The Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Volume 52

The Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Volume 52

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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 | 296 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 521.63g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0124072372
  • 9780124072374

Table of contents

Learning along with Others
Space, Time, and Story
The Cognition of Spatial Cognition: Domain-General within Domain-Specific
Perceptual Learning, Cognition, and Expertise
Causation, Touch, and the Perception of Force
Categorization as Causal Explanation: Discounting and Augmenting in a Bayesian Framework
Individual Differences in Intelligence and Working Memory: A Review of Latent Variable Models
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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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