Psychology Of Learning And Motivation

Hardcover | May 12, 2014

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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. Each chapter thoughtfully integrates the writings of leading contributors, who present and discuss significant bodies of research relevant to their discipline. Volume 61 includes chapters on such varied topics as problems of Induction, motivated reasoning and rationality, probability matching, cognition in the attention economy, masked priming, motion extrapolation and testing memory Volume 61 of the highly regarded Psychology of Learning and Motivation An essential reference for researchers and academics in cognitive science Relevant to both applied concerns and basic research

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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. Each chapter thoughtfully integrates the writings of leading contributors, who present and discuss significant bo...

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 Found...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:344 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:May 12, 2014Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128002832

ISBN - 13:9780128002834

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Table of Contents

1. Descriptive and Inferential Problems of Induction: Toward a Common Framework
2. What Does it Mean to be Biased: Motivated Reasoning and Rationality
3. Probability Matching, Fast and Slow
4. Cognition in the Attention Economy
5. Memory Recruitment: A Backwards Idea about Masked Priming
6. Role of Knowledge in Motion Extrapolation: The Relevance of an Approach Contrasting Experts and Novices
7. Retrieval-Based Learning: An Episodic Context Account
8. Consequences of Testing Memory