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  1. 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 February 23rd 2005 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 January 26th 2005 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 December 3rd 2004 by Psychology Press

  4. Neuroimaging of Mental Imagery

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by Michel Denis, Stephen M. Kosslyn, Emmanuel Mellet

    Series: Special Issues of the Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    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...

    Published October 6th 2004 by Psychology Press

  5. Development and Reasoning

    A Special Issue of Thinking and Reasoning

    Edited by Pierre Barrouillet, Henry Markovits

    Series: Special Issues of Thinking and Reasoning

    The study of deductive reasoning is one of the key areas in cognitive psychology. Much of the initial impetus for studies in this field came from a developmental perspective, in particular as a consequence of Piaget's theory of formal operations. Subsequent research that examined some of the...

    Published May 12th 2004 by Psychology Press

  6. The Creative Mind

    Myths and Mechanisms, 2nd Edition

    By Margaret A. Boden

    How is it possible to think new thoughts? What is creativity and can science explain it? And just how did Coleridge dream up the creatures of The Ancient Mariner? When The Creative Mind: Myths and Mechanisms was first published, Margaret A. Boden's bold and provocative exploration of creativity...

    Published September 17th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Hindsight Bias

    A Special Issue of Memory

    Edited by Ulrich Hoffrage, Rüdiger Pohl

    Series: Special Issues of Memory

    With hindsight, we tend to exaggerate what we had known with foresight. This phenomenon can be observed in a memory design in which previous judgements have to be recalled after outcome information has been made available, or in a hypothetical design in which participants receive outcome...

    Published August 6th 2003 by Psychology Press

  8. Adaption-Innovation

    In the Context of Diversity and Change

    By M.J. Kirton

    Adaption-Innovation is a timely and comprehensive text written for anyone who wants to know more about dealing with problem solving, thinking style, creativity and team dynamics. In an age when teams have become critical to successful problem solving, Adaption-Innovation (A-I) theory is...

    Published July 23rd 2003 by Routledge

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

    A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology

    Edited by Alfonso Caramazza, Alex Martin

    Series: Special Issues of Cognitive Neuropsychology

    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...

    Published July 9th 2003 by Psychology Press

  10. Language and Thought

    By Nick Lund

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    This book fulfils the need for a clear overview of this area of cognitive psychology which encompasses both language and thought. Focusing on goal directed thinking and decision making, Nick Lund looks at the relationship between our grasp of language and our problem solving abilities. Different...

    Published July 2nd 2003 by Routledge