Brain Plasticity and Behavior
How Children Discover New Strategies
Cognition and Communication Judgmental Biases, Research Methods, and the Logic of Conversation
The Child's Reality Three Developmental Themes
Human and Machine Thinking
By Bryan Kolb
February 27, 2017
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 ...
By Robert Efron
June 14, 2016
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. ...
By Robert Siegler, Eric A. Jenkins
May 26, 2016
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...
By Gilbert Gottlieb
March 01, 1997
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 ...
By Norbert Schwarz
August 12, 2014
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 ...
By J. M. Mandler
August 01, 1984
First published in 1984. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
By Philip N. Johnson-Laird
October 01, 1992
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, ...
By Karl H. Pribram
June 01, 1991
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 ...
By Charles R. Gallistel, John Gibbon
August 28, 2013
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 ...
By Harold H. Kelley
February 01, 1982
First published in 1982. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....