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  1. Reasoning and Thinking

    By K.I. Manktelow

    This undergraduate textbook reviews psychological research in the major areas of reasoning and thinking: deduction, induction, hypothesis testing, probability judgement, and decision making. It also covers the major theoretical debates in each area, and devotes a chapter to one of the liveliest...

    Published February 27th 1999 by Psychology Press

  2. 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...

    Published April 29th 1998 by Psychology Press

  3. Working Memory and Thinking

    Current Issues In Thinking And Reasoning

    By Kenneth Gilhooly, Robert H. Logie

    Series: Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

    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...

    Published February 26th 1998 by Psychology Press

  4. Expert Thinking

    A Special Issue of Thinking and Reasoning

    Edited by Kenneth Gilhooly, Robert Hoffman

    Series: Special Issues of Thinking and Reasoning

    The major purpose of this special issue is to highlight the topic of expert thinking. The issue samples the diversity of domains of expertise and includes a good sample of paradigms and methods, with articles that involve think aloud problem solving tasks, computer simulations, and traditional...

    Published November 26th 1997 by Psychology Press

  5. Apraxia

    The Neuropsychology of Action

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

    Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    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....

    Published May 15th 1997 by Psychology Press

  6. Knowledge In Minds

    Individual and Collective Processes in Cognition

    By A.L. Wilkes

    Many texts in cognitive psychology deal with the details of cognitive processes as individually defined. This text provides an account of cognition that focuses upon the cumulative and share nature of human enterprise. It aims to adopt a balanced approach by considering both theories. The result is...

    Published February 27th 1997 by Psychology Press

  7. 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...

    Published July 3rd 1995 by Psychology Press

  8. Human Reasoning

    The Psychology Of Deduction

    By Ruth M.J. Byrne, Jonathan St.B.T. Evans, Stephen E. Newstead

    Deductive reasoning is widely regarded as an activity central to human intelligence, and as such has attracted an increasing amount of psychological study in recent years. In this first major survey of the field for over a decade, the authors provide a detailed and balanced review of all the main...

    Published June 8th 1993 by Psychology Press