Interference and Inhibition in Cognition / Edition 1

Interference and Inhibition in Cognition / Edition 1

by Charles J. Brainerd
     
 

ISBN-10: 0122089308

ISBN-13: 9780122089305

Pub. Date: 04/28/1995

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

Research has made clear that intellectual tasks are sensitive to interference. Psychological processes including attention, perception, learning, and memory are easily disrupted, and resistance to interference is an important dimension of cognition. The capacity for inhibiting interference differs widely among individuals and as a factor of age and experience.

Overview

Research has made clear that intellectual tasks are sensitive to interference. Psychological processes including attention, perception, learning, and memory are easily disrupted, and resistance to interference is an important dimension of cognition. The capacity for inhibiting interference differs widely among individuals and as a factor of age and experience. Interference and Inhibition in Cognition presents an overview of research on how inhibition and interference affect cognition, and the factors that influence inhibitory processes and interference sensitivity.
Key Features
* Provides empirical and theoretical perspectives
* Discusses how inhibition and interference change with age and experience
* Illustrates the ways in which interference affects language processing, attention, perception, learning, and memory

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780122089305
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
04/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
423
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Historical Perspective:
F.N. Dempster, Interference and Inhibition in Cognition: An Historical Perspective.
Developmental Perspectives:
V.F. Reyna, Interference Effects in Memory and Reasoning: A Fuzzy-Trace Theory Analysis.
C. Rovee-Collier and K. Boller, Interference or Facilitation in Infant Memory?
C.J. Brainerd, Interference Processes in Memory Development: The Case of Cognitive Triage.
D.F. Bjorklund and K.K. Harnishfeger, The Evolution of Inhibition Mechanisms and Their Role in Human Cognition and Behavior.
K.K. Harnishfeger, The Development of Cognitive Inhibition: Theories, Definitions, and Research Evidence.
Adult Perspectives:
W.T. Neill, L.A. Valdes, and K.M Terry, Selective Attention and the Inhibitory Control of Cognition.
A.L. Titcomb and V.F. Reyna, Memory Interference and Misinformation Effects.
M.A. Gernsbacher and M. Faust, Skilled Suppression.
S. Lewandowsky and S.-C. Li, Catastrophic Interference in Neural Networks: Causes, Solutions, and Data.
J.M. McDowd, D.M. Oseas-Kreger, and D.L. Filion, Inhibitory Processes in Cognition and Aging.
F.N. Dempster and C.J. Brainerd, New Perspectives on Interference and Inhibition in Cognition: Final Comments.
References.
Author Index.
Subject Index.

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