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General & Applied Cognitive Psychology


Aging & Cognition 12

Cognition & Emotion 14

Cognitive Neuropsychology 15

Cognitive Neuroscience 19

Cognitive Science 22

Comparative & Behavioral Psychology 23

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Consciousness 25

Creativity 26

Memory 27

Perception & Visual Cognition 34

Psychology of Language & Reading 39

Thinking & Reasoning 47

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Research Methods & Design 52

Introductory Psychology Textbooks 53

Introductory Social Psychology


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Contents Introductory Cognitive Psychology Textbooks Eysenck & Keane, Cognitive Psychology, 6th Edition Eysenck, Fundamentals of Cognition Groome, An Introduction to Cognitive Psychology, 2nd Edition General & Applied Cognitive Psychology Tan et al., An Introduction to the Psychology of Music Tatsuoka, Cognitive Assessment Hoffman & Militello, Perspectives on Cognitive Task Analysis Symons & Calvo, The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology

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Aging & Cognition Rabbitt, Psychology of Ageing Ballesteros et al., Ageing, Cognition, and Neuroscience

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Cognition & Emotion Power & Dalgleish, Cognition and Emotion, 2nd Edition


Cognitive Neuropsychology Stirling & Elliott, Introducing Neuropsychology, 2nd Edition Tate, A Compendium of Tests, Scales and Questionnaires Anderson et al., Executive Functions and the Frontal Lobes Bayne & Fernández, Delusion and Self-Deception Bruno & Battaglini, Integrative Approaches to Perception and Action Dell & Caramazza, Computational Modelling

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Cognitive Neuroscience Ward, The Student’s Guide to Cognitive Neuroscience, 2nd Edition Ward, Cognitive Neuroscience Zelazo et al., Developmental Social Cognitive Neuroscience Markowitsch, Neuroscience and Crime Keysers & Fadiga, The Mirror Neuron System

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Cognitive Science Reed, Thinking Visually Heinke & Mavritsaki, Computational Modelling in Behavioural Neuroscience

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Comparative & Behavioral Psychology Pearce, Animal Learning and Cognition, 3rd Edition Pierce & Cheney, Behavior Analysis and Learning, 4th Edition Röska-Hardy & Neumann-Held, Learning from Animals?

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Consciousness Velmans, Understanding Consciousness, 2nd Edition Revonsuo, Consciousness

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Creativity Markman et al., Handbook of Imagination and Mental Simulation Vernon, Human Potential

26 27

Memory Baddeley et al., Memory Cohen & Conway, Memory in the Real World, 3rd Edition Dunlosky & Bjork, Handbook of Metamemory and Memory Davies & Wright, Current Issues in Applied Memory Research Brockmole, The Visual World in Memory Surprenant & Neath, Principles of Memory Kensinger, Emotional Memory Across the Adult Lifespan Markowitsch & Welzer, The Development of Autobiographical Memory Courage & Cowan, The Development of Memory in Infancy and Childhood, 2nd Edition Backman & Nyberg, Memory, Aging and the Brain Luminet & Curci, Flashbulb Memories Thorn & Page, Interactions Between Short-Term and Long-Term Memory in the Verbal Domain Moulin et al., Episodic Memory and Healthy Ageing Perception & Visual Cognition Mather, Foundations of Sensation and Perception, 2nd Edition Ward, The Frog who Croaked Blue Coltheart, Tutorials in Visual Cognition

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Gescheider et al., Information-Processing Channels in the Tactile Sensory System Klatzky et al., Embodiment, Ego-Space, and Action Rayner et al., Cognitive and Cultural Influences on Eye Movements Brockmole & Franconeri, Binding Wagman & Pagano Studies in Perception and Action Psychology of Language & Reading Harley, Talking the Talk Harley, The Psychology of Language, 3rd Edition Ball et al., Phonology for Communication Disorders Nippold & Scott, Expository Discourse in Children, Adolescents, and Adults Miozzo, The Mental Lexicon Ziegler & Aichert, The Syllable and Beyond Gathercole, Routes to Language Guo et al., Crosslinguistic Approaches to the Psychology of Language Colombo et al., Infant Pathways to Language Brunswick et al., Reading and Dyslexia in Different Orthographies Frost et al., Advances in Morphological Processing Goldrick et al., Language Production Pugh & McCardle, How Children Learn to Read

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Thinking & Reasoning Thorngate et al., Judging Merit Nickerson, Mathematical Reasoning

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IUPsyS Wedding & Stevens, Psychology: IUPsyS Global Resource CD-ROM, 2009 Edition


Research Methods & Design Introductory Psychology Textbooks Eysenck, Fundamentals of Psychology Richards, Putting Psychology in its Place, 3rd Edition Richards, Psychology: The Key Concepts Journals Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition Cognition & Emotion Cognitive Neuropsychology Cognitive Neuroscience European Journal of Cognitive Psychology Identity Infancy International Journal of Psychology International Journal of Testing Journal of Cognition and Development Language Acquisition Language and Cognitive Processes Language Learning and Development Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research & Perspective Memory Metaphor and Symbol Multivariate Behavioral Research Neurocase Psychological Inquiry Qualitative Research in Psychology Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Social Neuroscience Spatial Cognition & Computation Structural Equation Modeling Thinking & Reasoning Visual Cognition

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Current Issues in Memory Series Series Editor: Robert H. Logie, University of Edinburgh, UK Current Issues in Memory is a series of edited books that reflect the state-ofthe-art in areas of current and emerging interest in the psychological study of

Essays in Cognitive Psychology Series North American Editors: Henry L. Roediger, III, Washington University in St. Louis, USA, and James R. Pomerantz, Rice University, USA European Editors: Alan Baddeley, University of York, UK, Vicki Bruce, University of Edinburgh, UK, and Jonathan Grainger, Université de Provence, France Essays in Cognitive Psychology is designed to meet the need for rapid publication of brief volumes in cognitive psychology. Primary topics include perception, movement and action, attention, memory, mental representation, language and problem solving. Furthermore, the series seeks to define cognitive psychology in its broadest sense, encompassing all


memory. Each volume is tightly focused on a particular topic and consists of seven to ten chapters contributed by international experts. The editors of individual volumes are leading figures in their areas and provide an introductory overview. Example topics include: binding in working memory, prospective memory, autobiographical memory, visual memory, implicit memory, amnesia, retrieval, and memory development.

In Development Forgetting

Sergio Della Sala (Ed.)

Current Issues in Applied Memory Research (2010) Graham Davies, Dan Wright (Eds.) (p.29)

The Visual World in Memory (2008) James R. Brockmole (Ed.) (p.29) topics either informed by, or informing, the study of mental processes. As such, it covers a wide range of subjects including computational approaches to cognition, cognitive neuroscience, social cognition, and cognitive development, as well as areas more traditionally defined as cognitive psychology. Each volume in the series makes a conceptual contribution to the topic by reviewing and synthesizing the existing research literature, by advancing theory in the area, or by some combination of these missions. The principal aim is that authors provide an overview of their own highly successful research program in an area. Volumes also include an assessment of current knowledge and identification of possible future trends in research. Each book is a self-contained unit supplying the advanced reader with a well-structured review of the work described and evaluated. Principles of Memory (2009) Aimée Surprenant, Ian Neath (p.30) Emotional Memory Across the Lifespan (2009) Elizabeth Kensinger (p.30) Space and Sense (2008) Susanna Millar

Hypothetical Thinking (2007) Jonathan St. B.T. Evans Associative Illusions of Memory (2006) David Gallo Working Memory Capacity (2005) Nelson Cowan Semantic Priming (2005) Timothy P. McNamara The Déjà vu Experience (2004) Alan S. Brown Saying, Seeing and Acting (2004) Kenny R. Coventry, Simon C. Garrod Space, Objects, Minds and Brains (2003) Lynn C. Robertson Visuo-spatial Working Memory and Individual Differences (2003) Cesare Cornoldi, Tomaso Vecchi The Creativity Conundrum (2002) Robert J. Sternberg, James C. Kaufman, Jean E. Pretz Hypothesis-testing Behaviour (2000) Fenna H. Poletiek Mental Models and the Interpretation of Anaphora (2000) Alan Garnham

In Development Mnemonics for the 21st Century James B. Worthen, R. Reed Hunt Tip-of-the-Tongue State Alan S. Brown

Current Issues in Language Series Series Editor: Trevor A. Harley, University of Dundee, UK Current Issues in Language is a series of edited books that will reflect the state-of-the-art in areas of current and emerging interest in the psychological study of language. Each volume is tightly focused on a particular topic and consists of seven to ten chapters contributed by international experts. The editors of individual volumes are leading figures in their areas and provide an introductory overview. Example topics include: language development, bilingualism and second language acquisition, word recognition, word meaning, text processing, the neuroscience of language, and language production, as well as the inter-relations between these topics.

Contemporary Approaches in Cognitive Neuroscience Series Series Editors: Stanislas Dehaene, Collège de France, Paris, France; Alvaro Pascual-Leone, Harvard Medical School, USA; Jamie Ward, University of Sussex, UK

Reflecting contemporary and controversial issues in the study of cognitive neuroscience, the series aims to present a multidisciplinary forum for cutting edge debate that will help shape this burgeoning discipline. It offers leading figures in the field and the best new researchers an opportunity to showcase their own work, expand on their own theories and place these in the wider context of the field. Titles in the series may be authored or edited; each book must aim to make a contribution to a specific topic by reviewing and synthesising the existing research literature, by advancing theory in the area, or by some combination of these missions.

In Development Neuroscience of Decision Making Oshin Vartanian & David R. Mandel (Eds.) Neural Representation of Belief Systems Frank Krueger & Jordan Grafman (Eds.)

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Cognitive Psychology A Student’s Handbook Sixth Edition Michael W. Eysenck, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK Mark T. Keane, University College Dublin, Ireland

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Fundamentals of Cognition Michael Eysenck Royal Holloway, University of London, UK “The chapters provide an excellent coverage of the different areas within cognitive psychology: not only are the traditional areas dealt with (memory, perception, language) but also areas which are often overlooked by comparable textbooks (human judgement, decisionmaking). This text is an excellent source for students of cognitive psychology who are looking for an introduction to the field and a broad summary of research issues that exist within it. Eysenck has a reputation for accessible writing and this text does not disappoint. The chapters are well structured and clear, I enjoyed the writing style which was informative and readable; jargon was clearly explained.” - John Parkinson, Lecturer in Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, University of Wales Bangor “Eysenck’s state-of-the-art account of findings and theories in cognitive psychology does an excellent job of conveying the excitement of research, and of relating the ideas to everyday experience. Written in an engaging personal style, the book provides a clear and accessible introduction to current work in the area, with balanced examples drawn from experiments, clinical cases, computer simulations and cutting-edge brain imaging research.” - Fergus Craik, Senior Scientist, Rotman Research Institute, Toronto Fundamentals of Cognition guides students through all the classic topics in cognitive psychology. New research from approaches in cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience is integrated and evaluated in a lively (but systematic) approach. The book provides a broad overview of current thinking and a thorough evaluation of the various theoretical approaches to basic cognitive processes. Written with introductory-level students in mind, it can be read easily by those with no previous knowledge of cognitive psychology. However, it also includes directions for more detailed and advanced study. A CD-ROM of supplementary resources is available to adopters. Contents 1. Visual Perception and Attention. 2. Learning and Memory. 3. Language. 4. Thinking and Reasoning. 5. Broader Issues. 2006: 7½x10: 520pp Hb: 978-1-84169-373-6: £47.50 Pb: 978-1-84169-374-3: £24.95 60-day examination copy available


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An Introduction to the Psychology of Music

New! Baddeley et al. Memory See p.27. New! Harley Talking the Talk Language, Psychology and Science See p.39. Harley The Psychology of Language From Data to Theory, Third Edition See p.39. New Edition! Mather Foundations of Sensation and Perception Second Edition See p.34. Pearce Animal Learning and Cognition An Introduction, Third Edition See p.23. New Edition! Velmans Understanding Consciousness Second Edition See p.25. New Edition! Ward The Student’s Guide to Cognitive Neuroscience Second Edition See p.19.


