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The Psychology of Learning and Motivation
 
 

The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, 1st Edition

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The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, 1st Edition,Brian Ross,Brian Ross,Arthur Markman,ISBN9780125433471
 
 
 

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An analysis of different learning and motivation forces at work

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Key Features

*Each of the seven chapters offers an in depth discussion of important influences on learning and motivation
*Diverse topics are discussed at length
*A great resource for academics, researchers, and advanced students

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Volume 47 of The Psychology of Learning and Motivation offers a discussion of the different factors that influence one's development as a mature and capable person. This is the latest release in this well-received and highly credible series of publications.

Broad topics including linguistics, the art of design, categorization of the social world, conversation, and classification are explored to provide the reader with an understanding of these steps one must take during his or her personal and social development. This title is a valuable resource for both psychology researchers and their students.

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Psychology scholars, researchers, academics, and advanced students

Brian Ross

Brian H. Ross is a Professor of Psychology and of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research areas have included problem solving, complex learning, categorization, reasoning, memory, and mathematical modeling. He has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and the Institute of Education Sciences. Ross has been Editor-in-Chief of the journal Memory & Cognition, Chair of the Governing Board of the Psychonomic Society, and co-author of a textbook, Cognitive Psychology. He has held temporary leadership positions on the University of Illinois campus as Department Head of Psychology, Associate Dean of the Sciences, and Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Ross has degrees from Brown University (B.S., Honors in Psychology), Rutgers University (M.S. in Mathematical Statistics), Yale University (M.S. in Psychology), and Stanford University (PhD.). Ross has been Editor of The Psychology of Learning and Motivation since 2000.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

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Brian Ross

Brian H. Ross is a Professor of Psychology and of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research areas have included problem solving, complex learning, categorization, reasoning, memory, and mathematical modeling. He has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and the Institute of Education Sciences. Ross has been Editor-in-Chief of the journal Memory & Cognition, Chair of the Governing Board of the Psychonomic Society, and co-author of a textbook, Cognitive Psychology. He has held temporary leadership positions on the University of Illinois campus as Department Head of Psychology, Associate Dean of the Sciences, and Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Ross has degrees from Brown University (B.S., Honors in Psychology), Rutgers University (M.S. in Mathematical Statistics), Yale University (M.S. in Psychology), and Stanford University (PhD.). Ross has been Editor of The Psychology of Learning and Motivation since 2000.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

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Arthur Markman

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin, USA

The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, 1st Edition

Preface

Chapter 1
Relations and Categories
Viviana A. Zelizer and Charles Tilly

Chapter 2
Learning Linguistic Patterns
Adele E. Goldberg

Chapter 3
Understanding the Art of Design: Tools for the Next Edisonian Innovators
Kristin L. Wood and Julie S. Linsey

Chapter 4
Categorizing the Social World: Affect, Motivation, and Self-Regulation
Galen V. Bodenhausen, Andrew R. Rodd and Andrew P. Becker

Chapter 5
Reconsidering the Role of Structure in Vision
Elan Barenholtz and Michael J. Tarr

Chapter 6
Conversation as a Site of Category Learning and Category Use
Dale J. Barr and Edmundo Kronmuller

Chapter 7
Using Classification to Understand the Motivation-Learning Interface
W. Todd Maddox, Arthur B. Markman and Grant C. Baldwin
 
 
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