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  • Cognitive and Emotional Overload

    Consequences and Challenges of information technologies

    By Anne-Françoise Rutkowski, Carol Saunders

    We live in a world of limitless information. At both home and at work, an endless range of devices and IT systems place demands upon our attention that human beings have never experienced before, but are our brains capable of processing it all? In this important new book, the idea of brain overload…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Development and the Ageing Process

    Selected works of Patrick Rabbitt

    By Patrick Rabbitt

    Professor Patrick Rabbitt has been a prominent contributor to our ongoing knowledge of cognitive performance and cognitive ageing for over half a century. From the development of information processing theories in the 1960s to a new understanding of decision making and the ageing process in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    World Library of Psychologists

  • Techniques for Teaching Thinking

    By Arthur L. 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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-16 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Teaching Thinking

    Issues and Approaches

    By Robert J. Swartz, David 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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-16 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • The Comprehension of Jokes

    A Cognitive Science Framework

    By Graeme Ritchie

    The Comprehension of Jokes consolidates and develops the tradition of analysing jokes, by defining a framework of concepts which are suited to capturing what happens when someone understands a joke. The collection of concepts presented improves upon past work on joke analysis, outlining a simple…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Brain Based Enterprises

    Harmonising the Head, Heart and Soul of Business

    By Peter Cook

    Brain Based Enterprises offers a unique synthesis of intelligent thought fused with pragmatic and pithy insights on the art and discipline of leading enterprises, where intelligence, ideas and innovation are the currencies of Sustainable Coopetive Advantage (SCA). From the first signs of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23 
    Routledge

  • How We Misunderstand Economics and Why it Matters

    The Psychology of Bias, Distortion and Conspiracy

    By David Leiser, Yhonatan Shemesh

    This is the first book to explain why people usually misunderstand economic phenomena. From the cognitive short-cuts we use to make sense of complex information, to the metaphors we rely on and their effect on our thinking, this important book lays bare not only the psychological traits that…

    Paperback – 2018-05-21 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Insight

    On the Origins of New Ideas

    Edited by Frédéric Vallée-Tourangeau

    Research on insight problem solving examines how new ideas are generated to solve problems that initially resist the application of prior knowledge or analogue solutions. In the laboratory, insight problems are designed to create an impasse; overcoming the impasse is sometimes accompanied by a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-02 
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

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