Thinking, Reasoning & Problem Solving Products

  • The Thinking Mind

    A Festschrift for Ken Manktelow

    Edited by Niall Galbraith, David Over, Erica Lucas

    The field of thinking has undergone a revolution in recent years, opening itself up to new perspectives and applications. The traditional focus on laboratory-based thinking has transformed as theoretical work is now being applied to new contexts and real world issues. Bringing together some of the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-15 
    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

  • 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 – 2016-02-29 
    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 – 2016-02-29 
    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 – 2016-02-29 
    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 – 2016-02-29 
    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

  • Mathematical Reasoning

    Patterns, Problems, Conjectures, and Proofs

    By Raymond Nickerson

    The development of mathematical competence -- both by humans as a species over millennia and by individuals over their lifetimes -- is a fascinating aspect of human cognition. This book explores when and why the rudiments of mathematical capability first appeared among human beings, what its…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    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

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