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  1. Children's Language

    Volume 7

    Edited by Gina Conti-Ramsden, Catherine E. Snow

    Series: Children's Language Series

    This volume presents current research findings on vital issues in language development compiled by an international group of leading researchers. The data are drawn from studies of the acquisition of Swedish, Polish, Serbo-Croatian, Hungarian, Portuguese, Italian, and English. Themes emphasized in...

    Published June 30th 1990 by Psychology Press

  2. Comprehension Processes in Reading

    Edited by David A. Balota, G.B. Flores d'Arcais, Keith Rayner

    Comprehension Processes in Reading addresses the interrelationship among several areas relevant to understanding how people comprehend text. The contributors focus on the on-line processes associated with text understanding rather than simply with the product of that comprehension -- what people...

    Published May 31st 1990 by Routledge

  3. Perception and Control of Self-motion

    Edited by Rik Warren, Alexander H. Wertheim, Alexander H. Wertheim

    This book presents studies of self-motion by an international group of basic and applied researchers including biologists, psychologists, comparative physiologists, kinesiologists, aerospace and control engineers, physicians, and physicists. Academia is well represented and accounts for most of the...

    Published May 31st 1990 by Psychology Press

  4. Content and Process Specificity in the Effects of Prior Experiences

    Advances in Social Cognition, Volume III

    Edited by Robert S. Wyer, Jr., Thomas K. Srull

    Series: Advances in Social Cognition Series

    In Volume 3, Eliot R. Smith of Purdue University proposes that social cognition theorists have placed excessive emphasis on the role of schemata, prototypes, and various other types of abstractions. This has affected both the methodologies they use and the type of theories they construct. What has...

    Published May 31st 1990 by Psychology Press

  5. Content and Process Specificity in the Effects of Prior Experiences

    Advances in Social Cognition, Volume III

    Edited by Thomas K Srull, Robert S. Wyer, Jr., Thomas K. Srull

    Series: Advances in Social Cognition Series

    In Volume 3, Eliot R. Smith of Purdue University proposes that social cognition theorists have placed excessive emphasis on the role of schemata, prototypes, and various other types of abstractions. This has affected both the methodologies they use and the type of theories they construct. What has...

    Published May 31st 1990 by Psychology Press

  6. The Decline and Fall of Hemispheric Specialization

    By Robert Efron

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    Providing a personal overview of hemispheric differences in human cognitive activity, Professor Efron is selective in his presentation of significant issues. To ensure a balanced overview, references are made to many books, review articles, and research reports that present opposing positions....

    Published May 31st 1990 by Psychology Press

  7. Children's Strategies

    Contemporary Views of Cognitive Development

    Edited by David F. Bjorklund

    One of the issues central to both classic and contemporary theories of cognitive development is children's goal-directed behavior, which is typically investigated in terms of strategies. This book brings together in one volume the latest research and theory regarding the development of children's...

    Published May 31st 1990 by Psychology Press

  8. The Adaptive Character of Thought

    By John R. Anderson

    Series: Studies in Cognition

    This important volume examines the phenomena of cognition from an adaptive perspective. Rather than adhering to the typical practice in cognitive psychology of trying to predict behavior from a model of cognitive mechanisms, this book develops a number of models that successfully predict behavior...

    Published May 31st 1990 by Psychology Press

  9. Attribution Theory

    Applications to Achievement, Mental Health, and Interpersonal Conflict

    Edited by Sandra Graham, Valerie S. Folkes

    This unusual volume begins with a historical overview of the growth of attribution theory, setting the stage for the three broad domains of application that are addressed in the remainder of the book. These include applications to: achievement strivings in the classroom and the sports domain;...

    Published May 31st 1990 by Psychology Press

  10. Self-Inference Processes

    The Ontario Symposium, Volume 6

    Edited by James M. Olson, Mark P. Zanna, C. Peter Herman

    Series: Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology Series

    Although self-inference processes -- the ways individuals make judgments about themselves -- have been studied in social psychology and sociology for many years, a distinct literature on this topic has not emerged due to the diversity of relevant issues. The editors of this current volume cull...

    Published May 31st 1990 by Psychology Press