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  1. Behavior Analysis and Learning

    Fifth Edition

    By W. David Pierce, Carl D. Cheney

    Behavior Analysis and Learning, Fifth Edition is an essential textbook covering the basic principles in the field of behavior analysis and learned behaviors, as pioneered by B. F. Skinner. The textbook provides an advanced introduction to operant conditioning from a very consistent Skinnerian...

    Published March 17th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Working Memory

    The Connected Intelligence

    Edited by Tracy Packiam Alloway, Ross G. Alloway

    Series: Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology

    Working memory – the conscious processing of information – is increasingly recognized as one of the most important aspects of intelligence. This fundamental cognitive skill is deeply connected to a great variety of human experience – from our childhood, to our old age, from our...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Psychology Press

  3. Clinical Applications of Learning Theory

    Edited by Mark Haselgrove, Lee Hogarth

    This book examines a variety of psychological disorders from the perspective of the psychology of learning. Grounded in the study of classical and instrumental conditioning, learning theory provides an explanatory framework for the way in which humans acquire information, and when applied, how...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Psychology Press

  4. Psychology of Reading

    2nd Edition

    By Keith Rayner, Alexander Pollatsek, Jane Ashby, Charles Clifton Jr.

    Reading is a highly complex skill that is prerequisite to success in many societies in which a great deal of information is communicated in written form. Since the 1970s, much has been learned about the reading process from research by cognitive psychologists. This book summarizes that important...

    Published November 8th 2011 by Psychology Press

  5. Successful Remembering and Successful Forgetting

    A Festschrift in Honor of Robert A. Bjork

    Edited by Aaron S. Benjamin

    The chapters in this volume are testament to the many ways in which Robert Bjork’s ideas have shaped the course of research on human memory over four decades. It showcases the theoretical advances and recent findings by researchers whose work and careers have been influenced by Bjork. The first...

    Published November 18th 2010 by Psychology Press

  6. Generalization of Knowledge

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Marie T. Banich, Donna Caccamise

    While the notion of generalization fits prominently into cognitive theories of learning, there is surprisingly little research literature that takes an overview of the issue from a broad multifaceted perspective. This volume remedies this by taking a multidisciplinary perspective on generalization...

    Published May 18th 2010 by Psychology Press

  7. Straight Choices

    The Psychology of Decision Making

    By Benjamin R. Newell, David A. Lagnado, David R. Shanks

    We all face a perplexing array of decisions every day. Straight Choices provides an integrative account of the psychology of decision making, in which clear connections are made between empirical results and how these results can help us to understand our uncertain world. Throughout the text, there...

    Published May 13th 2010 by Psychology Press

  8. Handbook of Child Language Disorders

    Edited by Richard G. Schwartz

    The Handbook of Child Language Disorders provides an in-depth, comprehensive, and state-of-the-art review of current research concerning the nature, assessment, and remediation of language disorders in children. The book includes chapters focusing on specific groups of childhood...

    Published September 8th 2008 by Psychology Press

  9. Human Contingency Learning: Recent Trends in Research and Theory

    A Special Issue of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

    Edited by Tom Beckers, Jan De Houwer, Helena Matute

    Series: Special Issues of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

    The present special issue presents an overview of recent developments and controversies in research on human contingency learning. Contributions range from purely fundamental, theoretical analyses, over empirically oriented reports, to more applied contributions, reflecting the breadth of scope of...

    Published March 21st 2007 by Psychology Press

  10. Progress in Psychological Science around the World. Volume 1 Neural, Cognitive and Developmental Issues.

    Proceedings of the 28th International Congress of Psychology

    Edited by Qicheng Jing, Mark R. Rosenzweig, Gery d'Ydewalle, Houcan Zhang, Hsuan-Chih Chen, Kan Zhang

    Progress in Psychological Science around the World, Volumes 1 and 2, present the main contributions from the 28th International Congress of Psychology, held in Beijing in 2004. These expert contributions include the Nobel laureate address, the Presidential address, and the Keynote and...

    Published July 26th 2006 by Psychology Press