Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 41

1st Edition

Advances in Research and Theory

Editors: Brian Ross
Hardcover ISBN: 9780125433419
eBook ISBN: 9780080522746
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 10th June 2002
Page Count: 372
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Table of Contents

Contributors. D.L. Medin, N. Ross, S. Atran, R.C. Burnett, and S.V. Blok, Categorization and Reasoning in Relation to Culture and Expertise. T.K. Landauer, On the Computational Basis of Learning and Cognition: Arguments from LSA. R.E. Mayer, Multimedia Learning. T.J. Palmeri and M.A. Flanery, Memory Systems and Perceptual Categorization. R.A. Carlson, Conscious Intentions in the Control of Skilled Mental Activity. M.A. Conway, C.W. Pleydell-Pearce, S. Whitecross, and H. Sharpe, Brain Imaging Autobiographical Memory. C.M. Seifert, The Continued Influence of Misinformation in Memory: What Makes a Correction Effective? C.M. Kelley and M.G. Rhodes, Making Sense and Nonsense of Experience: Attributions in Memory and Judgment. N.R. Brown, Real-World Estimation: Estimation Modes and Seeding Effects. Index. Contents of Recent Volumes.

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 41 includes in its coverage chapters on multimedia learning, brain imaging, and memory, among others.

Readership

Researchers and academics in cognitive science.


Details

No. of pages:
372
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080522746
Hardcover ISBN:
9780125433419

Reviews

Praise for the Series "A remarkable number of landmark papers... An important collection of theory and data." --CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY


About the Editors

Brian Ross Editor

Brian H. Ross is a Professor of Psychology and of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research areas have included problem solving, complex learning, categorization, reasoning, memory, and mathematical modeling. He has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and the Institute of Education Sciences. Ross has been Editor-in-Chief of the journal Memory & Cognition, Chair of the Governing Board of the Psychonomic Society, and co-author of a textbook, Cognitive Psychology. He has held temporary leadership positions on the University of Illinois campus as Department Head of Psychology, Associate Dean of the Sciences, and Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Ross has degrees from Brown University (B.S., Honors in Psychology), Rutgers University (M.S. in Mathematical Statistics), Yale University (M.S. in Psychology), and Stanford University (PhD.). Ross has been Editor of The Psychology of Learning and Motivation since 2000.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA