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  1. Neuroscience of Decision Making

    Edited by Oshin Vartanian, David R. Mandel

    Series: Contemporary Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience

    The intersection between the fields of behavioral decision research and neuroscience has proved to be fertile ground for interdisciplinary research. Whereas the former is rich in formalized models of choice, the latter is rife with techniques for testing behavioral models at the brain level. As a...

    Published March 11th 2011 by Psychology Press

  2. The Taxonomy of Metacognition

    By Pina Tarricone

    Metacognition is a complex construct which is fundamental to learning. Its complex, fuzzy and multifaceted nature has often led to its colloquial application in research, resulting in studies that fail to identify its theoretical foundation or elements. In response to this, the research community...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Psychology Press

  3. A Handbook of Process Tracing Methods for Decision Research

    A Critical Review and User’s Guide

    Edited by Michael Schulte-Mecklenbeck, Anton Kuehberger, Rob Ranyard

    Series: The Society for Judgment and Decision Making Series

    This handbook provides a critical review and user’s guide to conducting and reporting process tracing studies of decision making. Each chapter covers a specific method that is presented and reviewed by authors who are experts in the method’s application to decision research. The book ...

    Published October 25th 2010 by Psychology Press

  4. Perspectives on Framing

    Edited by Gideon Keren

    Series: The Society for Judgment and Decision Making Series

    Language comprises a major mark of humans compared with other primates and is the main vehicle for social interaction. A major characteristic of any natural language is that the same communication, idea, or intention can be articulated in different ways—in other words, the same message can be "...

    Published October 25th 2010 by Psychology Press

  5. The Science of Giving

    Experimental Approaches to the Study of Charity

    Edited by Daniel M. Oppenheimer, Christopher Y. Olivola

    Series: The Society for Judgment and Decision Making Series

    Americans donate over 300 billion dollars a year to charity, but the psychological factors that govern whether to give, and how much to give, are still not well understood. Our understanding of charitable giving is based primarily upon the intuitions of fundraisers or correlational data which...

    Published October 21st 2010 by Psychology Press

  6. Informed by Knowledge

    Expert Performance in Complex Situations

    Edited by Kathleen L. Mosier, Ute M. Fischer

    Series: Expertise: Research and Applications Series

    The focus of this book is on how experts adapt to complexity, synthesize and interpret information in context, and transform or "fuse" disparate items of information into coherent knowledge. The chapters examine these processes across experts (e.g. global leaders, individuals in extreme...

    Published September 22nd 2010 by Psychology Press

  7. Straight Choices

    The Psychology of Decision Making

    By Ben 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 14th 2010 by Psychology Press

  8. Mathematical Reasoning

    Patterns, Problems, Conjectures, and Proofs

    By Raymond Nickerson

    The development of mathematical competence -- both by humans as a species over millennia and by individuals over their lifetimes -- is a fascinating aspect of human cognition. This book explores when and why the rudiments of mathematical capability first appeared among human beings, what its...

    Published December 23rd 2009 by Psychology Press

  9. Cognitive Assessment

    An Introduction to the Rule Space Method

    By Kikumi K. Tatsuoka

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This book introduces a new methodology for the analysis of test results. Free from ambiguous interpretations, the results truly demonstrate an individual’s progress. The methodology is ideal for highlighting patterns derived from test scores used in evaluating progress. Dr. Tatsuoka introduces...

    Published May 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published November 19th 2007 by Psychology Press