Implicit Cognition: Implicit Congnition

Paperback | April 30, 1999

EditorGeoffrey Underwood

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"Implicit cognition" describes the fascinating learning, memory, and performance processes which take place without the subject's "explicit" awareness. A well known example is patients under anaesthetic who, without being able to verbally recall the surgeons' conversation, do show someretention of the conversation. How much of what we "know" has been learned implicitly? How much of our problem-solving abilities are founded on unconscious processes? Researchers disagree widely over the inmportance, and even the existence, of implicit cognition as an issue in human psychology. Thisbook brings together several internationally known authors with conflicting views on the subject, providing a lively and informative overview of this controversial area.

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This book explores and evaluates the validity of the implicit/explicit distinction, and the extent to which this distinction can be used to account for a range of unconscious processes in perception, memory, learning, and thinking. Also emphasized are the methodological difficulties that are encountered in attempting to demonstrate cog...

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"Implicit cognition" describes the fascinating learning, memory, and performance processes which take place without the subject's "explicit" awareness. A well known example is patients under anaesthetic who, without being able to verbally recall the surgeons' conversation, do show someretention of the conversation. How much of what we ...

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This book explores and evaluates the validity of the implicit/explicit distinction, and the extent to which this distinction can be used to account for a range of unconscious processes in perception, memory, learning, and thinking. Also emphasized are the methodological difficulties that are encountered in attempting to demonstrate cog...

Geoffrey Underwood is at University of Nottingham.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:316 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.63 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198523106

ISBN - 13:9780198523109

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Table of Contents

Geoffrey Underwood and J.E.H. Bright: Chapter 1 - Cognition with and without awarenessJeffrey P. Toth and Eyal M. Reingold: Chapter 2 - Beyond perception: conceptual contributions to unconscious influences of memoryAlan Richardson-Klavehn, John M. Gardiner, and Rosalind I. Java: Chapter 3 - Memory: task dissociations, process dissociations, and dissociations of consciousnessEyal M. Reingold and Jeffrey P. Toth: Chapter 4 - Process dissociations versus task dissociations: a controversy in progressDianne C. Berry: Chapter 5 - How implicit is implicit learning?Zoltan Dienes and Josef Perner: Chapter 6 - Implicit knowledge in people and connectionist networksJennifer Dorfman, Victor A. Shame, and John F. Kihlstrom: Chapter 7 - Intuition, incubation, and insight: implicit cognition in problem solving

From Our Editors

This book explores and evaluates the validity of the implicit/explicit distinction, and the extent to which this distinction can be used to account for a range of unconscious processes in perception, memory, learning, and thinking. Also emphasized are the methodological difficulties that are encountered in attempting to demonstrate cognition without awareness.

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`'...a timely book about a subject that has never been more intensively studied...''British Journal of Developmental Psychology, Vol. 17, 2 June 1999