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The Adaptive Character of Thought

The Adaptive Character of Thought

John R. Anderson
November 27, 2015

This important volume examines the phenomena of cognition from an adaptive perspective. Rather than adhering to the typical practice in cognitive psychology of trying to predict behavior from a model of cognitive mechanisms, this book develops a number of models that successfully predict behavior...

Connectionist Models in Cognitive Psychology

Connectionist Models in Cognitive Psychology

George Houghton
July 17, 2014

Connectionist Models in Cognitive Psychology is a state-of-the-art review of neural network modelling in core areas of cognitive psychology including: memory and learning, language (written and spoken), cognitive development, cognitive control, attention and action. The chapters discuss neural...

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory: Encoding and Retrieval

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory: Encoding and Retrieval

Amanda Parker, Timothy J. Bussey, Edward L. Wilding
January 17, 2014

Recent advances in techniques available to memory researchers have led to a rapid expansion in the field of cognitive neuroscience of memory. This book provides accessible coverage of four key areas of recent advance, including research on functional imaging, electrophysiological and lesion studies...

Aspects of Language Production

Aspects of Language Production

Linda Wheeldon
February 07, 2002

This volume represents major research issues in language production today, presenting readers with a picture of the breadth of current research in the field. Contributors have focused on models of visual word processing, aphasic speech, object recognition and language production in children. Many...

Language Processing

Language Processing

Simon Garrod, Martin Pickering
August 10, 2000

Language Processing questions what happens when we process language - what mental operations occur during processing and how they are organised over time. The last decade has seen real advances in the study of language processing that have wide ranging implications for human cognition in general....

Attention

Attention

Harold Pashler
February 27, 1998

This collection of essays, intended as a text for students, examines the different facets of research into attention. The book is divided into two sections: one deals with psychological research into such areas as visual search, dual-task interference and attentional bottleneck; the other deals...

Cognitive Models of Memory

Cognitive Models of Memory

M.A. Conway
February 12, 1998

Cognitive Models of Memory provides an illuminating look at various modelling approaches to a whole range of aspects of human memory. This covers short-term memory through to the representation of conceptual knowledge, the representation of autobiographical memories, neurobiological accounts of...

Cognitive Neuroscience

Cognitive Neuroscience

Michael D. Rugg
September 17, 1997

Providing up-to-date and authoritative coverage of key topics in the new discipline of cognitive neuroscience, this book will be essential reading in cognitive psychology, neuropsychology and neurophysiology. Striking a balance between theoretical and empirical approaches to the question of how...

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