Thinking, Reasoning & Problem Solving Products

  • Logical Abilities in Children: Volume 3

    Reasoning in Adolescence: Deductive Inference, 1st Edition

    By Daniel N. Osherson

    Originally published in 1975, this volume (3 of 4) presents an expanded model of certain deductive abilities in children and adults. A partial explanation of the growth of these abilities was suggested in Volume 2 of this series, and it is amplified here, both with regard to propositional logic and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14 
    Logical Abilities in Children

  • Logical Abilities in Children: Volume 4

    Reasoning and Concepts, 1st Edition

    By Daniel N. Osherson

    Originally published in 1976, this fourth and final volume in a series that met with critical acclaim is concerned with a certain kind of answer to the question "What distinguishes the concepts that are a natural part of human languages from those that are merely expressible in language?" The kind…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14 
    Logical Abilities in Children

  • The Art and Science of Making Up Your Mind

    1st Edition

    By Rex V. Brown

    Edited by Karen Brown, Jonathan Baron

    The Art and Science of Making Up Your Mind presents basic decision-making principles and tools to help the reader respond efficiently and wisely to everyday dilemmas. Although most decisions are made informally (whether intuitively without deliberate thought, or based on careful reflection), over…

    Paperback – 2019-08-02 

  • Unlocking Creativity in Solving Novel Mathematics Problems

    Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Carol R. Aldous

    Unlocking Creativity in Solving Novel Mathematics Problems delivers a fascinating insight into thinking and feeling approaches used in creative problem solving and explores whether attending to these ‘feelings’ makes any difference to solving novel problems successfully. With a focus on research…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21 

  • A Handbook of Process Tracing Methods

    2nd Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael Schulte-Mecklenbeck, Anton Kuehberger, Joseph G. Johnson

    A Handbook of Process Tracing Methods demonstrates how to better understand decision outcomes by studying decision processes, through the introduction of a number of exciting techniques. Decades of research have identified numerous idiosyncrasies in human decision behavior, but some of the most…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    The Society for Judgment and Decision Making Series

  • The Psychology of Questions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Arthur C. Graesser, John B. Black

    Originally published in 1985, the chapters in this volume collectively approach the phenomenon of questioning from many perspectives. There are studies on question comprehension, question answering, question asking and the influence of adjunct questions on text comprehension and memory. The…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12 
    Psychology Revivals

  • Cognitive Development and the Ageing Process

    Selected works of Patrick Rabbitt, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Rabbitt

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts present career-long collections of what they judge to be their most interesting publications – extracts from books, key articles, research findings, practical and theoretical contributions. Professor Patrick Rabbitt has been a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    World Library of Psychologists

  • Incubation in Problem Solving and Creativity

    Unconscious Processes, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Gilhooly

    Can problems be solved by setting them aside or by sleeping on them? Incubation, the process of stopping conscious work on problems for a set period of time, is an integral part of the creative problem solving process. Providing an overview of the main issues, findings and implications of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 

  • The Psychology of Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Neil Bolton

    In this concise and lucid survey, originally published in 1972, the author considers the major theoretical perspectives influential in the psychology of thinking at the time. They are looked at in relation to the problems which they are designed to answer and their success in accounting for the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19 
    Psychology Revivals

  • Following Reason

    A Theory and Strategy for Rational Leadership, 1st Edition

    By Mark Manolopoulos

    Throughout history, humanity has regularly followed anti-rational figures and forces: demagogic rulers, perverted deities, exploitative economic systems, and so on. Such leadership and followership have wrought all kinds of oppression and conflict. What if this pattern could be altered? What if…

    Paperback – 2019-03-13
    Leadership: Research and Practice

  • The Architecture of the Child Mind

    g, Fs, and the Hierarchical Model of Intelligence, 1st Edition

    By Marc H. Bornstein, Diane L. Putnick

    What exactly does it mean to be intelligent? Does intelligence manifest itself in one way or in different ways in children? Do children fit any preconceived notions of intelligence? Some theories assert a general (g) factor for intelligence that is universal and enters all mental abilities; other…

    Hardback – 2019-03-13

  • Perspectives On Thinking And Reasoning

    Essays In Honour Of Peter Wason, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-05

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