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Sui-Lan Tan, Kalamazoo College, USA; Peter Pfordresher, University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, USA; Rom Harré, Georgetown University, USA Why are some disturbances of air molecules heard as ‘noise’ while others are perceived as music? What happens at the level of the sound wave, the ear, and the brain when we perform or listen to music? How do musical abilities emerge and develop, and become refined as one acquires musical expertise? And what gives music its deep emotional significance, and its power to influence social behavior, across vastly different cultural contexts? These are some of the primary questions defining the field called ‘the psychology of music’ and driving the present volume. This book provides an introduction to classic and current studies in the psychology of music, combining a comprehensive summary with critical assessments of existing research. The volume captures the interdisciplinary breadth of the field, while covering central topics in depth. Part one explores sound and music at an acoustic level, explaining auditory events with respect to the workings of the ear and brain. Part two focuses on perception and cognition of melody, rhythm, and formal structure. Part three examines the emergence and development of musical skills, and turns to the most practical aspects of psychology of music: music practice and performance. Finally, part four broadens the discussion to the question of meaning in music, with respect to its social, emotional, philosophical, and cultural significance. Throughout, both behavioral and neuroscientific perspectives are developed. This book will be invaluable to undergraduate and postgraduate students in the fields of psychology and music, and will appeal to anyone else who is interested in the psychology of music. Contents 1. The Scope of Psychology in Music. Part 1. Foundations. 2. The Acoustics of Music. 3. Sound and the Neurophysiology of Hearing. 4. Neuroscience and Music. Part 2. The Perception and Cognition of Music. 5. Perception of Musical Pitch and Melody. 6. Perception of Musical Time. 7. Analysis and Cognition of Musical Structure. Part 3. Development, Learning and Performance. 8. Emergence of Sound and Music Perception. 9. Early Musical Development and Education. 10. Toward Musical Expertise: Effective Practice. 11. The Psychology of Music Performance. Part 4. The Meaning and Significance of Music. 12. The Social Psychology of Music. 13. The Question of Meaning in Music. 14. The Emotional Power of Music. 15. Culture and Music. February 2010: 6x9: 288pp Hb: 978-1-84169-868-7: £49.95 Published by Psychology Press


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Cognitive Assessment An Introduction to the Rule Space Method Kikumi Tatsuoka Columbia University, USA Multivariate Applications Series “Rich content and brilliant work [that] provides a possible template for assessing the reliability of the underlying cognitive processes of an assessment. Examples span a rich and wide domain reflecting the author’s work in applying rule space to a wide array of assessments. … The book will absolutely make a significant contribution to the field.” - Gwyneth M. Boodoo, Ph.D., President, GMB Enterprises “This book reflects [Dr. K. Tatsuoka’s] accomplishments and contributions to educational assessment. It is remarkable in its extensiveness.” - Leona Aiken, Arizona State University This book introduces a new methodology for the analysis of test results. Free from ambiguous interpretations, the results truly demonstrate an individual’s progress. The methodology is ideal for highlighting patterns derived from test scores used in evaluating progress. Dr. Tatsuoka introduces readers to the Rule Space Method (RSM), a technique that transforms unobservable knowledge and skill variables into observable and measurable attributes. RSM converts item response patterns into attribute mastery probabilities. RSM is the only up-to-date methodology that can handle large scale assessment for tests such as the SAT and PSAT. PSAT used the results from this methodology to create cognitively diagnostic scoring reports. In this capacity, RSM helps teachers understand what scores mean by helping them ascertain an individual’s cognitive strengths and weaknesses. For example, two students may have the exact same score, but for different reasons. One student might excel at processing grammatically complex texts but miss the main idea of the prose, while another excels at understanding the global message. Such knowledge helps teachers customize a student’s education to his or her cognitive abilities. RSM is also used for medical diagnoses, genetics research, and to help classify music into various states of emotions for treating mental problems. The book opens with an overview of cognitive assessment research and nonparametric and parametric person-fit statistics. The Q-matrix theory is then introduced, followed by the Rule Space method. Various properties of attribute mastery probabilities are then introduced along with the reliability theory of attributes and its connection to classical and item response theory. The book concludes with a discussion of how the construct validity of a test can be clarified with the Rule Space Method. Intended for researchers and graduate students in quantitative, educational, and cognitive psychology, this book also appeals to those in computer science, neuroscience, medicine, and mathematics. The book is appropriate for advanced courses on cognometrics, latent class structures, and advanced psychometrics as well as statistical pattern recognition and classification courses taught in statistics and/or math departments. Contents 1. Dimensionality of Test Data and Aberrant Response Patterns. 2. Parametric Person-fit Statistics, Zeta z and Generalized Zetas z1,…zm. 3.


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Perspectives on Cognitive Task Analysis Historical Origins and Modern Communities of Practice Robert R. Hoffman, Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, Pensacola, USA Laura G. Militello, University of Dayton Research Institute, USA Expertise: Research and Applications Series This volume is the first comprehensive history of task analysis, charting its origins from the earliest applied psychology through to modern forms of task analysis that focus on the study of cognitive work. Through this detailed historical analysis, it is made apparent how task analysis has always been cognitive. Chapters cover the histories, key ideas, and contributions to methodology of a number of communities of practice, including Sociotechnics, European Work Analysis, Naturalistic Decision Making, Cognitive Systems Engineering, Ethnography, and Human Factors. Further, integrative chapters focus on the purposes of cognitive task analysis. It is shown how all the various communities of practice are living in the same scientific universe, though are in many ways distinctive in terms of their key concerns and main theories. It is a historiography of task analysis, and the people who invented task analysis. It is also an explanatory primer on what cognitive task analysis is all about and what it can do. Perspectives on Cognitive Task Analyis will be of value to professionals in allied disciplines who might come to rely on cognitive task analysis in their system development programs. It will be invaluable to students who need to know what task analysis and cognitive task analysis are really all about. For practitioners of cognitive task analysis, this volume is a major presentation of what their scientific universe is all about. Contents Part 1. History. 1. Introduction to Section 1. 2. A History of Task Analysis. 3. Evolution of Task Analysis into Cognitive Task Analysis: From Time and Motion Studies to ‘Man-Machine Systems’. 4. Defining and Bounding Cognitive Task Analysis. 5. Emergence of the Communities of Practice. Part 2. The ‘Perspectives’. 6. Introduction to Section 2. 7. Cognitive Systems Engineering. 8. Expertise Studies. 9. Naturalistic Decision Making. 10. Work Analysis. 11. Sociological and Ethnographic Perspectives. 12.

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The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology John Symons, University of Texas, El Paso, USA Paco Calvo, University of Murcia, Spain (Eds.) Routledge Philosophy Companions Series The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology is an invaluable guide and major reference source to the major topics, problems, concepts and debates in philosophy of psychology and is the first companion of its kind. Essential reading for all students of philosophy of mind, science and psychology, it will also be of interest to anyone studying psychology and its related disciplines.

Contents P. Calv, John Symons, Introduction. Part 1. Historical Background. G. Hatfield, Rationalist Roots of Modern Psyhology. R. Martin, Empiricist Roots of Modern Psychology. A. Kim, Origins of Experimental Psychology. Part 2. The Status of Psychological Theories. I. Ravenscroft, Is Folk Psychology a Theory? W. Betchel, C.Wright, What is a Psyhological Explanation. V. Hardcastle, The Interface Between Neuroscience and Psychology. Part 3. Modeling the Mind: The Battle of the ‘isms’. D. Braddon-Mitchell, Behavourism. A. Garnham, Cognitivism. T. Polger, Computational Functionalism. N. Sharkey, Connectionism. G. Schöner, Dynamicism. M. Bickhard, Interactivism. Part 4. Behavior, Development and the Brain. D. Danks, Conceptual Problems in Statistics, Testing and Experimentation. G. Rees, Imaging Technologies. C. Craver, Neural Mehanisms. J. Bickle, Cellular and Sub-cellular Neuroscience. M. Wheeler, Evolutionary Models in Psychology. A. Laakso, Development and Learning. K. Aizawa, F. Adams, Embodied Cognition and the Extended Mind. A. Mele, Action and Mind. Part 5. Thought and Language. Z. Dienes, The Many Problems of Representation. D. Ryder, Naturalising Content. S. Schneider, Language and Thought. V. Gottschling, Modularity. R. Samuels, Nativism. C. Allen, Non-human Minds and Languages. J. Cruz, Mind Reading. A. Markman, Representation and the Brain. Part 6. Perception and Consciousness. T. Bayne, Consciousness. B. Keeley, Individuating the Senses. P. Churchland, J. Jacobson, Vision. J. Cohen, Color. C. O’Callaghan, Audition. C. Mole, Attention. Part 7. The Inner World. J. Fernández, Introspection. M. Rowland, Memory. J. Sutton, Dreams. A. Atkinson, Emotion. E. Erwin, The Unconscious/Freud. R. Grush, Temporality. Part 8. Psychology and the Self. M. Schechtman, Personal Identity. G. Stanghellini, Emodiment in Schitzophrenia. W. Hirstein, Confabulation. D. Kolak, Aphasis. S. Nichols, (Propositional) Imagination. J. Nado, D. Kelly, S. Stich, Moral Judgements. O. Flanagan, Buddhist Perspectives. A Glossary for Philosophy of Psychology.

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Psychological Inquiry EDITORS 2003-2009 Leonard L. Martin, University of Georgia, USA Ralph Erber, DePaul University, USA Psychological Inquiry is an international forum for the discussion of theory and meta-theory. The journal strives to publish articles that represent broad, provocative, and debatable theoretical ideas. We discourage submission of purely empirical, applied, or review articles. Each issue typically includes a target article followed by peer commentaries and a response from the target author. Manuscripts for the target articles can be invited or submitted. Manuscripts for the commentaries are always invited. Authors for the commentaries are chosen by the editors with input from the target authors. Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Psychology Press

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European Journal of Cognitive Psychology The official journal of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCOP) EDITOR André Vandierendonck, University of Ghent, Belgium Editor Elect 2009 Janet van Hell, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands The European Journal of Cognitive Psychology is the official journal of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, which aims to encourage the exchange and integration of ideas, research and training in cognitive psychology throughout Europe. The journal publishes reports of empirical work (including brief reports), theoretical contributions and reviews of the literature in all areas of cognitive psychology including applied cognitive psychology. Peer commentaries sometimes accompany theoretical papers in an attempt to stimulate lively debate about controversial issues within cognitive psychology. The European Journal of Cognitive Psychology is an international journal, with increasing numbers of submissions from outside Europe, especially North America and Japan. The Editor is anxious to publish high quality papers from authors both within and outside Europe. This journal is of interest to experimental cognitive psychologists, applied psychologists, psycholinguists, computer scientists, cognitive neuropsychologists and those working in allied disciplines. MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION New manuscripts should be submitted through our Manuscript Central online submission site at: http:// If any assistance is needed with this, please feel free to e-mail the Manuscript Central administration assistant, Duncan Nicholas, at reviews@ Prior to submission, read the full Instructions for Authors at the website below. RECENT ARTICLES Investigating the Attentional Demands of Recognition Memory: Manipulating Depth of Encoding at Study and Level of Attention at Test: Lauren M. Knott, Stephen A. Dewhurst Predictive Gaze Cues Affect Face Evaluations: The Effect of Facial Emotion: Andrew P. Bayliss, Debra Griffiths, Steven P. Tipper Vierordt’s The Experimental Study of the Time Sense (1868) and its Legacy: Helga Lejeune, J.H. Wearden Spatial Distinctiveness Effect in Categorisation: Ali Oker, R my Versace, Lydie Ortiz


The Role of Interference in Identification of Emotional Facial Expressions in Normal Ageing and Dementia: Beatriz Garc a-Rodr guez, Heiner Ellgring, Anna Fusari, Ana Frank Conceptual Information about Size of Objects in Nouns: Annalisa Setti, Nicoletta Caramelli, Anna M. Borghi Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Psychology Press

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Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Published on behalf of the Experimental Psychology Society (EPS) 2007 Impact Factors 2.449 & 4.667 (© 2008 Thomson Reuters, Journal Citation®) EDITORS A. Mike Burton, University of Glasgow, UK Simon Killcross, Cardiff University, UK Editor-Elect 2009 Steve Tipper, Bangor University, UK The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (QJEP) is a leading international journal that publishes original articles on any topic within the field of experimental psychology. The journal publishes Short Articles (under 3,000 words) reporting novel techniques or ground breaking results, as well as substantial experimental reports.  The journal offers an Open Access option, approved by the Wellcome Trust and other funders. The journal is keen to encourage submissions across a broad range of areas in experimental psychology, including those reporting work on human and animal subjects. Manuscripts including the use of functional brain imaging are also encouraged, as are papers reporting computational modelling of behavioural data. QJEP offers a competitive publication time-scale. Accepted Short Articles have priority in the publication, and usually appear within a few months. Full articles appear on-line, through the iFirst system, making them available to readers several months prior to paper publication. MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION Manuscripts should be submitted to http:// If you would like to submit a revision of a manuscript that was submitted to the QJEP editorial office prior to our online submissions system please contact Sharon Tonner at Prior to submission, read the full Instructions for Authors at the website below.

