The Psychology of Learning and Motivation series publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning to complex learning and problem solving. Each chapter thoughtfully integrates the writings of leading contributors, who present and discuss significant bodies of research relevant to their discipline. Volume 51 includes chapters on such varied topics as emotion and memory interference, electrophysiology, mathematical cognition, and reader participation in narrative.
- Volume 51 of the highly regarded Psychology of Learning and Motivation series
- An essential reference for researchers and academics in cognitive science
- Relevant to both applied concerns and basic research
1. Adaptive Memory: Evolutionary Constraints on Remembering -James S. Nairne
2. Digging into Déjà Vu: Recent Research on Possible Mechanisms -Alan S. Brown and Elizabeth J. Marsh
3. Spacing and Testing Effects: A Deeply Critical, Lengthy, and At Times Discursive Review of the Literature -Peter F. Delaney
4. How one's hook is baited matters for catching an analogy -Jeffrey Loewenstein
5. Generating Inductive Inferences: Premise Relations And Property Effects -John D. Coley & Nadya Y. Vasilyeva
6. From uncertainly exact to certainly vague: Epistemic uncertainty and approximation in science and engineering problem solving -Christian D. Schunn
7. Event Perception: A Theory and Its Application to Clinical Neuroscience -Jeffrey M. Zacks and Jesse Q. Sargent
8. Two minds, one dialog: Coordinating speaking and understanding -Susan E. Brennan, Alexia Galati, & Anna K. Kuhlen
9. Retrieving Personal Names, Referring Expressions, and Terms of Address -Zenzi M Griffin
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.