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  1. Children's Language

    Volume 9

    Edited by Carolyn E. Johnson, John H.V. Gilbert

    This volume brings together the work of 32 scholars from 13 countries -- investigations of children learning 15 different languages, in some instances more than one at a time. The scope of this work -- as broad as it is -- only partially represents the research interests and approaches of the more...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. The Geometry of Multivariate Statistics

    By Thomas D. Wickens

    A traditional approach to developing multivariate statistical theory is algebraic. Sets of observations are represented by matrices, linear combinations are formed from these matrices by multiplying them by coefficient matrices, and useful statistics are found by imposing various criteria of...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Individual and Group Decision Making

    Current Issues

    Edited by N. John Castellan

    The idea for this volume took root during a recent annual convention of the American Psychological Association. The contributors share a common vision of research in their particular area and have had an opportunity to debate and clarify their ideas. Taken as a whole, the fifteen chapters provide...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Goal-based Decision Making

    An Interpersonal Model

    By Stephen Slade

    This work presents a goal-based model of decision making in which the relative priorities of goals drive the decision process -- a psychological alternative to traditional decision analysis. Building on the work of Schank and Abelson, the author uses goals as the basis for a model of interpersonal...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Visual Navigation

    From Biological Systems To Unmanned Ground Vehicles

    Edited by Yiannis Aloimonos

    All biological systems with vision move about their environments and successfully perform many tasks. The same capabilities are needed in the world of robots. To that end, recent results in empirical fields that study insects and primates, as well as in theoretical and applied disciplines that...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Toward A New Behaviorism

    The Case Against Perceptual Reductionism

    By William R. Uttal

    This volume examines the scientific basis of reductionist approaches to understanding visual perception. The author makes the provocative argument that contemporary neuroscience and cognitive science have gone off on a wild-goose chase in the search for reductionist explanations of perceptual...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. The Family on the Threshold of the 21st Century

    Trends and Implications

    Edited by Solly Dreman

    Is there life for the family in the 21st century? Pessimists view the traditional two-parent nuclear family as a relic of the past, attributing their gloomy outlook to increased demands from the workplace, rampant technological advancement, and the pursuit of personal achievement at the expense of...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Memory Search By A Memorist

    By Charles P. Thompson, Thaddeus M. Cowan

    This book describes the first comprehensive experimental research program on an individual who exhibits exceptional memory. Rajan Mahadevan, the subject of these investigations, won a place in the Guinness Book of Records for reciting pi to 31,811 decimal places, can learn matrices up to size 20 X...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Development of Person-context Relations

    Edited by Thomas A. Kindermann, Jaan Valsiner

    Traditionally, developmental psychology has its focus on individuals. Developmentalists aim to describe regularities in individuals' change and development across time, to explain the processes and mechanisms that are involved in producing change and regularity, and eventually, to design strategies...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press