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Intellectual Disability and the Death Penalty: Current Issues and Controversies

by Marc J. Tassé Ph.D. & John H. Blume JD, MAR

<p>Written by two nationally recognized experts, this book provides a comprehensive review of the legal and clinical aspects of the death penalty as it relates to intellectual disability. First, the facts: people with intellectual disability may

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Intelligence

A New Look

by Hans Eysenck

<p>The concept and measurement of intelligence present a curious paradox. On the one hand, scientists, fluent in the complex statistics of intelligence-testing theories, devote their lives to exploration of cognitive abilities. On the other ...

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Interactive Processes in Reading

by Alan M. Lesgold & Charles A. Perfetti

<p>Originally published in 1981, this volume is the edited proceedings of a conference held at the Learning Research and Development Center of the University of Pittsburgh in September 1979. The 15 chapters share a number of common issues. These

ISBN: 9781351610247

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International Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning

by Valerie A. Thompson & Linden J. Ball

<p><em>The Routledge International Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning</em> is an authoritative reference work providing a balanced overview of current scholarship spanning the full breadth of the rapidly developing and expanding field of ...

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Interpreting Visual Art

A Survey of Cognitive Research About Pictures

by Catherine Weir & Evans Mandes

<p>Interpreting Visual Art explores the psychological and cognitive mechanisms that underlie one's interpretation of art. After the brain encodes visual information, this encoding is then processed by perceptual mechanisms to identify objects ...

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Introduction to Vision Science

by Richard A. Clement

<p>Different animals have different visual systems and so presumably have different ways of seeing. How does the way in which we see depend on the optical, neural and motor components of our visual systems? Originally published in 1993, the ...

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Invariances in Human Information Processing

by Thomas Lachmann & Tina Weis

<p>* Invariances in Human Information Processing* examines and identifies processing universals and how they are implemented in elementary judgemental processes. This edited collection offers evidence that these universals can be extracted and ...

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Irrationality

by Lisa Bortolotti

<p>We talk about irrationality when behaviour defies explanation or prediction, when decisions are driven by emotions or instinct rather than by reflection, when reasoning fails to conform to basic principles of logic and probability, and when ...

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Is This My Child?: Sensory Integration Simplified

by Shelley Margow

<p>Is This My Child? Sensory Integration Simplified uses research-based information to help a parent or teacher understand how the brain processes information using a simple format. It is a fast, simple read incorporating the principles of ...

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Issues in Psychobiology

by Charles R. Legg

<p>At the time of original publication psychobiology was one of the most rapidly developing areas of psychology. Its growth owed much to recent advances both in techniques for studying the physiological bases of behaviour and in major conceptual

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Jean Piaget's Theory and Cognitive Development

by Sobia Mushtaq

<p>Jean Piaget proposed four stages of cognitive development.</p> <ol> <li> <p>Sensorimotor intelligence.</p> </li> <li> <p>Preoperational thinking.</p> </li> <li> <p>Concrete operational thinking.</p> </li> <li> <p>Formal ...

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Joshua Foer’s Moonwalking with Einstein The Art and Science Of Remembering Everything | Summary

by Ant Hive Media

<p>This is a summary of Joshua Foer’s Moonwalking with Einstein The Art and Science Of Remembering Everything</p><p>Foer&apos;s unlikely journey from chronically forgetful science journalist to U.S. Memory Champion frames a revelatory ...

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Judgement

10 improvements to decision making.

by Daniel Frings

<p>'It seemed like a good idea at the time' is a thought many of us have had, and all of us want to avoid! This book will help you make better decisions - starting today.</p> <p>Written by an expert in the field, this volume will help you ...

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Language and Equilibrium

by Prashant Parikh

<p>A new framework that shows how to derive the meaning of an utterance from first principles by modeling it as a system of interdependent games.</p> ...

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Language, Cognition, and Human Nature

Selected Articles

by Steven Pinker

<p><em>Language, Cognition, and Human Nature</em> collects together for the first time much of Steven Pinker's most influential scholarly work on language and cognition. Pinker's seminal research explores the workings of language and its ...

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Learning & Behavior

Eighth Edition

by James E. Mazur

<p>This book reviews how people and animals learn and how their behaviors are changed as a result of learning. It describes the most important principles, theories, controversies, and experiments that pertain to learning and behavior that are ...

ISBN: 9781315450261

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Learning and Cognition

by Aukrust, Vibeke Grøver

This collection of 58 articles from the recently-published third edition of the INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EDUCATION focus on learning, memory, attention, problem solving, concept formation, and language.  Learning and cognition is the ...

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Learning and Cognition in Later Life

by Frank Glendenning & Ian Stuart-Hamilton

<p>Originally published in 1995, within the previous decade there had been significant developments in our understanding of the learning and motivation, together with the conceptual and cognitive development, of older adults. This understanding ...

ISBN: 9781351977340

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Learning and Memory

Basic Principles, Processes, and Procedures, Fifth Edition

by W. Scott Terry

<p>This thoroughly updated edition provides a balanced review of the core methods and the latest research on animal learning and human memory. The relevance of basic principles is highlighted throughout via everyday examples to ignite student ...

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Learning and Motivation in the Classroom

by Scott G. Paris, Gary M. Olson & Harold W. Stevenson

<p>Throughout the twentieth century there had been substantial links between scientific psychology and education. Binet, Dewey, Thorndike, and other early pioneers were strongly interested in both realms. Taking advantage of a period of ...

ISBN: 9781351743358

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