Thinking, Reasoning & Problem Solving Products

  • 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 – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Reflective and Impulsive Determinants of Human Behavior

    Edited by Roland Deutsch, Bertram Gawronski, Wilhelm Hofmann

    Conflicts between the "head" and the "heart" are very common in everyday life. Over the past decade, research on such self-regulatory conflicts has been strongly shaped by Strack and Deutsch’s 2004 Reflective-Impulsive Model (RIM). The award-winning theory integrates cognitive, affective, and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Psychology Press

  • Organisation and Everyday Life

    Living Confidently with Dyslexia/SpLD

    By Ginny Stacey, Sally Fowler

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Knowledge and Skills

    Living Confidently with Dyslexia

    By Ginny Stacey, Sally Fowler

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Illusions

    A Handbook on Fallacies and Biases in Thinking, Judgement and Memory, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rüdiger F Pohl

    Cognitive Illusions explores a wide range of fascinating psychological effects in the way we think, judge and remember in our everyday lives. Featuring contributions from leading researchers, the book defines what cognitive illusions are and discusses their theoretical status: are such illusions…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25 
    Psychology Press

  • Techniques for Teaching Thinking

    By Arthur Costa, Lawrence F. Lowery

    Originally published in 1989 the purpose of this title was to provide information and ideas for: Staff Developers and Teacher Educators, as they consider program content to prepare teachers to teach thinking skills. Teachers, as they assess their own abilities to create classroom conditions for…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Teaching Thinking

    Issues and Approaches

    By Robert J. Swartz, D.N. Perkins

    Originally published in 1990, this title attempts to provide for the educational practitioner an overview of a field that responded in the 1980s to a major educational agenda. This innovative ‘agenda’ called for teaching students in ways that dramatically improved the quality of their thinking. Its…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • New Paradigm Psychology of Reasoning

    Basic and applied perspectives

    Edited by Shira Elqayam, Jean-François Bonnefon, David E. Over

    In recent years the psychology of reasoning has undergone radical change, which can only be seen as a Kuhn-style scientific revolution. This shift has been dubbed ‘New Paradigm’. For years, psychologists of reasoning focused on binary truth values and regarded the influence of belief as a bias. In…

    Hardback – 2016-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 5)

    Human Information Processing

    Edited by William K. Estes

    Originally published in 1978 Volume 5 of this Handbook reflects a single theoretical orientation, that characterized by the term human information processing in the literature at the time, but which ranges over a very broad spectrum of cognitive activities. The first two chapters give some overall…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16 
    Psychology Press
    Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

  • 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 – 2016-06-01 
    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 – 2016-06-01 
    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 – 2016-06-01 
    Psychology Press

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