Description

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.

Key Features

* 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

 

Readership

Researchers and students in cognitive psychology.

Table of Contents

1 Common nouns and the object categories they pick out

Barbara Malt

2. Causal-Based Categorization: State of the Art

Bob Rehder

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

Duane G.Watson

5. Defining and Explaining Automaticity in Reading Comprehension

Katherine Rawson

6. Vision and space: Rethinking scene perception

Helene Intraub

7. Spatial Thinking

Mary Hagerty

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

Details

No. of pages:
416
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780123809094
Print ISBN:
9780123809087

Reviews

"[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