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  1. Metacognition and Cognitive Neuropsychology

    Monitoring and Control Processes

    Edited by Giuliana Mazzoni, Thomas O. Nelson

    Control processes are those mental functions that allow us to initiate, monitor, and prioritize mental activities. They are crucial to normal mental functioning. A better understanding of the nature of control processes and their deficits is important for clinical work and for an adequate theory of...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Localist Connectionist Approaches To Human Cognition

    Edited by Jonathan Grainger, Arthur M. Jacobs, Arthur Jacobs

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    This volume provides an overview of a relatively neglected branch of connectionism known as localist connectionism. The singling out of localist connectionism is motivated by the fact that some critical modeling strategies have been more readily applied in the development and testing of localist as...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. The War Between Mentalism and Behaviorism

    On the Accessibility of Mental Processes

    By William R. Uttal

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    This book considers one of the most fundamental, but only infrequently considered, issues in psychology--Are mental processes accessible by means of verbal reports and/or experimental assays? It is argues that this is the main characteristic distinguishing between behaviorism and mentalistic...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Development of Mental Representation

    Theories and Applications

    Edited by Irving E. Sigel

    There is a general and extensive literature in the development of representational thought and symbolic processes because of its centrality in human evolution. However, the umbrella of science and its method does not necessarily lead to a coherent conceptual model, or agreements among scholars....

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Early Social Cognition

    Understanding Others in the First Months of Life

    Edited by Philippe Rochat

    In recent years, much stimulating research has emerged on children's theories of mind, construed as the understanding of others' intentions, beliefs, and desires. In this context, there is a renewed interest in the developmental origins of social cognition. This book is an expression of this new...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. The Nature and Development of Decision-making

    A Self-regulation Model

    By James P. Byrnes

    Although everyone has goals, only some people successfully attain their respective goals on a regular basis. With this in mind, the author attempts to answer the question of why some people are more successful than others. He begins with the assumption that the key to personal success is effective...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention

    A Developmental Perspective

    Edited by John E. Richards

    This volume describes research and theory concerning the cognitive neuroscience of attention. Filling a key gap, it emphasizes developmental changes that occur in the brain-attention relationship in infants, children, and throughout the lifespan and reviews the literature on attention, development,...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. The Cognitive Psychology of Planning

    Edited by Robin Morris, Geoff Ward

    Series: Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

    The Cognitive Psychology of Planning assesses recent advances in the scientific study of the cognitive processes involved in formulating, evaluating and selecting a sequence of thoughts and actions to achieve a goal. Approaches discussed range from those which look at planning in terms of...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 9th 2014 by Psychology Press