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Forthcoming Thinking, Reasoning & Problem Solving Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Neuroimaging of Mental Imagery

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by Michel Denis, Stephen M. Kosslyn

    Many topics have inspired significant amounts of neuroimaging research in recent years, and the study of mental imagery was one of the earliest to receive a thorough empirical investigation. Twenty years later, the goal of understanding this pervasive but elusive phenomenon continues to motivate a...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. The Organisation of Conceptual Knowledge in the Brain: Neuropsychological and Neuroimaging Perspectives

    A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology

    Edited by Alfonso Caramazza, Alex Martin

    Category-specific knowledge disorders are among the most intriguing and perplexing syndromes in cognitive neuropsychology. The past decade has witnessed increased interest in these disorders, due largely to a heightened appreciation of the profound implications that an understanding of concept...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Apraxia

    The Neuropsychology of Action

    Edited by Leslie J. Gonzalez Rothi, Kenneth M. Heilman

    The purpose of this book is to provide the reader with a perspective on apraxia that considers a link between the pathology of apraxia and normal motor skill. In addition, it is the intention of the authors to provide information that is theoretically interesting as well as clinically applicable....

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Models of Thinking

    By Frank H. George

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    In this volume, originally published in 1970, an attempt is made to examine the more logical aspects of thinking, such as the ability to abstract and the manner in which concepts develop. The author describes the features that had long been regarded as central to thinking by experimental and...

    To Be Published May 11th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Hypothetical Thinking

    Dual Processes in Reasoning and Judgement

    By Jonathan St. B. T. Evans

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    Hypothetical thought involves the imagination of possibilities and the exploration of their consequences by a process of mental simulation. Using a recently developed theoretical framework called Hypothetical Thinking Theory, Jonathan St. B. T. Evans provides an integrated theoretical account of a...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Working Memory and Thinking

    Current Issues In Thinking And Reasoning

    By Kenneth Gilhooly, Robert H. Logie

    Thinking and memory are inextricably linked. However, a "divide and rule" approach has led cognitive psychologists to study these two areas in relative isolation. With contributions from some of the leading international researchers on working memory and thinking, the present volume aims to break...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Rationality In An Uncertain World

    Essays In The Cognitive Science Of Human Understanding

    Edited by Nick Chater, Mike Oaksford

    This book brings together an influential sequence of papers that argue for a radical re-conceptualisation of the psychology of inference, and of cognitive science more generally. The papers demonstrate that the thesis that logic provides the basis of human inference is central to much cognitive...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Perspectives On Thinking And Reasoning

    Essays In Honour Of Peter Wason

    Edited by Stephen Newstead; Jonathan St.B.T. Evans both of the University of Plymouth.

    This collection of essays focuses on three reasoning problems devised by Peter Wason - the selection task, the 2-4-6 task, and the THOG problem - which have had a considerable influence since their invention.; The reasons why people make so many errors in these seemingly simple tasks are still not...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Straight Choices

    The Psychology of Decision Making, 2nd Edition

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

    Should I have this medical treatment or that one? Is this computer a better buy than that one? Should I invest in shares or keep my money under the bed? We all face a perplexing array of decisions every day. Thoroughly revised and updated throughout, the new edition of Straight Choices provides...

    To Be Published June 4th 2015 by Psychology Press