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. Volume 49 contains chapters on short-term memory, theory and measurement of working memory capacity limits, development of perceptual grouping in infancy, co-constructing conceptual domains through family conversations and activities, the concrete substrates of abstract rule use, ambiguity, accessibility, and a division of labor for communicative success, and lexical expertise and reading skill.


Researchers and students in cognitive psychology.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Short-Term Memory: New Data and a Model Stephan Lewandowsky and Simon Farrell Chapter 2 Theory and Measurement of Working Memory Capacity Limits Nelson Cowan, Candice C. Morey, Zhijian Chen, Amanda L. Gilchrist, and J. Scott Saults Chapter 3 What Goes with What? Development of Perceptual Grouping in Infancy Paul C. Quinn, Ramesh S. Bhatt and Angela Hayden Chapter 4 Co-constructing Conceptual Domains Through Family Conversations and Activities Maureen Callanan and Araceli Valle Chapter 5 The Concrete Substrates of Abstract Rule Use Bradley C. Love, Marc Tomlinson, and Todd M. Gureckis Chapter 6 Ambiguity, Accessibility, and a Division of Labor for Communicative Success Victor S. Ferreira Chapter 7 Lexical Expertise and Reading Skill Sally Andrews


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