International Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning
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The International Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning brings together some of the world's leading experts in decision sciences in a single comprehensive and authoritative volume. The book considers current thinking and reasoning research, both in relation to empirical evidence and theoretical analyses. Emerging trends and cutting-edge debates in the field are positioned in relation to established findings and theories, giving a clear sense of the way in which new ideas are challenging traditional viewpoints. The handbook is essential reading for all researchers of Thinking, Reasoning, and Decision Sciences.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 608 pages
  • 191 x 248mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Psychology Press Ltd
  • Hove, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 31 Line drawings, black and white; 7 Halftones, black and white; 23 Tables, black and white; 70 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1138849308
  • 9781138849303

About Linden J. Ball

LINDEN J. BALL is Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of Central Lancashire, UK, where he is also Dean of the School of Psychology. He is a Chartered Psychologist and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He is currently Chair of the Cognitive Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society and Editor for the Psychology Press book series entitled Current Issues in Thinking & Reasoning. He is an Associate Editor for Journal of Cognitive Psychology and for Thinking & Reasoning, and he is a member of the editorial boards for three other international journals. VALERIE A. THOMPSON is a Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada.ã She is currently Past President of the Canadian Society of Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science, and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Thinking & Reasoning.ã Her research program has been continuously funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada since 1991.show more

Table of contents

1. Thinking & Reasoning: An Introduction; Linden J. Ball, University of Central Lancashire, UK and Valerie A. Thompson, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, SECTION I: FOUNDATIONAL CONCEPTS IN THINKING & REASONING RESEARCH, 2. Logic; Keith Stenning, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK and/or Michiel van Lambalgen, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 3. Mental Models; Philip N. Johnson-Laird, Princeton University, USA, 4. Probability and Bayesian Rationality; Mike Oaksford Birkbeck, University of London, UK and/or Nick Chater, University of Warwick, UK, 5. Dual-Process Theory; Jonathan St. B. T. Evans, University of Plymouth, UK, 6. Individual Differences and Reasoning; Keith E. Stanovich, University of Toronto, Canada and/or Richard F. West, James Madison University, USA and/or Maggie E. Toplak, York University, Canada, 7.Language and Pragmatics in Thinking and Reasoning; Dennis J. Hilton, University of Toulouse II, France, 8.The Development of Reasoning; Henry Markovits, Universite de Quebec a Montreal, Canada or Paul A. Klaczynski, University of Northern Colorado, USA, 9. Belief Bias and Reasoning; Linden J. Ball, University of Central Lancashire, UK and Valerie A. Thompson, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, 10. The Neuroscience of Thinking and Reasoning; Oshin Vartanian, DRDC Toronto, Canada or Vinod Goel York University, Canada, 11. Working Memory and Thinking; Klaus Oberauer University of Zurich, Switzerland, SECTION II: DEDUCTIVE, INDUCTIVE, AND ABDUCTIVE REASONING, 12. Conditional Reasoning; David E. Over, Durham University, UK, 13. Causal Reasoning; David A. Lagnado, University College London, UK and/or Steven A. Sloman ,Brown University, USA, 14. Counterfactual Thinking; Ruth M. J. Byrne, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 15. Concepts and Category-Based Induction; Aidan Feeney, Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK and/or Evan Heit, University of California, Merced, USA, 16. Analogical Reasoning; Dedre Gentner, Northwestern University, USA, 17. Abductive Reasoning and Explanation; Barbara Koslowski, Cornell University, USA, SECTION III: JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING, 18. Decision Making; David R. Shanks, University College London, UK and/or Maarten Speekenbrink, University College London, UK, 19. Judgment Heuristics; Daniel Kahneman, Princeton University, USA or Benjamin R. Newell, University of New South Wales, Australia, 20. Moral Judgement; Fiery A. Cushman, Brown University, USA or Liane Young, Boston College, USA, 21. Unconscious Influences on Decision-Making; Benjamin R. Newell, University of New South Wales, Australia and David R. Shanks, University College London, UK, SECTION IV: PROBLEM SOLVING, INSIGHT AND CREATIVE THINKING, 22. Problem Solving; Robert W. Weisberg, Temple University, USA and/or Jessica I. Fleck, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, USA, 23. The Neuroscience of Insight; Mark Beeman, Northwestern University, USA and/or John Kounios, Drexel University, USA, 24. Creative Thinking; Mark A. Runco, University of Georgia, USA, 25. Incubation, Problem Solving and Creativity; Kenneth J. Gilhooly Brunel University, UK and/or George Georgiou, University of Hertfordshire, UK, 26. Intuitive Thinking; Andreas Glockner, University of Gottingen, Denmark and/or Tilmann Betsch, University of Erfurt, Germany, 27. Smart Heuristics; Gerd Gigerenzer, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany, SECTION V: THINKING IN ACTION, 28. Mathematical Thinking; Jamie I. D. Campbell, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, 29. Scientific Thinking; Jonathan Fugelsang, University of Waterloo, Canada and/or Kevin N. Dunbar, University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada, 30. Medical Decision Making; Pat Croskerry, Dalhousie University, Canada, 31. Expert Decision Making; Neil Charness, Florida State University, USA, 32. Naturalistic Decision Making; Gary A. Klein, MacroCognition, USA, SECTION VI: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS, 33. Metacognition in Thinking and Reasoning; Valerie A. Thompson, University of Saskatchewan, Canada and/or Rakefet Ackerman, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel, 34. Reasoning and Argumentation; Hugo Mercier University of Neuchatel, Switzerland and/or Dan Sperber, CNRS, France, 35. Informal Argument Fallacies; Ulrike Hahn, Birkbeck, University of London, UK and/or Adam J. L. Harris, University College London, UK, 36. The New Psychology of Reasoning; Shira Elqayam, De Montfort University, UK and Jean-Francois Bonnefon, University of Toulouse, France, 37. Computational Modelling of High-Level Thought; Joshua B. Tenenbaum, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA or Ron Sun, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA, 38. Thinking and Reasoning across Cultures; Hiroshi Yama, Osaka City University, Japan, 39. Emotion and Reasoning; Isabelle Blanchette, Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres, Canada, 40. Coherence, Affect and Reasoning; Sascha Topolinski, University of Cologne, Germanyshow more