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Applying an Exemplar Model to the Serial Reaction-time Task: Anticipating from Experience: Randall K. Jamieson, D.J.K. Mewhort Further Analyses of the Effects of Practice, Dropout, Sex, Socioeconomic Advantage, and Recruitment Cohort Differences during the University of Manchester Longitudinal Study of Cognitive Change in Old Age: Patrick Rabbitt, Mary Lunn, Said Ibrahim, Lynn Mcinnes Temporal Coordination during Bimanual Reach-to-grasp Movements: The Role of Vision: Jennifer L. Bruyn, Andrea H. Mason Blocking of Conditioning of Tentacle Lowering in the Snail (Helix aspersa): Félix Acebes, Patricia Solar, Susana Carnero, Ignacio Loy Improving Conditional Discrimination Learning and Memory in Five-year-old Children: Differential Outcomes Effect using Different Types of Reinforcement: Lourdes Martínez, Angeles F. Estévez, Luis J. Fuentes, J. Bruce Overmier Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Psychology Press


Journal of Cognition and Development EDITOR Patricia J. Bauer, Emory University, USA

MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION Contributors should submit both a masked and unmasked version of the manuscript (PDF form preferred) to jcogdev@ Alternatively, authors may submit 4 copies of manuscripts for review to the Editor at the following address: Laura Namy, Editor, Journal of Cognition and Development, Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA. Prior to submission, read the full Instructions for Authors at the website below. RECENT ARTICLES Elaboration and Autonomy Support in Low-Income Mothers’ Reminiscing: Links to Children’s Autobiographical Narratives: Diana Leyva, Elaine Reese, Wendy Grolnick, Carrie Price Holding in Mind Conflicting Information: Pretending, Working Memory, and Executive Control: Kathleen Albertson, Cecilia Shore Relations Among Preschool Children’s Understanding of Visual Perspective Taking, False Belief, and Lying: Ann E. Bigelow, Kevin Dugas How Do Opportunities to View Objects Together in Time Influence Children’s Memory for Location?: Kara M. Recker, Jodie M. Plumert Unmasking “Alive”: Children’s Appreciation of a Concept Linking All Living Things: Erin M. Leddon, Sandra R. Waxman, Douglas L. Medin Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Psychology Press

The Journal of Cognition and Development is the official journal of the Cognitive Development Society (CDS). Some CDS members are concerned with basic research or theory; others focus on policy issues and practical applications. The range of interests includes cognitive development during all stages of life, and we seek to understand ontogenetic processes in both humans and nonhumans. Finally, their interests encompass typical as well as atypical development, and we attempt to characterize both biological and cultural influences on cognitive change and continuity. The relationship between the journal and the society is symbiotic in that the journal enhances the field of cognitive development by providing a prestigious forum for innovative research and theory. It publishes the very best articles on all aspects of cognitive development. In addition to empirical reports, it features theoretical essays (occasionally accompanied by peer commentaries), and essay reviews of new and significant books. Criteria for acceptance of submitted manuscripts include:


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neuropsychological bases of cognitive ageing and in so doing helps to make sense of the rapid growth of developments in this area.

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Infancy The official journal of the International Society on Infant Studies 2007 Impact Factor: 1.694 (© 2008 Thomson Reuters, Journal Citation®) EDITOR Martha Ann Bell, Virginia Tech, USA Infancy emphasizes the highest quality original research on normal and aberrant infant development during the first two years. The emphasis of Infancy is on original research articles and brief reports, but target articles with peer commentary will also be included, as well as thematic collections with peer commentary. A unique aspect of Infancy is that authors have the opportunity to submit additional archival material such as color photographs, sound files, QuickTime movies, and large data sets to the companion web page, Infancy Archives. ( Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Psychology Press

Aging & Cognition Psychology of Ageing Patrick Rabbitt (Ed.) University of Oxford, UK Critical Concepts in Psychology Series Cognitive and biological ageing has become a fast-growing and dynamic area of study and research, and the scale of this acceleration in growth makes this new four-volume collection in the Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Psychology, especially timely. A primary question is why we and all other complex animals and plants age, a question studied mainly by biologists, and Volume I (Biological Bases of Ageing) includes key research on models for ethological and evolutionary ageing. It also takes full account of the body of work on the genetics of animal and human ageing and on genes that directly cause, or that interact with environmental influences to cause, individual differences in the rate of age-related changes. A quite distinct field of research has been the development of models for cognitive changes in the brain that are based entirely on behavioural evidence. Volume II (Cognitive Ageing) gathers together the most important work on the search for the


The third volume in this collection (Relating Cognitive Ageing to Brain Ageing) makes available the most significant recent research on how the amounts and time-courses of gross age-related changes in local areas of the brain affect cotemporaneous global and local changes in cognitive performance. Specific relationships between global brain changes and cognitive performance are explored, such as that between: increases in the incidence of white-matter lesions and progressive losses of memory and decision speed; cerebral blood flow and intelligence and information-processing speed; and memory impairment and losses of hippocampal volume. Key findings on the relationships between losses of tissue in the frontal lobes of the brain and changes in planning and intelligence is also gathered here, as is research on relationships between changes in neurotransmitter efficiency and in cognitive performance. Finally, the material collected in Volume IV (The Effects of Health, Demographics and Social Conditions on Rates of Change in Old Age: Interpreting Data from Large Studies) examines how the methodology of longitudinal studies and cross-sectional studies affects the conclusions that can be reached from each and explores recent statistical models to analyse complex data sets. This volume does not simply describe some of the recent discoveries in statistical modelling and experimental design that enhance our use of longitudinal and cross-sectional data, but illustrates applications of these models to obtain new substantive contributions to our knowledge of how longevity – and so the maintenance of mental abilities in old age – are affected by declining health and the increasing burden of pathologies that accumulate as age advances; by the availability or absence of social and family support; by the extent and quality of social networks, and socio-economic advantage with its concomitant benefits of better education and access to medical care; and by diet and the use of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs. With comprehensive introductions to each volume, newly written by the editor, which places the collected material in historical and scientific context, the Psychology of Ageing is destined to be a useful work of reference and valued by scholars, students, and practitioners as a primary research resource. July 2009: 6x9: 1,575pp Hb: 978-0-415-42989-4: £650.00

Ageing, Cognition, and Neuroscience Soledad Ballesteros, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain; Lars-Göran Nilsson, Stockholm University, Sweden; Patrick Lemaire, University of Provence, France (Eds.) The aim of this special issue is to examine new breakthroughs of the aging mind and brain and how to use this knowledge to promote interdisciplinary research in normal and pathological aging. Contents S. Ballesteros, L.Goran-Nilsson, P. Lemaire, Ageing, Cognition and Neuroscience: An Introduction. P. Andrés, Equivalent Part Set Cueing Effects in Younger and Older Adults. E.A. Kensinger, C.M. Leclerc, Age-related Changes in the Neural Mechanisms Supporting Emotion Processing and Emotional Memory. W.A. Meijer, R.H.M. de Groot, P.W.M. van Gerven, M.P.J. van Boxtel, J. Jolles, Level of Processing

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See Also Episodic Memory and Healthy Ageing by Moulin et al. (Eds.) in the Memory section (p.33). Memory, Aging and the Brain: A Festschrift in Honour of Lars Goran-Nilsson by Backman & Nyberg (Eds.) in the Memory section (p.31). Emotional Memory Across the Adult Lifespan by Kensinger in the Memory section (p.30).

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Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition EDITORS Linas A. Bieliauskas, University of Michigan Health System, USA Martin Sliwinski, Syracuse University, USA The purposes of Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition are to (a) publish research on both the normal and dysfunctional aspects of cognitive development in adulthood and aging, and (b) promote the integration of theories, methods, and research findings between the fields of cognitive gerontology and neuropsychology. The primary emphasis of the journal is to publish original empirical research. Occasionally, theoretical or methodological papers, critical reviews of a content area, or theoretically relevant case studies will also be published. Emphases of interest include information processing mechanisms, intellectual abilities, the impact of injury or disease on performance, cognitive training, cognitive and pharmacological approaches to treatment and rehabilitation, metacognition, and the social and personal aspects of cognitive functioning. MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION Articles on both normal and dysfunctional development that are relevant to the interface between cognitive gerontology and neuropsychology are particularly welcome. Please submit your manuscript to the journal’s Scholar One website: http:// Prior to submission, read the full Instructions for Authors at the website below.

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The Role of Long-Term Memory in Digit-Symbol Test Performance in Young and Older Adults: R. Stephens, A. Kaufman

The Handbook of Aging and Cognition Third Edition October 2007: 6x9: 672pp Hb: 978-0-8058-5990-4: £75.00 Cognitive Gerontology Cognitive Change in Old Age January 2008: 7½x10: 192pp Pb: 978-1-84169-850-2: £39.95 A special issue of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

gerontology arena Discover a wealth of gerontology resources at:

Evidence for Age-related Changes to Temporal Attention and Memory from the Choice Time Production Task: Cynthia M. Gooch, Yaakov Stern, Brian C. Rakitin

The Role of Switching, Inhibition and Working Memory in Older Adults’ Performance in the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test: Nadia Gamboz, Erika Borella, Maria A. Brandimonte Perception of Temporal Order: The Effects of Age, Sex, and Cognitive Factors: Pamela Ulbrich, Jan Churan, Martina Fink, Marc Wittmann Age-Related Changes in the use of Study Context to Increase Recollection: Erin I. Skinner, Myra A. Fernandes The Effects of Aging and Dual Task Demands on Language Production: Susan Kemper, Ralynn Schmalzried, Ruth Herman, Skye Leedahl, Deepthi Mohankumar Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Psychology Press


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and Reaction Time in Young and Middle-aged Adults and the Effect of Education. A.H. Gutchess, D.C. Park, Effects of Ageing on Associative Memory for Related and Unrelated Pictures. V. Gaillard, A. Destrebecqz, S. Michiels, A. Cleeremans, Effects of Age and Practice in Sequence Learning: A Graded Account of Ageing, Learning, and Control. J. Andoni Duñabeitia, A. Marín, A. Avilés, M. Perea, M. Carreiras, Constituent Priming Effects: Evidence for Preserved Morphological Processing in Healthy Old Readers. A. Pansky, M. Goldsmith, A. Koriat, S. PearlmanAvnion, Memory Accuracy in Old Age: Cognitive, Metacognitive, and Neurocognitive Determinants. A. McKinlay, J.C. Dalrymple-Alford, R.C. Grace, D. Roger, The Effect of Attentional Set-shifting, Working Memory, and Processing Speed on Pragmatic Language Functioning in Parkinson’s Disease. L. Taconnat, N. Raz, C. Toczé, B. Bouazzaoui, H. Sauzéon, S. Fay, M. Isingrini, Ageing and Organisation Strategies in Free Recall: The Role of Cognitive Flexibility. S. Ballesteros, M. González, J. Mayas, B. GarcíaRodríguez, J. Manuel Reales, Cross-modal Repetition Priming in Young and Old Adults. E. Nilsson, Å. Wahlin, Diabetes and Elevated Glycosylated Haemoglobin: Episodic Memory and Utilisation of Cognitive Support. B. Olk, A. Kingstone, A New Look at Ageing and Performance in the Antisaccade Task: The Impact of Response Selection. B. García-Rodríguez, H. Ellgring, A. Fusari, A. Frank, The Role of Interference in Identification of Emotional Facial Expressions in Normal Ageing and Dementia. E. Borella, C. Delaloye, T. Lecerf, O. Renaud, A. de Ribaupierre, Do Age Differences Between Young and Older Adults in Inhibitory Tasks Depend on the Degree of Activation of Information?

