The Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Advances in Research and Theory (Google eBook)

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Academic Press, Feb 3, 2005 - Psychology - 312 pages
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The Psychology of Learning and Motivation publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning to complex learning and problem solving. Each chapter provides a thoughtful integration of a body of work.
  

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Contents

Chapter 1 EXEMPLAR MODELS IN THE STUDY OF NATURAL LANGUAGE CONCEPTS
1
SOME INSIGHTS FROM FEATUREBASED CONNECTIONIST ATTRACTOR NETWORKS
41
TOWARD A DYNAMICAL ACCOUNT OF COGNITION
87
Chapter 4 ACTION AND MEMORY
143
Chapter 5 SELFGENERATION AND MEMORY
175
CHAPTER 6 AGING METACOGNITION AND COGNITIVE CONTROL
215
PROMISES PITFALLS AND A METHODOLOGICAL FRAMEWORK
253
Index
275
Contents of Recent Volumes
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About the author (2005)

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.

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