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New and Published Books

  1. Conceptual Development

    Piaget's Legacy

    Edited by Ellin Kofsky Scholnick, Katherine Nelson, Susan A. Gelman, Patricia H. Miller

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    This book examines a key issue in current cognitive theories - the nature of representation. Each chapter is characterized by attempts to frame hot topics in cognitive development within the landscape of current developmental theorizing and the past legacy of genetic epistemology. The chapters...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The Foundations of Remembering

    Essays in Honor of Henry L. Roediger, III

    Edited by James S. Nairne

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    The Foundations of Remembering presents a collection of essays written by top memory scholars in honor of Henry L. Roediger III. The chapters were originally delivered as part of the "Roddyfest" conference held in March 2005 to celebrate Purdue University's awarding of an honorary doctor of letters...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Improving Statistical Reasoning

    Theoretical Models and Practical Implications

    By Peter Sedlmeier

    This book focuses on how statistical reasoning works and on training programs that can exploit people's natural cognitive capabilities to improve their statistical reasoning. Training programs that take into account findings from evolutionary psychology and instructional theory are shown to have...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. False-memory Creation in Children and Adults

    Theory, Research, and Implications

    Edited by David F. Bjorklund

    As one of the most hotly debated topics of the past decade, false memory has attracted the interest of researchers and practitioners in many of psychology's subdisciplines. Real-world issues surrounding the credibility of memories (particularly memories of traumatic events, such as sexual abuse)...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Culture, Thought, and Development

    Edited by Larry Nucci, Geoffrey B. Saxe, Elliot Turiel

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    In this volume, the reader will find a host of fresh perspectives. Authors seek to reconceptualize problems, offering new frames for understanding relations between culture and human development. Contributors include scholars from the disciplines of philosophy, law, theology, anthropology,...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Interdisciplinary Collaboration

    An Emerging Cognitive Science

    Edited by Sharon J. Derry, Christian D. Schunn, Morton Ann Gernsbacher

    Interdisciplinary Collaboration calls attention to a serious need to study the problems and processes of interdisciplinary inquiry, to reflect on the current state of scientific knowledge regarding interdisciplinary collaboration, and to encourage research that studies interdisciplinary cognition...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Do Justice and Let the Sky Fall

    Elizabeth F. Loftus and Her Contributions to Science, Law, and Academic Freedom

    Edited by Maryanne Garry, Harlene Hayne

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    For more than 30 years, renowned psychological scientist Elizabeth F. Loftus has contributed groundbreaking research to the fields of science, law, and academia. This book provides an opportunity for readers to become better acquainted with one of the most important psychologists of our time, as it...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. The Signs of Language Revisited

    An Anthology To Honor Ursula Bellugi and Edward Klima

    Edited by Karen Emmorey, Harlan L. Lane

    The burgeoning of research on signed language during the last two decades has had a major influence on several disciplines concerned with mind and language, including linguistics, neuroscience, cognitive psychology, child language acquisition, sociolinguistics, bilingualism, and deaf education. The...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Utility of Gains and Losses

    Measurement-Theoretical and Experimental Approaches

    By R. Duncan Luce

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    This new monograph presents Dr. Luce's current understanding of the behavioral properties people exhibit (or should exhibit) when they make selections among alternatives and how these properties lead to numerical representations of those preferences. It summarizes, and places in historical...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Neural Theories of Mind

    Why the Mind-Brain Problem May Never Be Solved

    By William R. Uttal

    In this fascinating book, William R. Uttal raises the possibility that, however much we learn about the anatomy and physiology of the brain and psychology, we may never be able to cross the final bridge explaining how the mind is produced by the brain. Three main classes of mind-brain theory are...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press