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  1. Improving Statistical Reasoning

    Theoretical Models and Practical Implications

    By Peter Sedlmeier

    This book focuses on how statistical reasoning works and on training programs that can exploit people's natural cognitive capabilities to improve their statistical reasoning. Training programs that take into account findings from evolutionary psychology and instructional theory are shown to have...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. False-memory Creation in Children and Adults

    Theory, Research, and Implications

    Edited by David F. Bjorklund

    As one of the most hotly debated topics of the past decade, false memory has attracted the interest of researchers and practitioners in many of psychology's subdisciplines. Real-world issues surrounding the credibility of memories (particularly memories of traumatic events, such as sexual abuse)...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Rationality and Social Responsibility

    Essays in Honor of Robyn Mason Dawes

    Edited by Joachim I. Krueger

    Series: Modern Pioneers in Psychological Science: An APS-Psychology Press Series

    This volume brings together a diverse group of authors who have been associated with Robyn Dawes over the years. The breadth of topics covered reflects Dawes’s wide-ranging impact on psychological theory and empirical practice. The two themes of rationality and social responsibility are well...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Handbook of Latent Semantic Analysis

    Edited by Thomas K. Landauer, Danielle S. McNamara, Simon Dennis, Walter Kintsch

    Series: University of Colorado Institute of Cognitive Science Series

    The Handbook of Latent Semantic Analysis is the authoritative reference for the theory behind Latent Semantic Analysis (LSA), a burgeoning mathematical method used to analyze how words make meaning, with the desired outcome to program machines to understand human commands via natural language...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Working Memory Capacity

    By Nelson Cowan

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    The idea of one's memory "filling up" is a humorous misconception of how memory in general is thought to work; it is actually has no capacity limit. However, the idea of a "full brain" makes more sense with reference to working memory, which is the limited amount of information a person can hold...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. The Childes Project

    Tools for Analyzing Talk, Volume II: the Database, 3rd Edition

    By Brian MacWhinney

    Volume I is the first of two volumes that document the three components of the CHILDES Project. It is divided into two parts which provide an introduction to the use of computational tools for studying language learning. The first part is the CHAT manual, which describes the conventions and...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Perspectives on Cognitive Task Analysis

    Historical Origins and Modern Communities of Practice

    By Robert R. Hoffman, Laura G. Militello

    Series: Expertise: Research and Applications Series

    This volume is the first comprehensive history of task analysis, charting its origins from the earliest applied psychology through to modern forms of task analysis that focus on the study of cognitive work. Through this detailed historical analysis, it is made apparent how task analysis...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Culture, Thought, and Development

    Edited by Larry Nucci, Geoffrey B. Saxe, Elliot Turiel

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    In this volume, the reader will find a host of fresh perspectives. Authors seek to reconceptualize problems, offering new frames for understanding relations between culture and human development. Contributors include scholars from the disciplines of philosophy, law, theology, anthropology,...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Interdisciplinary Collaboration

    An Emerging Cognitive Science

    Edited by Sharon J. Derry, Christian D. Schunn, Morton Ann Gernsbacher

    Interdisciplinary Collaboration calls attention to a serious need to study the problems and processes of interdisciplinary inquiry, to reflect on the current state of scientific knowledge regarding interdisciplinary collaboration, and to encourage research that studies interdisciplinary cognition...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Do Justice and Let the Sky Fall

    Elizabeth F. Loftus and Her Contributions to Science, Law, and Academic Freedom

    Edited by Maryanne Garry, Harlene Hayne

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    For more than 30 years, renowned psychological scientist Elizabeth F. Loftus has contributed groundbreaking research to the fields of science, law, and academia. This book provides an opportunity for readers to become better acquainted with one of the most important psychologists of our time, as it...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press