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Major Works: Cognitive Psychology

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 28 new and published major works in the subject of Cognitive Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. The Experimental Psychology of Beauty

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1962, the experimental study of aesthetics was a field particularly associated with the name of C.W. Valentine, who in this book provided a critical review of research carried out since the end of the nineteenth century principally by British and American psychologists. The...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Sensory Basis and Structure of Knowledge

    By Henry J. Watt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1925. If we are to know what intelligence is, how the brain can think, and what place mind holds in the scheme of things, we must first have a science of the sensory basis and structure of knowledge. This book supplies that need; it also serves as a short introduction to the...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Skepticism and the Definition of Knowledge

    By Gilbert Harman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1990. This study argues that scepticism is an intelligible view and that the issue scepticism raises is whether or not certain sceptical hypotheses are as plausible as the ordinary views we accept. It discusses psychological concepts, definitions of knowledge, belief and...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Structure in Thought and Feeling (PLE: Emotion)

    By Susan Aylwin

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    How does a person’s way of thinking influence their personality, their values and their choice of career? In this important study, originally published in 1985, Susan Aylwin uses such questions as a starting point for elucidating the relationship between thought and feeling. Three modes of thought...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Motivation and Emotion (PLE: Emotion)

    By Phil Evans

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1989, this title provided a wide-ranging and up-to-date review of a traditional area of psychology. It will be of great interest to all those who wish to discover what governs human behaviour and feeling – in other words, what makes people tick. Phil Evans explores the...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Adolescence, Affect and Health (PLE: Emotion)

    By Donna Spruijt-Metz

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1999, this title covers the entire empirical cycle in adolescent health research and education. It describes in depth the development and evaluation of a health education programme designed to enhance everyday health-related behaviours in an adolescent population, and offers...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Temperament (PLE: Emotion)

    Early Developing Personality Traits

    By Arnold H. Buss, Robert Plomin

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1984, this title looks at the development of temperament in early life. At the time of publication there were three major perspectives on temperament: paediatrics, individual differences in infants, and inherited personality traits that appear in early life. Whatever the...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Made for Life (PLE: Emotion)

    Coping, Competence and Cognition

    By Johanna Turner

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1980, this title considers the relationship between feeling able to cope and being able to learn – that is, the interdependence of affect and cognition in children under five. It argues that in order to make full use of his cognitive capacities the child must first develop...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Emotion, Cognition, Health, and Development in Children and Adolescents (PLE: Emotion)

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Susman, Lynne V. Feagans, William J. Ray

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1992, this title came out of a conference on emotion and cognition as antecedents and consequences of health and disease processes in children and adolescents. The theoretical rationale for the conference was based on the assumption that the development of emotion, cognition...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    By Various

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Emotion (or affect) is a cross-disciplinary subject in psychology. Psychology Library Editions: Emotion makes available again twelve previously out-of-print titles that were originally published between 1976 and 1999, either as a set or as individual volumes, in your choice...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Psychology Press