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  1. Cognition and Communication

    Judgmental Biases, Research Methods, and the Logic of Conversation

    By Norbert Schwarz

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    Psychological research into human cognition and judgment reveals a wide range of biases and shortcomings. Whether we form impressions of other people, recall episodes from memory, report our attitudes in an opinion poll, or make important decisions, we often get it wrong. The errors made are not...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The Symbolic Foundations of Conditioned Behavior

    By Charles R. Gallistel, John Gibbon

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    The goal of this book is to persuade students of animal learning that cognitive theorizing is essential for an understanding of the phenomena revealed by conditioning experiments. The authors also hope to persuade the cognitive psychology community that conditioning phenomena offer such a strong...

    Published August 27th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Synthesizing Nature-nurture

    Prenatal Roots of Instinctive Behavior

    By Gilbert Gottlieb

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    This volume provides a primarily nontechnical summary of experimental and theoretical work conducted over the course of 35 years which resulted in a developmental framework capable of integrating causal influences at the genetic, neural, behavioral, and ecological levels of analysis. It describes...

    Published February 28th 1997 by Psychology Press

  4. Brain Plasticity and Behavior

    By Bryan Kolb

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    There are few books devoted to the topic of brain plasticity and behavior. Most previous works that cover topics related to brain plasticity do not include extensive discussions of behavior. The first to try to address the relationship between recovery from brain damage and changes in the brain...

    Published September 30th 1995 by Psychology Press

  5. Human and Machine Thinking

    By Philip N. Johnson-Laird

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    This book aims to reach an understanding of how the mind carries out three sorts of thinking -- deduction, induction, and creation -- to consider what goes right and what goes wrong, and to explore computational models of these sorts of thinking. Written for students of the mind -- psychologists,...

    Published September 30th 1992 by Psychology Press

  6. Mechanisms of Age-cognition Relations in Adulthood

    By Timothy A. Salthouse

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    This monograph is the written version of a series of talks delivered as recent MacEachran Lectures at the University of Alberta. The informal style of the lectures, and the inclusion of a relatively large number of figures, has been preserved in order to keep the monograph faithful to the concept...

    Published June 30th 1992 by Psychology Press

  7. Brain and Perception

    Holonomy and Structure in Figural Processing

    By Karl H. Pribram

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    Presented as a series of lectures, this important volume achieves four major goals: 1) It integrates the results of the author's research as applied to pattern perception -- reviewing current brain research and showing how several lines of inquiry have been converging to produce a paradigm shift...

    Published May 31st 1991 by Psychology Press

  8. The Decline and Fall of Hemispheric Specialization

    By Robert Efron

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    Providing a personal overview of hemispheric differences in human cognitive activity, Professor Efron is selective in his presentation of significant issues. To ensure a balanced overview, references are made to many books, review articles, and research reports that present opposing positions....

    Published May 31st 1990 by Psychology Press

  9. How Children Discover New Strategies

    By Robert Siegler, Eric A. Jenkins

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    This well-documented book divides the process of constructing new problem-solving strategies into two parts: discovery of the new strategy, and its generalization to new contexts. By using a trial-by-trial analysis, the authors are able to identify the exact trial on which the new strategy is first...

    Published July 31st 1989 by Psychology Press

  10. Behaviorism, Neobehaviorism, and Cognitivism in Learning Theory

    Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    By Abram Amsel

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    Behaviorism, Neobehaviorism, and Cognitivism in Learning Theory presents the insights and opinions of Abram Amsel -- a comprehensive viewpoint that encompasses more than 40 years of research work and theorizing -- on the "cognitive revolution" in psychology and the behavioral sciences as it...

    Published October 31st 1988 by Psychology Press

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