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  1. Inside Case-Based Reasoning

    By Christopher K. Riesbeck, Roger C. Schank

    Series: Artificial Intelligence Series

    Introducing issues in dynamic memory and case-based reasoning, this comprehensive volume presents extended descriptions of four major programming efforts conducted at Yale during the past several years. Each descriptive chapter is followed by a companion chapter containing the micro program version...

    Published June 30th 1989 by Psychology Press

  2. Contemporary Learning Theories

    Volume II: Instrumental Conditioning Theory and the Impact of Biological Constraints on Learning

    Edited by Stephen B. Klein, Robert R. Mowrer

    This unique two-volume set provides detailed coverage of contemporary learning theory. Uniting leading experts in modern behavioral theory, these texts give students a complete view of the field. Volume I details the complexities of Pavlovian conditioning and describes the current status of...

    Published June 30th 1989 by Psychology Press

  3. Thinking Across Cultures

    The Third International Conference on Thinking

    Edited by Donald M. Topping, Doris C. Crowell, Victor N. Kobayashi

    This volume compares and contrasts contemporary theories of cognition, modes of perception, and learning from cross-cultural perspectives. The participants were asked to consider and assess the question of whether people from different cultures think differently. Moreover, they were asked to...

    Published May 31st 1989 by Routledge

  4. Musical Savants

    Exceptional Skill in the Mentally Retarded

    By Leon K. Miller

    Using the case study of "Eddie" as his framework, Professor Miller challenges the prevailing notion that musical savants are essentially phenomenal tape recorders and deals with the issue of "idiot savants" in a detailed, empirical investigation. Through "Eddie" the author discusses, in specific...

    Published May 31st 1989 by Psychology Press

  5. The Comparative Psychology of Audition

    Perceiving Complex Sounds

    Edited by Robert J. Dooling, Stewart H. Hulse

    Uniting scientists who study music, child language, human psychoacoustics, and animal acoustical communication, this volume examines research on the perception of complex sounds. The contributors' papers focus on finding a common principle from the comparison of the processing of complex acoustic...

    Published May 31st 1989 by Psychology Press

  6. Advances in the Psychology of Human Intelligence

    Volume 5

    Edited by Robert J. Sternberg

    Volume five continues to mark the significant advances made in the psychology of human intelligence, problem solving, and thinking abilities. Papers contributed by leaders in the field reflect a diversity of perspectives and approaches to the human intelligence. Subjects discussed include: *...

    Published May 31st 1989 by Psychology Press

  7. Pornography

    Research Advances and Policy Considerations

    Edited by Dolf Zillmann, Jennings Bryant

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    "...provides good coverage of the empirical literature."—Journal of Communication "...well written and presents a wide diversity of approaches to pornography."—CHOICE...

    Published May 31st 1989 by Routledge

  8. Mind, Code and Context

    Essays in Pragmatics

    By T. Givon

    Series: Neuropsychology and Neurolinguistics Series

    Scholars concerned with the phenomenon of mind have searched through history for a principled yet non-reductionist approach to the study of knowledge, communication, and behavior. Pragmatics has been a recurrent theme in Western epistemology, tracing itself back from pre-Socratic dialectics and...

    Published May 31st 1989 by Psychology Press

  9. Family Systems and Life-span Development

    Edited by Kurt Kreppner, Richard M. Lerner

    This interdisciplinary volume presents international research and theories focusing on the development of the individual across the life span. Centering on "family" as the key context influencing, and being influenced by the developing person, the contributors to this volume discuss an array of...

    Published April 30th 1989 by Psychology Press

  10. Coping With Uncertainty

    Behavioral and Developmental Perspectives

    Edited by Davis S. Palermo

    Series: Penn State Series on Child and Adolescent Development

    The first volume in this new series from The Center for the Study of Child and Adolescent Development at The Pennsylvania State University focuses on the relationship between the biological stress circuits and the behavioral concomitants to stress in animals and humans. The participants at this...

    Published April 30th 1989 by Psychology Press