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Cognitive Development from a Strategy Perspective: A Festschrift for Robert Siegler

Cognitive Development from a Strategy Perspective: A Festschrift for Robert Siegler

1st Edition

Patrick Lemaire
September 21, 2017

Cognitive Development from a Strategy Perspective recognises the outstanding scientific legacy of Robert S. Siegler as a pioneer of modern research on cognitive development throughout the lifespan. This volume presents a collection of essays written by leading scholars in the field, using...

From Mental Imagery to Spatial Cognition and Language: Essays in Honour of Michel Denis

From Mental Imagery to Spatial Cognition and Language: Essays in Honour of Michel Denis

1st Edition

Valérie Gyselinck, Francesca Pazzaglia
June 16, 2017

The nature of mental images and their relation to language has caused controversy amongst psychologists for years, and the so-called "imagery debate" is still unresolved. Fresh light is now being shed on this topic using recent findings in neuroscience and the development of behavioural studies....

Cognitive Modeling in Perception and Memory: A Festschrift for Richard M. Shiffrin

Cognitive Modeling in Perception and Memory: A Festschrift for Richard M. Shiffrin

1st Edition

J G W Raaijmakers, Robert Goldstone, Mark Steyvers, Amy Criss, Robert Nosofsky
November 18, 2016

The work of Richard M. Shiffrin has highly impacted the field of cognitive science, and current developments within perception and memory have been influenced by his ideas. In this volume, several key figures in the field will comment on these developments and put them in a wider perspective....

The Scope of Social Psychology: Theory and Applications (A Festschrift for Wolfgang Stroebe)

The Scope of Social Psychology: Theory and Applications (A Festschrift for Wolfgang Stroebe)

1st Edition

Miles Hewstone, Henk Schut
March 03, 2016

Social psychology attempts to understand, explain, predict and, when needed, change people's thoughts, feelings and behaviours. For a relatively young discipline it has already made great strides toward this awe-inspiring goal. Pioneers such as Lewin, Asch, Kelley and Festinger began...

Routes to Language: Studies in Honor of Melissa Bowerman

Routes to Language: Studies in Honor of Melissa Bowerman

1st Edition

Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole
June 23, 2015

This volume contains contributions from leaders in the field of child language in honor of one of the preeminent scholars in the field of child language acquisition, Melissa Bowerman. Melissa Bowerman has had a profound, widespread, and enduring influence on research conducted in the field for...

Memory and Mind: A Festschrift for Gordon H. Bower

Memory and Mind: A Festschrift for Gordon H. Bower

1st Edition

Mark A. Gluck, John R. Anderson, Stephen M. Kosslyn
November 10, 2014

A comprehensive overview of the current state of research on memory and mind, this book captures the career and influence of Gordon H. Bower (as told by 22 of his students and colleagues), showing how Bower's research and mentoring of students has broadly and deeply affected modern research. In...

Remembering: Attributions, Processes, and Control in Human Memory

Remembering: Attributions, Processes, and Control in Human Memory

1st Edition

D. Stephen Lindsay, Colleen M. Kelley, Andrew P. Yonelinas, Henry L. Roediger, III
November 07, 2014

In the 22 chapters in this volume, many of the world’s foremost memory scientists report on their cutting-edge research on the nature of human memory, with several chapters reporting new empirical studies that are being published for the first time. All the contributions are inspired by the work of...

The Shape of Reason: Essays in Honour of Paolo Legrenzi

The Shape of Reason: Essays in Honour of Paolo Legrenzi

1st Edition

Vittorio Girotto, Philip N. Johnson-Laird
July 17, 2014

Over the past three decades, there has been a rapid development of research on human thinking and reasoning. This volume provides a comprehensive review of this topic by looking at the important contributions Paolo Legrenzi has made to the field, by bridging the gap from Gestalt ideas to modern...

The Foundations of Remembering: Essays in Honor of Henry L. Roediger, III

The Foundations of Remembering: Essays in Honor of Henry L. Roediger, III

1st Edition

James S. Nairne
June 09, 2014

The Foundations of Remembering presents a collection of essays written by top memory scholars in honor of Henry L. Roediger III. The chapters were originally delivered as part of the "Roddyfest" conference held in March 2005 to celebrate Purdue University's awarding of an honorary doctor of letters...

Do Justice and Let the Sky Fall: Elizabeth F. Loftus and Her Contributions to Science, Law, and Academic Freedom

Do Justice and Let the Sky Fall: Elizabeth F. Loftus and Her Contributions to Science, Law, and Academic Freedom

1st Edition

Maryanne Garry, Harlene Hayne
June 09, 2014

For more than 30 years, renowned psychological scientist Elizabeth F. Loftus has contributed groundbreaking research to the fields of science, law, and academia. This book provides an opportunity for readers to become better acquainted with one of the most important psychologists of our time, as it...

Intergroup Relations: The Role of Motivation and Emotion (A Festschrift for Amélie Mummendey)

Intergroup Relations: The Role of Motivation and Emotion (A Festschrift for Amélie Mummendey)

1st Edition

Sabine Otten, Kai Sassenberg, Thomas Kessler
October 22, 2012

  This volume gives a survey of the most recent developments and trends in intergroup research. Diverging from classical approaches that looked at diverse needs and motives (positive distinctiveness, belongingness, etc), the present book focuses not only on the question what motivates...

The Science of Reason: A Festschrift for Jonathan St B.T. Evans

The Science of Reason: A Festschrift for Jonathan St B.T. Evans

1st Edition

Ken Manktelow, David Over, Shira Elqayam
October 22, 2012

This volume is a state-of-the-art survey of the psychology of reasoning, based around, and in tribute to, one of the field’s most eminent figures: Jonathan St B.T. Evans. In this collection of cutting edge research, Evans’ collaborators and colleagues review a wide range of important and...

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