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New and Published Books

  1. The Psychology of Counterfactual Thinking

    Edited by David R. Mandel, Denis J. Hilton, Patrizia Catellani

    Series: Routledge Research International Series in Social Psychology

    This book provides a critical overview of significant developments in research and theory on counterfactual thinking that have emerged in recent years and spotlights exciting new directions for future research in this area. Key issues considered include the relations between counterfactual and...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Methods of Thought

    Individual Differences in Reasoning Strategies

    Edited by Elizabeth Newton, Maxwell Roberts

    Series: Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

    How do people make inferences? How do their reasoning processes differ and why? Methods of Thought attempts to answer these questions by looking in detail at the different reasoning strategies people apply, how these are acquired, how they are selected and how use of these strategies is influenced...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Evolution and the Psychology of Thinking

    The Debate

    Edited by David E. Over

    Series: Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

    The field of evolutionary cognitive psychology has stimulated considerable interest and debate among cognitive psychologists and those working in related areas. In this collection, leading experts evaluate the status of this new field, providing a critical analysis of its most controversial...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. The Developmental Psychology of Reasoning and Decision-Making

    Edited by Henry Markovits

    Series: Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

    Logical thinking is a critically important cognitive skill. It is not just essential for mathematical and scientific understanding, it is also of prime importance when trying to navigate our complex and increasingly sophisticated world. Written by world class researchers in the field, The...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. New Approaches in Reasoning Research

    Edited by Wim De Neys, Magda Osman

    Series: Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

    Reasoning research has long been associated with paper and pencil tasks in which peoples’ reasoning skills are judged against established normative conventions. However, there has been a recent revolution in the range of techniques, empirical methods and paradigms used to examine reasoning...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Thought and Knowledge

    An Introduction to Critical Thinking, 5th Edition

    By Diane F. Halpern

    This best-selling textbook, written by award-winning educator and past president of the American Psychological Association, Diane F. Halpern, applies theory and research from the learning sciences to teach students the thinking skills they need to succeed in today's world. This new edition retains...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Reasoning, Rationality and Dual Processes

    Selected works of Jonathan St B.T. Evans

    By Jonathan St B.T. Evans

    Series: World Library of Psychologists

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts themselves present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, and their major theoretical and practical contributions. Jonathan St B T Evans...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Psychology of Reasoning

    Theoretical and Historical Perspectives

    Edited by Ken Manktelow, Man Cheung Chung

    This collection brings together a set of specially commissioned chapters from leading international researchers in the psychology of reasoning. Its purpose is to explore the historical, philosophical and theoretical implications of the development of this field. Taking the unusual approach of...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. 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

  10. The Psychology of Deductive Reasoning (Psychology Revivals)

    By Jonathan St. B. T. Evans

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1982, this was an extensive and up-to-date review of research into the psychology of deductive reasoning, Jonathan Evans presents an alternative theoretical framework to the rationalist approach which had dominated much of the published work in this field at the time. The...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Psychology Press