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  1. Seeing Babies in a New Light

    The Life of Hanus Papousek

    By Otto Koester, Otto Koester

    Seeing Babies in a New Light: The Life of Hanus Papousek presents the first in-depth examination of the scientific contributions and life of Hanus Papousek (1922-2000), a leading figure in modern infancy research. The aim is to illuminate the research and ideas of this pediatrician and scholar who...

    Published May 3rd 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Dualism

    The Original Sin of Cognitivism

    By William R. Uttal

    Directed to scholars and senior-level graduate students, this book is an iconoclastic survey of the history of dualism and its impact on contemporary cognitive psychology. It argues that much of modern cognitive or mentalist psychology is built upon a cryptodualism--the idea that the mind and brain...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Psychomythics

    Sources of Artifacts and Misconceptions in Scientific Psychology

    By William R. Uttal

    Psychology deals with the most complex subject matter of any science. As such, it is subject to misunderstandings, artifacts, and just simple errors of data, logic, and interpretation. This book teases out the details of some of the sources of these errors. It considers errors in psychological data...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Innovations in Instructional Technology

    Essays in Honor of M. David Merrill

    Edited by J. Michael Spector, Celestia Ohrazda, Andrew Van Schaack, David A. Wiley

    M. David Merrill has been active in the field of instructional technology for almost 40 years. His contributions range from basic instructional principles and instructional design theory to development and implementation of learning environments. Innovations in Instructional Technology is a...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Social Psychology of Expertise

    Case Studies in Research, Professional Domains, and Expert Roles

    By Harald A. Mieg

    Series: Expertise: Research and Applications Series

    The Social Psychology of Expertise offers an integrative perspective to the analysis of experts and expertise in organizations, social roles, management, etc. It is the first book to link the psychology of expertise to sociology, particularly the sociology of professions. By examining the...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Language, Literacy, and Cognitive Development

    The Development and Consequences of Symbolic Communication

    Edited by Eric Amsel, James P. Byrnes

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Language, Literacy, and Cognitive Development addresses the impact of language and literacy on cognitive development. Top researchers examine the cognitive significance of the growth in children's ability to express themselves symbolically, whether that involves communicating linguistically,...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. The General Factor of Intelligence

    How General Is It?

    Edited by Robert J. Sternberg, Elena L. Grigorenko

    This edited volume presents a balanced approach to the ongoing debate of just how general the "general factor" of intelligence is. To accomplish this goal, the editors chose a number of distinct approaches to the study of intelligence--psychometric, genetic-epistemological, cognitive, biological,...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Model Systems and the Neurobiology of Associative Learning

    A Festschrift in Honor of Richard F. Thompson

    Edited by Joseph E. Steinmetz, Mark A. Gluck, Paul R. Solomon

    This volume contains a collection of papers written by former students, postdoctoral fellows, and colleagues of Richard Thompson and represent written versions of papers presented at the Festschrift symposium. The Festschrift provided an excellent opportunity for the participants to recount their...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Interesting Times

    An Encounter With the 20th Century 1924-

    By George Mandler

    This book is an autobiographical account of George Mandler--born in 1924--who grew up in a middle class Jewish family in Vienna. It details the fears and attempts to find a safe haven when Austria was invaded and absorbed into Nazi Germany in 1938, followed by Mandler's escape to England and...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. Human Spatial Memory

    Remembering Where

    Edited by Gary L. Allen

    The chapters in Human Spatial Memory: Remembering Where present a fascinating picture of an everyday aspect of mental life that is as intriguing to people outside of academia as it is to scientists studying human cognition and behavior. The questions are as old as the study of mind itself: How do...

    Published January 29th 2013 by Psychology Press