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  1. 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

  2. Secondary School Teaching and Educational Psychology

    By David M. Galloway, Anne Edwards

    Series: Effective Teacher, The

    A companion volume to Primary School Teaching and Educational Psychology, this book concerns itself with the day-to-day business of teaching in a secondary school. Throughout the book four themes reoccur: that teachers can best understand the development of children by observing their learning and...

    Published October 19th 1992 by Routledge

  3. Cognitive Approaches To Automated Instruction

    Edited by J. Wesley Regian, Valerie J. Shute, Valerie Shute

    Useful to researchers as well as practitioners looking for guidance on designing automated instruction systems, this book provides a snapshot of the state-of-the-art in this research area. In so doing, it focuses on the two critical problems: first, diagnosis of the student's current level of...

    Published October 1st 1992 by Routledge

  4. Advances in Personality Assessment

    Volume 9

    Edited by Charles D. Spielberger, James N. Butcher

    Series: Advances in Personality Assessment Series

    In keeping with the goals of this series, which are to facilitate the rapid dissemination of important new developments in theory and research on all aspects of personality assessment, the eight chapters in this volume examine a wide range of topics. These include research investigations and...

    Published October 1st 1992 by Routledge

  5. Fathers Who Fail

    Shame and Psychopathology in the Family System

    By Melvin R. Lansky

    Despite the burgeoning literature on the role of the father in child development and on fathering as a developmental stage, surprisingly little has been written about the psychiatrically impaired father. In Fathers Who Fail, Melvin Lansky remedies this glaring lacuna in the literature. ...

    Published October 1st 1992 by Routledge

  6. Self and Consciousness

    Multiple Perspectives

    Edited by Frank S. Kessel, Pamela M. Cole, Dale L. Johnson, Milton D. Hakel

    This volume contains an array of essays that reflect, and reflect upon, the recent revival of scholarly interest in the self and consciousness. Various relevant issues are addressed in conceptually challenging ways, such as how consciousness and different forms of self-relevant experience develop...

    Published October 1st 1992 by Psychology Press

  7. Visual Perception and Cognition in infancy

    Edited by Carl Granrud, Carl E. Granrud

    Series: Carnegie Mellon Symposia on Cognition Series

    The chapters in this book are based on papers presented at the 23rd Carnegie Mellon Symposia on Cognition. At this exciting event, speaker after speaker presented new discoveries about infants' visual perception in areas ranging from sensory processes to visual cognition. The field continues to...

    Published October 1st 1992 by Psychology Press

  8. Human and Machine Thinking

    By Philip N. Johnson-Laird

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    This book aims to reach an understanding of how the mind carries out three sorts of thinking -- deduction, induction, and creation -- to consider what goes right and what goes wrong, and to explore computational models of these sorts of thinking. Written for students of the mind -- psychologists,...

    Published October 1st 1992 by Psychology Press

  9. Developmental Aspects of Health Compliance Behavior

    Edited by Norman A. Krasnegor, Leonard Epstein, Suzanne B. Johnson, Sumner J. Yaffe, Leonard H. Epstein

    While in the late 1970s and early 1980s health compliance research on adults represented a vigorous field of study, a marked decline of interest on the topic set in during the last part of the 1980s. By contrast, research on health compliance involving pediatric populations was less popular during...

    Published October 1st 1992 by Psychology Press

  10. The Crosslinguistic Study of Language Acquisition

    Volume 3

    Edited by Dan Isaac Slobin

    Extending the tradition of this series, which has become a standard reference work in language acquisition, this volume contains chapters on seven more languages, including a section on ergative languages. Languages in this volume include:* Georgian* Greenlandic* K'iche Mayan*Warlpiri* Mandarin*...

    Published October 1st 1992 by Psychology Press