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Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology


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Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology is a new series of cognitive psychology books, which brings together the very latest research in core and emerging topics in the field, providing a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the current empirical, theoretical, and practical issues. Each volume provides handbook-like coverage a particular sub-area of cognitive psychology, yet is more focused and detailed than is possible in handbooks that attempt to cover the whole discipline. The series is an essential resource for senior undergraduates, postgraduates, researchers and practitioners, and will be suitable as core textbooks in advanced courses dealing with specific sub-areas of cognitive psychology.

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Bilingualism Across the Lifespan Opportunities and Challenges for Cognitive Research in a Global Society

Bilingualism Across the Lifespan: Opportunities and Challenges for Cognitive Research in a Global Society

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Wendy S. Francis
June 01, 2021

Bilingualism Across the Lifespan explores the opportunities and challenges that are inherent in conducting cognitive research in an increasingly global and multilingual society. Divided into three sections, the book highlights the multifaceted and complex nature of bilingualism. The first section...

Network Science in Cognitive Psychology

Network Science in Cognitive Psychology

1st Edition

Edited By Michael S. Vitevitch
December 02, 2019

This volume provides an integrative review of the emerging and increasing use of network science techniques in cognitive psychology, first developed in mathematics, computer science, sociology, and physics. The first resource on network science for cognitive psychologists in a growing international...

New Methods in Cognitive Psychology

New Methods in Cognitive Psychology

1st Edition

Edited By Daniel Spieler, Eric Schumacher
November 11, 2019

This book provides an overview of cutting-edge methods currently being used in cognitive psychology, which are likely to appear with increasing frequency in coming years. Once built around univariate parametric statistics, cognitive psychology courses now seem deficient without some contact with ...

Cases of Amnesia Contributions to Understanding Memory and the Brain

Cases of Amnesia: Contributions to Understanding Memory and the Brain

1st Edition

Edited By Sarah E. MacPherson, Sergio Della Sala
January 25, 2019

In all cognitive domains, neuropsychological research has advanced through the study of individual patients, and detailed observations and descriptions of their cases have been the backbone of medical and scientific reports for centuries. Cases of Amnesia describes some of the most important single...

The Science of Expertise Behavioral, Neural, and Genetic Approaches to Complex Skill

The Science of Expertise: Behavioral, Neural, and Genetic Approaches to Complex Skill

1st Edition

Edited By David Z. Hambrick, Guillermo Campitelli, Brooke N. Macnamara
October 04, 2017

Offering the broadest review of psychological perspectives on human expertise to date, this volume covers behavioral, computational, neural, and genetic approaches to understanding complex skill. The chapters show how performance in music, the arts, sports, games, medicine, and other domains ...

Big Data in Cognitive Science

Big Data in Cognitive Science

1st Edition

Edited By Michael N. Jones
November 15, 2016

While laboratory research is the backbone of collecting experimental data in cognitive science, a rapidly increasing amount of research is now capitalizing on large-scale and real-world digital data. Each piece of data is a trace of human behavior and offers us a potential clue to understanding ...

Motivation and Cognitive Control

Motivation and Cognitive Control

1st Edition

Edited By Todd S. Braver
December 22, 2015

Individuals do not always perform to their full capability on cognitive tasks. When this occurs, the usual explanation is that the individual was not properly motivated. But this begs the important question: How and why does motivation interact with and influence cognitive processing and the ...

Neuroeconomics, Judgment, and Decision Making

Neuroeconomics, Judgment, and Decision Making

1st Edition

Edited By Evan A. Wilhelms, Valerie F. Reyna
July 22, 2014

This volume explores how and why people make judgments and decisions that have economic consequences, and what the implications are for human well-being. It provides an integrated review of the latest research from many different disciplines, including social, cognitive, and developmental ...

Working Memory The Connected Intelligence

Working Memory: The Connected Intelligence

1st Edition

Edited By Tracy Packiam Alloway, Ross G. Alloway
December 08, 2012

Working memory โ€“ the conscious processing of information โ€“ is increasingly recognized as one of the most important aspects of intelligence. This fundamental cognitive skill is deeply connected to a great variety of human experience โ€“ from our childhood, to our old age, from our ...

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