Psychology Of Learning And Motivation by Ross

Psychology Of Learning And Motivation

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Psychology of Learning and Motivationpublishes 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 62 includes chapters on such varied topics as automatic logic and effortful beliefs, complex learning and development, bias detection and heuristics thinking, perceiving scale in real and virtual environments, using multidimensional encoding and retrieval contexts to enhance our understanding of source memory, causes and consequences of forgetting in thinking and remembering and people as contexts in conversation.

  • Volume 62 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

About The Author

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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Title:Psychology Of Learning And MotivationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:250 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 21, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128022736

ISBN - 13:9780128022733

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Table of Contents

1. Heuristic Bias and Conflict Detection During Thinking
Wim De Neys
2. Dual Processes, Knowledge, and Structure: A Critical Evaluation of the Default Interventionist Account of Biases in Reasoning and Judgment
Simon J. Handley and Dries Trippas
3. People as Contexts in Conversation
Sarah Brown-Schmidt, Si On Yoon and Rachel Anna RyskinCvgcf
4. Using Multidimensional Encoding and Retrieval Contexts to Enhance Our Understanding of Stochastic Dependence in Source Memory
Jason L. Hicks and Jeffrey J. Starnsx
5. A Review of Retrieval-Induced Forgetting in the Contexts of Learning, Eyewitness Memory, Social Cognition, Autobiographical Memory, and Creative Cognition
Benjamin C. Storm Genna Angellox, Dorothy R. Buchli, Rebecca H. Koppel, Jeri L. Little and John F. Nestojkovfghfgh
6. Perceiving Absolute Scale in Virtual Environments: How Theory and Application Have Mutually Informed the Role of Body-Based Perception
Sarah H. Creem-Regehr Jeanine K. Stefanucci and William B. Thompson

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