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Cognition and Emotion From Order to Disorder Second Edition

Mick Power, University of Edinburgh, UK Tim Dalgleish, Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK “This book is a unique contribution to modern emotion research. There is no other text that manages to weave strands of historical and contemporary approaches to emotion science from philosophical, psychological, and clinical perspectives into a rich tapestry as Power and Dalgleish achieve with the presentation of their SPAARS model. This is a field in motion and the authors capture a moment in time and foster further integrative research by jumping effortlessly across the boundaries of different disciplines.” - Arvid Kappas, Professor of Psychology, Jacobs University Bremen Contents Introduction. 1. The Cognitive Philosophy of Emotion. 2. Cognitive Theories of Emotion. 3. Cognitive Theories of Emotional Disorder. 4. Towards an Integrated Cognitive Theory of Emotion: The SPAARS Approach. 5. Fear. 6. Sadness. 7. Anger. 8. Disgust. 9. Happiness. 10. Overview and Conclusions.

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See Also Emotional Memory Across the Adult Lifespan by Kensinger in the Memory section (p.30).

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How Distinctive is Affective Processing? September 2007: 6x9: 236pp Hb: 978-1-84169-814-4: £39.95 A special issue of the journal Cognition & Emotion

Field et al. (Eds.)

Child Anxiety Theory and Treatment May 2008: 6x9: 176pp Hb: 978-1-84169-851-9: £39.95 A special issue of the journal Cognition & Emotion



The Laws of Emotion August 2006: 6x9: 384pp Hb: 978-0-8058-2597-8: £62.50 Pb: 978-0-8058-2598-5: £23.50 • 60-day examination copy available Textbook!

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Psychology of Emotion Interpersonal, Experiential, and Cognitive Approaches September 2006: 7x9¼: 432pp Hb: 978-1-84169-401-6: £56.50 Pb: 978-1-84169-402-3: £27.50 Principles of Social Psychology Series • 60-day examination copy available

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Cognition & Emotion EDITORS Jan De Houwer, Ghent University, Belgium Dirk Hermans, University of Leuven, Belgium Cognition & Emotion is devoted to the study of emotion, especially to those aspects of emotion related to cognitive processes. The journal brings together work on emotion undertaken by researchers in cognitive, social, clinical, and developmental psychology, neuropsychology, and cognitive science. MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION Please email your paper, saved in a standard document format type such as Word or PDF, to You may also contact the Editorial Assistant by phone on (0)2070 177730. Prior to submission, read the full Instructions for Authors at the website below. CALL FOR SPECIAL ISSUE PROPOSALS Cognition & Emotion has a strong tradition in the context of Special Issues, and the Editors wish to continue this. In each volume at least one Special Issue will appear. To further ensure the publication of high-quality Special Issues, a more active policy will be followed. Rather than letting the selection and publication depend on individual initiatives, we prefer a broader and open invitation. This open call is to invite researchers to submit proposals for a Cognition & Emotion Special Issue. In general, a Special Issue should have a well-articulated unifying theme and should reflect the state-of-the-art, currently relevant and leading edge topics in Cognition & Emotion research. It will typically include a review article of the research in the area of focus. Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Psychology Press


Cognitive Neuropsychology

A Compendium of Tests, Scales and Questionnaires Robyn L. Tate University of Sydney, Australia.


Introducing Neuropsychology Second Edition John Stirling & Rebecca Elliott Manchester University, UK Psychology Focus Series “A concise overview to the diverse and fascinating topics within this field. The chapters are up-to-date, well referenced and theoretical debates are explained in meaningful terms; particularly welcome are the contributions from neuroimaging and the stimulating impact this has made to neuropsychology in general. A highly recommended read.” - Dr Paul Richardson, Brain Behaviour & Cognition Group, Sheffield Hallam University This textbook investigates the functions of the brain and explores the relationships between brain systems and human behaviour. The material is presented in a jargon-free, easy to understand manner and aims to guide students new to the field through current areas of research. Following a brief history of the discipline and a description of methods in neuropsychology, the remaining chapters review traditional and recent research findings. Both cognitive and clinical aspects of neuropsychology are addressed, and the rapid developments in neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience resulting from traditional research methods as well as new brainimaging techniques are presented. Each chapter has been fully revised and updated and new brain-imaging data are incorporated throughout, especially in the later chapters on Emotion and Motivation, and Executive Functions. As in the first edition, key topics are dealt with in separate focus boxes, and ‘interim comment’ sections allow the reader a chance to ‘take stock’ at regular intervals. The book assumes no particular expertise on the reader’s part in either psychology or brain physiology. Thus, it will be of great interest not only to those studying neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience, but also to medical and nursing students. Contents 1. The Foundations of Neuropsychology. 2. Methods in Neuropsychology. 3. Lateralisation, Somatosensation and Neuroplasticity. 4. Motor Control and Movement Disorders. 5. Language and the Brain. 6. Memory and Amnesia. 7. Visual Object Recognition and Spatial Processing. 8. Attention and Consciousness. 9. Emotion and Motivation. 10. Executive Functions. Appendix: A Primer of Nervous System and Function. June 2008: 7½x10: 408pp Hb: 978-1-84169-653-9: £49.95 Pb: 978-1-84169-654-6: £23.50 60-day examination copy available

This compendium is a comprehensive reference manual containing an extensive selection of instruments developed to measure a range of neurological conditions, both progressive and non-progressive. It includes established instruments as well as newly developed scales and covers all aspects of the functional consequences of acquired brain impairment. This text provides a unique review of specialist instruments for the assessment of people with neurological conditions, such as dementia, multiple sclerosis, stroke and traumatic brain injury. Part A presents scales examining body functions, including consciousness and orientation, general cognitive functions, specific cognitive functions (e.g., language, memory), regulation of behaviour, drive, and emotion and motor-sensory functions. Part B reviews scales of daily living activities and community participation. Part C focuses on contextual factors, including environmental issues and social supports and the final part contains multidimensional scales. Each instrument is described as a stand-alone report using a uniform format. A brief history of the instrument’s development is provided, along with a description of item content and administration/scoring procedures. Psychometric properties are reviewed and a critical commentary is provided. Up to a dozen key references are cited and in most cases the actual scale is included, giving the reader easy access to the instrument. The structure of the book directly maps onto the taxonomy of the recently introduced and influential International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (2001), enabling linkage of clinical concepts across health conditions. This compendium provides a repository of approximately 150 instruments which are described in detail and critically reviewed. It will be a valuable reference for clinicians, researchers, educators, graduate students and a practical resource for those involved in the assessment of people with brain impairment. Contents 1. Introduction. Part A. Body Functions. 2. Scales of Consciousness and Orientation. 3. Scales of General Cognitive Functions. 4. Scales of Specific Cognitive Functions. 5. Scales Assessing the Regulation of Behaviour, Thought, and Emotion. 6. Scales of Sensory, Ingestion and Motor Functions. Part B. Activities and Participation. 7. Scales of Activities of Daily Livin. 8. Scales of Participation and Social Role. Part C. Contextual Factors. 9. Scales of Environmental Factors. Part D. Multi-Domain. 10. Global and Multidimensional Scales. November 2009: 8¼x11¾: 720pp Hb: 978-1-84169-561-7: £125.00


Cognitive Neuropsychology

The Practitioner’s Guide to Measuring Outcomes after Acquired Brain Impairment

Cognitive Neuropsychology

Executive Functions and the Frontal Lobes

Delusion and Self-Deception

A Lifespan Perspective

Affective and Motivational Influences on Belief Formation

Vicki Anderson, University of Melbourne, Australia; Rani Jacobs, Royal Children’s Hospital, Victoria, Australia; Peter Anderson, University of Melbourne, Australia (Eds.) Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition Series This volume has as its primary aim the examination of issues concerning executive function and frontal lobe development. While many texts have addressed these issues, this is the first to do so within a specifically developmental framework. This area of cognitive function has received increasing attention over the past decade, and it is now established that the frontal lobes, and associated executive functions, are critical for efficient functioning in daily life. It is also clear, and of particular relevance to this text, that these functions develop gradually through childhood, and then deteriorate during old age. These developmental trajectories, and the impact of any interruption to them, are the focus of this volume. Contents Part 1. A Developmental-Theoretical Framework for Executive Function. P.J. Anderson, Towards a Developmental Model of Executive Function. C.R. De Luca, R.L. Leventer, Developmental Trajectories of Executive Function across the Lifespan. L.H. Phillips, J.D. Henry, Adult Aging and Executive Function. B. Kolb, M. Monfils, N. Sherren, Recovery from Frontal Cortical Injury during Development. Part 2. Assessment of Executive Function Across the Lifespan. K. Espy et al., Methodological and Conceptual Issues in Understanding the Development of Executive Control in the Preschool Period. V. Anderson, P.J. Anderson, R. Jacobs, Development and Assessment of Executive Function: From Preschool to Adolescence. T. Wardill, V. Anderson, The Assessment of Executive Functioning in Older Adults. G.A. Gioia, P.K. Isquith, L.E. Kenealy, Assessment of Behavioral Aspects of Executive Function. A.G. Wood, E. Smith, Pediatric Neuroimaging Studies: A Window to Cognitive Development of the Frontal Lobes. Part 3. Impairments of Executive Function Across the Lifespan. K. Howard, P.J. Anderson, H.G. Taylor, Executive Functioning and Attention in Children Born Preterm. K.O. Yeates, V. Anderson, Childhood Traumatic Brain Injury, Executive Functions, and Social Outcomes: Towards an Integrative Model for Research and Clinical Practice. V. Anderson et al., Executive Functions after Frontal Lobe Insult in Childhood. P.J. Eslinger, K.R. Biddle, Prefrontal Cortex and the Maturation of Executive Functions, Cognitive Expertise, and Social Adaptation. V. Anderson, Attention Deficits and the Frontal Lobes. J. Snowden, Frontotemporal Dementia: Correlations between Pathology and Function. M.M. Saling, J. Bradshaw, From A-synucleopathy to Executive Dysfunction: Early-stage Parkinson’s Disease. Part 4. Rehabilitation of Impairments in Executive Function. B.A. Wilson, J. Evans, Models for the Rehabilitation of Executive Impairments. M. Ylivasaker, T. Feeney, Helping Children without Making Them Helpless: Facilitating Development of Executive Self-regulation in Children and Adolescents. C. Catroppa, V. Anderson, Intervention Approaches for Executive Dysfunction following Brain Injury in Childhood. S. McDonald, Social Information Processing Difficulties in Adults and Implications for Treatment. June 2008: 6x9¼: 544pp Hb: 978-1-84169-490-0: £62.50


Tim Bayne, University of Oxford, UK Jordi Fernández, University of Adelaide, Australia (Eds.) Macquarie Monographs in Cognitive Science Series This collection of essays focuses on the interface between delusions and selfdeception. As pathologies of belief, delusions and self-deception raise many of the same challenges for those seeking to understand them. Are delusions and self-deception entirely distinct phenomena, or might some forms of self-deception also qualify as delusional? To what extent might models of self-deception and delusion share common factors? In what ways do affect and motivation enter into normal belief-formation, and how might they be implicated in self-deception and delusion? The essays in this volume tackle these questions from both empirical and conceptual perspectives. Some contributors focus on the general question of how to locate self-deception and delusion within our taxonomy of psychological states. Some contributors ask whether particular delusions – such as the Capgras delusion or anosognosia for hemiplegia – might be explained by appeal to motivational and affective factors, and some contributors provide general models of motivated reasoning, against which theories of pathological belief-formation might be measured. The volume will be of interest to cognitive scientists, clinicians, and philosophers interested in the nature of belief and the disturbances to which it is subject. Contents T. Bayne, J. Fernández, Delusion and Self-deception: Mapping the Terrain. P. Ditto, Passion, Reason, and Necessity: A Quantity of Processing View of Motivated Reasoning. A. Mele, Self-deception and Delusions. M. Davies, Delusion and Motivationally Biased Belief: Self-deception in the Two-factor Framework. M.L. Spezio, R. Adolphs, Emotion, Cognition, and Belief: Findings from Cognitive Neuroscience. E. Pacherie, Perception, Emotions and Delusions: The Case of the Capgras Delusion. P. Gerrans, From Phenomenology to Cognitive Architecture and Back. B.P. Mclaughlin, Monothematic Delusions and Existential Feelings. R. McKay, R. Langdon, M. Coltheart, Sleights of Mind: Delusions and Selfdeception. A.M. Aimola Davies, M. Davies, J.A. Ogden, M. Smithson, R.C. White, Cognitive and Motivational Factors in Anosognosia. N. Levy, Self-deception Without Thought Experiments. F. de Vignemont, Hysterical Conversion: The Reverse of Anosognosia? A. Egan, Imagination, Delusion, and Self-deception. January 2009: 6x9: 310pp Hb: 978-1-84169-470-2: £36.95

