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Essays in Cognitive Psychology

Series Editor: Henry L. Roediger, III, James R. Pomerantz, Alan Baddeley, Vicki Bruce, Jonathan Grainger

Essays in Cognitive Psychology is designed to meet the need for rapid publication of brief volumes in cognitive psychology.

Primary topics include perception, movement and action, attention, memory, mental representation, language and problem solving.

Furthermore, the series seeks to define cognitive psychology in its broadest sense, encompassing all topics either informed by, or informing, the study of mental processes. As such, it covers a wide range of subjects including computational approaches to cognition, cognitive neuroscience, social cognition, and cognitive development, as well as areas more traditionally defined as cognitive psychology.

Each volume in the series makes a conceptual contribution to the topic by reviewing and synthesizing the existing research literature, by advancing theory in the area, or by some combination of these missions.

The principal aim is that authors provide an overview of their own highly successful research program in an area.

Volumes also include an assessment of current knowledge and identification of possible future trends in research.

Each book is a self-contained unit supplying the advanced reader with a well-structured review of the work described and evaluated.

New and Published Books

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  1. Implicit Learning

    Theoretical and Empirical Issues

    By Dianne C. Berry, Zoltan Dienes

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    There is considerable debate over the extent to which cognitive tasks can be learned non-consciously or implicitly. In recent years a large number of studies have demonstrated a discrepancy between explicit knowledge and measured performance. This book presents an overview of these studies and...

    Published November 30th 1993 by Psychology Press

  2. Working Memory and Language

    By Susan E. Gathercole, Alan D. Baddeley

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    This book evaluates the involvement of working memory in five central aspects of language processing: vocabulary acquisition, speech production, reading development, skilled reading, and comprehension. The authors draw upon experimental, neuropsychological and developmental evidence in a...

    Published September 6th 1993 by Psychology Press

  3. Deduction

    By R.M.J. Byrne, P.N. Johnson-Laird

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    How do people make deductions? The orthodox answer to the question is that deductive reasoning depends on a mental logic containing formal rules of inference. The authors of this book have spent several years investigating the process. They repudiate the orthodox theory. They argue instead that...

    Published October 31st 1992 by Psychology Press

  4. Anxiety

    The Cognitive Perspective

    By Michael W. Eysenck

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    Theorists are increasingly arguing that it is fruitful to approach anxiety from the cognitive perspective, and the empirical evidence supports that contention. The cognitive perspective is also adopted in this book, but the approach represents a development and extension of earlier ones. For...

    Published June 26th 1992 by Psychology Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Hypothetical Thinking: Dual Processes in Reasoning and Judgement
    By Jonathan St. B. T. Evans
    To Be Published May 28th 2015

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