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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 32 new and published books in the subject of Learning — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Introducing Freire

    A guide for students, teachers and practitioners

    By Sandra Smidt

    The famous Brazilian educator Paulo Freire has influenced educators, teachers and students in a broad tapestry of contexts and countries, as he challenged conventional thinking on how teachers ought to teach and learners ought to learn. By making his ideas accessible and relevant, this insightful...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Pavlovian Second-Order Conditioning (Psychology Revivals)

    Studies in Associative Learning

    By Robert A. Rescorla

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1980, this volume explores some of the dramatic and exciting changes that had taken place in the field of conditioning in the 15 years prior to publication. The usefulness of a particular learning procedure, second-order conditioning, is explored in three aspects of the...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Learning and the Development of Cognition (Psychology Revivals)

    By Barbel Inhelder, Hermine Sinclair, Magali Bovet

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    How do children learn and how are new modes of thought developed? These questions have for years been of paramount interest to psychologists and others concerned with the cognitive development of the child. In this major work, originally published in 1974 and reporting on over ten years’ research...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. The New Behaviorism

    Second Edition

    By John Staddon

    This groundbreaking book presents a brief history of behaviorism, the dominant movement in American psychology in the first half of the 20th Century. It then analyzes and criticizes radical behaviorism, as pioneered by B.F. Skinner, and its philosophy and applications to social issues. This second...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Self-Organised Learning (Psychology Revivals)

    Foundations of a Conversational Science for Psychology

    By Laurie F. Thomas, Sheila Harri-Augstein

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    From its foundation in the 1950s by George Kelly, Personal Construct Psychology continued to grow, both as a movement among psychologists and then in industry, education, government and commerce. Originally published in 1985 this title offers a compendium of elaborations and new conversational uses...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Learning Conversations (Psychology Revivals)

    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 December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Integrating the Mind

    Domain General Versus Domain Specific Processes in Higher Cognition

    Edited by Maxwell J. Roberts

    There are currently several debates taking place simultaneously in various fields of psychology which address the same fundamental issue: to what extent are the processes and resources that underlie higher cognition domain-general versus domain-specific? Extreme Domain Specificity argues that...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Accelerated Expertise

    Training for High Proficiency in a Complex World

    By Robert R. Hoffman, Paul Ward, Paul J. Feltovich, Lia DiBello, Stephen M. Fiore, Dee H. Andrews

    Series: Expertise: Research and Applications Series

    Speed in acquiring the knowledge and skills to perform tasks is crucial. Yet, it still ordinarily takes many years to achieve high proficiency in countless jobs and professions, in government, business, industry, and throughout the private sector. There would be great advantages if regimens of...

    Published August 27th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Expertise and Skill Acquisition

    The Impact of William G. Chase

    Edited by James J. Staszewski

    Series: Carnegie Mellon Symposia on Cognition Series

    The research on human expertise and complex skill acquisition that Wlliam G. Chase performed in the decade between publication of the classic chess studies he conducted with Herb Simon in 1973 and his untimely and tragic death has proven profoundly influential and enduring. Its impact spans...

    Published May 19th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. Developmental Variations in Learning

    Applications to Social, Executive Function, Language, and Reading Skills

    Edited by Victoria J. Molfese, Victoria J. Molfese

    Developmental changes in cognitive abilities in childhood have long been of interest to researchers across many fields, including behavioral sciences, communications, education, and medicine. With the publication of research findings showing individual differences in the development of children's...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Psychology Press