Topics in Cognitive Psychology

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Serge P. Shohov
Nova Publishers, 2003 - Psychology - 229 pages
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Cognitive psychology is concerned with several mental processes, including those involved in perception, attention, learning, memory, problem solving, decision making and the use of language. Therefore, it is very extensive and of great relevance to other areas of psychology. This new series presents research on the leading edge of cognitive psychology. Contents: Preface; The Structure and Measurements of Self-Concept for University Students; The Dynamics of Classroom and Cognitive Activity of Students; Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-III: WAIS-IIII): 1-,2-, and 4-Factor Models; Prospective Memory: Why do we Remember to Perform Intended Actions?; Gifted Brain and Twinning: Integrative Review of the Recent Literature; Developing Autobiographical Memory in the Cultural Contexts of Parent-Child Reminiscing; Thought Suppression in Phobia: Success and Strategies; Effects of Training on the Timing of Simple Repetitive Movements; The Influence of Vocal and Instrumental Background Music on the Cognitive Performance of Introverts and Extraverts; Reversal Learning in Concurrent Discriminations in Rats; Index.
 

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Contents

The Structure and Measurement of SelfConcept for University Students
1
The Dynamics of Classroom and Cognitive Activity of Students
13
Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence ScaleIII WAISIII 1 2 and 4Factor Models
19
Prospective Memory Why do we Remember to Perform Intended Actions?
59
Gifted Brain and Twinning Integrative Review of the Recent Literature
71
Developing Autobiographical Memory in the Cultural Contexts of ParentChild Reminiscing
101
Thought Suppression in Phobia Success and Strategies
117
Effects of Training on the Timing of Simple Repetitive Movements
135
The Influence of Vocal and Instrumental Background Music on the Cognitive Performance of Introverts and Extraverts
151
Reversal Learning in Concurrent Discriminations in Rats
169
MathematicalProgramming Approaches to Test Item Pool Design
207
Index
223
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