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Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology


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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.

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Cases of Amnesia: Contributions to Understanding Memory and the Brain

Cases of Amnesia: Contributions to Understanding Memory and the Brain

1st Edition

Sarah E. MacPherson, Sergio Della Sala
January 25, 2019

In all cognitive domains, neuropsychological research has advanced through the study of individual patients, and detailed observations and descriptions of their cases have been the backbone of medical and scientific reports for centuries. Cases of Amnesia describes some of the most important single...

The Science of Expertise: Behavioral, Neural, and Genetic Approaches to Complex Skill

The Science of Expertise: Behavioral, Neural, and Genetic Approaches to Complex Skill

1st Edition

David Z. Hambrick, Guillermo Campitelli, Brooke N. Macnamara
October 04, 2017

Offering the broadest review of psychological perspectives on human expertise to date, this volume covers behavioral, computational, neural, and genetic approaches to understanding complex skill. The chapters show how performance in music, the arts, sports, games, medicine, and other domains...

Big Data in Cognitive Science

Big Data in Cognitive Science

1st Edition

Michael N. Jones
November 15, 2016

While laboratory research is the backbone of collecting experimental data in cognitive science, a rapidly increasing amount of research is now capitalizing on large-scale and real-world digital data. Each piece of data is a trace of human behavior and offers us a potential clue to understanding...

Motivation and Cognitive Control

Motivation and Cognitive Control

1st Edition

Todd S. Braver
December 22, 2015

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...

Neuroeconomics, Judgment, and Decision Making

Neuroeconomics, Judgment, and Decision Making

1st Edition

Evan A. Wilhelms, Valerie F. Reyna
July 22, 2014

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...

Working Memory: The Connected Intelligence

Working Memory: The Connected Intelligence

1st Edition

Tracy Packiam Alloway, Ross G. Alloway
December 08, 2012

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...

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