The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 57

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780123942937
eBook ISBN: 9780123946300
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st June 2012
Page Count: 316
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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.

Key Features

  • Volume 57 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

Table of Contents

  1. Meta-Cognitive Myopia and the Dilemmas of Inductive-Statistical Inference
  2. Klaus Fiedler

  3. Relations Between Memory and Reasoning
  4. Evan Heit, Caren M. Rotello and Brett K. Hayes

  5. The Visual World in Sight and Mind: How Attention and Memory Interact to Determine Visual Experience
  6. James R. Brockmole, Christopher C. Davoli, and Deborah A. Cronin

  7. Spatial Thinking and STEM Education: When, Why, and How?
  8. David H. Uttal and Cheryl A. Cohen

  9. Emotions during the Learning of Difficult Material
  10. Arthur C. Graesser and Sidney D’Mello

  11. Specificity and Transfer of Learning
  12. Alice F. Healy and Erica L. Wohldmann

  13. What do words do? Towards a theory of language-augmented thought

    Gary Lupyan


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"A remarkable number of landmark papers... An important collection of theory and data." --Contemporary Psychology