The Psychology of Learning and Motivation series publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning to complex learning and problem solving. Each chapter thoughtfully integrates the writings of leading contributors, who present and discuss significant bodies of research relevant to their discipline. Volume 51 includes chapters on such varied topics as emotion and memory interference, electrophysiology, mathematical cognition, and reader participation in narrative.
Volume 51 of the highly regarded Psychology of Learning and Motivation series
An essential reference for researchers and academics in cognitive science
* Relevant to both applied concerns and basic research
Researchers and students in cognitive psychology.
1 Common nouns and the object categories they pick out
2. Causal-Based Categorization: State of the Art
3. The Influence of Verbal and Nonverbal Processing on Category Learning
John Paul Minda
4. How listeners learn to listen: Understanding links between language production and comprehension
5. Defining and Explaining Automaticity in Reading Comprehension
6. Vision and space: Rethinking scene perception
7. Spatial Thinking
8. Toward an integrative theory of hypothesis generation, probability judgment, and information search.
Micahel Dougherty, Rick P.Thomas, Nicholas Lange
9. The Self-Organization of Cognitive Structure
James A. Dixon, Damian Stephen, Rebecca Boncoddo, Jason Anastas
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- © Academic Press 2010
- 5th March 2010
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"[T]he tradition of this series is to provide cutting-edge reviews of current experimental research… [M]ost appropriate for professional psychologists and interested graduate students. With some assistance, some advanced undergraduates will benefit from reading selected chapters."--PsycCritiques, Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books