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Cognitive Psychology

  • Shared Representationsby Sukhvinder S. Obhi; Emily S. Cross

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 56.00 US$ 45.92

    A collection of cutting-edge contributions on the idea of shared representations - information sharing between the brains of those involved. more...

  • Sleepby Nick Littlehales

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.09

    Proven solutions for better nights, from the 'sleep guru' to sports stars including Cristiano Ronaldo One third of our lives are spent trying to sleep. Most us have disturbed, restless nights and rely on a cocktail of caffeine and sugar to drag us through the day. Yet the hours we spend in bed shape our mood, motivation and decision-making skills... more...

  • Being Really Virtualby Frank Steinicke

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 72.93

    This book focuses on the recent developments of virtual reality (VR) and immersive technologies, what effect they are having on our modern, digitised society and explores how current developments and advancements in this field are leading to a virtual revolution. Using Ivan Sutherland's ? The Ultimate Display? and Moore?s law as a springboard, the... more...

  • The Present Perfective Paradox across Languagesby Astrid De Wit

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39

    This book presents an analysis of how speakers of typologically diverse languages report present-time situations. Astrid De Wit brings together cross-linguistic observations from English, French, the English-based creole language Sranan, and various Slavic languages, and relates them to the same phenomenon, the 'present perfective paradox'. more...

  • Cognitive Models in Palaeolithic Archaeologyby Thomas Wynn; Frederick L. Coolidge

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 55.99 US$ 48.15

    Cognitive Models in Palaeolithic Archaeology is an edited volume that champions the use of cognitive models in the analysis of Palaeolithic remains. The volume will be a landmark in the development of cognitive archaeology by demonstrating the insights that can be gained by applying cognitive models to Palaeolithic evidence. more...

  • Towards a Deeper Understanding of Consciousnessby Max Velmans

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts themselves present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, and their major practical theoretical contributions. In this volume Max Velmans reflects on his long-spanning and varied career,... more...

  • The Thinking Mindby Niall Galbraith; Erica Lucas; David Over

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    The field of thinking has undergone a revolution in recent years, opening itself up to new perspectives and applications. The traditional focus on laboratory-based thinking has transformed as theoretical work is now being applied to new contexts and real-world issues. This volume presents a state-of-the-art survey of human thinking in everyday life,... more...

  • Paradoxes of Gambling Behaviourby Willem A. Wagenaar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 125.00

    Why does a large proportion of the population engage in some form of gambling, although they know they are most likely to lose, and that the gambling industry makes huge profits? Do gamblers simply accept their losses as fate, or do they believe that they will be able to overcome the negative odds in some miraculous way? The paradox is complicated... more...

  • Memory and the Selfby Mark Rowlands

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 37.99 US$ 32.67

    Our memories, many believe, make us who we are. But most of our experiences have been forgotten, and the memories that remain are often wildly inaccurate. How, then, can memories play this person-making role? The answer lies in a largely unrecognized type of memory: Rilkean memory. more...

  • Affective Touch and the Neurophysiology of CT Afferentsby Håkan Olausson; Johan Wessberg; India Morrison; Francis McGlone

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 163.30

    CT afferents are receptors in mammalian hairy skin that fire action potentials when the skin is touched lightly which makes them particularly important in affective touch.  Traditionally neuroscientific research has focused on more discriminative and haptic properties of touch that are mediated by large myelinated afferents and... more...