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  • Cognitive Development and the Ageing Process

    Selected works of Patrick Rabbitt

    By Patrick Rabbitt

    Professor Patrick Rabbitt has been a prominent contributor to our ongoing knowledge of cognitive performance and cognitive ageing for over half a century. From the development of information processing theories in the 1960s to a new understanding of decision making and the ageing process in…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Psychology Press
    World Library of Psychologists

  • Imagining the Future

    Insights from Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by Karl K. Szpunar, Gabriel A. Radvansky

    One particularly adaptive feature of human cognition is the ability to mentally preview specific events before they take place in reality. Familiar examples of this ability—often referred to as episodic future thinking—include what happens when an employee imagines when, where, and how they might…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge

  • The Development of SpLD

    Living Confidently with Dyslexia

    By Ginny Stacey, Sally Fowler

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Working Memory and Thinking

    Current Issues In Thinking And Reasoning

    By Kenneth Gilhooly, Robert H. Logie

    Thinking and memory are inextricably linked. However, a "divide and rule" approach has led cognitive psychologists to study these two areas in relative isolation. With contributions from some of the leading international researchers on working memory and thinking, the present volume aims to break…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Psychology Press

  • Rationality In An Uncertain World

    Essays In The Cognitive Science Of Human Understanding

    Edited by Nick Chater, Mike Oaksford

    This book brings together an influential sequence of papers that argue for a radical re-conceptualisation of the psychology of inference, and of cognitive science more generally. The papers demonstrate that the thesis that logic provides the basis of human inference is central to much cognitive…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Psychology Press

  • Perspectives On Thinking And Reasoning

    Essays In Honour Of Peter Wason

    Edited by Stephen Newstead; Jonathan St.B.T. Evans both of the University of Plymouth.

    This collection of essays focuses on three reasoning problems devised by Peter Wason - the selection task, the 2-4-6 task, and the THOG problem - which have had a considerable influence since their invention.; The reasons why people make so many errors in these seemingly simple tasks are still not…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Psychology Press

  • Reasoning, Rationality and Dual Processes

    Selected Works of Jonathan St B T Evans

    By Jonathan St B T Evans

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Psychology Press
    Woburn Education Series

  • Moral Inferences

    Edited by Jean-Francois Bonnefon, Bastien Trémolière

    Moral Inferences is the first volume to thoroughly explore the relationship between morality and reasoning. Drawing on the expertise of world-leading researchers, this text provides ground-breaking insight into the importance of studying these distinct fields together. The volume integrates the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

  • 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 – 2017-01-11
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Thinking About Thinking

    Studies in the Background of some Psychological Approaches

    By Joan Wynn Reeves

    Originally published in 1965, this title is a series of exploratory essays on approaches to thinking. The central topic is the relation of processes of an associative kind (sometimes irrational, in so far as they are not enmeshed with a world of shared experience) to those involving some degree of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Reasoning: Representation and Process

    In Children and Adults

    Edited by Rachel Joffe Falmagne

    Originally published in 1975, this volume contains original reports of new models and data in the areas of propositional reasoning, syllogistic reasoning, and transitive inference in children and adults of the time. A wide range of theoretical viewpoints is represented, and an effort is made to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Individual Differences in Judgement and Decision-Making

    A Developmental Perspective

    Edited by Maggie E. Toplak, Joshua Weller

    Children face an overwhelming amount of information and a range of different choices every day, and so there has never been a more important time to understand how children learn to make judgments and decisions in our modern world. Individual Differences in Judgment and Decision-Making presents…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

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