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  1. The Deja Vu Experience

    By Alan S. Brown

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    Most of us have been perplexed by a strange sense of familiarity when doing something for the first time. We feel that we have been here before, or done this before, but know for sure that this is impossible. In fact, according to numerous surveys, about two-thirds of us have experienced déj&...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The Foundations of Remembering

    Essays in Honor of Henry L. Roediger, III

    Edited by James S. Nairne

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    The Foundations of Remembering presents a collection of essays written by top memory scholars in honor of Henry L. Roediger III. The chapters were originally delivered as part of the "Roddyfest" conference held in March 2005 to celebrate Purdue University's awarding of an honorary doctor of letters...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  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. 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

  9. Perspectives on Cognitive Task Analysis

    Historical Origins and Modern Communities of Practice

    By Robert R. Hoffman, Laura G. Militello

    Series: Expertise: Research and Applications Series

    This volume is the first comprehensive history of task analysis, charting its origins from the earliest applied psychology through to modern forms of task analysis that focus on the study of cognitive work. Through this detailed historical analysis, it is made apparent how task analysis...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Culture, Thought, and Development

    Edited by Larry Nucci, Geoffrey B. Saxe, Elliot Turiel

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    In this volume, the reader will find a host of fresh perspectives. Authors seek to reconceptualize problems, offering new frames for understanding relations between culture and human development. Contributors include scholars from the disciplines of philosophy, law, theology, anthropology,...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press