The Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Volume 54

The Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Volume 54 : Advances in Research and Theory

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The Psychology of Learning and Motivation 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 51 includes chapters on such varied topics as emotion and memory interference, electrophysiology, mathematical cognition, and reader participation in narrative.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 157.48 x 236.22 x 22.86mm | 544.31g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 54th edition
  • 0123855276
  • 9780123855275

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

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 Foundation, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and the Institute of Education Sciences. Ross has been Editor-in-Chief of the journal Memory & Cognition, Chair of the Governing Board of the Psychonomic Society, and co-author of a textbook, Cognitive Psychology. He has held temporary leadership positions on the University of Illinois campus as Department Head of Psychology, Associate Dean of the Sciences, and Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Ross has degrees from Brown University (B.S., Honors in Psychology), Rutgers University (M.S. in Mathematical Statistics), Yale University (M.S. in Psychology), and Stanford University (PhD.). Ross has been Editor of The Psychology of Learning and Motivation since 2000.
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Table of contents

Hierarchical control of cognitive processes: The case for skilled typewriting Gordon D. Logan and Matthew J. C. Crump
Cognitive Distraction while Multi-tasking in the Automobile David L. Strayer, Jason M. Watson and Frank A. Drews
Psychological research on joint action: Theory and data Gunther Knoblich, Stephen Butterfill, & Natalie Sebanz
Self-regulated Learning and the Allocation of Study Time John Dunlosky & Robert Ariel
The Development of Categorization Vladimir M. Sloutsky and Anna V. Fisher
Systems of category learning: fact or fantasy? Ben R. Newell, John C. Dunn, Michael Kalish
Abstract Concepts: Sensory-motor Grounding, Metaphors, and Beyond Diane Pecher, Inge Boot, & Saskia Van Dantzig
Thematic thinking: The apprehension and consequences of thematic relations Zachary Estes, Sabrina Golonka, and Lara L. Jones
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