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  1. Entranced by Story

    Brain, Tale and Teller, from Infancy to Old Age

    By Hugh Crago

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    We live in a world of stories; yet few of us pause to ask what stories actually are, why we consume them so avidly, and what they do for story makers and their audiences. This book focuses on the experiences that good stories generate: feelings of purposeful involvement, elevation, temporary loss...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Organisation and Memory (PLE: Memory)

    A Review and a Project in Subnormality

    By Peter Herriot, Josephine M. Green, Roy McConkey

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1973, this volume looks at the organisation of memory data in, what at the time was termed, ‘mental handicap’. The first part surveys recent work in this important area, giving a general account of experiments and findings. The second part reports a particular piece of...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Working Memory and Severe Learning Difficulties (PLE: Memory)

    By Charles Hulme, Susie Mackenzie

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    "Working memory" is a term used to refer to the systems responsible for the temporary storage of information during the performance of cognitive tasks. The efficiency of working memory skills in children may place limitations on the learning and performance of educationally important skills such as...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Ontogeny of Learning and Memory (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Norman E. Spear, Byron A. Campbell

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1979, this volume contains chapters prepared following a conference at SUNY- Binghamton in 1977. The conference was the outcome of exciting new developments that had occurred in the ontogeny of learning and memory at the time, as well as a long-standing friendship between...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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