Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Volume 27

Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Volume 27 : Advances in Research and Theory

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This work offers information on recent advances in the psychology of learning and motivation. Among the topics covered are the deriving of categories to achieve goals, the application of category knowledge in unsupervised domains and spatial mental models.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 334 pages
  • 152.4 x 241.3 x 29mm | 757.51g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0125433271
  • 9780125433273

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"Indispensable to all psychologists interested in the experimental study of the phenomena of learning and motivation."
--BRITISH JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY
"Provides a diverse sampling of research being conducted throughout the area of learning."
--CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY
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Table of contents

L.W. Barsalou, Deriving Categories to Achieve Goals.
J.P. Clapper and G.H. Bower, Learning and Applying Category Knowledge in Unsupervised Domains.
B. Tversky, Spatial Mental Models.
T.P. McNamara, Memory's View of Space.
E.F. Loftus, Made in Memory: Distortions in Recollection after Misleading Information.
M.A. Gernsbacher, Cognitive Processes and Mechanisms in Language Comprehension: The Structure Building Framework.
J.E.R. Staddon and J.J. Higa, Temporal Learning.
P.R. Killeen, Behavior's Time.
Index.
Contents of Recent Volumes.
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