Integrative Approaches to Perception and Action Nicola Bruno & P. Paolo Battaglini (Eds.) University of Trieste, Italy

Contents N. Bruno, P.P. Battaglini, Editorial. M.A. Goodale, Action Without Perception in Human Vision. V.H. Franz, K.R. Gegenfurtner, Grasping Visual Illusions: Consistent Data and No Dissociation. H.A. Anema, V.W.J. Wolswijk, C. Ruis, H.C. Dijkerman, Grasping Weber’s Illusion: The Effect of Receptor Density Differences on Grasping and Matching. M. Nardini, O. Braddick, J. Atkinson, D. Cowie, T. Ahmed, H. Reidy, Uneven Integration for Perception and Action Cues in Children’s Working Memory. C. Hesse, D.D.J. de Grave, V.H. Franz, E. Brenner, J.B.J. Smeets, Planning Movements Well in Advance. G. Mirabella, P. Pani, S. Ferraina, Context Influences on the Preparation and Execution of Reaching Movements. C. Chiavarino, I.A. Apperly, G.W. Humphreys, The Effect of Action Goal Hierarchy on the Coding of Object Orientation in Imitation Tasks: Evidence From Patients with Parietal Lobe Damage. Z. Shi, C. de’Sperati, Motion-induced Positional Biases in the Flashlag Configuration. Á. Csathó, F. Tey, G. Davis, Threat Perception and Targeting: The Brainstem-amygdala-cortex Alarm System in Action? G. Carli, D. Manzoni, E.L. Santarcangelo, Hypnotizability-related Integration of Perception and Action. A. Lunardelli, A. Zadini, G. Gigli, R.I. Rumiati, Praxic and Executive Components in Tool Use Learning: The Role of Imitation. E. Làdavas, A. Serino, Action-dependent Plasticity in Peripersonal Space Representations. P. Bernardis, E. Salillas, N. Caramelli, Behavioural and Neurophysiological Evidence of Semantic Interaction Between Iconic Gestures and Words. January 2009: 7½x10: 256pp Pb: 978-1-84872-702-1: £34.95 A special issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology

Gary S. Dell, University of Illinois, USA Alfonso Caramazza, Harvard University, USA (Eds.) The papers in the special issue describe computational models and principles that attempt to explain the performance of brain damaged subjects. Contents Dilkina, McClelland, Plaut, A Single-system Account of Semantic and Lexical Deficits in Five Semantic Dementia Patients. Nickels, Biedermann, Coltheart, Saunders, Tree, Computational Modelling of Phonological Dyslexia: How Does the DRC Model Fare? Cutini, Di Ferdinando, Basso, Bisiacchi, Zorzi, Visuospatial Planning in the Travelling Salesperson Problem: A Connectionist Account of Normal and Impaired Performance. Goldberg, Rapp, Is Compound Chaining the Serial Order Mechanism of Spelling? A Simple Recurrent Network Investigation. Knobel, Finkbeiner, Caramazza, The Many Places of Frequency: Evidence For a Novel Locus of the Lexical Frequency Effect in Word Production. Goldrick, Does Like Attract Like? Exploring the Relationship Between Errors and Representational Similarity in Connectionist Networks. July 2008: 7½x10: 184pp Hb: 978-1-84169-855-7: £34.95 A special issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology


Neurocase The Neural Basis of Cognition EDITORS Bruce L. Miller, University of California, San Francisco, USA Hans J. Markowitsch, University of Bielefeld, Germany Neurocase is a rapid response journal of both adult and child case studies in neuropsychology, neuropsychiatry and behavioral neurology.

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Neurocognitive Approaches to Developmental Disorders A Festschrift for Uta Frith January 2008: 7½x10: 188pp Hb: 978-1-84169-839-7: £30.00 A special issue of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

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MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION Four types of manuscript are considered for publication: single case investigations that bear directly on issues of relevance to theoretical issues or brain-behavior relationships; group studies of subjects with brain dysfunction that address issues relevant to the understanding of human cognition; reviews of important topics in the domains of neuropsychology, neuropsychiatry and behavioral neurology; and brief reports (up to 2500 words) that replicate previous reports dealing with issues of considerable significance. Topic reviews are included in most issues.


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The special issue aims at providing a forum for empirical and theoretical research on the integration of perceptual and motor processes in the human mind. Integrative approaches to perception and action have proved fruitful in several areas, including large-scale questions pertaining to the functional architecture of the mind.

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RECENT ARTICLES The Effects of Epilepsy and its Treatments on Affect and Emotion: John D. Hixson, Heidi E. Kirsch Neurocognitive Functioning of a Child with Partial Trisomy 6 and Monosomy 21: Jennifer M. Katzenstein, John S. Oghalai, Ross Tonini, Dian Baker, Jody Haymond, Susan E. Caudle The Relationship between Visual Orienting and Interlimb Synchrony in a Patient with a Superior Parietal Infarction: A Case Study: Nicole M. Procacci, Terrence R. Stanford, George F. Wittenberg Emotion, Social Functioning and Activities of Daily Living in Frontotemporal Dementia: Christopher M. Kipps, Eneida Mioshi, John R. Hodges Sensory Function in Severe Semilobar Holoprosencephaly: Alki Liasis, Darius Hildebrand, Chris Clark, Ximena Katz, Roxana Gunny, Bram Stieltjes, David Taylor Auditory Pathways Fail to Re-establish Normal Cortical Activation Patterns in Response to Binaural Stimulation Following a Unilateral Lesion of the Inferior Colliculus: Philippe Paiement, François Champoux, Benoit A. Bacon, Claude Mercier, Jean-Pierre Gagné, Maryse Lassonde, Franco Lepore Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Psychology Press


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EDITOR Alfonso Caramazza, Harvard University, USA and University of Trento, Italy This journal aims to promote the study of cognitive processes from a neuropsychological perspective. Cognition is understood broadly as including perception, attention, planning, language, thinking, memory and action. It covers neuropsychological work bearing on our understanding of normal and pathological cognitive processes at any stage of lifespan. It also covers neuroimaging and computational modeling research that is informed by consideration of neuropsychological phenomena. MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION Please email your paper to the editorial assistant, saved in a standard document format type such as Word or PDF, at Camilla. You may also contact the Editorial Assistant by phone on (0)2070 177419. Prior to submission, read the full Instructions for Authors at the website below. SPECIAL ISSUES Issues devoted to a single topic are regularly published in this


journal; they are sent free to subscribers in that year, or can be purchased separately as books. Letter Recognition: From Perception to Representation Guest Editors: Matthew Finkbeiner and Max Coltheart Volume 26, Issue 5, 2009 Hb: 978-1-84872-711-3: £29.95 The Mental Lexicon Guest Editor: Michele Miozzo Volume 25, Issue 4, 2008 Pb: 978-1-84169-864-9: £34.95 Integrative Approaches to Perception and Action Guest Editors: Nicola Bruno and P. Paolo Battaglini Volume 25, Issues 7/8, 2008 Pb: 978-1-84872-702-1: £34.95 RECENT ARTICLES Functional Neuroimaging of Grammatical Class: Ambiguous and Unambiguous Nouns and Verbs: Martha W. Burton, Donna Krebs-Noble, Rao P. Gullapalli, Rita Sloan Berndt Individual Differences in the Perception of Temporal Order: The Effect of Age and Cognition: Aneta Szymaszek, Magdalena Sereda, Ernst Pöppel, Elzbieta Szelag The Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Visual Letter Recognition: Daniel Fiset, Caroline Blais, Martin Arguin, Karine Tadros, Catherine Éthier-Majcher, Daniel Bub, Frédéric Gosselin A Developmental Theory of Synaesthesia, with Long Historical Roots: A Comment on Hochel & Milán (2008): Alex O. Holcombe, Eric L. Altschuler, Harriet J. Over The Role of Sensorimotor Learning in the Perception of Letterlike Forms: Tracking the Causes of Neural Specialization for Letters: Karin H. James, Thea P. Atwood Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Psychology Press

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Cognitive Neuroscience The Student’s Guide to Cognitive Neuroscience Second Edition Jamie Ward University of Sussex, UK Praise for the first edition: “The Student’s Guide to Cognitive Neuroscience is unique in that there are no comparable textbooks aimed at this level, and it does an excellent job of providing a solid grounding in this broad field.” Charvy Narain, in Nature Neuroscience “Jamie Ward has done a great service to the neuroscience community: he has written an easy to read, enjoyable introduction to cognitive neuroscience that will attract many students to the discipline. The concepts, results and methods of basic neuroscience, clinical neuropsychology, neuroimaging and cognitive pyschology are explained in simple direct language; many examples and illustrations bring the sciences of the mind and brain to life. Perhaps the best feature of the book is the seamless weaving of the various research areas that jointly define cognitive neuroscience into a coherent whole. I will certainly use this book for my courses.” - Alfonso Caramazza, the Cognitive Neuropsychology Laboratory, Harvard University “This is a terrific book. It is timely, up-to-date, written in a lively and engaging style and full of helpful guides and illustrations. It is particularly useful in including chapters on methods as well as on more traditional topic areas, in integrating work from neuropsychology with electrophysiological and imaging studies, and in covering social and emotional processes as well as cognitive processing.” - Glyn Humphreys, Professor of Cognitive Psychology, University of Birmingham Reflecting recent changes in the way cognition and the brain are studied, this thoroughly updated edition of the best-selling textbook provides a comprehensive and student-friendly guide to cognitive neuroscience. Jamie Ward provides an easy-to-follow introduction to neural structure and function, as well as all the key methods and procedures of cognitive neuroscience, with a view to helping students understand how they can be used to shed light on the neural basis of cognition. The book presents an up-to-date overview of the latest theories and findings in all the key topics in cognitive neuroscience, including vision, attention, memory, speech and language, numeracy, executive function and social and emotional behavior. This edition also contains two completely new chapters on developmental cognitive neuroscience and hearing. Throughout, case studies, newspaper reports and everyday examples are used to help students understand the more challenging ideas that underpin the subject.

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Summaries of key terms and points Example essay questions Recommended further reading Feature boxes exploring interesting and popular questions and their implications for the subject. Written in an engaging style by a leading researcher in the field, and now in full-color with numerous illustrative materials, this book will be invaluable as a core text for undergraduate modules in cognitive neuroscience. It can also be used as a key text on courses in cognition, cognitive neuropsychology or brain and behavior. Those embarking on research will find it an invaluable starting point and reference. The book is accompanied by a set of online resources which are available free of charge to adopting departments. The resources include: • • •

A chapter-by-chapter, illustrated slideshow lecture course A bank of multiple-choice questions, which allow for confidence-weighted answers Student resources to aid exam preparation.

