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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 64 includes chapters on such varied topics as causal reasoning, the role of affordances in memory, technology-based support for older adult communication in safety-critical domains and what edge-based masking effects can tell us about cognition.



  • Volume 64 of the highly regardedPsychology of Learning and Motivationseries
  • 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:346 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 18, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128047399

ISBN - 13:9780128047392

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Table of Contents

1. Beyond Born vs. Made: A New Look at Expertise
David Z. Hambrick, Brooke N. Macnamara, Guillermo Campitelli, Fredrik Ullén, & Miriam A. Mosing
2. Explaining the Basic-Level Concept Advantage in Infants... Or is it the Superordinate-Level Advantage?
Gregory L. Murphy
3. Believing that Humans Swallow Spiders in Their Sleep: False Beliefs as Side Effects of the Processes that Support Accurate Knowledge
Elizabeth J. Marsh Allison D. Cantor & Nadia Brashier
4. The Role of Stimulus Structure in Human Memory
Robert L. Greene
5. The Role of Motor Action in Memory for Objects and Words
René Zeelenberg & Diane Pecher
6. Understanding Central Processes: the Case Against Simple Stimulus-Response Associations and for Complex Task Representation
Eliot Hazeltine & Eric H. Schumacher
7. What Dot-Based Masking Effects can Tell us About Visual Cognition: A Selective Review of Masking Effects at the Whole-Object and Edge-Based Levels
Todd A. Kahan
8. Technology-Based Support for Older Adult Communication in Safety-Critical Domains
Daniel Morrow

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