The Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Volume 57

The Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Volume 57

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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.
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  • Hardback | 316 pages
  • 157.48 x 228.6 x 20.32mm | 498.95g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0123942934
  • 9780123942937

Table of contents

Meta-Cognitive Myopia and the Dilemmas of Inductive-Statistical Inference

Relations Between Memory and Reasoning
The Visual World in Sight and Mind: How Attention and Memory Interact to Determine Visual Experience
Spatial Thinking and STEM Education: When, Why, and How?
Emotions during the Learning of Difficult Material
Specificity and Transfer of Learning
What do words do? Towards a theory of language-augmented thought
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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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