Psychology of Learning and Motivation

Psychology of Learning and Motivation

Advances in Research and Theory

1st Edition - September 11, 1995

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  • Editor: Douglas Medin
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080863849

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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. Each chapter provides a thoughtful integration of a body of work. Volume 33 includes in its coverage early symbol understanding and its use, word identification reflex, and prospective memory.

Key Features

  • Early symbol understanding and its use
  • Word identification reflex
  • Prospective memory


Researchers and graduate students in cognitive science

Table of Contents

  • K. Cheng, Landmark-Based Spatial Memory in the Pigeon.
    P.M. Niedenthal and J.B. Halberstadt, The Acquisition and Structure of Emotional Response Categories.
    J.S. DeLoache, Early Symbol Understanding and Use.
    S. Goldin-Meadow and M.W. Alibali, Mechanisms of Transition: Learning with a Helping Hand.
    C.A. Perfetti and S. Zhang, The Universal Word Identification Reflex.
    M.A. McDaniel, Prospective Memory: Progress and Processes.
    N. Pennington and B. Rehder, Looking for Transfer and Interference.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 296
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1995
  • Published: September 11, 1995
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080863849

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Douglas Medin

Douglas L. Medin is the series editor of The Psychology of Learning and Motivation.

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Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA

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