Reasoning as Memory
Edited by Aidan Feeney, Valerie A. Thompson
Psychology Press – 2014 – 224 pages
The chapters in this volume showcase work that demonstrates how advancements in the field of reasoning rely on integrating findings, theories, and paradigms from the field of memory. This timely book offers an overview of this burgeoning area of research and will be of interest to advanced undergraduates on a wide range of cognitive courses, as well as researchers interested in thinking, reasoning, or decision-making.
1. Reasoning and memory: A case for integration, Valerie A. Thompson and Aidan Feeney 2 Working memory capacity and reasoning, Nash Unsworth 3. Relational processing in reasoning: The role of working memory, Graeme S. Halford, Glenda Andrews, and William H. Wilson 4. Conditional reasoning and semantic memory retrieval, Henry Markovits 5. A memory theoretic account of hypothesis generation and judgment and decision making, Nicolas D. Lange, Daniel R. Buttaccio, Amber M. Sprenger, Isaiah Harbison, Rick P. Thomas, and Michael R. Dougherty 6. Gist memory in reasoning and decision making: Age, experience, and expertise, Evan A Wilhelms, Jonathan C. Corbin, and Valerie F. Reyna 7. From tool to theory: What recognition memory reveals about inductive reasoning, Aidan Feeney, Brett Hayes, and Evan Heit 8. Knowledge structures involved in episodic future thinking, Arnaud D’Argembeau 9. Intuition: Introducing affect into cognition, Sascha Topolinski 10. Meta-reasoning: What can we learn from meta-memory? Rakefet Ackerman and Valerie A. Thompson
Aidan Feeney is Senior Lecturer at Queen's University Belfast, UK.
Valerie A. Thompson is a Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada.