Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology

Series Editors: Nelson Cowan, David A. Balota

Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology is a new series of cognitive psychology books, which brings together the very latest research in core and emerging topics in the field, providing a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the current empirical, theoretical, and practical issues. Each volume provides handbook-like coverage a particular sub-area of cognitive psychology, yet is more focused and detailed than is possible in handbooks that attempt to cover the whole discipline. The series is an essential resource for senior undergraduates, postgraduates, researchers and practitioners, and will be suitable as core textbooks in advanced courses dealing with specific sub-areas of cognitive psychology.

  • Big Data in Cognitive Science

    Edited by Michael N. Jones

    While individual laboratory research is the backbone of collecting experimental data in psychology, a rapidly increasing amount of research is turning to large-scale and real-world data that is available online. Crowdsourcing, mega databases, social media and genetic/neural data are allowing…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01 
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology

  • Motivation and Cognitive Control

    Edited by Todd S. Braver

    Individuals do not always perform to their full capability on cognitive tasks. When this occurs, the usual explanation is that the individual was not properly motivated. But this begs the important question: How and why does motivation interact with and influence cognitive processing and the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22 
    Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology

  • Neuroeconomics, Judgment, and Decision Making

    Edited by Evan A. Wilhelms, Valerie F. Reyna

    This volume explores how and why people make judgments and decisions that have economic consequences, and what the implications are for human well-being. It provides an integrated review of the latest research from many different disciplines, including social, cognitive, and developmental…

    Paperback – 2014-07-22
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology

  • Working Memory

    The Connected Intelligence

    Edited by Tracy Packiam Alloway, Ross G. Alloway

    Working memory – the conscious processing of information – is increasingly recognized as one of the most important aspects of intelligence. This fundamental cognitive skill is deeply connected to a great variety of human experience – from our childhood, to our old age, from our…

    Paperback – 2012-12-08
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology