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Current Directions in Cognitive Science / Edition 1
     

Current Directions in Cognitive Science / Edition 1

by (APS) Association for Psychological Science, Barbara A. Spellman, Daniel T. Willingham
 

ISBN-10: 0131919911

ISBN-13: 9780131919914

Pub. Date: 08/25/2004

Publisher: Pearson

This new and exciting American Psychological Reader includes timely, cutting-edge articles, giving readers a real-world perspective¿from a reliable source¿Current Directions in Psychological Science journal.

This reader includes over 20 articles that have been carefully selected and taken from the very accessible Current Directions in Psychological

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This new and exciting American Psychological Reader includes timely, cutting-edge articles, giving readers a real-world perspective¿from a reliable source¿Current Directions in Psychological Science journal.

This reader includes over 20 articles that have been carefully selected and taken from the very accessible Current Directions in Psychological Science journal. Articles discuss today's most current and pressing issues in cognitive science and are broken down into these main sections: visual perception; memory; associative learning and causal reasoning; solving problems and making decisions; language; and minds and brains.

For psychologists and those interested in psychological science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131919914
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/25/2004
Series:
Association for Psychological Science Readers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.97(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

VISUAL PERCEPTION.

Mack, A. (2003). Inattentional Blindness: Looking Without Seeing.

Behrmann, M. (2000). The mind's eye mapped onto the brain's matter.

Martino, G., & Marks, L. E. (2001). Synesthesia: Strong and weak.

MEMORY.

Garry, M., & Polaschek, D. L. L. (2000). Imagination and memory.

McNally, R. J.(2003). Recovering memories of trauma: A view from the laboratory.

Wells, G. L., Olson, E. A., & Charman, S. D. (2002). The confidence of eyewitnesses in their identifications from lineups.

Brown, V. R., & Paulus, P. B. (2002). Making group brainstorming more effective: Recommendations from an associative memory perspective.

ASSOCIATIVE LEARNING AND CAUSAL REASONING.

Öehman, A., & Mineka, S. (2003). The malicious serpent: Snakes as a prototypical stimulus for an evolved module of fear.

Thompson, S. C. (1999). Illusions of control: How we overestimate our personal influence.

Spellman, B. A., & Mandel, D. R. (1999). When possibility informs reality: Counterfactual thinking as a cue to causality.

Norenzayan, A., & Nisbett, R. E. (2000). Culture and causal cognition.

SOLVING PROBLEMS AND MAKING DECISIONS.

Klahr, D., & Simon, H. A. (2001). What have psychologists (and others) discovered about the process of scientific discovery?

Siegler, R. S. (2000). Unconscious insights.

Mellers, B. A., & McGraw, A. P. (2001). Anticipated emotions as guides to choice.

Yaniv, I. (2004). The benefit of additional opinions.

LANGUAGE.

Saffran, J. R. (2003). Statistical language learning: Mechanisms and constraints.

Landauer, T. K. (1998). Learning and representing verbal meaning: The latent semantic analysis theory.

Ferreira, F., Bailey, K. G. D., & Ferraro, V. (2002). Good-enough representations in language comprehension.

Zwaan, R. A. (1999). Situation models: The mental leap into imagined worlds.

Minds and Brains.

Miller, G. A., & Keller, J. (2000). Psychology and neuroscience: Making peace.

Roser, M. & Gazzaniga, M. S. (2004). Automatic brains-Interpretative minds.

Povinelli, D. J., & Bering, J. M. (2002). The mentality of apes revisited.

Nickerson, R. S. (2001). The projective way of knowing: A useful heuristic that sometimes misleads.

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