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

The Psychology Of Learning And Motivation


Hardcover | June 4, 2013

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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 59 includes chapters on such varied topics as pupillometric studies of face memory, self-organization of human interaction, and the role of relational competition in the comprehension of modifier-noun phrases and noun-noun compounds.

  • Volume 59 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:352 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:June 4, 2013Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0124071872

ISBN - 13:9780124071872

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Table of Contents

  1. Towards a Unified Theory of Human Reasoning
  2. The Self-Organization of Human Interaction
  3. Conceptual Composition: The Role of Relational Competition in the Comprehension of Modifier-Noun Phrases and Noun-Noun Compounds
  4. List-Method Directed Forgetting in Cognitive and Clinical Research: A Theoretical and Methodological Review
  5. Recollection is Fast and Easy: Pupillometric Studies of Face Memory
  6. A Mechanistic Approach to Individual Differences in Spatial Learning, Memory, and Navigation
  7. When do the Effects of Distractors Provide a Measure of Distractibility?