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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Mathematical Principles of Human Conceptual Behavior

    The Structural Nature of Conceptual Representation and Processing

    By Ronaldo Vigo

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    The ability to learn concepts lies at the very core of human cognition, enabling us to efficiently classify, organize, identify, and store complex information. In view of the basic role that concepts play in our everyday physical and mental lives, the fields of cognitive science and psychology face...

    Published October 27th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Time, Space, and Number in Physics and Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    By William R. Uttal

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The crux of the debate between proponents of behavioral psychology and cognitive psychology focuses on the issue of accessibility. Cognitivists believe that mental mechanisms and processes are accessible, and that their inner workings can be inferred from experimental observations of behavior....

    Published October 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. The Role of Communication in Learning To Model

    Edited by Paul Brna, Michael Baker, Keith Stenning, Andree Tiberghien

    In this book, a number of experts from various disciplines take a look at three different strands in learning to model. They examine the activity of modeling from disparate theoretical standpoints, taking into account the individual situation of the individuals involved. The chapters seek to bridge...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Family Environment and Intellectual Functioning

    A Life-span Perspective

    Edited by Elena L. Grigorenko, Robert J. Sternberg

    What is the impact of the family environment on us, particularly with regard to our intellectual functioning? Does the role of early family environment wear off, as some researchers have suggested, or does it maintain or possibly even become more important as we grow older? This book examines the...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press