The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Vol 47

  • ID: 1764790
  • Book
  • 288 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Volume 47 of The Psychology of Learning and Motivation offers a discussion of the different factors that influence one's development as a mature and capable person. This is the latest release in this well-received and highly credible series of publications.

Broad topics including linguistics, the art of design, categorization of the social world, conversation, and classification are explored to provide the reader with an understanding of these steps one must take during his or her personal and social development. This title is a valuable resource for both psychology researchers and their students.

*Each of the seven chapters offers an in depth discussion of important influences on learning and motivation
*Diverse topics are discussed at length
*A great resource for academics, researchers, and advanced students
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Preface

Chapter 1
Relations and Categories
Viviana A. Zelizer and Charles Tilly

Chapter 2
Learning Linguistic Patterns
Adele E. Goldberg

Chapter 3
Understanding the Art of Design: Tools for the Next Edisonian Innovators
Kristin L. Wood and Julie S. Linsey

Chapter 4
Categorizing the Social World: Affect, Motivation, and Self-Regulation
Galen V. Bodenhausen, Andrew R. Rodd and Andrew P. Becker

Chapter 5
Reconsidering the Role of Structure in Vision
Elan Barenholtz and Michael J. Tarr

Chapter 6
Conversation as a Site of Category Learning and Category Use
Dale J. Barr and Edmundo Kronmuller

Chapter 7
Using Classification to Understand the Motivation-Learning Interface
W. Todd Maddox, Arthur B. Markman and Grant C. Baldwin
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Ross, Brian H.
Brian Ross received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1982. He is a professor in the UIUC Department of Psychology and a full-time faculty member in the Beckman Institute Cognitive Science Group. His fields of professional interest are cognitive psychology, human memory and learning, problem solving, acquisition of cognitive skills, remindings in learning and problem solving, and concepts and categories. Honors and awards: Arnold O. Beckman Research Award (1991, 1982); Beckman Fellow, UIUC Center for Advanced Study (1985-86); Sigma Xi.
Ross, Brian H.
Brian Ross received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1982. He is a professor in the UIUC Department of Psychology and a full-time faculty member in the Beckman Institute Cognitive Science Group. His fields of professional interest are cognitive psychology, human memory and learning, problem solving, acquisition of cognitive skills, remindings in learning and problem solving, and concepts and categories. Honors and awards: Arnold O. Beckman Research Award (1991, 1982); Beckman Fellow, UIUC Center for Advanced Study (1985-86); Sigma Xi.
Markman, Arthur.

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