Psychology Of Learning And Motivation

Hardcover | January 15, 2017

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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 65 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. Presents the latest information in the highly regarded Psychology of Learning and Motivation series Provides an essential reference for researchers and academics in cognitive science Contains information 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 b...

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:310 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 15, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128121181

ISBN - 13:9780128121184

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Explanation as a heuristic cognitive process Understanding the effects of selective memory Retrieval: the role of study context access Spatial Perception is Action-Specific "retrieving distant analogs from memory" Impulsive actions: Origins and control mechanisms Averaging abstractions: A relative adequacy assessment of formal prototype, exemplar, and cluster, models of category learning