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Major Works: Psychological Science

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New and Published Books

  1. A Taxonomy of Visual Processes

    By William R. Uttal

    Series: The Uttal Tetralogy of Cognitive Neuroscience

    Originally published in 1981, this third volume deals with the empirical data base and the theories concerning visual perception – the set of mental responses to photic stimulation of the eyes. As the book develops, the plan was to present a general taxonomy of visual processes and phenomena. It...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. On Seeing Forms

    By William R. Uttal

    Series: The Uttal Tetralogy of Cognitive Neuroscience

    Originally published in 1988, this is the final volume in the set. The original intent of the tetralogy was to review neural explanations of high level perceptual and cognitive processes. However, at this point, it became clear that there were few neural explanations of perceptual topics – a...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Edited by W. K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Is it possible at present to identify a core cluster of theoretical ideas, concepts, and methods with which everyone working in the area of learning and cognition needs to be familiar? Would it be possible to make explicit the relationships that we feel do or must exist among the various...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 1)

    Introduction to Concepts and Issues

    Edited by W. K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    From the Foreword: "Is it possible at present to identify a core cluster of theoretical ideas, concepts, and methods with which everyone working in the area of learning and cognition needs to be familiar? Would it be possible to make explicit the relationships that we feel do or must exist among...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 2)

    Conditioning and Behavior Theory

    Edited by William K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Originally published in 1975, Volume 2 of this Handbook looks at areas traditionally associated with learning theory such as conditioning, discrimination and behavior theory. It deals with concepts and theories growing principally out of laboratory studies of conditioning and learning. The...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 3)

    Approaches to Human Learning and Motivation

    Edited by William K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Originally published in 1976, Volume 3 of this Handbook deals primarily with conditions of acquisition, retention and forgetting, and the manner in which acquired information and motivation combine to determine performance. The organization of this volume can be understood in terms of four...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 4)

    Attention and Memory

    Edited by William K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Originally published in 1976, this is Volume 4 of a series that reflected the current state of the field at the time. In this title the focus shifts to modern developments in cognitive psychology. The emphasis is primarily on attention and short-term memory, as these concepts came to be understood...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 5)

    Human Information Processing

    Edited by William K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Originally published in 1978 Volume 5 of this Handbook reflects a single theoretical orientation, that characterized by the term human information processing in the literature at the time, but which ranges over a very broad spectrum of cognitive activities. The first two chapters give some overall...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 6)

    Linguistic Functions in Cognitive Theory

    Edited by William K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Originally published in 1978, Volume 6 concludes the survey of research and theory on learning and cognitive processes that was envisaged when the plan for this Handbook was sketched. The primary orientation in the planning the Handbook was to concentrate on research and models aimed toward the...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    By Various

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Memory is one of the core areas of academic research in cognitive psychology. Psychology Library Editions: Memory brings together a series of previously out-of-print titles, available as a 27-volume set or as individual volumes. The authors come from diverse backgrounds and many of...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press