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Cognitive Control of Action and the Regulation of Behaviour

Edited By

Stephen Jackson

ISBN 9781848727458
Published May 7, 2012 by Psychology Press
164 Pages

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Book Description

This special issue of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, guest edited by Stephen Jackson (University of Nottingham, UK) pulls together ten of the latest research papers on the cognitive control of action and regulation of behaviour.

Table of Contents

The Processes Underlying Flexibility in Childhood, Two Measures of Task-specific Inhibition, Model-based Analyses: Promises, Pitfalls, and Example Applications to the Study of Cognitive Control, Rethinking the Role of Automaticity in Cognitive Control, Attentional Control Constrains Visual Short-term Memory: Insights from Developmental and Individual Differences, Stop Being Neutral – Simon Takes Control!, Impaired Goal-directed Behavioural Control in Human Impulsivity, Your Mistake is My Mistake… or is it? Behavioral Adjustments Following Own and Observed Actions in Cooperative and Competitive Contexts, Variation in Working Memory Capacity and Cognitive Control: Goal Maintenance and Micro-adjustments of Control, Aging and Bilingualism: Absence of a “Bilingual Advantage” in Stroop Interference in a Non-immigrant Sample.

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Stephen R. Jackson, University of Nottingham