The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 46

1st Edition

Advances in Research and Theory

Serial Editors: Brian Ross
Hardcover ISBN: 9780125433464
eBook ISBN: 9780080463636
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th April 2006
Page Count: 304
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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


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.


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

About the Serial Editors

Brian Ross Serial Editor

Brian H. Ross is a Professor of Psychology and of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research areas have included problem solving, complex learning, categorization, reasoning, memory, and mathematical modeling. He has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and the Institute of Education Sciences. Ross has been Editor-in-Chief of the journal Memory & Cognition, Chair of the Governing Board of the Psychonomic Society, and co-author of a textbook, Cognitive Psychology. He has held temporary leadership positions on the University of Illinois campus as Department Head of Psychology, Associate Dean of the Sciences, and Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Ross has degrees from Brown University (B.S., Honors in Psychology), Rutgers University (M.S. in Mathematical Statistics), Yale University (M.S. in Psychology), and Stanford University (PhD.). Ross has been Editor of The Psychology of Learning and Motivation since 2000.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA