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New and Published Books

  1. Bridging Cognitive Science and Education: Learning, Memory and Metacognition

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by Lisa Son, Andre Vandierendonck

    The fields of cognitive science and education have worked hard to discover effective principles of learning with the goal of improving educational achievement. And although each has made significant advances, there has been, until today, a gap between the two disciplines. This special issue brings...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Mental Models In Cognitive Science

    Essays In Honour Of Phil Johnson-Laird

    Edited by Alan Garnham, Jane Oakhill

    Phil Johnson-Laird's theory of mental models has proved to be an influential development in the cognitive sciences. This theory aims to provide a detailed account of both reasoning and inference on the one hand, and language on the other. It can therefore be regarded as a step toward the...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Learning Conversations

    The Self-Organised Learning Way to Personal and Organisational Growth

    By Sheila Harri-Augstein, Laurie F. Thomas

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    How Can You Improve Your Learning Capabilites? How Can You Enhance Your Potential for Change and Personal Growth? Most of us accept that education does not meet the needs of learners today, or their employers. This mismatch is a key reason why a high level of demotivated youth, as well as workers...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  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 June 8th 2015 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 June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. The Development of Autism

    Perspectives From Theory and Research

    Edited by Jacob A. Burack, Tony Charman

    Dedicated to the memory and work of Lisa Capps, this volume is a forum for scholars and practitioners interested in the typical and atypical development of persons with autism. Each chapter is focused on theoretical considerations and the empirical evidence regarding a specific aspect of...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Applying Social Cognition to Consumer-Focused Strategy

    Edited by Frank R. Kardes, Paul M. Herr

    Applying Social Cognition to Consumer-Focused Strategy, a book in the Advertising and Consumer Psychology series sponsored by the Society for Consumer Psychology, focuses on the most important recent developments at the interface of social cognition and marketing, and develops integrative...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Collective Memory of Political Events

    Social Psychological Perspectives

    Edited by James W. Pennebaker, Dar¡o Paez

    Research in collective memory is a relatively new area capturing the interest of scholars in social psychology, memory, sociology, and anthropology. The core idea is that collective attitudes and behaviors are created and shared through common experiences and communication among a cohort of people....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Individual and Group Decision Making

    Current Issues

    Edited by N. John Castellan

    The idea for this volume took root during a recent annual convention of the American Psychological Association. The contributors share a common vision of research in their particular area and have had an opportunity to debate and clarify their ideas. Taken as a whole, the fifteen chapters provide...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press