Psychology Of Learning And Motivation by RossPsychology Of Learning And Motivation by Ross

Psychology Of Learning And Motivation


Hardcover | January 23, 2017

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Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 66,the latest release in this longstanding series 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 66 includes chapters on such varied topics as prospective memory, metacognitive information processing, basic memory processes during reading, working memory capacity, attention, perception and memory, short-term memory, language processing, and causal reasoning.

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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...
Title:Psychology Of Learning And MotivationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 23, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128121181

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Table of Contents

Chapter One. Cracking the Problem of Inert Knowledge: Portable Strategies to Access Distant Analogs From Memory

Chapter Two. The Complexities of Learning Categories Through Comparisons

Chapter Three. Progress in Modeling Through Distributed Collaboration: Concepts, Tools and Category-Learning Examples

Chapter Four. Replicability, Response Bias, and Judgments, Oh My! A New Checklist for Evaluating the Perceptual Nature of Action-Specific Effects

Chapter Five. The Two Faces of Selective Memory Retrieval-Cognitive, Developmental, and Social Processes

Chapter Six. Prospective Memory in Context

Chapter Seven. What Makes Everyday Scientific Reasoning So Challenging?

Contents of Previous Volumes