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  1. 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 16th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 28th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 May 1st 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 18th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 8th 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 10th 2011 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 9th 2011 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 19th 2010 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 19th 2010 by Psychology Press