The Psychology of Learning and Motivation
Advances in Research and Theory
Series edited by Brian H. Ross
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Psychology of Learning and Motivation by Brian H. Ross
Book Description"The Psychology of Learning and Motivation" publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning to complex learning and problem solving. Volume 49 contains chapters on short-term memory, theory and measurement of working memory capacity limits, development of perceptual grouping in infancy, co-constructing conceptual domains through family conversations and activities, the concrete substrates of abstract rule use, ambiguity, accessibility, and a division of labor for communicative success, and lexical expertise and reading skill.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780123743169
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Academic Press Inc
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 4-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Brian H. Ross
Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Hardback (July 2013)
Suitable for researchers and academics in cognitive science, this title publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning to complex learning and problem solving. It is relevant to both applied concerns and basic research.
Cognition in Education, Hardback (September 2011)
Education and cognitive psychology are natural companions-they both are focused on how people think and learn. This title contains overviews of research projects at the intersection of cognitive science and education.
Skill and Strategy in Memory Use, Hardback (November 2007)
Discusses strategies people use in responding to memory queries - whether and how to access memory and how to translate retrieved products into responses. This volume provides an integrative view of memory, metamemory, judgment and decision-making, and individual differences. It is relevant to both applied concerns and basic research.
Cognitive Vision, Hardback (June 2003)» View all books by Brian H. Ross
This collection of theoretical contributions to cognitive and experimental psychology ranges from classical and instrumental conditioning to complex learning and problem solving. It covers spatial and visual working memory; a mental workspace; scene perception and memory; and more.
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Author Biography - Brian H. Ross
Brian H. Ross is a Professor of Psychology and of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research areas have included problem solving, complex learning, categorization, reasoning, memory, and mathematical modeling. He has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and the Institute of Education Sciences. Ross has been Editor-in-Chief of the journal Memory & Cognition, Chair of the Governing Board of the Psychonomic Society, and co-author of a textbook, Cognitive Psychology. He has held temporary leadership positions on the University of Illinois campus as Department Head of Psychology, Associate Dean of the Sciences, and Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Ross has degrees from Brown University (B.S., Honors in Psychology), Rutgers University (M.S. in Mathematical Statistics), Yale University (M.S. in Psychology), and Stanford University (PhD.). Ross has been Editor of The Psychology of Learning and Motivation since 2000.
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