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  1. Language Comprehension As Structure Building

    By Morton Ann Gernsbacher

    This book presents a new theoretical framework -- what Gernsbacher calls the Structure Building Framework -- for understanding language comprehension in particular, and cognitive processing in general. According to this framework, the goal in comprehending both linguistic and nonlinguistic...

    Published September 30th 1990 by Psychology Press

  2. Creative Imagery

    Discoveries and inventions in Visualization

    By Ronald A. Finke

    Bringing together the results of experiments on discovery and invention in visualization conducted by the author over a three year period, this book reports new findings on the generation of creative inventions and concepts using mental imagery, and proposes a reconceptualization of the creative...

    Published July 31st 1990 by Psychology Press

  3. Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Testing

    Edited by Roy Freedle

    This volume consists of a series of essays written by experts, most of whom participated in a conference conducted by the Educational Testing Service to explore how current fields of artificial intelligence might contribute to ETS's plans to automate one or more of its testing activities. The...

    Published June 30th 1990 by Psychology Press

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  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. Dimensions of Thinking and Cognitive Instruction

    Edited by Beau Fly Jones, Lorna Idol

    By establishing a conceptual framework and a common language for educators to work together, this volume attempts to answer the challenge facing all teachers -- how can students improve the quality of their thinking? Methods of strengthening the thought process include: helping students learn to...

    Published April 30th 1990 by Routledge

  10. Creating A Memory of Causal Relationships

    An Integration of Empirical and Explanation-based Learning Methods

    By Michael J. Pazzani

    This book presents a theory of learning new causal relationships by making use of perceived regularities in the environment, general knowledge of causality, and existing causal knowledge. Integrating ideas from the psychology of causation and machine learning, the author introduces a new learning...

    Published April 30th 1990 by Psychology Press