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  • Conceptual Metaphor in Social Psychology

    The Poetics of Everyday Life

    By Mark J. Landau

    We learn in grade school that metaphor is an ornamental figure of speech reserved for poets. But we now know that it is also a key strategy people use to make sense of the world, from basic concepts like time and causation to the major social issues facing society. In this book, Mark Landau…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Psychology Press
    Essays in Social Psychology

  • Cognition as Intuitive Statistics

    By Gerd Gigerenzer, David J. Murray

    Originally published in 1987, this title is about theory construction in psychology. Where theories come from, as opposed to how they become established, was almost a no-man’s land in the history and philosophy of science at the time. The authors argue that in the science of mind, theories are…

    Paperback – 2016-12-10 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Big Data in Cognitive Science

    Edited by Michael N. Jones

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-14 
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology

  • Tutorials in Visual Cognition

    Edited by Veronika Coltheart

    In the late-1980s, visual cognition was a small subfield of cognitive psychology, and the standard texts mainly discussed just iconic memory in their sections on visual cognition. In the subsequent two decades, and especially very recently, many remarkable new aspects of the processing of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10
    Psychology Press
    Macquarie Monographs in Cognitive Science

  • Psychophysics Beyond Sensation

    Laws and Invariants of Human Cognition

    Edited by Christian Kaernbach, Erich Schr”ger, Hermann Mller, Hermann Muller, Erich Schroger

    This volume presents a series of studies that expand laws, invariants, and principles of psychophysics beyond its classical domain of sensation. This book's goal is to demonstrate the extent of the domain of psychophysics, ranging from sensory processes, through sensory memory and short-term memory…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

  • Geometric Representations of Perceptual Phenomena

    Papers in Honor of Tarow indow on His 70th Birthday

    Edited by R. Duncan Luce, Donald D. Hoffman, Michael D'Zmura, Geoffrey Iverson, A. Kimball Romney

    Based on a conference held in honor of Professor Tarow Indow, this volume is organized into three major topics concerning the use of geometry in perception: * space -- referring to attempts to represent the subjective space within which we locate ourselves and perceive objects to reside; * color…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06
    Psychology Press

  • Skill Acquisition and Training

    Achieving Expertise in Simple and Complex Tasks

    By Addie Johnson, Robert W. Proctor

    Skill Acquisition and Training describes the building blocks of cognitive, motor, and teamwork skills, and the factors to take into account in training them. The basic processes of perception, cognition and action that provide the foundation for understanding skilled performance are discussed in…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01

  • Sensation and Judgment

    Complementarity Theory of Psychophysics

    By John C. Baird

    Psychophysical theory exists in two distinct forms -- one ascribes the explanation of phenomena and empirical laws to sensory processes. Context effects arising through the use of particular methods are an unwanted nuisance whose influence must be eliminated so that one isolates the "true" sensory…

    Paperback – 2016-07-29
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

  • Current Controversies in Philosophy of Perception

    By Bence Nanay

    This book provides an up-to-date and accessible overview of the hottest and most influential contemporary debates in philosophy of perception, written especially for this volume by many of the most important philosophers of the field. The book addresses the following key questions: Can perception…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27
    Current Controversies in Philosophy

  • Memory for Odors

    Edited by Frank R. Schab, Robert G. Crowder

    The power of odors to unlock human memory is celebrated in literature and anecdote, but poorly documented by science. Odors -- perhaps more than other stimuli -- are widely believed to evoke vivid and complex past experiences easily. Yet in contrast to the frequency with which odors are thought to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15
    Psychology Press

  • Perspectives on Perception and Action

    Edited by Herbert Heuer, Andries Sanders

    Originally published in 1987, this title aimed to present an eclectic and biased account of the status of perception-action relationships in various fields at the time. The chapters can be divided into three sections. The first focuses on motor control, a neglected topic in the past and hence…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Mathematical Models of Perception and Cognition Volume I

    A Festschrift for James T. Townsend

    Edited by Joseph W. Houpt, Leslie M. Blaha

    In this two volume festschrift, contributors explore the theoretical developments (Volume I) and applications (Volume II) in traditional cognitive psychology domains, and model other areas of human performance that benefit from rigorous mathematical approaches. It brings together former classmates,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

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