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  1. Improving Statistical Reasoning

    Theoretical Models and Practical Implications

    By Peter Sedlmeier

    This book focuses on how statistical reasoning works and on training programs that can exploit people's natural cognitive capabilities to improve their statistical reasoning. Training programs that take into account findings from evolutionary psychology and instructional theory are shown to have...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. False-memory Creation in Children and Adults

    Theory, Research, and Implications

    Edited by David F. Bjorklund

    As one of the most hotly debated topics of the past decade, false memory has attracted the interest of researchers and practitioners in many of psychology's subdisciplines. Real-world issues surrounding the credibility of memories (particularly memories of traumatic events, such as sexual abuse)...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Rationality and Social Responsibility

    Essays in Honor of Robyn Mason Dawes

    Edited by Joachim I. Krueger

    Series: Modern Pioneers in Psychological Science: An APS-Psychology Press Series

    This volume brings together a diverse group of authors who have been associated with Robyn Dawes over the years. The breadth of topics covered reflects Dawes’s wide-ranging impact on psychological theory and empirical practice. The two themes of rationality and social responsibility are well...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Handbook of Latent Semantic Analysis

    Edited by Thomas K. Landauer, Danielle S. McNamara, Simon Dennis, Walter Kintsch

    Series: University of Colorado Institute of Cognitive Science Series

    The Handbook of Latent Semantic Analysis is the authoritative reference for the theory behind Latent Semantic Analysis (LSA), a burgeoning mathematical method used to analyze how words make meaning, with the desired outcome to program machines to understand human commands via natural language...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Conflict, Contradiction, and Contrarian Elements in Moral Development and Education

    Edited by Larry Nucci

    The premise of this book is that individuals and societies have an inexorable urge to morally develop by challenging the assumptions of the previous generation in terms of what is right and wrong. The focus is on the nature and functional value of conflicts and challenges to the dominant moral and...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Behavior, Health, and Aging

    Edited by Stephen B. Manuck, Richard Jennings, Bruce Rabin, Andrew S. Baum, Andrew S. Baum

    Series: Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

    A dramatic shift in the average age of the U.S. population and the increasing number of elderly Americans has introduced new and challenging healthcare dilemmas. This book addresses these issues with contributed chapters by the leading authorities in the field of behavioral medicine. It deals with...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Working Memory Capacity

    By Nelson Cowan

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    The idea of one's memory "filling up" is a humorous misconception of how memory in general is thought to work; it is actually has no capacity limit. However, the idea of a "full brain" makes more sense with reference to working memory, which is the limited amount of information a person can hold...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Culture and Social Behavior

    The Ontario Symposium, Volume 10

    Edited by Richard M. Sorrentino, Dov Cohen, James M. Olson, Mark P. Zanna

    Series: Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology Series

    Cross-cultural differences have many important implications for social identity, social cognition, and interpersonal behavior. The 10th volume of the Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology focuses on East-West cultural differences and similarities and how this research can be applied...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. The Childes Project

    Tools for Analyzing Talk, Volume II: the Database, 3rd Edition

    By Brian MacWhinney

    Volume I is the first of two volumes that document the three components of the CHILDES Project. It is divided into two parts which provide an introduction to the use of computational tools for studying language learning. The first part is the CHAT manual, which describes the conventions and...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. The Quantified Process Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment

    Edited by Amir M. Poreh

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    Since the late 1800s psychologists have been interested in discerning the strategies subjects employ to solve psychological tests (Piaget, 1928, Werner, 1940, Gesell, 1941). Much of this work, however, has relied on qualitative observations. In the 1970s, Edith Kaplan adopted this approach to the...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press