Distinguished Lecture Series

  • Brain Plasticity and Behavior book cover

    Brain Plasticity and Behavior

    1st Edition

    By Bryan Kolb

    There are few books devoted to the topic of brain plasticity and behavior. Most previous works that cover topics related to brain plasticity do not include extensive discussions of behavior. The first to try to address the relationship between recovery from brain damage and changes in the brain…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Psychology Press
    Distinguished Lecture Series

  • The Decline and Fall of Hemispheric Specialization book cover

    The Decline and Fall of Hemispheric Specialization

    1st Edition

    By Robert Efron

    Providing a personal overview of hemispheric differences in human cognitive activity, Professor Efron is selective in his presentation of significant issues. To ensure a balanced overview, references are made to many books, review articles, and research reports that present opposing positions.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-14
    Psychology Press
    Distinguished Lecture Series

  • How Children Discover New Strategies book cover

    How Children Discover New Strategies

    1st Edition

    By Robert Siegler, Eric A. Jenkins

    This well-documented book divides the process of constructing new problem-solving strategies into two parts: discovery of the new strategy, and its generalization to new contexts. By using a trial-by-trial analysis, the authors are able to identify the exact trial on which the new strategy is first…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Psychology Press
    Distinguished Lecture Series

  • Cognition and Communication: Judgmental Biases, Research Methods, and the Logic of Conversation book cover

    Cognition and Communication

    Judgmental Biases, Research Methods, and the Logic of Conversation, 1st Edition

    By Norbert Schwarz

    Psychological research into human cognition and judgment reveals a wide range of biases and shortcomings. Whether we form impressions of other people, recall episodes from memory, report our attitudes in an opinion poll, or make important decisions, we often get it wrong. The errors made are not…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Psychology Press
    Distinguished Lecture Series

  • The Symbolic Foundations of Conditioned Behavior book cover

    The Symbolic Foundations of Conditioned Behavior

    1st Edition

    By Charles R. Gallistel, John Gibbon

    The goal of this book is to persuade students of animal learning that cognitive theorizing is essential for an understanding of the phenomena revealed by conditioning experiments. The authors also hope to persuade the cognitive psychology community that conditioning phenomena offer such a strong…

    Paperback – 2013-08-28
    Psychology Press
    Distinguished Lecture Series

  • Synthesizing Nature-nurture: Prenatal Roots of Instinctive Behavior book cover

    Synthesizing Nature-nurture

    Prenatal Roots of Instinctive Behavior, 1st Edition

    By Gilbert Gottlieb

    This volume provides a primarily nontechnical summary of experimental and theoretical work conducted over the course of 35 years which resulted in a developmental framework capable of integrating causal influences at the genetic, neural, behavioral, and ecological levels of analysis. It describes…

    Paperback – 1997-03-01
    Psychology Press
    Distinguished Lecture Series

  • Human and Machine Thinking book cover

    Human and Machine Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Philip N. Johnson-Laird

    This book aims to reach an understanding of how the mind carries out three sorts of thinking -- deduction, induction, and creation -- to consider what goes right and what goes wrong, and to explore computational models of these sorts of thinking. Written for students of the mind -- psychologists,…

    Hardback – 1992-10-01
    Psychology Press
    Distinguished Lecture Series

  • Mechanisms of Age-cognition Relations in Adulthood book cover

    Mechanisms of Age-cognition Relations in Adulthood

    1st Edition

    By Timothy A. Salthouse

    This monograph is the written version of a series of talks delivered as recent MacEachran Lectures at the University of Alberta. The informal style of the lectures, and the inclusion of a relatively large number of figures, has been preserved in order to keep the monograph faithful to the concept…

    Hardback – 1992-07-01
    Psychology Press
    Distinguished Lecture Series

  • Brain and Perception: Holonomy and Structure in Figural Processing book cover

    Brain and Perception

    Holonomy and Structure in Figural Processing, 1st Edition

    By Karl H. Pribram

    Presented as a series of lectures, this important volume achieves four major goals: 1) It integrates the results of the author's research as applied to pattern perception -- reviewing current brain research and showing how several lines of inquiry have been converging to produce a paradigm shift…

    Hardback – 1991-06-01
    Psychology Press
    Distinguished Lecture Series

  • Behaviorism, Neobehaviorism, and Cognitivism in Learning Theory: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Behaviorism, Neobehaviorism, and Cognitivism in Learning Theory

    Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Abram Amsel

    Behaviorism, Neobehaviorism, and Cognitivism in Learning Theory presents the insights and opinions of Abram Amsel -- a comprehensive viewpoint that encompasses more than 40 years of research work and theorizing -- on the "cognitive revolution" in psychology and the behavioral sciences as it…

    Paperback – 1988-11-01
    Psychology Press
    Distinguished Lecture Series

  • Sex Differences in Social Behavior: A Social-role interpretation book cover

    Sex Differences in Social Behavior

    A Social-role interpretation, 1st Edition

    By Alice H. Eagly

    In presenting an innovative theory of sex differences in the social context, this volume applies social-role theory and meta-analytic techniques to research in aggression, social influence, helping, nonverbal, and group behavior. Eagly's findings show that gender stereotypic behavior results from…

    Hardback – 1987-04-01
    Psychology Press
    Distinguished Lecture Series

  • Stories, Scripts, and Scenes: Aspects of Schema Theory book cover

    Stories, Scripts, and Scenes

    Aspects of Schema Theory, 1st Edition

    By J. M. Mandler

    First published in 1984. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1984-08-01
    Psychology Press
    Distinguished Lecture Series

  • Visual Form Detection in Three-dimensional Space book cover

    Visual Form Detection in Three-dimensional Space

    1st Edition

    By W. R. Uttal

    First Published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1983-06-01
    Psychology Press
    Distinguished Lecture Series

  • Personal Relationships: Their Structures and Processes book cover

    Personal Relationships

    Their Structures and Processes, 1st Edition

    By Harold H. Kelley

    First published in 1982. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1982-02-01
    Psychology Press
    Distinguished Lecture Series

  • The Child's Reality: Three Developmental Themes book cover

    The Child's Reality

    Three Developmental Themes, 1st Edition

    By D. Elkind

    First published in 1978. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1978-07-01
    Psychology Press
    Distinguished Lecture Series