The Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Volume 53
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The Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Volume 53 : 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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  • Hardback | 416 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 27.94mm | 680.39g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123809061
  • 9780123809063

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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

1. Adaptive Memory: Evolutionary Constraints on Remembering -James S. Nairne

2. Digging into Deja Vu: Recent Research on Possible Mechanisms -Alan S. Brown and Elizabeth J. Marsh

3. Spacing and Testing Effects: A Deeply Critical, Lengthy, and At Times Discursive Review of the Literature -Peter F. Delaney

4. How one's hook is baited matters for catching an analogy -Jeffrey Loewenstein

5. Generating Inductive Inferences: Premise Relations And Property Effects -John D. Coley & Nadya Y. Vasilyeva

6. From uncertainly exact to certainly vague: Epistemic uncertainty and approximation in science and engineering problem solving -Christian D. Schunn

7. Event Perception: A Theory and Its Application to Clinical Neuroscience -Jeffrey M. Zacks and Jesse Q. Sargent

8. Two minds, one dialog: Coordinating speaking and understanding -Susan E. Brennan, Alexia Galati, & Anna K. Kuhlen

9. Retrieving Personal Names, Referring Expressions, and Terms of Address -Zenzi M Griffin
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