Psychology Of Learning And Motivation

Hardcover | June 3, 2015

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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 63 includes chapters on such varied topics as memory and imagery, statistical regularities, eyewitness lineups, embodied attention, the teleological choice rule, inductive reasoning, causal reasoning and cognitive and neural components of insight. Volume 63 of the highly regarded Psychology of Learning and Motivation series 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:238 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 3, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128022469

ISBN - 13:9780128022467

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Table of Contents

1. Conducting an Eyewitness Lineup: How the Research Got it Wrong
Scott D. Gronlund, Laura Mickes, John T. Wixted, & Steven E. Clark
2. The Role of Context in Understanding Similarities and Differences in Remembering and Episodic Future Thinking
Kathleen B. McDermott & Adrian W. Gilmore
3. Human Category Learning: Toward a Broader Explanatory Account
Kenneth J. Kurtz
4. Choice from Among Intentionally Selected Options
Patrick Shafto
5. Embodied Seeing: The Space Near the Hands
Richard A. Abrams, Blaire J. Weidler & Jihyun Suh
6. The Analysis of Visual Cognition in Birds: Implications for the Evolution and Mechanisms of Visual Processing
Robert G. Cook, Muhammad A. J. Qadri & Ashlynn M. Keller

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