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
Motivation and Cognitive Control
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...