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Brain Plasticity and Behavior

Brain Plasticity and Behavior

1st Edition

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 ...

The Decline and Fall of Hemispheric Specialization

The Decline and Fall of Hemispheric Specialization

1st Edition

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. ...

How Children Discover New Strategies

How Children Discover New Strategies

1st Edition

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...

Human and Machine Thinking

Human and Machine Thinking

1st Edition

By Philip N. Johnson-Laird
October 12, 2015

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, ...

Synthesizing Nature-nurture Prenatal Roots of Instinctive Behavior

Synthesizing Nature-nurture: Prenatal Roots of Instinctive Behavior

1st Edition

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 ...

Cognition and Communication Judgmental Biases, Research Methods, and the Logic of Conversation

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

1st Edition

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 ...

The Child's Reality Three Developmental Themes

The Child's Reality: Three Developmental Themes

1st Edition

By D. Elkind
July 01, 1978

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

Stories, Scripts, and Scenes Aspects of Schema Theory

Stories, Scripts, and Scenes: Aspects of Schema Theory

1st Edition

By J. M. Mandler
August 01, 1984

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

Brain and Perception Holonomy and Structure in Figural Processing

Brain and Perception: Holonomy and Structure in Figural Processing

1st Edition

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 ...

The Symbolic Foundations of Conditioned Behavior

The Symbolic Foundations of Conditioned Behavior

1st Edition

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 ...

Personal Relationships Their Structures and Processes

Personal Relationships: Their Structures and Processes

1st Edition

By Harold H. Kelley
February 01, 1982

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

Visual Form Detection in Three-dimensional Space

Visual Form Detection in Three-dimensional Space

1st Edition

By W. R. Uttal
June 01, 1983

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

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