The Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Volume 46

The Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Volume 46 : Advances in Research and Theory

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The 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. Volume 46 contains chapters on category learning, prototypes, prospective memory, event memory, memory models, and musical prosody.
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  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 154.9 x 231.1 x 20.3mm | 567g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 46th edition
  • 0125433468
  • 9780125433464

Table of contents

The Role of the Basal Ganglia in Category Learning, F. Gregory Ashby and John M. Ennis
Knowledge, Development and Category Learning, Brett K. Hayes
Concepts as Prototypes, James A. Hampton
An Analysis of Prospective Memory, Richard L. Marsh, Gabriel I. Cook, and Jason L. Hicks
Accessing Recent Events, Brian McElree
SIMPLE: Further Applications of a Local Disctinctiveness Model of Memory, Ian Neath and Gordon D. A. Brown
What is Musical Prosody?, Caroline Palmer and Sean Hutchins
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Praise for the Series
"A remarkable number of landmark papers... An important collection of theory and data."
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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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