The Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Volume 56
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The Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Volume 56

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Psychology of Learning and Motivation 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 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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 680.39g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0124071872
  • 9780124071872

Table of contents

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