Contents 1. Introducing Cognitive Neuroscience. 2. Introducing the Brain. 3. The Electrophysiological Brain. 4. The Imaged Brain. 5. The Lesioned Brain. 6. The Seeing Brain. 7. The Spatial Brain. 8. The Acting Brain. 9. The Remembering Brain. 10. The Hearing Brain. 11. The Speaking Brain. 12. The Literate Brain. 13. The Numerate Brain. 14. The Executive Brain. 15. The Social and Emotional Brain. 16. The Developing Brain. January 2010: 7½x10: 472pp Hb: 978-1-84872-002-2: £49.95 Pb: 978-1-84872-003-9: £29.95 60-day examination copy available

Cognitive Neuroscience Jamie Ward (Ed.) University of Sussex, UK Critical Concepts in Psychology Series As cognitive neuroscience flourishes as never before, this new title in the Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Psychology, meets the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of the subject’s already vast literature and the continuing explosion in research output. Edited by a prominent scholar, and the author of the field’s leading student textbook, Cognitive Neuroscience is a four-volume collection of foundational and contemporary contributions. Contents Volume 1. Part 1. History, Methods, and Key Concepts. 1.1 Electrophysiology. 1.2 Brain Imaging. 1.3 Neuropsychology. 1.4 Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. Part 2. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Volume 2. Part 3. Perception and Attention. Part 4. Action. Volume 3. Part 5. Learning and Memory. Part 6. Language. Volume 4. Part 7. Executive Functions and Decision-Making. Part 8. Emotions and Social Neuroscience. May 2009: 6x9: 1,600pp Hb: 978-0-415-46139-9: £650.00


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Developmental Social Cognitive Neuroscience

This volume in the JPS Series is intended to help crystallize the emergence of a new field, “Developmental Social Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience”, aimed at elucidating the Social Cognitive Neuroscience neural correlates of the development of socio-emotional experience and behavior. No one any longer doubts that infants are born with a biologically based head start in accomplishing their important life tasks – genetic resources, if you will, that are exploited differently in different contexts. Nevertheless, it is also true that socially relevant neural functions develop slowly during childhood, and that this development is owed to complex interactions among genes, social and cultural environments, and children’s own behavior. A key challenge lies in finding appropriate ways of describing these complex interactions and the way in which they unfold in real developmental time. This is the challenge that motivates research in developmental social cognitive neuroscience. Edited by

Philip David Zelazo Michael Chandler Eveline Crone

The chapters in this book highlight the latest and best research in this emerging field, and they cover a range of topics, including the typical and atypical development of imitation, impulsivity, novelty seeking, risk taking, self and social awareness, emotion regulation, moral reasoning, and executive function. Also addressed are the potential limitations of a neuroscientific approach to the development of social cognition. Intended for researchers and advanced students in neuroscience and developmental, cognitive, and social psychology, this book is appropriate for graduate seminars and upper-level undergraduate courses on social cognitive neuroscience, developmental neuroscience, social development, and cognitive development. Contents Part 1. Introduction. P.D. Zelazo, M. Chandler, E.A. Crone, The Birth and Early Development of a New Discipline: Developmental Social Cognitive Neuroscience. Part 2. The Typical and Atypical Development of Social Cognition in Childhood. V. Gallese, M. Rochat, Motor Cognition: The Role of the Motor System in the Phylogeny and Ontogeny of Social Cognition and its Relevance for the Understanding of Autism. C. Moore, J. Barresi, The Construction of Commonsense Psychology in Infancy. J.E. Benson, M. Sabbagh, Theory of Mind and Executive Functioning: A Developmental Neuropsychological Approach. W. Cunningham, P.D. Zelazo, The Development of Iterative Reprocessing: Implications for Affect and Its Regulation. S.B. Perlman, B.C. Vander Wyk, K.A. Pelphrey, Brain Mechanisms in the Typical and Atypical Development of Social Cognition. S. Baron-Cohen, Autism and the Emphasizing-Systemizing (E-S) Theory. Part 3. Social Cognition in Adolescence. J.H. Pfeifer, M. Dapretto, M.D. Lieberman, The Neural Foundations of Evaluative Self-Knowledge in Middle Childhood, Early Adolescence and Adulthood. M. Ernst, M. Hardin, Neurodevelopment Underlying Adolescent Behavior: A Neurobiological Model. A.A. Baird, The Terrible Twelves. L. van Leijenhorst, E. Crone, Paradoxes in Adolescent Risk-taking. R.L. Selman, L.F. Feigenberg, Between Neurons and Neighborhoods: Innovative Methods to Assess the Development and Depth of Adolescent Social Awareness. Part 4. The Developmental Social Cognitive Neuroscience of Moral Reasoning. P.J. Eslinger, M. Robinson-Long, Crucial Developmental Role of Prefrontal Cortex in


Social Cognition and Moral Maturation: Evidence from Early Prefrontal Lesions and fMRI. R.J. Blair, Contributions of Neuroscience to the Understanding of Moral Reasoning and its Development. J. Carpendale, B.W. Sokol, U. Müller, Is a Neuroscience of Morality Possible? E. Turiel, The Relevance of Moral Epistemology and Psychology for Neuroscience. September 2009: 6x9: 360pp Hb: 978-1-84169-767-3: £45.00 60-day examination copy available

Neuroscience and Crime Hans Markowitsch (Ed.) University of Bielefeld, Germany The special issue is intended to provide an overview over the most recent findings and technological refinements in the field of crime related neuroscientific investigations. Contents H.J. Markowitsch, Neuroscience and Crime. H. Dressing, A. Sartorius, A. Meyer-Lindenberg, Implications of fMRI and Genetics for the Law and the Routine Practice of Forensic Psychiatry. E. Kalbe, M. Brand, A. Thiel, J. Kessler, H.J. Markowitsch, Neuropsychological and Neural Correlates of Autobiographical Deficits in a Mother Who Killed Her Children. A. Pontius, Neuro-Image and Crime Kindled Nonconvulsive Behavioral Seizures in 24th Case of “Limbic Psychotic Trigger Reaction” With Bizarre Infanticide by Parent. Is His Nonvoluntariness Testable by LPTR’s Primate Model? A.A.T. Simone Reinders, Neuroimage and Crime: Cross-examining Dissociative Identity Disorder: Neuroimaging and Etiology on Trial. F.A. Kozel, Developing a Neuropsychiatric Functional Brain Imaging Test. J.G. Hakun, D. Seelig, K. Ruparel, J.W. Loughead, E. Busch, R.C. Gur, D.D. Langleben, Exploring the Cognitive Structure of the Concealed Information Test with fMRI. S.A. Spence, C.J. Kaylor-Hughes, Looking For Truth and Finding Lies: The Prospects for a Nascent Neuroimaging of Deception. M. Bles, J.D. Haynes, Detecting Concealed Information Using Brain-imaging Technology. D. Strueber, G. Roth, Sex, Aggression and Impulse Control: An Integrative Account. June 2008: 8½x11: 124pp Pb: 978-1-84169-854-0: £19.95 A special issue of Neurocase

The Mirror Neuron System Christian Keysers, University of Groningen, The Netherlands Luciano Fadiga, University of Ferrara, Italy (Eds.) This special issue collects some of the most representative works on the mirror-neuron system to give a panoramic view on current research and to stimulate new experiments in this exciting field. Contents C. Keysers, L. Fadiga, The Mirror Neuron System. S. Pichon, B. de Gelder, J. Grezes, Emotional Modulation of Visual and Motor Areas by Dynamic Body Expressions of Anger. H. van Schie, T. Koelewijn, O. Jensen, R. Oostenveld, E. Maris, H. Bekkering, Evidence for Fast, Low Level Motor Resonance to Action Observation: An MEG Study. L. AzizZedeh, C. Fiebach, S. Naranayan, J. Feldman, E. Dodge, R. Ivry, Modulation of the FFA and PPA by Language Related to Faces and Places. P.F. Ferrari, G. Coudé, V. Gallese, L. Fogassi, Having Access to Others’ Mind Through

November 2008: 8½x11: 258pp Hb: 978-1-84169-866-3: £49.95 A special issue of Social Neuroscience

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Gaze: The Role of Ontogenetic and Learning Processes in Gaze Following Behavior of Macaques. N. Fujii, S. Hihara, A. Iriki, Social Cognition in Premotor and Parietal Cortex. F. Lui, G. Buccino, D. Duzzi, F. Benuzzi, G. Crisi, P. Baraldi, P. Nichelli, C. Porro, G. Rizzolatti, Neural Substrates for Observing and Imagining Non Object-directed Actions. P. Borroni, F. Baldissera, Activation of Motor Pathways During Observation and Execution of Hand Movements. M. Gangitano, F. Mottaghy, A. PascualeLeone, Release of Premotor Activity After Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation of Prefrontal Cortex. T. Paus, R. Toro, G. Leonard, J. Lerner, R.M. Lerner, M. Perron, G.B. Pike, L. Richer, L. Steinberg, S. Veillette, Z. Pausova, Morphological Properties of the Action-observation Cortical Network in Adolescents with Low and High Resistance to Peer Influence. V. Gallese, Mirror Neurons and the Social Nature of Language: The Neural Exploitation Hypothesis. N. Pär, The Infant Mirror Neuron System Studied with High Density EEG. L. Oberman, V. Ramachandran, Preliminary Evidence for Deficits in Multisensory Integration in Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Mirror Neuron Hypothesis. M. Jeannerod, T. Anquetil, Putting Oneself in the Perspective of the Other: A Framework for the Self/ Other Differentiation. A. Engel, M. Burke, K. Fiehler, S. Bien, F. Rösler, How Moving Objects Become Animated: The Human Mirror Neuron System Assimilates Non-biological Movement Patterns. F. de Vignemont, P. Haggard, Action Observation and Execution: What is Shared? M. Candidi, C. Urgesi, S. Ionta, S. Aglioti, Virtual Lesion of Ventral Premotor Cortex Impairs Visual Perception of Biomechanically Possible But Not Impossible Actions. M. Saarela, R. Hari, Listening Humans Walking Together Activates the Social Brain Circuitry. S. Atmaca, N. Sebanz, W. Prinz, G. Knoblich, Action Co-representation: The Joint SNARC Effect. N. Pratt, K. Spencer, Emotional States Influence the Neural Processing of Affective Language.


Mental Mechanisms Philosophical Perspectives on Cognitive Neuroscience October 2007: 6x9: 328pp Hb: 978-0-8058-6333-8: £56.50 Pb: 978-0-8058-6334-5: £23.50

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Interpersonal Sensitivity Entering Others’ Words September 2007: 8½x11: 216pp Hb: 978-1-84169-838-0: £39.95 A special issue of the journal Social Neuroscience Textbook!


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Social Neuroscience Impact Factor 2.688 (© 2008 Thomson Reuters, Journal Citation®) EDITOR Jean Decety, University of Chicago, USA Social Neuroscience features original empirical articles that examine how the brain mediates social cognition, interpersonal exchanges, affective/cognitive group interactions, and related topics that deal with social/ personality psychology. The goal of the journal is to provide a place to publish empirical articles that intend to further our understanding of the role of the central nervous system in the development and maintenance of social behaviors. Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Psychology Press


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JOURNAL Announcing a New Journal for 2010

Cognitive Neuroscience EDITOR Jamie Ward, University of Sussex, UK Launching in 2010, Cognitive Neuroscience aims to publish high quality empirical and theoretical papers on any topic in the field of cognitive neuroscience including, but not limited to: perception, attention, memory, language, action, decision-making, emotions, and social cognition. The journal will fill an important niche in the market by publishing shorter papers (up to 4000 words) with fast reviewing and rapid online publication (within 6 weeks of acceptance). In addition, longer discussion papers will evaluate current hot topics in the field with critical analysis in the form of peer commentary (8000 word reviews, 800 word commentaries). There are no page charges and we are able to offer free color printing where color is necessary. We hope that this exciting new journal will become an important focal point for researchers in this field. Cognitive Neuroscience is not restrictive with regards to the methodologies that are considered suitable for inclusion. For example, electrophysiology, haemodynamic brain responses, and behavioural measures (e.g. reaction times) are all related to brain function and cognition, even if some are more direct measures of neural activity than others. The methodology only needs to be appropriate to the theoretical questions addressed.

Thinking Visually Steven K. Reed Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education, San Diego, USA This volume documents the many ways in which pictures, visual images, and spatial metaphors influence our thinking. It discusses both classic and recent research that supports the view that visual thinking occurs not only where we expect to find it, but also where we do not. Much of comprehending language, for instance, depends on visual simulations of words or on spatial metaphors that provide a foundation for conceptual understanding. Thinking Visually supports comprehension by reducing jargon and by providing many illustrations, educational applications, and problems for readers to solve. It provides a broad overview of topics that range from the visual images formed by babies to acting classes designed for the elderly, from visual diagrams created by children to visual diagrams created by psychologists, from producing and manipulating images to viewing animations. The final chapters discuss examples of instructional software and argue that the lack of such software in classrooms undermines the opportunity to develop visual thinking. The book includes the Animation Tutor™ CD to illustrate the application of research on visual thinking to improving mathematical reasoning. Contents Part 1. Introduction. 1. Images versus Words. 2. Images before Words. 3. Estimation. Part 2. Visual Metaphors and Images. 4. Spatial Metaphors. 5. Producing Images. 6. Manipulating Images. Part 3. Visual Displays. 7. Viewing Pictures. 8. Producing Diagrams. 9. Comprehending Graphs. Part 4. Integrating Representations. 10. Words and Pictures. 11. Vision and Action. 12. Virtual Reality. Part 5. Instructional Animation. 13. Science Instructional Software. 14. Mathematics Instructional Software. 15. The Future.

