Human Action Control: From Intentions To Movements

April 19, 2018|
Human Action Control: From Intentions To Movements by Bernhard Hommel
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This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction into the areas of human action planning and action control. It discusses the basic theoretical issues and questions in understanding the planning and control of human goal-directed action. The authors begin by presenting an integrative theoretical framework and the neurobiological foundations of action planning and execution. Subsequent chapters discuss how goals are represented and how they guide action control; how perception and action interact; how simple and complex actions are selected and planned; how multitasking works; and how actions are monitored. Topics of interest include: stimulus-triggered selections, rule-based selections, intentional action selections, and intuitive decision-making. 

Human Action Controlis a must-have resource for advanced undergraduates, graduates, and doctorate students in cognitive psychology and related areas, such as the cognitive neurosciences, and developmental and social psychology.

Dr. Bernhard Hommel holds the chair of "General Psychology" at Leiden University since 1999, after having worked as senior researcher at the Max-Planck Institute for Psychological Research (PhD at the University of Bielefeld in 1990; Habilitation at the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich). He is a co-founder and ...
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Title:Human Action Control: From Intentions To Movements
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:220 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:220 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Published:April 19, 2018
Publisher:Springer Nature
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319791647

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