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  1. Rationality In An Uncertain World

    Essays In The Cognitive Science Of Human Understanding

    Edited by Nick Chater, Mike Oaksford

    This book brings together an influential sequence of papers that argue for a radical re-conceptualisation of the psychology of inference, and of cognitive science more generally. The papers demonstrate that the thesis that logic provides the basis of human inference is central to much cognitive...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Imagery, Language and Visuo-Spatial Thinking

    Edited by Michel Denis, Robert Logie

    Imagery, Language and Visuo-Spatial Thinking discusses the remarkable human ability to use mental imagery in everyday life: from helping plan actions and routes to aiding creative thinking; from making sense of and remembering our immediate environment to generating pictures in our minds from...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. From Inkmarks to Ideas

    Current Issues in Lexical Processing

    Edited by Sally Andrews

    Reading is one of the most sophisticated demonstrations of human pattern recognition and symbolic processing skill. Skilled readers effortlessly comprehend written text at rates of at least 300 words per minute, despite the complex interactions between perceptual, cognitive and memory processes...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Neuropsychological Research

    A Review

    Edited by Peter Mariën, Jubin Abutalebi

    In a broad sense, neuropsychology stands for the branch of brain sciences that aims to understand how the structure and function of the brain relate to specific cognitive and psychological processes. The idea of developing a research field somewhere between neurology and cognitive psychology...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. The Scope of Social Psychology

    Theory and Applications (A Festschrift for Wolfgang Stroebe)

    Edited by Miles Hewstone, Henk Schut

    Social psychology attempts to understand, explain, predict and, when needed, change people's thoughts, feelings and behaviours. For a relatively young discipline it has already made great strides toward this awe-inspiring goal. Pioneers such as Lewin, Asch, Kelley and Festinger began...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Methodology Of Frontal And Executive Function

    Edited by Patrick Rabbitt

    This volume reflects the pressure to develop useful models and methodologies to study executive behaviour - the ability to update information in working memory in order to control selective attention to formulate plans of action and to monitor their efficient execution. Many models are based on the...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Hearing Eye II

    The Psychology Of Speechreading And Auditory-Visual Speech

    Edited by Douglas Burnham, Ruth Campbell *G.Away*

    This volume outlines some of the developments in practical and theoretical research into speechreading lipreading that have taken place since the publication of the original "Hearing by Eye". It comprises 15 chapters by international researchers in psychology, psycholinguistics, experimental and...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Learning from Animals?

    Examining the Nature of Human Uniqueness

    Edited by Louise S. Röska-Hardy, Eva M. Neumann-Held

    Human language, cognition, and culture are unique; they are unparalleled in the animal kingdom. The claim that we can learn what makes us human by studying other animal species provokes vigorous reactions and many deny that comparative research can shed any light on the origins and character of...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Memory and Society

    Psychological Perspectives

    Edited by Lars-Göran Nilsson, Nobuo Ohta

    Memory and Society explores the social factors which influence human memory and our conceptualisation of memory. It examines the relationships between memory, society and culture and considers the relevance of theories of memory to real world issues. The opening section deals with the topic of...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. The Development of Working Memory

    A Special Issue of the International Journal of Behavioural Development

    Edited by Anik De Ribaupierre, Graham Hitch

    Working memory refers to the temporary storage and manipulation of information that is being processed in a wide range of cognitive tasks. This Special Issue of the International Journal of Behavioral Development brings together research on the development of working memory that arises within two...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press