Thinking, Reasoning & Problem Solving Products

  • 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 understand basic…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01 
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology

  • 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 – 2016-07-21 
    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

  • 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

  • Aspects of Rationality

    Reflections on What It Means To Be Rational and Whether We Are

    By Raymond S. Nickerson

    What does it mean to be rational – to reason well and effectively? How does rationality, broadly conceived, relate to the knowledge one acquires, the beliefs one forms, the explanations one constructs or appropriates, the judgments and decisions one makes, the values one adopts? What is the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27
    Psychology Press

  • An Introduction to Applied Cognitive Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By David Groome, Michael Eysenck

    An Introduction to Applied Cognitive Psychology offers an accessible review of recent research in the application of cognitive methods, theories, and models. Using real-world scenarios and engaging everyday examples this book offers clear explanations of how the findings of cognitive psychologists…

    Paperback – 2016-03-23
    Psychology Press

  • 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

  • Memory, Thinking and Language (PLE: Memory)

    Topics in Cognitive Psychology

    By Judith Greene

    In the ten years prior to its original publication in 1987, cognitive psychology uncovered the increasingly important role of knowledge stored in memory and the integrated nature of cognitive processes. In Memory, Thinking and Language the author takes these three traditional topics and places them…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Memory

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