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Closing the Gap Between Neurophysiology and Behaviour Dietmar Heinke & Eirini Mavritsaki (Eds.) University of Birmingham, UK Advances in Behavioural Brain Science Series “A captivating journey from spiking neurons to attention and behavior. Written by the greatest living experts, the book provides new connections between neurobiology and behavioral sciences.” Eugene M. Izhikevich, The Neurosciences Institute, San Diego, California Classically, behavioural neuroscience theorizes about experimental evidence in a qualitative way. However, more recently there has been an increasing development of mathematical and computational models


There is considerable diversity between models with respect to the methodology of designing a model, the degree to which neurophysiological processes are taken into account and the way data (behavioural, electrophysiological, etc.) constrains a model. This book presents examples of this diversity and in doing so represents the state-of-art in the field through a unique collection of papers from the world’s leading researchers in the area of computational modelling in behavioural neuroscience. Based on talks given at the third Behavioural Brain Sciences Symposium, held at the Behavioural Brain Sciences Centre, University of Birmingham, in May 2007, the book appeals to a broad audience, from postgraduate students beginning to work in the field to experienced experimenters interested in an overview. Contents Graham, Cutsuridis, Dynamical Information Processing in the CA1 Microcircuit of the Hippocampus. Thorpe, Why Connectionist Models Need Spikes. Deco, Rolls, Stochastic Neuro-Dynamical Computation of Brain Functions. Humphreys, Mavritsaki, Allen, Heinke, Deco, Application of Neural Level Model to Human Visual Search: Modelling the Whole System Behaviour, Neuropsychological Break Down and Neural Signal Response. Heinke, Mavritsaki, Backhaus, Kreyling, The Selective Attention for Identification Model (SAIM): A Framework for Closing the Gap Between Behaviour and Neurological Level. Gurney, Computational Models in Neuroscience: From Membrane to Robots. Zhaoping, May, Koene, Some Finger Prints of V1 Mechanisms in the Bottom up Saliency for Visual Selection. Trappenberg, Decision Making and Population Decoding with Strongly Inhibitory Neural Field Models. Bullinaria, The Importance of Neurophysiological Constraints for Modelling the Emergence of Modularity. Ward, Ward, Selective Attention in Linked, Minimally Cognitive Agents. Kropff, Full Solution for the Storage of Correlated Memories in an Autoassociative Memory. Mozer, Wilder, A Unified Theory of Exogenous and Endogenous Attentional Control. Friston, Stephan, Kiebel, Free-Energy, Value and Neuronal Systems. Sloman, Architecture and Representation Requirements for Seeing Processes and Affordances. Heinke, Computational Modelling in Behavioural Neuroscience: Methodologies and Approaches - Minutes of Discussions at the Workshop in Birmingham, UK in May 2007. April 2009: 6x9: 376pp Hb: 978-1-84169-738-3: £59.95

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Animal Learning and Cognition An Introduction Third Edition John Pearce Cardiff University, UK. “There are very few instances in which one of the world’s leading researchers is willing to write a textbook in his area of expertise, and even fewer where the resulting text is beautifully clear and interesting. Pearce’s text is of just this quality; any student fortunate enough to read it will be exposed to a lucid, entertaining, and stimulating introduction to what we know about animal learning and cognition.” - Dr. David Lieberman, Department of Psychology, University of Stirling “This new edition of Pearce’s text integrates a solid grounding in associative learning theory with an introduction to topics in animal cognition such as memory, spatial behavior, and social cognition. A particularly noteworthy feature is the way in which students are encouraged to think critically but open mindedly about the many intriguing new findings on animal tool using, imitation, theory of mind, and the like. As a basic text that covers the field of animal learning and cognition as it exists in the early 21st Century, it has few, if any, competitors.” - Professor Sara J. Shettleworth, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Animal Learning and Cognition: An Introduction provides an up-to-date review of the principal findings from more than a century of research into animal intelligence. This edition has been expanded to take account of the many exciting developments that have occurred over the last ten years. The book opens with a historical survey of the methods that have been used to study animal intelligence, and follows by summarizing the contribution made by learning processes to intelligent behavior. Topics include Pavlovian and instrumental conditioning, discrimination learning, and categorization. The remainder of the book focuses on animal cognition and covers such topics as memory, navigation, social learning, language and communication, and knowledge representation. Expanded areas include extinction (to which an entire chapter is now devoted), navigation in insects, episodic memory in birds, imitation in birds and primates, and the debate about whether primates are aware of mental states in themselves and others. Issues raised throughout the book are reviewed in a concluding chapter that examines how intelligence is distributed throughout the animal kingdom. The broad spectrum of topics covered in this book ensures that it will be of interest to students of psychology, biology, zoology, and neuroscience. Since very little background knowledge is required, the book will be of equal value to anyone simply interested in either animal intelligence, or the animal origins of human intelligence.


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of experimental results, and in general these models are more clearly defined and more detailed than their qualitative counter parts. These new computational models can be set up so that they are consistent with both single neuron and whole-system levels of operation, allowing physiological results to be meshed with behavioural data – thus closing the gap between neurophysiology and human behaviour.

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This textbook is accompanied by online instructor resources which are free of charge to departments that adopt this book. They include chapter-by-chapter lecture slides, an interactive chapterby-chapter multiple-choice question test bank, and multiple-choice questions in paper and pen format. Contents 1. The Study of Animal Intelligence. 2. Associative Learning Conditioning Techniques. 3. The Conditions for Learning: Surprise and Attention. 4. Instrumental Conditioning. 5. Extinction. 6. Discrimination Learning. 7. Category Formation. 8. Short-term Retention. 9. Long-term Retention. 10. Time, Number, and Serial Order. 11. Navigation. 12. Social Learning. 13. Animal Communication and Language. 14. The Distribution of Intelligence. February 2008: 7½x10: 432pp Hb: 978-1-84169-655-3: £44.95 Pb: 978-1-84169-656-0: £24.95 60-day examination copy available


Behavior Analysis and Learning Fourth Edition W. David Pierce, University of Alberta, Canada Carl D. Cheney, Utah State University, USA Behavior Analysis and Learning, Fourth Edition is an essential textbook covering the basic principles in the field of behavior analysis and learned behaviors, as pioneered by B. F. Skinner. The textbook provides an advanced introduction to operant conditioning from a very consistent Skinnerian perspective. It covers a range of principles from basic respondent conditioning through applied behavior analysis into cultural design. Elaborating on Darwinian components and biological connections with behavior, the book treats the topic from a consistent worldview of selectionism. The functional relations between the organism and the environment are described, and their application in accounting for old behavior and generating new behavior is illustrated. Expanding on concepts of past editions, the fourth edition provides updated coverage of recent literature and the latest findings. There is increased inclusion of biological and neuroscience material, as well as more data correlating behavior with neurological and genetic factors. The material presented in this book provides the reader with the best available foundation in behavior science and is a valuable resource for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in psychology or other behavior-based disciplines. A website of supplemental resources for instructors and students makes this new edition particularly accessible and student-friendly. Contents 1. A Science of Behavior: Perspective, History, and Assumptions. 2. The Experimental Analysis of Behavior. 3. Reflexive Behavior and Respondent Conditioning. 4. Reinforcement and Extinction of Operant Behavior. 5. Schedules of Reinforcement. 6. Aversive Control of Behavior. 7. Operant– Respondent Interrelationships and the Biological Context of Conditioning. 8. Stimulus Control. 9. Choice and Preference. 10. Conditioned Reinforcement. 11. Correspondent Relations: Imitation and Rule-


Governed Behavior. 12. Verbal Behavior. 13. Applied Behavior Analysis. 14. Three Levels of Selection: Biology, Behavior, and Culture. May 2008: 7x10: 448pp Hb: 978-0-8058-6260-7: £39.95 60-day examination copy available

Learning from Animals? Examining the Nature of Human Uniqueness Louise S. Röska-Hardy, Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities, Essen, Germany Eva M. Neumann-Held, University of Witten-Herdecke, Germany (Eds.) Human language, cognition, and culture are unique; they are unparalleled in the animal kingdom. The claim that we can learn what makes us human by studying other animal species provokes vigorous reactions and many deny that comparative research can shed any light on the origins and character of human distinctive capacities. However, Learning from Animals? presents empirical research and an analysis of comparative approaches for an understanding of human uniqueness, arguing that we cannot know what capacities are uniquely human until we learn what other species can do. This interdisciplinary volume explores the prospects and problems of comparative approaches for understanding modern humans’ abilities by presenting: (1) the latest findings and theoretical approaches in primatology, comparative psychology, linguistics, and philosophy; (2) methodological reflections on the prospects and challenges of understanding human capacities through comparative research strategies; and (3) discussions of conceptual and ethical issues. This is the first book to address the issues raised by comparative research from such a diverse perspective. Contents L.S. Röska-Hardy, Introduction - Issues and Themes in Comparative Studies: Language, Cognition, and Culture. Part 1. Language. W.T. Fitch, Prolegomena to a Science of Biolinguistics. W. Wildgen, Sketch of an Evolutionary Grammar Based on Comparative Biolinguistics. A. Meguerditchian, J. Vauclair, Vocal and Gestural Communication in Nonhuman Primates and the Question of the Origin of Language. Part 2. Cognition. K.A. Bard, D.A. Leavens, Socioemotional Factors in the Development of Joint Attention in Human and Ape Infants. H. Rakoczy, Collective Intentionality and the Roots of Human Societal Life. J.M. Burkart, Socio-cognitive Abilities and Cooperative Breeding. Z. Virányi, F. Range, L. Huber, Attentiveness Toward Others and Social Learning in Domestic Dogs. I. Brinck, From Similarity to Uniqueness: Method and Theory in Comparative Psychology. Part 3. Culture. C.A. Caldwell, Experimental Approaches to the Study of Culture in Primates. W.C. McGrew, How the Chimpanzee Stole Culture, or Lessons Learned from Labours in Cultural Primatology. D. Jamieson, Great Apes and the Human Resistance to Equality. M. Kettner, Apes and Human Dignity. L.S. RöskaHardy, Postscript: Human Uniqueness in a Comparative Perspective. October 2008: 6x9: 280pp Hb: 978-1-84169-707-9: £34.95

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Understanding Consciousness Second Edition Max Velmans Goldsmiths, University of London, UK “This is an important book. It offers an excellent review of the whole range of philosophical and scientific attempts to understand consciousness, interwoven with a compelling account of the author’s own preferred option (i.e., ‘reflexive monism’), for which he is already well known. This further account of his views will be welcomed by all concerned.” - Christopher M.H. Nunn, Associate Editor, Journal of Consciousness Studies “What an intellectually rich and readable journey through the tangled fabric of consciousness studies! The consciousness debate is enriched immeasurably by this fine and disciplined journey, with just a pinch of ‘mind-dust’ to flavor the universe. Students of mind will find this to be among the finest and most disciplined journeys into the still dark corners of consciousness studies.” - Jaak Panksepp, Bailey Endowed Chair of Animal Well-Being Science, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University Praise for the first edition: “Understanding Consciousness presents a lucid, indeed masterly, account of the philosophical issues involved.” - Professor Jeffrey Gray, Institute of Psychiatry, London, in the Times Higher Educational Supplement “Those who are engaged in the cognitive sciences should read this book so as to stimulate their own thinking. ... The implications for the field are quite profound.” - Professor Igor Aleksander, Imperial College, London, in Trends in Cognitive Sciences Understanding Consciousness, Second Edition provides a unique survey and evaluation of consciousness studies, along with an original analysis of consciousness that combines scientific findings, philosophy and common sense. Building on the widely-praised first edition of the book, this new edition adds fresh research, and

