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New and Published Books

  1. In Defence of Empirical Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    By D. E. Broadbent

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1973, this book contains the 1971 William James Lectures at Harvard, the first by that name to be given by a British psychologist. In addition, there are reprints of four shorter lectures which had not been easily available before. Together the resulting collection gave a...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Applied Neuropsychology of Attention

    Theory, Diagnosis and Rehabilitation

    Edited by Michel Leclercq, Peter Zimmermann

    The concept of attention in academic psychology has been treated with varying degrees of importance over the years. From playing a key role in the 19th century, it was discarded in the first half of the 20th century, as clinical psychologists claimed it was superfluous to the essential subconscious...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Attention in Action

    Advances from Cognitive Neuroscience

    Edited by Glyn Humphreys, Jane Riddoch

    Series: Advances in Behavioural Brain Science

    Over the past forty years much work has assessed how attention modulates perception, but relatively little work has evaluated the role of attention in action. This is despite the fact that recent research indicates that the relation between attention and action is a crucial factor in human...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Information Processing, Affect and Psychopathology

    A Special Issue of the Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by Nazanin Derakshan, Ernst Koster

    Series: Special Issues of the Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    This special issue is a tribute to Michael W. Eysenck, a distinguished pioneer in the field of cognition and emotion, and the founding editor of the Journal of Cognitive Psychology. It consists of a collection of theoretical as well as empirical papers by eminent scholars who have led the field of...

    Published January 23rd 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. Attention, Representation, and Human Performance

    Integration of Cognition, Emotion, and Motivation

    Edited by Slim Masmoudi, David Yun Dai, Abdelmajid Naceur

    This volume presents a rare occasion where scholars from Europe, North Africa and North America share their research programs and findings revolving around an important theme: integration. Despite different research foci and methodologies, there is a strong consensus that we need to understand a...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Psychology Press

  6. Emotional States, Attention, and Working Memory

    A Special Issue of Cognition & Emotion

    Edited by Nazanin Derakhshan, Michael Eysenck

    Series: Special Issues of Cognition and Emotion

    This Special Issue is concerned with the effects of three emotional states (positive affect; anxiety; and depression) on performance. More specifically, the contributors focus on the potential mediating effects of attention and of executive processes of working memory. The evidence discussed...

    Published March 24th 2010 by Psychology Press

  7. Tutorials in Visual Cognition

    Edited by Veronika Coltheart

    Series: Macquarie Monographs in Cognitive Science

    In the late-1980s, visual cognition was a small subfield of cognitive psychology, and the standard texts mainly discussed just iconic memory in their sections on visual cognition. In the subsequent two decades, and especially very recently, many remarkable new aspects of the processing of...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Psychology Press

  8. Attentional Capture

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Bradley S. Gibson, Charles Folk, Jan Theeuwes, Alan Kingstone

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    The notion that certain mental or physical events can capture attention has been one of the most enduring topics in the study of attention owing to the importance of understanding how goal-directed and stimulus-driven processes interact in perception and cognition. Despite the clear theoretical and...

    Published April 15th 2008 by Psychology Press

  9. Inhibitory After-Effects in Spatial Processing: Experimental and Theoretical Issues on Inhibition of Return

    A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology

    Edited by Paolo Bartolomeo, Juan Lupiáñez

    Series: Special Issues of Cognitive Neuropsychology

    When responding to a suddenly appearing stimulus, we are slower and/or less accurate when the stimulus occurs at the same location of a previous event, as compared to when it appears in a new location. This phenomenon, often called Inhibition of Return (IOR), has fostered a huge amount of research...

    Published October 4th 2006 by Psychology Press

  10. Integrative Views on Dual-task Costs

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by Guido P.H Band, Pierre Jolicoeur

    Series: Special Issues of the Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    It is well known that the capacity for both simultaneous and rapid sequential information processing is limited. In the past two decades, at least four different approaches for the investigation and explanation of dual-task interference have developed. Surprisingly, these developments have taken...

    Published July 12th 2006 by Psychology Press