Trends in Experimental Psychology Research

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Diane T. Rosen
Nova Publishers, 2005 - Psychology - 291 pages
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This new book includes within its scope original research on basic processes of cognition, learning, memory, imagery, concept formation, problem-solving, decision-making, thinking, reading, and language processing.
 

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Excellent book, particularily for those who are interested in multimodal issues. An impressive collection of chapters written by people who are active researchers/experts in experimental psychology. The collection doesn't attempt to cover the full range of experimental topics, but instead leans toward sensory perception, memory, or both (i.e., Ch. 1: Sheffert; Ch. 8: Soto-Faraco ). Most chapters do a fine job reviewing the current literature as pertains to the author(s) specific area of research, and not the general topic of the volume (i.e., Ch. 7: Cinell is a good example). Compared to other edited books, this one has the least amount of redundant content across chapters, and a greater variety of perspectives and sources. 

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AUDIOVISUAL TALKER FAMILIARITY AND LONGTERM MEMORY FOR SPOKEN WORDS
1
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HUMAN PERCEPTUAL PERFORMANCE AND THE PHYSICAL ATTRIBUTES OF NIGHT VISION IMAGERY
37
DETECTING AND PROCESSING INCONSISTENCIES IN NARRATIVE COMPREHENSION
67
THE UNIQUE INTERACTION BETWEEN LANGUAGE AND OLFACTORY PERCEPTION AND COGNITION
91
VERBALIZING VISUAL MEMORIES
111
TWO MEMORY PARADIGMS GENUINE AND FALSE MEMORIES IN WORD LISTS AND AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL RECALL
129
MULTISENSORY INTEGRATION
143
MOTION PERCEPTION AND INTEGRATION ACROSS SENSORY MODALITIES
163
HOW THE MIND CONTROLS THE BODY ANTICIPATORY EFFECT CODES IN ACTION PLANNING
187
MEMORY FOR ACTIONS THE CONTROVERSIAL ROLE OF RELATIONAL INFORMATION
203
PHANTOM ROC
235
DISTINCTIVE PROCESSING IMPROVES MEMORY FOR RECENT AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL EVENTS
269
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Page 266 - Robinson, KJ, & Roediger, HL (1997). Associative processes in false recall and false recognition. Psychological Science, 8, 231-237. Roediger, HL, & McDermott, KB (1995).

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