The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 46

1st Edition

Advances in Research and Theory

Print ISBN: 9780125433464
eBook ISBN: 9780080463636
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th April 2006
Page Count: 304
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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 46 contains chapters on category learning, prototypes, prospective memory, event memory, memory models, and musical prosody.

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Discusses the concepts of category learning, prototypes, prospective memory, event memory, memory models, and musical prosody Volume 46 of the highly regarded Psychology of Learning and Motivation series *An essential reference for researchers and academics in cognitive science


Researchers and academics in cognitive science.

Table of Contents

The Role of the Basal Ganglia in Category Learning, F. Gregory Ashby and John M. Ennis Knowledge, Development and Category Learning, Brett K. Hayes Concepts as Prototypes, James A. Hampton An Analysis of Prospective Memory, Richard L. Marsh, Gabriel I. Cook, and Jason L. Hicks Accessing Recent Events, Brian McElree SIMPLE: Further Applications of a Local Disctinctiveness Model of Memory, Ian Neath and Gordon D. A. Brown What is Musical Prosody?, Caroline Palmer and Sean Hutchins


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