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  1. Toward A New Behaviorism

    The Case Against Perceptual Reductionism

    By William R. Uttal

    This volume examines the scientific basis of reductionist approaches to understanding visual perception. The author makes the provocative argument that contemporary neuroscience and cognitive science have gone off on a wild-goose chase in the search for reductionist explanations of perceptual...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. The Family on the Threshold of the 21st Century

    Trends and Implications

    Edited by Solly Dreman

    Is there life for the family in the 21st century? Pessimists view the traditional two-parent nuclear family as a relic of the past, attributing their gloomy outlook to increased demands from the workplace, rampant technological advancement, and the pursuit of personal achievement at the expense of...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Memory Search By A Memorist

    By Charles P. Thompson, Thaddeus M. Cowan

    This book describes the first comprehensive experimental research program on an individual who exhibits exceptional memory. Rajan Mahadevan, the subject of these investigations, won a place in the Guinness Book of Records for reciting pi to 31,811 decimal places, can learn matrices up to size 20 X...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Development of Person-context Relations

    Edited by Thomas A. Kindermann, Jaan Valsiner

    Traditionally, developmental psychology has its focus on individuals. Developmentalists aim to describe regularities in individuals' change and development across time, to explain the processes and mechanisms that are involved in producing change and regularity, and eventually, to design strategies...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Field Dependence-independence

    Bio-psycho-social Factors Across the Life Span

    Edited by Seymour Wapner, Jack Demick

    The papers presented in this volume seek to illuminate relationships among the cognitive style of field dependence- independence and biological, psychological, and sociocultural aspects of human functioning across the life span. The book begins by addressing fundamental issues concerning the role...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Cognitive and Social Factors in Early Deception

    Edited by Stephen J. Ceci, Michelle DeSimo Leichtman

    The understanding of early deception is important for both theoretical and practical purposes. Children's deceptive behaviors provide a window into their models and theories of mind. On a practical level, childhood deception poses challenges for the legal system as well as parents and schools. In...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Applications of Neural Networks to Telecommunications

    Edited by Joshua Alspector, Rodney Goodman

    The world is witnessing the rapid evolution of its own nervous system by an unparalleled growth in communication technology. Like the evolution of the nervous systems in animals, this growth is being driven by a survival-of-the-fittest-mechanism. In telecommunications, the entities that fuel this...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Developmental Behavioral Neuroscience

    The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 24

    Edited by Megan R. Gunnar, Charles A. Nelson

    This volume provides an introduction to current research on the relation between brain development and the development of cognitive, linguistic, motor, and emotional behavior. At least two audiences will benefit from this book: psychologists interested in brain development, and neuroscientists...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Discourse Analysis and Applications

    Studies in Adult Clinical Populations

    Edited by Ronald L. Bloom, Loraine K. Obler

    Application of analytic discourse techniques to clinical practice is relatively recent. This book's contributors begin with the notion that systematic examination of discourse provides a rich source of data for describing the complex relationships among language, social context, and the cognitive...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Human Abilities

    Their Nature and Measurement

    Edited by Ian Dennis, Patrick Tapsfield

    This volume brings together many of the leading researchers on human intelligence and cognition to address issues including definition, measurement, and instructional design. Its publication is a result of the Inaugural Spearman Seminar recently held at the University of Plymouth -- a seminar that...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press