Psychology of Learning and Motivation

Psychology of Learning and Motivation

Advances in Research and Theory

1st Edition - September 17, 1996
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  • Editor: Douglas Medin
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080863863

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Description

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 35 covers spatial working memory, memory for asymmetric events, distance and location processes in memory, category learning, and visual spatial attention.

Readership

Researchers and academics in cognitive science.

Table of Contents

  • W.J. Friedman, Distance and Location Processes in Memory for the Times of Past Events.
    J. Jonides, P.A. Reuter-Lorenz, E.E. Smith, E. Awh, L.L. Barnes, M. Drain, J. Glass, E.J. Lauber, A.L. Patalano, and E.H. Schumacher, Verbal and Spatial Working Memory in Humans.
    J.T. Wixted and D.H. Dougherty, Memory for Asymmetric Events.
    M. Linton, The Maintenance of a Complex Knowledge Base after Seventeen Years.
    B.H. Ross, Category Learning as Problem Solving.
    T. Kit-Fong, L.F. Romo, and J.E. DeWitt, Building a Coherent Conception of HIV Transmission: A New Approach to AIDS Education.
    G.D. Logan and C. Bundesen, Spatial Effects in the Partial Report Paradigm: A Challenge for Theories of Visual Spatial Attention.
    D. Billman, Structural Biases in Concept Learning: Influences from Multiple Functions.
    Chapter References.
    Subject Index.
    Contents of Recent Volumes.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 337
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1996
  • Published: September 17, 1996
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080863863

About the Serial Editor

Douglas Medin

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

Affiliations and Expertise

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA