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  1. Rules for Reasoning

    Edited by Richard E. Nisbett, Richard E. Nisbett, Richard E. Nisbett

    This book examines two questions: Do people make use of abstract rules such as logical and statistical rules when making inferences in everyday life? Can such abstract rules be changed by training? Contrary to the spirit of reductionist theories from behaviorism to connectionism, there is ample...

    Published January 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  2. Interpersonal Communication

    Evolving Interpersonal Relationships

    Edited by Pamela J. Kalbfleisch

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Interpersonal relationships are the core of our societal system and have been since before the dawn of civilization. In today's world, friends, lovers, companions, and confidants make valuable contributions to our everyday lives. These are the relationships whose members are not automatically...

    Published January 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  3. Child Psychopathology

    Diagnostic Criteria and Clinical Assessment

    Edited by Stephen R. Hooper, George W. Hynd, Richard E. Mattison

    These two companion volumes provide a comprehensive review and critical evaluation of the major DSM-III and DSM-III-R child disorders. Their major goal is to provide diagnostic and assessment guidelines that are based on scientific literature in specific clinical domains. Each chapter contains a...

    Published January 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  4. Folk Psychology and the Philosophy of Mind

    Edited by Scott M. Christensen, Dale R. Turner

    Within the past ten years, the discussion of the nature of folk psychology and its role in explaining behavior and thought has become central to the philosophy of mind. However, no comprehensive account of the contemporary debate or collection of the works that make up this debate has yet been...

    Published January 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  5. Psychology and Music

    The Understanding of Melody and Rhythm

    Edited by W. Jay Dowling, Thomas J. Tighe

    This book deals with the complex cognitive processes involved in understanding two "horizontal" aspects of music perception, melody and rhythm, both separately and together. Focusing on the tonal framework for pitch material in melodies, the first section provides evidence that mere exposure to...

    Published January 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  6. Children's Social Competence in Context

    The Contributions of Family, School and Culture

    By Barry H. Schneider

    Series: International Series in Social Psychology

    Barry Schneider explains the dynamics by which home, school, and culture may come to influence the emergence of the child's social competence. The theoretical foundations and scope of relevant research are depicted and criticized in a constructive way....

    Published December 19th 1992 by Garland Science

  7. Sense and Nonsense of Statistical Inference

    Controversy: Misuse, and Subtlety

    By Charmont Wang

    Series: Popular Statistics

    This volume focuses on the abuse of statistical inference in scientific and statistical literature, as well as in a variety of other sources, presenting examples of misused statistics to show that many scientists and statisticians are unaware of, or unwilling to challenge the chaotic state of...

    Published December 16th 1992 by CRC Press

  8. Test Theory for A New Generation of Tests

    Edited by Norman Frederiksen, Robert J. Mislevy, Isaac I. Bejar

    The editors of this volume suggest that there are missing elements in the conceptualization upon which standard test theory is based. Those elements are models for just how people know what they know and do what they can do, and the ways in which they increase these capacities. Different models are...

    Published December 1st 1992 by Routledge

  9. The Development of Numerical Competence

    Animal and Human Models

    Edited by Sarah T. Boysen, E. John Capaldi, E. John Capaldi, Sarah T. Boysen, E. John Capaldi

    Series: Comparative Cognition and Neuroscience Series

    The area of animal counting has historically been the subject of a long and colorful debate, but only more recently have systematic, more rigorous experimental efforts to evaluate numerical abilities in animals been undertaken. This volume contains chapters from investigators in a range of...

    Published December 1st 1992 by Psychology Press

  10. Social Withdrawal, inhibition, and Shyness in Childhood

    Edited by Kenneth H. Rubin, Jens B. Asendorpf

    Psychologists of varying theoretical persuasions have long held that social experiences are critical to normal developmental trajectories and that the lack of such experiences is worthy of compensatory attention. Surprisingly, however, little empirical attention has been directed to the study of...

    Published December 1st 1992 by Psychology Press