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  1. Field Dependence-independence

    Bio-psycho-social Factors Across the Life Span

    Edited by Seymour Wapner, Jack Demick

    The papers presented in this volume seek to illuminate relationships among the cognitive style of field dependence- independence and biological, psychological, and sociocultural aspects of human functioning across the life span. The book begins by addressing fundamental issues concerning the role...

    Published July 31st 1991 by Psychology Press

  2. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society

    Edited by Kristian J. Hammond, Dedre Gentner

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 31st 1991 by Psychology Press

  3. Directors of Development

    Influences on the Development of Children's Thinking

    Edited by Lynn Okagaki, Robert J. Sternberg

    Generally speaking, books on cognitive development either focus on internal mechanisms without giving much attention or credence to the external world, or emphasize a contextual approach without considering genetic and other biological factors. This unique volume considers influences from within...

    Published June 30th 1991 by Psychology Press

  4. Visions of Aesthetics, the Environment & Development

    the Legacy of Joachim F. Wohlwill

    Edited by Roger M. Downs, Lynn S. Liben, David S. Palermo

    Series: Penn State Series on Child and Adolescent Development

    Derived from a conference honoring the legacy of Joachim Wohlwill, this volume is designed to reflect as many facets of the late scholar's wide-ranging work as possible. As its title indicates, the book identifies three broad areas in which Wohlwill made significant contributions: art and...

    Published June 30th 1991 by Psychology Press

  5. Lexical Acquisition

    Exploiting On-line Resources To Build A Lexicon

    Edited by Uri Zernik

    On-line information -- and free text in particular -- has emerged as a major, yet unexploited, resource available in raw form. Available, but not accessible. The lexicon provides the major key for enabling accessibility to on-line text. The expert contributors to this book explore the range of...

    Published June 30th 1991 by Psychology Press

  6. Income and Choice in Biological Control Systems

    A Framework for Understanding the Function and Dysfunction of the Brain

    By Gershom-Zvi Rosenstein

    This volume introduces the concepts of income and optimal choice to the realms of brain activity and behavior regulation. It begins by developing the concept of the Income-Choice approach in the field of biological control systems, then deals with the problems of control of brain activity, and...

    Published June 30th 1991 by Psychology Press

  7. The Altruism Question

    Toward A Social-psychological Answer

    By C. Daniel Batson

    Are our efforts to help others ever driven solely by altruistic motivation, or is our ultimate goal always some form of self- benefit (egoistic motivation)? This volume reports the development of an empirically-testable theory of altruistic motivation and a series of experiments designed to test...

    Published June 30th 1991 by Psychology Press

  8. Brain and Perception

    Holonomy and Structure in Figural Processing

    By Karl H. Pribram

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    Presented as a series of lectures, this important volume achieves four major goals: 1) It integrates the results of the author's research as applied to pattern perception -- reviewing current brain research and showing how several lines of inquiry have been converging to produce a paradigm shift...

    Published May 31st 1991 by Psychology Press

  9. Psychology at Iowa

    Centennial Essays

    By Joan H. Cantor

    After tracing the history of psychology at Iowa, the contributors reflect on the institution's leadership role in the development of the discipline, describe its long tradition of significant theoretical and empirical contributions to major areas in the field, and profile some of its most important...

    Published May 31st 1991 by Psychology Press

  10. Women and New Reproductive Technologies

    Medical, Psychosocial, Legal, and Ethical Dilemmas

    Edited by Judith Rodin, Aila Collins

    Although major breakthroughs in reproductive technology have created dramatic opportunities for many people, they are not without problems. More significant than the question of whether the technologies are "good" or "bad," however, is for whom they are good, in what instances, and to whom they...

    Published May 31st 1991 by Psychology Press