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  • The Psychology of Thinking

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • International Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning

    Edited by Linden J. Ball, Valerie A. Thompson

    The Routledge International Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning is an authoritative reference work providing a well-balanced overview of current scholarship spanning the full breadth of the rapidly developing and expanding field of thinking and reasoning. The Handbook contains 35 chapters written by…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Psychology Press
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Dual Process Theory 2.0

    Edited by Wim De Neys

    Dual Process Theory 2.0 provides a comprehensive overview of the new directions in which dual process research is heading. Human thinking is often characterized as an interplay between intuition and deliberation and this two-headed, dual process view of human thinking has been very influential in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Psychology Press

  • Structural Learning (Volume 2)

    Issues and Approaches

    Edited by Joseph M. Scandura

    Originally published in 1976, this title is an edited volume and reflects the major approaches being taken in structural learning at the time. Chapter 1 deals with the basic question of whether competence (knowledge) should be characterized in terms of rules (automata), on the one hand, or…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Logical Abilities in Children: Volume 3

    Reasoning in Adolescence: Deductive Inference

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Logical Abilities in Children

  • Logical Abilities in Children: Volume 4

    Reasoning and Concepts

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Logical Abilities in Children

  • Shadow Working in Project Management

    Understanding and Addressing the Irrational and Unconscious in Groups

    By Joana Bértholo

    Shadow Working in Project Management aims at contributing to our knowledge of all things unconscious and irrational in our behaviour. It takes the form of an empirical research, and therefore addresses mostly the tools and techniques available to get in touch with Shadow aspects of self and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20
    Routledge
    Complexity and Interdisciplinarity in Project Management

  • Computational Social Psychology

    Edited by Robin R. Vallacher, Stephen J. Read, Andrzej Nowak

    Computational Social Psychology showcases a new approach to social psychology that enables theorists and researchers to specify social psychological processes in terms of formal rules that can be implemented and tested using the power of high speed computing technology and sophisticated software.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-05
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Experimental Philosophy and its Critics

    Edited by Joachim Horvath, Thomas Grundmann

    Experimental philosophy is one of the most recent and controversial developments in philosophy. Its basic idea is rather simple: to test philosophical thought experiments and philosophers’ intuitions about them with scientific methods, mostly taken from psychology and the social sciences. The…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

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