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Edited by Stephen W. Link, James T. Townsend

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1-10 of 22 results in Scientific Psychology Series
  1. Mathematical Principles of Human Conceptual Behavior

    The Structural Nature of Conceptual Representation and Processing

    By Ronaldo Vigo

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    The ability to learn concepts lies at the very core of human cognition, enabling us to efficiently classify, organize, identify, and store complex information. In view of the basic role that concepts play in our everyday physical and mental lives, the fields of cognitive science and psychology face...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Measurement and Representation of Sensations

    Edited by Hans Colonius, Ehtibar N. Dzhafarov

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Measurement and Representation of Sensations offers a glimpse into the most sophisticated current mathematical approaches to psychophysical problems. In this book, editors Hans Colonius and Ehtibar N. Dzhafarov, top scholars in the field, present a broad spectrum of innovative approaches and...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Theories of Meaningfulness

    By Louis Narens

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Written by one of the masters of the foundation of measurement, Louis Narens' new book thoroughly examines the basis for the measurement-theoretic concept of meaningfulness and presents a new theory about the role of numbers and invariance in science. The book associates with each portion of...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 31st 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 31st 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 10th 2013 by Psychology Press

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