By Johannes C. Ziegler, Jonathan Grainger, Marc Brysbaert
June 06, 2019
Computational modeling has tremendously advanced our understanding of the processes involved in normal and impaired reading. While previous research has mainly focused on simulating reading aloud of monosyllabic words in English, the present special issue highlights some new directions in the field...
By Michel Denis, Stephen M. Kosslyn
June 23, 2015
Many topics have inspired significant amounts of neuroimaging research in recent years, and the study of mental imagery was one of the earliest to receive a thorough empirical investigation. Twenty years later, the goal of understanding this pervasive but elusive phenomenon continues to motivate a ...
By Nazanin Derakshan, Ernst Koster
May 07, 2012
This special issue is a tribute to Michael W. Eysenck, a distinguished pioneer in the field of cognition and emotion, and the founding editor of the Journal of Cognitive Psychology. It consists of a collection of theoretical as well as empirical papers by eminent scholars who have led the field of ...
By Philip Allen, Mei-Ching Lien, Eric Ruthruff
December 15, 2011
First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
By Soledad Ballesteros, Lars Goran-Nilsson, Patrick Lemaire
August 04, 2009
Developed nations are experiencing enormous increases in the number of elderly people in the population. Ageing is a universal complex multifaceted process that profoundly affects mind and brain of all individuals. Important discoveries are being made at different levels of research on cognitive ...
By Toby J. Lloyd-Jones, Maria A. Brandimonte, Karl-Heinz Bäuml
January 12, 2009
This special issue, Verbalising Visual Memories, comprises research on: (a) verbal interference and facilitation in face and person processing; (b) similarities and differences between effects of verbalisation and processing in the Navon task (Navon, 1977); and (c) effects of verbalisation in ...
By Lisa Son, Andre Vandierendonck
March 24, 2008
The fields of cognitive science and education have worked hard to discover effective principles of learning with the goal of improving educational achievement. And although each has made significant advances, there has been, until today, a gap between the two disciplines. This special issue brings ...
By Guido P.H Band, Pierre Jolicoeur
August 24, 2006
It is well known that the capacity for both simultaneous and rapid sequential information processing is limited. In the past two decades, at least four different approaches for the investigation and explanation of dual-task interference have developed. Surprisingly, these developments have taken ...
By Cesare Cornoldi
March 27, 2006
What is intelligence? How can we examine individual differences in intelligence? What does it mean to be very intelligent or dumb? Such questions have always pervaded human thinking, and have been raised during the development of scientific psychology. However, for many years, the practical needs ...
By Reinhold Kliegl, Ulrich Mayr-Psycholgy, Daniel Spieler
July 24, 2001
The empirical and theoretical analysis of executive control processes, dormant for many years, has grown to become one of the most fertile areas of research in cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience. Because executive functions are thought to have a pervasive role in maintaining optimal ...
By Tore Helstrup, Robert H. Logie
November 01, 1999
The topic of mental imagery has reached a stage of considerable maturity with a large published literature and a wide range of experimental paradigms now available. In recent years there has been a growing interest in uses for imagery in mental discovery and in the link between imagery and ...