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  • The Psychology of Chess

    By Fernand Gobet

    Do you need to be a genius to be good at chess? What does it take to become a Grandmaster? Can computer programmes beat human intuition in gameplay? The Psychology of Chess is an insightful overview of the roles of intelligence, expertise, and human intuition in playing this complex and ancient…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • 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 – 2018-09-30 
    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 – 2018-09-30 
    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Organisation and Everyday Life

    Living Confidently with Dyslexia/SpLD

    By Ginny Stacey, Sally Fowler

    Organisation and Everyday Life explores the wider implications of living with dyslexia/SpLD, which often goes far beyond reading and writing skills. Organisation is a major area of difficulty for people with dyslexia/SpLD, and this book aims to address the most commonly encountered problems. The…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Knowledge and Skills

    Living Confidently with Dyslexia

    By Ginny Stacey, Sally Fowler

    Knowledge and skills provides an overview of learning in dyslexic/SpLD individuals, and will focus on the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills. This book presents an innovative new approach to living confidently with dyslexia/SpLD. In this unique book, the authors draw on…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Development of SpLD

    Living Confidently with Dyslexia

    By Ginny Stacey, Sally Fowler

    This book provides an overview of the benefits of early diagnosis of dyslexia/ SpLD. It will cover the latest research in the area, along with insight into the emotional and financial implications of dealing with dyslexia and SpLD. It aims to help individuals understand their experiences better,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Emotional and Cognitive Overload

    The Dark Side of Information Technology

    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 – 2018-08-21 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Contemplating Climate Change

    Mental Models and Human Reasoning

    By Stephen M. Dark

    Global climate change policy has failed us all, but what is the reasoning that underlies this failure? Why are some people more disposed to reflect on confounding issues like climate change, recognise the danger, seek a solution, and act accordingly, more than others? This book is concerned with…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • 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

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