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  • 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 – 2015-12-09 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • 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 – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • 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 – 2015-10-08 
    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 – 2015-10-08 
    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 – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Studies of Thinking

    Selected works of Kenneth Gilhooly

    By Kenneth J. Gilhooly

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts themselves present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, and their major practical theoretical contributions. Kenneth Gilhooly has an…

    Hardback – 2015-07-22
    Psychology Press
    World Library of Psychologists

  • Neuroimaging of Mental Imagery

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by Michel Denis, Stephen M. Kosslyn

    Many topics have inspired significant amounts of neuroimaging research in recent years, and the study of mental imagery was one of the earliest to receive a thorough empirical investigation. Twenty years later, the goal of understanding this pervasive but elusive phenomenon continues to motivate a…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Psychology Press

  • The Organisation of Conceptual Knowledge in the Brain: Neuropsychological and Neuroimaging Perspectives

    A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology

    Edited by Alfonso Caramazza, Alex Martin

    Category-specific knowledge disorders are among the most intriguing and perplexing syndromes in cognitive neuropsychology. The past decade has witnessed increased interest in these disorders, due largely to a heightened appreciation of the profound implications that an understanding of concept…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Psychology Press

  • Straight Choices

    The Psychology of Decision Making, 2nd Edition

    By Ben R. Newell, David A. Lagnado, David R. Shanks

    Should I have this medical treatment or that one? Is this computer a better buy than that one? Should I invest in shares or keep my money under the bed? We all face a perplexing array of decisions every day. Thoroughly revised and updated throughout, the new edition of Straight Choices provides…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    Psychology Press

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-06-03
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Reasoning: Representation and Process

    In Children and Adults

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-06-03
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

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