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Cognitive Psychology

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  • Adaptive Reasoning for Real-world Problemsby Roy Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This book describes a method for building real-world problem solving systems such as medical diagnostic procedures and intelligent controllers for autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and other robots. The approach taken is different from other work reported in the artificial intelligence literature in several respects: * It defines schema-based... more...

  • Memory, Consciousness and the Brainby Endel Tulving

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Memory and consciousness have been objects of fascination to psychologists and other brain scientists for over one hundred years. Because of the complexity of the two topics, however, and despite great efforts spent on their study, the progress in their understanding over most of this time has been rather slow. Recently, thanks to new techniques and... more...

  • Hypothesis-testing Behaviourby Fenna H. Poletiek

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    How do people search evidence for a hypothesis? A well documented answer in cognitive psychology is that they search for confirming evidence. However, the rational strategy is to try to falsify the hypothesis. This book critically evaluates this contradiction. Experimental research is discussed against the background of philosophical and formal theories... more...

  • Inside Case-Based Reasoningby Christopher K. Riesbeck; Roger C. Schank

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Introducing issues in dynamic memory and case-based reasoning, this comprehensive volume presents extended descriptions of four major programming efforts conducted at Yale during the past several years. Each descriptive chapter is followed by a companion chapter containing the micro program version of the information. The authors emphasize that... more...

  • Life-Span Maintenance of Knowledgeby Harry P. Bahrick; Lynda K. Hall; Melinda K. Baker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    This volume describes how well we maintain the knowledge we acquire throughout life. Research traditionally focuses on memory for events that are retained over short time periods that can be accommodated in experiments. This book, by contrast, uniquely describes the evolution of methods suitable for investigating memory of complex knowledge acquired... more...

  • Evolutionary Psychologyby Christopher Badcock

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.96

    According to evolutionary biologists, we are the minders of our genes. But, as Christopher Badcock points out in this book, it is only recently that evolutionists have realized that minders need minds, and that evolution needs psychology to fill the yawning gap between genes and behaviour. Evolutionary Psychology assumes no prior knowledge of the... more...

  • Expertise and Technologyby Jean-Michel Hoc; Pietro C. Cacciabue; Erik Hollnagel; P. Carlo Cacciabue

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Technological development has changed the nature of industrial production so that it is no longer a question of humans working with a machine, but rather that a joint human machine system is performing the task. This development, which started in the 1940s, has become even more pronounced with the proliferation of computers and the invasion of digital... more...

  • Consciousness in Philosophy and Cognitive Neuroscienceby Antti Revonsuo; Matti Kamppinen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Consciousness seems to be an enigmatic phenomenon: it is difficult to imagine how our perceptions of the world and our inner thoughts, sensations and feelings could be related to the immensely complicated biological organ we call the brain. This volume presents the thoughts of some of the leading philosophers and cognitive scientists who have recently... more...

  • Neural Network Computing for the Electric Power Industryby Dejan J. Sobajic

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.00

    Power system computing with neural networks is one of the fastest growing fields in the history of power system engineering. Since 1988, a considerable amount of work has been done in investigating computing capabilities of neural networks and understanding their relevance to providing efficient solutions for outstanding complex problems of the electric... more...

  • Psychophysicsby George A. Gescheider

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This third edition of a classic text which was first published in 1976 is the only comprehensive, up-to-date presentation of psychophysics currently available. It has been used by undergraduate and graduate students, and scholars throughout the world and is consistently thought of as the best single source for learning the basic principles of psychophysics.... more...