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Edited by Stephen W. Link, James T. Townsend

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  1. Localist Connectionist Approaches To Human Cognition

    Edited by Jonathan Grainger, Arthur M. Jacobs, Arthur Jacobs

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    This volume provides an overview of a relatively neglected branch of connectionism known as localist connectionism. The singling out of localist connectionism is motivated by the fact that some critical modeling strategies have been more readily applied in the development and testing of localist as...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The War Between Mentalism and Behaviorism

    On the Accessibility of Mental Processes

    By William R. Uttal

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    This book considers one of the most fundamental, but only infrequently considered, issues in psychology--Are mental processes accessible by means of verbal reports and/or experimental assays? It is argues that this is the main characteristic distinguishing between behaviorism and mentalistic...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Recent Progress in Mathematical Psychology

    Psychophysics, Knowledge Representation, Cognition, and Measurement

    Edited by Cornelia E. Dowling, Fred S. Roberts, Peter Theuns

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Mathematical psychology is an interdisciplinary area of research in which methods of mathematics, operations research, and computer science in psychology are used. Now more than thirty years old, the field has continued to grow rapidly and has taken on a life of its own. This volume summarizes...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Utility of Gains and Losses

    Measurement-Theoretical and Experimental Approaches

    By R. Duncan Luce

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    This new monograph presents Dr. Luce's current understanding of the behavioral properties people exhibit (or should exhibit) when they make selections among alternatives and how these properties lead to numerical representations of those preferences. It summarizes, and places in historical...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Introduction to the Theories of Measurement and Meaningfulness and the Use of Symmetry in Science

    By Louis Narens

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    This book is designed to be an introduction to the theories of measurement and meaningfulness, and not a comprehensive study of those topics. A major theme of this book is the psychophysical measurement of subjective intensity. This has been a subject of intense interest in psychology from the very...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Psychophysics Beyond Sensation

    Laws and Invariants of Human Cognition

    Edited by Christian Kaernbach, Erich Schr”ger, Hermann Mller, Hermann Muller, Erich Schroger

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    This volume presents a series of studies that expand laws, invariants, and principles of psychophysics beyond its classical domain of sensation. This book's goal is to demonstrate the extent of the domain of psychophysics, ranging from sensory processes, through sensory memory and short-term memory...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Unified Social Cognition

    By Norman Anderson

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    This eagerly awaited volume presents Anderson's cumulative progress in unified social psychology. The research is grounded in the three fundamental laws of information integration theory. Research shows these laws to apply to topics in social and personality psychology such as person cognition,...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Computational, Geometric, and Process Perspectives on Facial Cognition

    Contexts and Challenges

    Edited by Michael J. Wenger, James T. Townsend

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Within the last three decades, interest in the psychological experience of human faces has drawn together cognitive science researchers from diverse backgrounds. Computer scientists talk to neural scientists who draw on the work of mathematicians who explicitly influence those conducting behavioral...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Measurement With Persons

    Theory, Methods, and Implementation Areas

    Edited by Birgitta Berglund, Giovanni B. Rossi, James T. Townsend, Leslie R. Pendrill

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Measurements with persons are those in which human perception and interpretation are used for measuring complex, holistic quantities and qualities, which are perceived by the human brain and mind. Providing means for reproducible measurement of parameters such as pleasure and pain has important...

    Published December 18th 2011 by Psychology Press

  10. Information-Processing Channels in the Tactile Sensory System

    A Psychophysical and Physiological Analysis

    By George A. Gescheider, John H. Wright, Ronald T. Verrillo

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Information-Processing Channels in the Tactile Sensory System addresses the fundamental question of whether sensory channels, similar to those known to operate in vision and audition, also operate in the sense of touch. Based on the results of psychophysical and neurophysiological experimentation...

    Published December 16th 2008 by Psychology Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Mathematical Principles of Human Conceptual Behavior: The Structural Nature of Conceptual Representation and Processing
    By Ronaldo Vigo
    To Be Published October 7th 2014
  2. Measurement and Representation of Sensations
    Edited by Hans Colonius, Ehtibar N. Dzhafarov
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  3. Theories of Meaningfulness
    By Louis Narens
    To Be Published October 31st 2014

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