Psychology of Learning and Motivation - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128150856

Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 69

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Brian Ross
Editors: Brian Ross
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128150856
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st December 2018
Page Count: 310
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Table of Contents

1. Individual Differences in the Incentive Salience of Alcohol Cues and the Neurobiology of Addiction Risk
2. Towards Consilience in the Use of Feedback to Promote Learning: A Review of the Literature
3. Process Models as Theoretical Bridges Between Cognitive and Social Psychology
4. Forming salience maps of the environment: A foundation for motivated behavior
5. Enhancing Learning with Hand Gestures: Principles and Practices
6. Synesthesia and Metaphor
7. Learning structure from the world
8. Communicating and reasoning with verbal probability expressions
9. Cognitive Constructs and Neurobiology of Memory-Attention Interactions
10. A conceptual consideration of the free energy principle in cognitive maps
11. The neural and behavioral dynamics of free recall
12. Roles of Instructions in Action Control: Conditional Automaticity in a Hierarchical Multidimensional Task-Space Representation


Description

Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 69 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 on a variety of topics, including Individual Differences in the Incentive Salience of Alcohol Cues and the Neurobiology of Addiction Risk, Process Models as Theoretical Bridges Between Cognitive and Social Psychology, Forming salience maps of the environment: A foundation for motivated behavior,Communicating and reasoning with verbal probability expressions and A conceptual consideration of the free energy principle in cognitive maps.

Each chapter in this series thoughtfully integrates the writings of leading contributors, who both present and discuss significant bodies of research relevant to their discipline.

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


Details

No. of pages:
310
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Hardcover ISBN:
9780128150856

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About the Serial Editors

Brian Ross Serial 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, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA

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, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA