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Cognitive Psychology

  • Michael Murphy's Book of Dreamsby Michael Murphy

    Gill Books 2017; US$ 9.99

    Popular broadcaster and psychoanalyst Michael Murphy analyses the most common dreams to help you understand your unconscious thoughts and decipher the messages they may be sending you about how you can have a richer and more fulfilled life. more...

  • Thinking and Reasoning: A Very Short Introductionby Jonathan St B. T. Evans

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 7.99

    Thinking is the essence of what it means to be human and defines us more than anything else as a species. Jonathan Evans explores cognitive psychological approaches to understanding the nature of thinking and reasoning, problem solving, and decision making. more...

  • Beyond Conceptsby Ruth Garrett Millikan

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 34.99

    Ruth Garrett Millikan presents a strikingly original account of how we get to grips with the world in thought. Her question is Kant's 'How is knowledge possible?', answered from a contemporary naturalist standpoint. We begin with an understanding of what the world is like prior to cognition, then develop a theory of cognition within that world. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Compassion Scienceby Emma M. Seppälä; Emiliana Simon-Thomas; Stephanie L. Brown; Monica C. Worline; C. Daryl Cameron; James R. Doty

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 112.99

    With contributions from well-established scholars as well as young rising stars in the field, this Handbook bridges a wide variety of diverse perspectives, research methodologies, and theory, and provides a foundation for this new and rapidly growing field. more...

  • The Science of Expertiseby David Z. Hambrick; Guillermo Campitelli; Brooke N. Macnamara

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    Offering the broadest review of psychological perspectives on human expertise to date, this volume covers behavioral, computational, neural, and genetic approaches to understanding complex skill. The chapters show how performance in music, the arts, sports, games, medicine, and other domains reflects basic traits such as personality and intelligence,... more...

  • Your Conscious Mindby New Scientist

    Hodder & Stoughton 2017; US$ 15.99

    What is this strange mental world that seems so essential to being human? The conscious mind brings together sensations, perceptions, thoughts and memories to generate the seamless movie of a person's life. It makes us aware of the world around us and our own self. How all this emerges from a kilogram of brain cells is one of the greatest unanswered... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Embodied Music Interactionby Micheline Lesaffre; Pieter-Jan Maes; Marc Leman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 240.00

    The Routledge Companion to Embodied Music Interaction captures a new paradigm in the study of music interaction, as a wave of recent research focuses on the role of the human body in musical experiences. This volume brings together a broad collection of work that explores all aspects of this new approach to understanding how we interact with music,... more...

  • Internal Perceptionby Sara Dellantonio; Luigi Pastore

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 103.84

    This book investigates how bodily information contributes to categorization processes for at least some conceptual classes and thus to the individual mastery of meanings for at least some word classes. The bodily information considered is mainly that provided by the so-called proprioceptive and interoceptive systems introduced by Sherrington.... more...

  • Computational Models of Brain and Behaviorby Ahmed A. Moustafa

    Wiley 2017; US$ 150.00 US$ 135.00

    A comprehensive Introduction to the world of brain and behavior computational models This book provides a broad collection of articles covering different aspects of computational modeling efforts in psychology and neuroscience. Specifically, it discusses models that span different brain regions (hippocampus, amygdala, basal ganglia, visual cortex),... more...

  • Ask the Brains, Part 2by Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2017; US$ 4.24

    The human mind is capable of amazing and often baffling things. Baseball fans remember the cautionary tale of Steve Blass, the All-Star pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates whose career was undone prematurely when he couldn’t resolve a case of “the yips,” or the tendency to choke under pressure. Though the example is extreme, Blass isn’t alone. From... more...