The Psychology Of Learning And Motivation by RossThe Psychology Of Learning And Motivation by Ross

The Psychology Of Learning And Motivation


Hardcover | June 1, 2012

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ThePsychology of Learning and Motivationseries publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning to complex learning and problem solving.

  • Volume 57 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
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:The Psychology Of Learning And MotivationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:316 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:June 1, 2012Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123942934

ISBN - 13:9780123942937

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Table of Contents

  1. Meta-Cognitive Myopia and the Dilemmas of Inductive-Statistical Inference
  2. Relations Between Memory and Reasoning
  3. The Visual World in Sight and Mind: How Attention and Memory Interact to Determine Visual Experience
  4. Spatial Thinking and STEM Education: When, Why, and How?
  5. Emotions during the Learning of Difficult Material
  6. Specificity and Transfer of Learning
  7. What do words do? Towards a theory of language-augmented thought

Editorial Reviews

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