Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 69, the latest release in the Psychology of Learning and Motivation series features empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning, to complex learning and problem-solving. New to this volume are chapters covering Consilience in the Use of Feedback to Promote Learning: A Review of the Literature, Process Models as Theoretical Bridges Between Cognitive and Social Psychology, Forming Salience Maps of the Environment: A Foundation for Motivated Behavior, Enhancing Learning with Hand Gestures: Principles and Practices, Synesthesia and Metaphor, Learning Structure from the World, and more.
Additional sections cover Free Energy Principle in Cognitive Maps, The Neural and Behavioral Dynamics of Free Recall, and Roles of Instructions in Action Control: Conditional Automaticity in a Hierarchical Multidimensional Task-Space Representation.
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1. Towards Consilience in the Use of Feedback to Promote Learning: A Review of the Literature Andrew C. Butler and Nathaniel Woodward 2. Multinomial Processing Trees as Theoretical Bridges between Cognitive and Social Psychology Jimmy Calanchini and Jeff Sherman 3. Enhancing Learning with Hand Gestures: Principles and Practices Susan Cook 4. Synesthesia and Metaphor Seana Coulson 5. Learning structure from the world Alex Doumas6. A conceptual consideration of the free energy principle in cognitive maps Joshua Oon Soo Goh 7. The New Science of Eyewitness Memory Scott D. Gronlund and Aaron Benjamin 8. Communicating and reasoning with verbal probability expressions Ulrike Hahn and Peter Collins 9. Cognitive Constructs and Neurobiology of Memory-Attention Interactions Deborah Hannula 10. Roles of Instructions in Action Control: Conditional Automaticity in a Hierarchical Multidimensional Task-SpaceRepresentation Aiping Xiong and Robert proctor
Brian H. Ross is a Professor of Psychology and of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research areas have included problem solving, complex learning, categorization, reasoning, memory, and mathematical modeling. He has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and the Institute of Education Sciences. Ross has been Editor-in-Chief of the journal Memory & Cognition, Chair of the Governing Board of the Psychonomic Society, and co-author of a textbook, Cognitive Psychology. He has held temporary leadership positions on the University of Illinois campus as Department Head of Psychology, Associate Dean of the Sciences, and Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Ross has degrees from Brown University (B.S., Honors in Psychology), Rutgers University (M.S. in Mathematical Statistics), Yale University (M.S. in Psychology), and Stanford University (PhD.). Ross has been Editor of The Psychology of Learning and Motivation since 2000.