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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 531 new and published books in the subject of Cognitive Science — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Memory Distortions and Their Prevention

    Edited by Deborah L. Best, Margaret J. Intons-Peterson

    Series: Challenges and Controversies in Applied Cognition Series

    This volume explores the well-documented phenomena of memory distortion in a variety of settings, as well as how it can be ameliorated or prevented altogether. The editors have recruited some of the very best researchers in the applied cognitive field to address these issues. These authors examine...

    Published February 4th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Electronic Collaboration in Science

    Edited by Stephen H. Koslow, Michael F. Huerta

    Series: Progress in Neuroinformatics Research Series

    The increasingly sophisticated and powerful information technology we are creating plays an ever more prominent role in facilitating interaction and cooperation in everyday life. The time has come to harness it in the service of scientific research. This pathbreaking book describes the technical...

    Published February 4th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 February 4th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 February 4th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society

    By Cognitive Science Society (US) Conference

    This volume features the complete text of all regular papers, posters, and summaries of symposia presented at the 14th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society....

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Deductive Reasoning and Strategies

    Edited by Walter Schaeken, Gino De Vooght, Andr‚ Vandierendonck, G‚ry d'Ydewalle, Gery d'Ydewalle

    This book brings together both theoretical and empirical research directed toward the role of strategies in deductive reasoning. It offers the first systematic attempt to discuss the role of strategies for deductive reasoning. The empirical chapters correspond well with the main issues in the study...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Applied Spatial Cognition

    From Research to Cognitive Technology

    Edited by Gary L. Allen

    Applied Spatial Cognition illustrates the vital link between research and application in spatial cognition. With an impressive vista ranging from applied research to applications of cognitive technology, this volume presents the work of individuals from a wide range of disciplines and research...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Situation Models and Levels of Coherence

    Toward a Definition of Comprehension

    By Isabelle Tapiero

    The mental representation of what one reads is called a "situation model" or a "mental model." The process of reading causes an interaction of the new knowledge with what is already known. Though a number of theories and models have been proposed to describe this interaction, Tapiero proposes a new...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Biological and Cultural Bases of Human Inference

    Edited by Riccardo Viale, Daniel Andler, Lawrence A. Hirschfeld

    Biological and Cultural Bases of Human Inference addresses the interface between social science and cognitive science. In this volume, Viale and colleagues explore which human social cognitive powers evolve naturally and which are influenced by culture. Updating the debate between innatism and...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Implicit and Explicit Mental Processes

    Edited by Kim Kirsner, Craig Speelman, Murray Maybery, Angela O'Brien-Malone, Mike Anderson

    The need for synthesis in the domain of implicit processes was the motivation behind this book. Two major questions sparked its development: Is there one implicit process or processing principle, or are there many? Are implicit memory, learning, and expertise; skill acquisition; and automatic...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Psychology Press