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  • Evolution of the Learning Brain

    Perspectives on Mind, Brain and Education

    By Paul Howard-Jones

    How do brain regions that first appeared in fishes influence our learning today? How did primates evolve and what does it mean to have a "social brain"? What light does evolution shed on learning difficulties and disorders? How might technology influence how our brains evolve in the future? This…

    Paperback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Science of Learning

    2nd Edition

    By Joseph J. Pear

    For over a century and a quarter, the science of learning has expanded at an increasing rate and has achieved the status of a mature science. It has developed powerful methodologies and applications. The rise of this science has been so swift that other learning texts often overlook the fact that,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-16 
    Psychology Press

  • Concept Development in the Secondary School

    By Peter Langford

    Originally published in 1987, this book introduces the reader to work on the intellectual development of adolescents relevant to the secondary school teacher. It covers the teaching of English, history, geography, economics, politics, legal studies, physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics.…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Concept Development in the Primary School

    By Peter Langford

    Originally published in 1987, this book introduces work on the intellectual development of children in the primary school. It contains chapters on the teaching of reading, writing, art, science and mathematics. While critical of many of the once popular ideas of Jean Piaget, the author also…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Associative Learning and Representation: An EPS Workshop for N.J. Mackintosh

    A Special Issue of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Section B

    Edited by Anthony Dickinson, Ian P.L. McLaren

    The papers published in this Special Issue of The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Section B, are based upon presentations at a workshop on "Associative Learning and Representation" which was sponsored by the Experimental Psychology Society at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. The Workshop…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Memory and Society

    Psychological Perspectives

    Edited by Lars-Göran Nilsson, Nobuo Ohta

    Memory and Society explores the social factors which influence human memory and our conceptualisation of memory. It examines the relationships between memory, society and culture and considers the relevance of theories of memory to real world issues. The opening section deals with the topic of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Entranced by Story

    Brain, Tale and Teller, from Infancy to Old Age

    By Hugh Crago

    We live in a world of stories; yet few of us pause to ask what stories actually are, why we consume them so avidly, and what they do for story makers and their audiences. This book focuses on the experiences that good stories generate: feelings of purposeful involvement, elevation, temporary loss…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Ontogeny of Learning and Memory (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Norman E. Spear, Byron A. Campbell

    Originally published in 1979, this volume contains chapters prepared following a conference at SUNY- Binghamton in 1977. The conference was the outcome of exciting new developments that had occurred in the ontogeny of learning and memory at the time, as well as a long-standing friendship between…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Memory

  • Psychological Aspects of Physical Education and Sport

    Edited by J E Kane

    Psychology has an important part to play in the teaching and practice of physical education and sport, and this volume, originally published in 1972, provided a systematic and authoritative introduction to the major areas in this field at the time. The contributors, leading experts in the UK and US…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Noncognitive psychological processes and academic achievement

    Edited by Jihyun Lee, Lazar Stankov

    It is becoming increasingly clear that non-cognitive psychological processes are important for students’ school achievement, even to the point where their influence may be stronger than that exerted by the parents, teachers, or the school atmosphere itself. Non-cognitive psychological variables…

    Hardback – 2015-12-22
    Routledge

  • Organisation and Memory (PLE: Memory)

    A Review and a Project in Subnormality

    By Peter Herriot, Josephine M. Green, Roy McConkey

    Originally published in 1973, this volume looks at the organisation of memory data in, what at the time was termed, ‘mental handicap’. The first part surveys recent work in this important area, giving a general account of experiments and findings. The second part reports a particular piece of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Memory

  • Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume VII

    Intelligence

    By Pierre Oléron, Jean Piaget, Bärbel Inhelder, Pierre Gréco

    First published in English in 1969, the book opens with a chapter by Pierre Oléron on intellectual activities. These fall into three groups: inductive activities (the apprehension of laws, relations and concepts), reasoning and problem solving. It describes typical methods and essential results…

    Paperback – 2015-12-04
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

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