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Cognitive Psychology

  • How Children Learn, 50th anniversary editionby John Holt

    Da Capo Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    Fifty years ago John Holt woke the dreary world of educational theory by showing that for small children “learning is as natural as breathing.” His brilliant observations are as true today as they were then. Over a million copies were sold worldwide in the decades that followed. Today the theorists are still squabbling and John Holt’s wisdom is... more...

  • Metaphorby Beate Hampe

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 100.00

    This book brings together leading metaphor researchers from a number of disciplines to unite the field of metaphor theory. more...

  • Cognitive Motivationby David Beswick

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 100.00

    A new general theory of cognitive motivation, combining affective and cognitive principles, is applied to a range of purposive behaviour. more...

  • Reference and Representation in Thought and Languageby María de Ponte; Kepa Korta

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 84.99

    This volume offers novel views on the precise relation between reference to an object by means of a linguistic expression and our mental representation of that object. Chapters examine linguistic expressions used to refer to particular objects, persons, or places, as well as the ways we represent objects in thought. more...

  • Consciousness and Fundamental Realityby Philip Goff

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 72.99

    The first half of this book argues that physicalism cannot account for consciousness, and hence cannot be true. The second half explores and defends Russellian monism, a radical alternative to both physicalism and dualism. The view that emerges combines panpsychism with the view that the universe as a whole is fundamental. more...

  • Foundations of Consciousnessby Antti Revonsuo

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The conscious mind is life as we experience it; we see the world, feel our emotions and think our thoughts thanks to consciousness. This book provides an easy introduction to the foundations of consciousness; how can subjective consciousness be measured scientifically? What happens to the conscious mind and self when the brain gets injured? How... more...

  • Representations in Mind and Worldby Jeffrey M. Zacks; Holly A. Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This volume pulls together interdisciplinary research on cognitive representations in the mind and in the world. The chapters—from cutting-edge researchers in psychology, philosophy, computer science, and the arts—explore how structured representations determine cognition in memory, spatial cognition information visualization, event comprehension,... more...

  • Reading and Writing Knowledge in Scientific Communitiesby Gérald Kembellec; Evelyne Broudoux

    Wiley 2017; US$ 120.00 US$ 108.00

    Practices associated with the culture of “scholarly” reading have been developed over many centuries and annotations themselves have become the subject of study, either as additional elements in connection with the original texts or as documents in their own right. The first “scholarly” reading techniques, seen historically from the 12th Century... more...

  • Human Cognitive Neuropsychology (Classic Edition)by Andrew W. Ellis; Andrew W. Young

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 55.95

    Cognitive neuropsychology seeks to understand impairments of specific cognitive functions in relation to a model of normal cognitive processing. The conclusions drawn from the study of abnormal processes are in turn used in the development and testing of theories of normal cognition. First published in 1988, this seminal book represented an attempt... more...

  • A Brain for Speechby Francisco Aboitiz

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 105.07

    This book discusses evolution of the human brain, the origin of speech and language. It covers past and present perspectives on the contentious issue of the acquisition of the language capacity. Divided into two parts, this insightful work covers several characteristics of the human brain including the language-specific network, the size of the... more...