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  1. Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    By Various

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Memory is one of the core areas of academic research in cognitive psychology. Psychology Library Editions: Memory brings together a series of previously out-of-print titles, available as a 27-volume set or as individual volumes. The authors come from diverse backgrounds and many of...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. A Dictionary of Mnemonics (PLE: Memory)

    By Various

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    The Greeks invented them. All manner of people in the European Middle Ages used them, often with creative and brilliant effect. Victorian schoolmasters in England almost buried them and the pupils who had to cram facts parrot-fashion. Originally published in 1972, this title brought mnemonics back...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Introduction to Human Memory (PLE: Memory)

    By Vernon Gregg

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1986, this book was written for undergraduates who had completed an introductory course in psychology, and aimed to acquaint the student with the core of recent experimental findings and theoretical ideas concerning human memory. Each chapter deals with a specific area of...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. The Psychology of Counterfactual Thinking

    Edited by David R. Mandel, Denis J. Hilton, Patrizia Catellani

    Series: Routledge Research International Series in Social Psychology

    This book provides a critical overview of significant developments in research and theory on counterfactual thinking that have emerged in recent years and spotlights exciting new directions for future research in this area. Key issues considered include the relations between counterfactual and...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Connectionist Models of Memory and Language (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Joseph P. Levy, Dimitrios Bairaktaris, John A. Bullinaria, Paul Cairns

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Connectionist modelling and neural network applications had become a major sub-field of cognitive science by the mid-1990s. In this ground-breaking book, originally published in 1995, leading connectionists shed light on current approaches to memory and language modelling at the time. The book is...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Attention

    By Wayne Wu

    Series: New Problems of Philosophy

    Attention is a fundamental feature of the mind yet has languished in the backwaters of philosophy. Recent years, however, have witnessed a resurgence of philosophical interest in attention, driven by recognition that it is closely connected to consciousness, perception, agency, thought,...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Introducing Freire

    A guide for students, teachers and practitioners

    By Sandra Smidt

    The famous Brazilian educator Paulo Freire has influenced educators, teachers and students in a broad tapestry of contexts and countries, as he challenged conventional thinking on how teachers ought to teach and learners ought to learn. By making his ideas accessible and relevant, this insightful...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Motivation and Its Regulation

    The Control Within

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Eddie Harmon-Jones

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    It is motivation that drives all our daily endeavors, and it is motivation, or the lack of it, that accounts for most of our successes and failures. Motivation, however, needs to be carefully controlled and regulated to be effective. This book surveys the most recent psychological research on how...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Trust and Skepticism

    Children's selective learning from testimony

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Robinson, Shiri Einav

    Series: Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

    Children learn a great deal from other people, including history, science and religion, as well as language itself. Although our informants are usually well-intentioned, they can be wrong, and sometimes people deceive deliberately. As soon as children can learn from what others tell them, they...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Living in an Asymmetrical World

    How writing direction affects thought and action

    By Anne Maass, Caterina Suitner, Jean-Pierre Deconchy

    There has recently been a renewed interest in the role of spatial dimensions in social cognition, and how vertical and horizontal trajectories are used to represent social concepts such as power, agency, aggression, and dominance. Most of this work surrounds the idea that abstract concepts are...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Psychology Press