Synesthesia and Metaphor, Learning Structure from the World, and more. Additional sections cover Free Energy Principle in Cognitive Maps, The Neural and Behavioral Dynamics of Free Recall, and Roles of Instructions in Action Control: Conditional Automaticity in a Hierarchical Multidimensional Task-Space Representation.

Key Features

  • Presents the latest information in the highly regarded Psychology of Learning and Motivation series
  • Provides an essential reference for researchers and academics in cognitive science
  • Contains information relevant to both applied concerns and basic research

Readership

Researchers and students in cognitive psychology

Table of Contents


  • 1. Towards Consilience in the Use of Feedback to Promote Learning: A Review of the Literature
    Andrew C. Butler and Nathaniel Woodward
    2. Multinomial Processing Trees as Theoretical Bridges between Cognitive and Social Psychology
    Jimmy Calanchini and Jeff Sherman
    3. Enhancing Learning with Hand Gestures: Principles and Practices
    Susan Cook
    4. Synesthesia and Metaphor
    Seana Coulson
    5. Learning structure from the world
    Alex Doumas6. A conceptual consideration of the free energy principle in cognitive maps
    Joshua Oon Soo Goh
    7. The New Science of Eyewitness Memory
    Scott D. Gronlund and Aaron Benjamin
    8. Communicating and reasoning with verbal probability expressions
    Ulrike Hahn and Peter Collins
    9. Cognitive Constructs and Neurobiology of Memory-Attention Interactions
    Deborah Hannula
    10. Roles of Instructions in Action Control: Conditional Automaticity in a Hierarchical Multidimensional Task-SpaceRepresentation
    Aiping Xiong and Robert proctor

Product details

  • No. of pages: 374
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2018
  • Published: November 30, 2018
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128150856
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128155127

About the Serial Volume Editor

Kara Federmeier

Kara D. Federmeier received her Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from the University of California, San Diego. She is a Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Neuroscience Program at the University of Illinois and a full-time faculty member at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, where she leads the Illinois Language and Literacy Initiative and heads the Cognition and Brain Lab. She is also a Past President of the Society for Psychophysiological Research. Her research examines meaning comprehension and memory using human electrophysiological techniques, in combination with behavioral, eyetracking, and other functional imaging and psychophysiological methods. She has been funded by the National Institute on Aging, the Institute of Education Sciences, and the James S. McDonnell Foundation.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA

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