Psychology of Learning and Motivation, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 012800391X
  • ISBN-13: 9780128003916
  • DDC: 153.15
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 376 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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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. Each chapter thoughtfully integrates the writings of leading contributors, who present and discuss significant bodies of research relevant to their discipline. Volume 60 includes chapters on such varied topics as the balance between mindfulness and mind-wandering; institutions; implications for the nature of memory traces; repetition, spacing, and abstraction; immediate repetition paradigms; stimulus-response compatibility effects; environmental knowledge; and the control of visual attention.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Series Editor.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Middle Way: Finding the Balance between Mindfulness and Mind-Wandering.
2: What Intuitions Are… and Are Not.
3: The Sense of Recognition during Retrieval Failure: Implications for the Nature of Memory Traces.
4: About Practice: Repetition, Spacing, and Abstraction.
5: The Rise and Fall of the Recent Past: A Unified Account of Immediate Repetition Paradigms.
6: Does the Concept of Affordance Add Anything to Explanations of Stimulus–Response Compatibility Effects?.
7: The Function, Structure, Form, and Content of Environmental Knowledge.
8: The Control of Visual Attention: Toward a Unified Account.
Contents of Previous Volumes.