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  • Cerebral Laterality

    Theory and Research

    Edited by Frederick L. Kitterle

    Research on clinical populations and studies of normal individuals support the conclusion that there are functional differences between the cerebral hemispheres. This book captures some of the major developments in the field of cerebral laterality research of the last five years. These include…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Psychology Press

  • Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Testing

    Edited by Roy Freedle

    This volume consists of a series of essays written by experts, most of whom participated in a conference conducted by the Educational Testing Service to explore how current fields of artificial intelligence might contribute to ETS's plans to automate one or more of its testing activities. The…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06
    Psychology Press

  • Evaluating Explanations

    A Content Theory

    By David B. Leake

    Psychology and philosophy have long studied the nature and role of explanation. More recently, artificial intelligence research has developed promising theories of how explanation facilitates learning and generalization. By using explanations to guide learning, explanation-based methods allow…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02
    Psychology Press
    Artificial Intelligence Series

  • Cognitive Ethology

    Essays in Honor of Donald R. Griffin

    Edited by Carolyn A. Ristau, Peter Marler

    This collection of essays was written by former students, associates, admirers, critics and friends of Donald R. Griffin -- the creator of cognitive ethology. Stimulated by his work, this volume presents ideas and experiments in the field of cognitive ethology -- the exploration of the mental…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02
    Psychology Press
    Comparative Cognition and Neuroscience Series

  • Cognitive Approaches To Automated Instruction

    Edited by J. Wesley Regian, Valerie J. Shute, Valerie Shute

    Useful to researchers as well as practitioners looking for guidance on designing automated instruction systems, this book provides a snapshot of the state-of-the-art in this research area. In so doing, it focuses on the two critical problems: first, diagnosis of the student's current level of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02

  • Teaching and Learning Computer Programming

    Multiple Research Perspectives

    Edited by Richard E. Mayer

    The influx of computer technology into classrooms during the past decade raises the questions -- how can we teach children to use computers productively and what effect will learning to program computers have on them? During this same period, researchers have investigated novice learning of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26

  • The Psychology of Expertise

    Cognitive Research and Empirical Ai

    Edited by Robert R. Hoffman

    This volume investigates our ability to capture, and then apply, expertise. In recent years, expertise has come to be regarded as an increasingly valuable and surprisingly elusive resource. Experts, who were the sole active dispensers of certain kinds of knowledge in the days before AI, have…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Psychology Press

  • The Creative Process

    A Computer Model of Storytelling and Creativity

    By Scott R. Turner

    Someday computers will be artists. They'll be able to write amusing and original stories, invent and play games of unsurpassed complexity and inventiveness, tell jokes and suffer writer's block. But these things will require computers that can both achieve artistic goals and be creative. Both…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Psychology Press

  • Active Perception

    Edited by Yiannis Aloimonos

    This book defines the emerging field of Active Perception which calls for studying perception coupled with action. It is devoted to technical problems related to the design and analysis of intelligent systems possessing perception such as the existing biological organisms and the "seeing" machines…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Psychology Press
    Computer Vision Series

  • Modeling Creativity and Knowledge-Based Creative Design

    Edited by John S. Gero, Mary Lou Maher

    Over the last decade research into design processes utilizing ideas and models drawn from artificial intelligence has resulted in a better understanding of design -- particularly routine design -- as a process. Indeed, most of the current research activity directly or indirectly deals only with…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Psychology Press

  • The Neuron and the Mind

    Microneuronal Theory and Practice in Cognitive Neuroscience

    By William R. Uttal

    This book, a companion to William R. Uttal’s earlier work on macrotheories theories of mind-brain relationships, reviews another set of theories—those based on microneuronal measurements. Microneural theories maintain the integrity of individual neurons either in isolation or as participants in the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20

  • Computational Organization Theory

    Edited by Kathleen M. Carley, Michael J. Prietula

    This volume represents an advance in our understanding of how to represent and reason about organizational phenomena. Although organizational theorists have long grappled with the complexities of adaptive agents, ecological systems, and non-linear relations among the basic elements of…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Psychology Press

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