Current Directions in Cognitive Science

Current Directions in Cognitive Science

by Association for Psychological Science (APS)
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205579612

ISBN-13: 9780205579617

Pub. Date: 06/08/2007

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

This new and exciting Association for Psychological Science reader, edited by Barbara A. Spellman and Daniel T. Willingham, both of University of Virginia, includes over 20 articles that have been carefully selected for the undergraduate audience, and taken from the very accessible Current Directions in Psychological Science journal. These timely, cutting-edge

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This new and exciting Association for Psychological Science reader, edited by Barbara A. Spellman and Daniel T. Willingham, both of University of Virginia, includes over 20 articles that have been carefully selected for the undergraduate audience, and taken from the very accessible Current Directions in Psychological Science journal. These timely, cutting-edge articles allow instructors to bring their students real-world perspective—from a reliable source—about today's most current and pressing issues in cognitive science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205579617
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
06/08/2007
Series:
Association for Psychological Science Readers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

VISUAL PERCEPTION
Mack, A. Inattentional Blindness: Looking Without Seeing.

Behrmann, M. The Mind’s Eye Mapped Onto the Brain’s Matter.

Martino, G. & Marks, L. E. Synesthesia: Strong and Weak.

MEMORY

Garry, M. & Polaschek, D. L. L. Imagination and Memory.

McNally, R. J. Recovering Memories of Trauma: A View from the Laboratory.

Wells, G. L., Olson, E. A., & Charman, S. D. The Confidence of Eyewitnesses in Their Identifications from Lineups.

Brown, V. R. & Paulus, P. B. Making Group Brainstorming More Effective: Recommendations from an Associative Memory Perspective.

ASSOCIATIVE LEARNING AND CAUSAL REASONING
Öehman, A. & Mineka, S. The Malicious Serpent: Snakes as a Prototypical Stimulus For an Evolved Module of Fear.

Thompson, S. C. Illusions of Control: How We Overestimate Our Personal Influence.

Spellman, B. A. & Mandel, D. R. When Possibility Informs Reality: Counterfactual Thinking as a Cue to Causality.

Norenzayan, A. & Nisbett, R. E. Culture and Causal Cognition.

SOLVING PROBLEMS AND MAKING DECISIONS
Klahr, D. & Simon, H. A. What Have Psychologists (and Others) Discovered About the Process of Scientific Discovery?

Siegler, R. S. Unconscious Insights.

Mellers, B. A. & McGraw, A. P. Anticipated Emotions as Guides to Choice.

Yaniv, I. The Benefit of Additional Opinions.

LANGUAGE
Saffran, J. R. Statistical Language Learning: Mechanisms and Constraints.

Landauer, T. K. Learning and Representing Verbal Meaning: The Latent Semantic Analysis Theory.

Ferreira, F., Bailey, K. G. D., & Ferraro, V. Good-enough Representations In Language Comprehension.

Zwaan, R. A. Situation Models: The Mental Leap Into Imagined Worlds.

MINDS AND BRAINS
Miller, G. A. & Keller, J. Psychology and Neuroscience: Making Peace.

Roser, M. & Gazzaniga, M. S. Automatic Brains–Interpretative Minds.

Povinelli, D. J. & Bering, J. M. The Mentality of Apes Revisited.

Nickerson, R. S. The Projective Way of Knowing: A Useful Heuristic That Sometimes Misleads.

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