The Psychology of Learning and Motivation

The Psychology of Learning and Motivation

1st Edition - September 10, 2019

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  • Editor: Kara Federmeier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128171769
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128171752

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The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 71, the latest release in the 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 Automating adaptive control with item-specific learning, Cognition and voting: Generalizing from the laboratory to the real-world voting booth, Protracted perceptual development of auditory pattern structure, Understanding alcohol reward in social context, Perceptual and Mnemonic Differences across Cultures, Aging, Cognitive Reserve and the Healthy Brain, Aging, context processing, and comprehension, and more.

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


Researchers and students in cognitive psychology

Table of Contents

  • 1. Automating adaptive control with item-specific learning
    Yu-Chin Chiu
    2. Two-way translation: Advancing knowledge of politics and psychology via the study of bilingual voters
    Jason C. Coronel, Daniel Colón Amill and Erin Drouin
    3. Protracted perceptual learning of auditory pattern structure in spoken language
    Sarah C. Creel
    4. Understanding social factors in alcohol reward and risk for problem drinking
    Catharine E. Fairbairn and Brynne A. Velia
    5. Perceptual and mnemonic differences across cultures
    Angela Gutchess and Robert Sekuler
    6. Aging, neurocognitive reserve, and the healthy brain
    Chih-Mao Huang and Hsu-Wen Huang
    7. Aging, context processing, and comprehension
    Brennan R. Payne and Jack W. Silcox
    8. Speaking waves: Neuronal oscillations in language production
    Vitória Piai and Xiaochen Zheng
    9. Memory influences visual cognition across multiple functional states of interactive cortical dynamics
    Haline E. Schendan
    10. Adaptation for growth as a common goal throughout the lifespan: Why and how
    Rachel Wu and Carla Strickland-Hughes

Product details

  • No. of pages: 424
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: September 10, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128171769
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128171752

About the Serial 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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