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New and Published Books

  1. Aspects of Rationality

    Reflections on What It Means To Be Rational and Whether We Are

    By Raymond S. Nickerson

    What does it mean to be rational – to reason well and effectively? How does rationality, broadly conceived, relate to the knowledge one acquires, the beliefs one forms, the explanations one constructs or appropriates, the judgments and decisions one makes, the values one adopts? What is the...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. on Human Memory

    Evolution, Progress, and Reflections on the 30th Anniversary of the Atkinson-shiffrin Model

    Edited by Chizuko Izawa

    The model of human memory proposed in 1968 by Atkinson and Shiffrin has the distinction of having revolutionized information-processing theory. It catapulated a whole generation of cognitive psychologists into sustained research programs that continue to be productive year after year. The book's...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Mental Logic

    Edited by Martin D.S. Braine, David P. O'Brien, Martin Braine

    Over the past decade, the question of whether there is a mental logic has become subject to considerable debate. There have been attacks by critics who believe that all reasoning uses mental models and return attacks on mental-models theory. This controversy has invaded various journals and has...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Conceptual Coordination

    How the Mind Orders Experience in Time

    By William J. Clancey

    This book bridges the gap between models of human behavior that are based on cognitive task analysis and those based on neural networks. The author argues that these approaches are incomplete and not properly related to each other. His synthesis reconciles the very different conceptualizations of...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Cognitive Systems

    Human Cognitive Models in Systems Design

    Edited by Chris Forsythe, Michael L. Bernard, Timothy E. Goldsmith

    The leading thinkers from the cognitive science tradition participated in a workshop sponsored by Sandia National Laboratories in July of 2003 to discuss progress in building their models. The goal was to summarize the theoretical and empirical bases for cognitive systems and to present exemplary...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Narrative Comprehension, Causality, and Coherence

    Essays in Honor of Tom Trabasso

    Edited by Susan R. Goldman, Arthur C. Graesser, Paul van den Broek

    This volume provides an excellent overview of the field of discourse processes, capturing both its breadth and its depth. World-renowned researchers present the latest theoretical developments and thought-provoking empirical data. In doing so, they cover a broad range of communicative activities,...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Ecological Approaches to Cognition

    Essays in Honor of Ulric Neisser

    Edited by Eugene Winograd, Robyn Fivush, William Hirst

    In the context of an Emory Symposium on Cognition honoring the enormous contributions to cognitive psychology of Ulric Neisser, this book brings together ecological approaches to various aspects of cognition and its development. Well-known former students and colleagues of Neisser articulate their...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press