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1-10 of 13 results in Macquarie Monographs in Cognitive Science
Evaluating Evolutionary Psychology
Covering a range of topics, from the evolution of language, theory of mind, and the mentality of apes, through to psychological disorders, human mating strategies and relationship processes, this volume makes a timely and significant contribution to what is fast becoming one of the most prominent...
Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press
Models, Phonetic Processes, and Techniques
Speech Production: Models, Phonetic Processes and Techniques brings together researchers from many different disciplines - computer science, dentistry, engineering, linguistics, phonetics, physiology, psychology - all with a special interest in how speech is produced. From the initial neural...
Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press
The State of the Art
Masked priming has a short and somewhat controversial history. When used as a tool to study whether semantic processing can occur in the absence of conscious awareness, considerable debate followed, mainly about whether masked priming truly tapped unconscious processes. For research into other...
Published July 8th 2013 by Psychology Press
Implications for Typical and Atypical Development
Over the last fifteen years, developmentalists, cognitive scientists, philosophers, educators and clinicians have considered the acquisition of a theory of mind - the capacity to predict and explain behavior on the basis of internal, subjective mental states - to be one of the crucial cognitive...
Published May 3rd 2013 by Psychology Press
Toward an Integrated Cognitive Psychology of Atypical Reading
Fundamental to this book is an attempt to understand the nature of individual differences in word and nonword reading by connecting three literatures that have developed largely in isolation from one another: the literatures on acquired dyslexia, difficulties in learning to read, and precocious...
Published November 28th 2012 by Psychology Press
This volume brings together philosophical perspectives on emotions, imagination and moral reasoning with contributions from neuroscience, cognitive science, social psychology, personality theory, developmental psychology, and abnormal psychology. The book explores what we can learn...
Published November 23rd 2011 by Psychology Press
A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry
People with psychiatric and neurological illness sometimes say and think the most amazing things. They might believe they are dead; claim to see, despite being blind; or "remember" things that never happened. Historical demarcations between academic disciplines dictate that these are distinct...
Published April 21st 2010 by Psychology Press
In the late-1980s, visual cognition was a small subfield of cognitive psychology, and the standard texts mainly discussed just iconic memory in their sections on visual cognition. In the subsequent two decades, and especially very recently, many remarkable new aspects of the processing of...
Published January 27th 2010 by Psychology Press
A Special Issue of Aphasiology
Progressive language impairments comprise a broad range of symptoms of impaired language processing that worsen over time as a result of neurodegenerative disease, and that range from impaired knowledge of the concepts underlying language through reading and writing difficulties to impaired ability...
Published March 5th 2009 by Psychology Press
Affective and Motivational Influences on Belief Formation
This collection of essays focuses on the interface between delusions and self-deception. As pathologies of belief, delusions and self-deception raise many of the same challenges for those seeking to understand them. Are delusions and self-deception entirely distinct phenomena, or might some forms...
Published December 15th 2008 by Psychology Press