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  1. Aspects of Rationality

    Reflections on What It Means To Be Rational and Whether We Are

    By Raymond S. Nickerson

    What does it mean to be rational – to reason well and effectively? How does rationality, broadly conceived, relate to the knowledge one acquires, the beliefs one forms, the explanations one constructs or appropriates, the judgments and decisions one makes, the values one adopts? What is the...

    To Be Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Epistemic Cognition and Development

    The Psychology of Justification and Truth

    By David Moshman

    Epistemic cognition, the philosophical core of metacognition, concerns people’s knowledge about the justification and truth of beliefs. Multiple literatures in psychology and education address aspects of epistemic cognition. In the absence of a coherent conceptual framework, however, these...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Reasoning as Memory

    Edited by Aidan Feeney, Valerie A. Thompson

    Series: Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

    There is a growing acknowledgement of the importance of integrating the study of reasoning with other areas of cognitive psychology. The purpose of this volume is to examine the extent to which we can further our understanding of reasoning by integrating findings, theories and paradigms in the...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Aberrant Beliefs and Reasoning

    Edited by Niall Galbraith

    Series: Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

    An aberrant belief is extreme or unusual in nature. In the most serious cases these beliefs cause emotional distress in those who hold them, and typify the core symptoms of psychological disorders. Each of the chapters in this volume seeks to examine the role that biases in reasoning can play in...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. The Handbook of Mathematical Cognition

    By Jamie I.D. Campbell

    How does the brain represent number and make mathematical calculations? What underlies the development of numerical and mathematical abilities? What factors affect the learning of numerical concepts and skills? What are the biological bases of number knowledge? Do humans and other animals share...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Neuroeconomics, Judgment, and Decision Making

    Edited by Evan A. Wilhelms, Valerie F. Reyna

    Series: Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology

    This volume explores how and why people make judgments and decisions that have economic consequences, and what the implications are for human well-being. It provides an integrated review of the latest research from many different disciplines, including social, cognitive, and developmental...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. The Shape of Reason

    Essays in Honour of Paolo Legrenzi

    Edited by Vittorio Girotto, Philip N. Johnson-Laird

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    Over the past three decades, there has been a rapid development of research on human thinking and reasoning. This volume provides a comprehensive review of this topic by looking at the important contributions Paolo Legrenzi has made to the field, by bridging the gap from Gestalt ideas to modern...

    Published July 17th 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. The Experience of Thinking

    How feelings from mental processes influence cognition and behaviour

    Edited by Christian Unkelbach, Rainer Greifeneder

    When retrieving a quote from memory, evaluating a testimony’s truthfulness, or deciding which products to buy, people experience immediate feelings of ease or difficulty, of fluency or disfluency. Such "experiences of thinking" occur with every cognitive process, including perceiving, processing,...

    Published June 13th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Rationality and Social Responsibility

    Essays in Honor of Robyn Mason Dawes

    Edited by Joachim I. Krueger

    Series: Modern Pioneers in Psychological Science: An APS-Psychology Press Series

    This volume brings together a diverse group of authors who have been associated with Robyn Dawes over the years. The breadth of topics covered reflects Dawes’s wide-ranging impact on psychological theory and empirical practice. The two themes of rationality and social responsibility are well...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press