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  1. Judgment and Decision Making

    Neo-brunswikian and Process-tracing Approaches

    Edited by Peter Juslin, Henry Montgomery

    Research on human judgment and decision making has been strongly guided by a normative/descriptive approach, according to which human decision making is compared to the normative models provided by decision theory, statistics, and the probability calculus. A common empirical finding has been that...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Single-Word Reading

    Behavioral and Biological Perspectives

    Edited by Elena L. Grigorenko, Adam J. Naples

    Series: New Directions in Communication Disorders Research

    As the first title in the new series, New Directions in Communication Disorders Research: Integrative Approaches, this volume discusses a unique phenomenon in cognitive science, single-word reading, which is an essential element in successful reading competence. Single-word reading is an...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Piaget, Evolution, and Development

    Edited by Jonas Langer, Melanie Killen

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Based on the 25th Anniversary Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society, this book represents cutting-edge work on the mechanisms of cognitive, social, and cultural development. The authors-anthropologists, biologists, historians of science, paleontologists, and psychologists-believe that a rebirth is...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. The Autonomous Brain

    A Neural Theory of Attention and Learning

    By Peter M. Milner

    The behaviorist credo that animals are devices for translating sensory input into appropriate responses dies hard. The thesis of this pathbreaking book is that the brain is innately constructed to initiate behaviors likely to promote the survival of the species, and to sensitize sensory systems to...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Social Psychology and the Unconscious

    The Automaticity of Higher Mental Processes

    Edited by John A. Bargh

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    Evidence is mounting that we are not as in control of our judgments and behavior as we think we are. Unconscious or ‘automatic’ forms of psychological and behavioral processes are those of which we tend to be unaware, that occur without our intention or consent, yet influence us on a daily basis in...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Mild Cognitive Impairment

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Holly A. Tuokko, David F. Hultsch

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) has been identified as an important clinical transition between normal aging and the early stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Since treatments for AD are most likely to be most effective early in the course of the disease, MCI has become a topic of great importance...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Listening to Speech

    An Auditory Perspective

    Edited by Steven Greenberg, William Ainsworth

    The human species is largely defined by its use of spoken language, so integral is speech communication to behavior and social interaction. Despite its importance in everyday life, comparatively little is known about the auditory mechanisms that underlie the ability to understand language. The...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Metacognition and Cognitive Neuropsychology

    Monitoring and Control Processes

    Edited by Giuliana Mazzoni, Thomas O. Nelson

    Control processes are those mental functions that allow us to initiate, monitor, and prioritize mental activities. They are crucial to normal mental functioning. A better understanding of the nature of control processes and their deficits is important for clinical work and for an adequate theory of...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Localist Connectionist Approaches To Human Cognition

    Edited by Jonathan Grainger, Arthur M. Jacobs, Arthur Jacobs

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    This volume provides an overview of a relatively neglected branch of connectionism known as localist connectionism. The singling out of localist connectionism is motivated by the fact that some critical modeling strategies have been more readily applied in the development and testing of localist as...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. The War Between Mentalism and Behaviorism

    On the Accessibility of Mental Processes

    By William R. Uttal

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    This book considers one of the most fundamental, but only infrequently considered, issues in psychology--Are mental processes accessible by means of verbal reports and/or experimental assays? It is argues that this is the main characteristic distinguishing between behaviorism and mentalistic...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press