The Psychology of Learning and Motivation

The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, 1st Edition

Advances in Research and Theory

The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, 1st Edition,ISBN9780123743169

Psychology of Learning and Motivation

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The 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. Volume 49 contains chapters on short-term memory, theory and measurement of working memory capacity limits, development of perceptual grouping in infancy, co-constructing conceptual domains through family conversations and activities, the concrete substrates of abstract rule use, ambiguity, accessibility, and a division of labor for communicative success, and lexical expertise and reading skill.


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The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, 1st Edition

Chapter 1
Short-Term Memory: New Data and a Model
Stephan Lewandowsky and Simon Farrell

Chapter 2
Theory and Measurement of Working Memory Capacity Limits
Nelson Cowan, Candice C. Morey, Zhijian Chen, Amanda L. Gilchrist, and J. Scott Saults

Chapter 3
What Goes with What? Development of Perceptual Grouping in Infancy
Paul C. Quinn, Ramesh S. Bhatt and Angela Hayden

Chapter 4
Co-constructing Conceptual Domains Through Family Conversations and Activities
Maureen Callanan and Araceli Valle

Chapter 5
The Concrete Substrates of Abstract Rule Use
Bradley C. Love, Marc Tomlinson, and Todd M. Gureckis

Chapter 6
Ambiguity, Accessibility, and a Division of Labor for Communicative Success
Victor S. Ferreira

Chapter 7
Lexical Expertise and Reading Skill
Sally Andrews

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"A remarkable number of landmark papers... An important collection of theory and data."
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