The book is divided into three parts. Part One surveys current theories of consciousness, evaluating their strengths and weaknesses. Part Two reconstructs an understanding of consciousness from first principles, starting with its phenomenology, and leading to a closer examination of how conscious experience relates to the world described by physics and information processing in the brain. Finally, Part Three deals with some of the fundamental issues such as what consciousness is and does, and how it fits into to the evolving universe. As the structure of the book moves from a basic overview of the field to a successively deeper analysis, it can be used both for those new to the subject and for more established researchers. Understanding Consciousness tells a story with a beginning, middle and end in a way that integrates the philosophy of consciousness with the science. Overall, the book provides a unique perspective on how to address the problems of consciousness and as such, will be of great interest to psychologists, philosophers, neuroscientists and other professionals concerned with mind/body relationships, and all who are interested in this subject. Contents Part 1. Mind-Body Theories and Their Problems. What is Consciousness? Conscious Souls, Brains and Quantum Mechanics. Are Mind and Matter the Same Thing? Are Mind and Consciousness Just Activities? Could Robots be Conscious? Part 2. A New Analysis: How to Marry Science with Experience. Conscious Phenomenology and Common Sense. The Nature and Location of Experiences. Experienced Worlds, The World Described by Physics, and The Thing Itself. Subjective, Intersubjective and Objective Science. How Consciousness Relates to Information Processing in the Brain. The Neural Causes and Correlates of Consciousness. Part 3. A New Synthesis: Reflexive Monism. What Consciousness is. What Consciousness Does. Self-consciousness in a Reflexive Universe. March 2009: 6x9: 408pp Hb: 978-0-415-42515-5: £45.00 Pb: 978-0-415-42516-2: £22.50 60-day examination copy available

Consciousness The Science of Subjective Experience Antti Revonsuo University of Turku, Finland Consciousness is recognized as one of the biggest remaining challenges to the scientific community. This book provides a fascinating introduction to the scientific study of consciousness and to the new science that promises to illuminate our understanding of consciousness: subjective experience, feeling, sensation, and thinking. Consciousness: The Science of Subjective Experience covers all the main approaches to the modern scientific study of consciousness and also gives the necessary background to understand the philosophical and scientific problems involved. Current scientific evidence and theory from the fields of neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience and the study of altered sates of consciousness such as dreaming and meditation is presented. The book provides an integrative review of these major existing theories and identifies the most promising approaches to the future explanation of consciousness.




deepens the original analysis in a way that reflects some of the fundamental changes in the understanding of consciousness that have taken place over the last ten years.


This book offers a readable and timely introduction to the science of consciousness for anyone, especially undergraduates studying psychology, philosophy, cognition, neuroscience, and related fields. Contents Part 1. Background of the Science of Consciousness. 1. The Philosophical Foundations of Consciousness Science. 2. The Conceptual Foundations of Consciousness Science. 3. The Historical Foundations of Consciousness Science. Part 2. Central Domains of Consciousness Science 1: Neuropsychology and Consciousness. 4. Introduction: What are the Central Domains of Consciousness Science? 5. Neuropsychological Deficits of Visual Consciousness. 6. Neuropsychological Dissociations of Visual Consciousness From Behaviour. 7. Neuropsychological Disorders of Self-awareness. Part 3. Central Domains of Consciousness Science 2: Neural Correlates of Consciousness (NCC). 8. Neural Correlates of Consciousness: Introduction. 9. Studies on the Neural Basis of Consciousness as a State. 10. Studies on the Neural Basis of Visual Consciousness. Part 4. Central Domains of Consciousness Science 3: Theories of Consciousness. 11. Philosophical Theories of Consciousness. 12. Empirical Theories of Consciousness. 13. Analysis: Major Issues of Disagreement in Theories of Consciousness. Part 4. Central Domains of Consciousness Science 4: Altered States of Consciousness. 14. What is an “Altered State of Consciousness” (ASC). 15. Sleep and Dreaming. 16. Hypnosis. 17. “Higher” States of Consciousness. 18. Epilogue: Where is the Science of Consciousness Heading? November 2009: 6x9: 248pp Hb: 978-1-84169-725-3: £49.95 Pb: 978-1-84169-726-0: £19.95

Creativity Handbook of Imagination and Mental Simulation Keith D. Markman, Ohio University, USA; William M.P. Klein, University of Pittsburgh, USA; Julie A. Suhr, Ohio University, USA (Eds.) Over the past thirty years, and particularly within the last ten years, researchers in the areas of social psychology, cognitive psychology, clinical psychology, and neuroscience have been examining fascinating questions regarding the nature of imagination and mental simulation – the imagination and generation of alternative realities. Some of these researchers have focused on the specific processes that occur in the brain when an individual is mentally simulating an action or forming a mental image, whereas others have focused on the consequences of mental simulation processes for affect, cognition, motivation, and behavior. This Handbook provides a novel and stimulating integration of work on imagination and mental simulation from a variety of perspectives. It is the first broad-based volume to integrate specific sub-areas such as mental imagery, imagination, thought flow, narrative transportation, fantasizing, and counterfactual thinking, which have, until now, been treated by researchers as disparate and orthogonal lines of inquiry. As such, the volume enlightens psychologists to the notion that a wide-range of mental simulation phenomena may actually share a commonality of underlying


processes. Contents Part 1. The Mental Simulation of Action and Behavior. J. Decety, J. Stevens, Action Representation and its Role in Social Interactions. S. Beilock, I. Lyons, Expertise and the Mental Simulation of Action. S. Kosslyn, S. Moulton, Mental Imagery and Implicit Memory. E. Amit, D. Algom, Y. Trope, N. Liberman, Thou Shalt Not Make Unto Thee Any Graven Image: The Distance-dependence of Representation. T. Faude, D. Wuerz, P. Gollwitzer, Implemental Intentions: The Mental Representation and Cognitive Procedures of IF-THEN Planning. Part 2. Mental Simulation and Memory. D. Bernstein, R. Godfrey, E. Loftus, False Memories: The Role of Plausibility and Autobiographical Belief. S. Lynn, S. Barnes, A. Matthews, Hypnosis and Memory: From Bernheim to the Present. K. Szpunar, K. McDermott, Episodic Future Thought: Remembering the Past to Imagine the Future. L. van Boven, J. Kane, A. P. McGraw, Temporally Asymmetric Constraints on Mental Simulation: Retrospection is More Constrained than Prospection. Part 3. Counterfactual Thinking: Simulating the Past. R. Byrne, V. Girotto, Cognitive Processes in Counterfactual Thinking. E. Wong, A. Galinsky, L. Kray, The Counterfactual Thinking Mind-set: A Decade of Research. K. Markman, F. Karadogan, M. Lindberg, E. Zell, Counterfactual Thinking: Function and Dysfunction. Part 4. Alternatives and Alternate Selves. L. Sanna, N. Schwarz, L. Kennedy, It’s Hard to Imagine: Mental Simulation, Metacognitive Experiences, and the Success of Debiasing. M. Taylor, A.B. Shawber, A.M. Mannering, Children’s Imaginary Companions: What is it Like to Have an Imaginary Friend? E. Klinger, Daydreaming and Fantasizing: Thought Flow and Motivation. M. Green, J. Donahue, Simulated Worlds: Transportation into Narratives. Part 5. Perspective-Taking: Simulating Other Minds. R. Saxe, The Happiness of the Fish: Evidence for a Common Theory of One’s Own and Others’ Actions. C.D. Batson, Two Forms of Perspective Taking: Imagining How Another Feels and Imagining How You Wuld Fel. M. Myers, S. Hodges, Making it Up and Mking Do: Simulation, Iagination, and Epathic Accuracy. N. Epley, E. Caruso, Perspective-taking: Misstepping into Others’ Shoes. Part 6. Simulating and Preparing For the Future. B. Klein, L. Zajac, Imagining a Rosy Future: The Psychology of Optimism. E. Dunn, N. Forrin, C. AshtonJames, On the Excessive Rationality of the Emotional Imagination: A Two Systems Account of Affective Forecasts and Experiences. E. Perunovic, A. Wilson, Subjective Proximity of Future Selves: Implications for Current Identity, Future Appraisal, and Goal Pursuit Motivation. L. Libby, R. Eibach, Seeing the Links Between the Personal Past, Present, and Future: How Imagery Perspective in Mental Simulation Functions in Defining the Temporally Extended Self. D. Oyserman, L. James, Possible Selves: From Content to Process. G. Oettingen, A. Kappes, Mental Contrasting of the Future and Reality to Master Negative Feedback. M. Zeelenberg, R. Pieters, On the Consequences of Mentally Simulating Future Forgone Outcomes: A Regret Regulation Perspective. P. Carroll, J. Shepperd, Preparedness, Mental Simulations, and Future Outlooks. January 2009: 7x10: 488pp Hb: 978-1-84169-887-8: £49.95

Human Potential Exploring Techniques Used to Enhance Human Performance David Vernon Canterbury Christ Church University, UK

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Memory Alan Baddeley, York University, UK; Michael W. Eysenck, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK; Michael C. Anderson, University of St Andrews, UK “This book represents an exciting new text on human memory. The authors weave basic research from behavioral studies of memory with the latest in neuroscientific thinking. The writing is accessible and should make it a popular text with students and professors alike. I strongly recommend it.” - Henry L. Roediger, III, Washington University, St. Louis

“I did not have to get very far into this book before I realized that it offers a very different treatment of the subject of human potential. David Vernon has done an incredible amount of homework in terms of providing not just a review of the extant literature on the various topics, but also at providing the critical evaluations of these studies that is absolutely necessary for the reader to be informed about these techniques.” - Philip L. Ackerman, Professor of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology

“This excellent book meets a long-standing need for an introductory text in human memory and learning. It has been written in an engaging down-to-earth style and the coverage is absolutely up-to-date yet grounded in classic ideas and observations. Recent work on underlying brain mechanisms is also included. I recommend the book enthusiastically to students and to the interested general reader.” - Fergus Craik, Rotman Research Institute and University of Toronto

Throughout time, people have explored the ways in which they can improve some aspect of their performance. Such attempts are more visible today, with many working to gain an ‘edge’ on their performance, whether it is to learn a new language, improve memory or increase golf handicaps. This book examines a range of techniques that are intended to help improve some aspect of performance, and examines how well they are able to achieve this.

“Baddeley, Eysenck and Anderson are among the best known and most widely respected cognitive psychologists internationally. The result of their collaboration is a textbook that is comprehensive and soundly scientific, while remaining engaging and highly accessible to all students of human memory.” - Robert Logie, University of Edinburgh

The various performance enhancing techniques available can be divided into those where the individual remains passive (receiving a message, suggestion or stimulus) and those where the individual needs to take a more active approach. Human Performance looks at a range of techniques within each of these categories to provide the reader with a sense of the traditional as well as the more contemporary approaches used to enhance human performance. The techniques covered include hypnosis, sleep learning, audio and visual cortical entrainment as well as mnemonics, meditation, speed-reading, biofeedback, neurofeedback and mental imagery practice. This is the first time such a broad range of techniques has been brought together to be assessed in terms of effectiveness. It will be useful to all psychology and sports science students, practicing psychologists, life coaches and anyone else interested in finding out about the effectiveness of performance enhancement techniques Contents 1. Introduction. Part 1. Passive Techniques. 2. Hypnosis. 3. Sleep. Learning. 4. Subliminal Audio/Visual Stimulation. 5. Visual/Auditory Entrainment. Part 2. Active Techniques. 6. Meditation. 7. Mnemonics. 8. Speed Reading. 9. Biofeedback. 10. Neurofeedback. 11. Mental Imagery Practice. 12. Peak Performance: Techniques, Themes and Directions. June 2009: 6x9: 272pp Hb: 978-0-415-45769-9: £49.95 Pb: 978-0-415-45770-5: £19.95

“I do not know of any Memory textbook that covers as many aspects of the topic in such a comprehensive and interesting way for a very broad audience.” - Lars-Goran Nilsson, Stockholm University and Stockholm Brain Institute “What distinguishes this delightful and informative book from other textbooks is its eclecticism: It places equal emphasis on data and theory, on typical people and clinical populations, on laboratory experiments and real-world applications, and on methodologies and approaches from experimental psychology and cognitive neuroscience. Best of all, the authors have a historical sensibility while being very up-to-date, which gives the reader a good sense of how the field of memory research developed and where it is heading. I recommend the book enthusiastically.” - Morris Moscovitch, Professor of Psychology, University of Toronto and Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care People seem to be intrigued by memory, and by its sometimes spectacular failure in (for example) people with amnesia. However, students of memory sometimes fail to retain this fascination. The reason is clear: in order to study memory we must carry out carefully-designed experiments, which can seem boring even when they are exciting science. Fortunately, we now know enough about memory to relate laboratory studies to the world beyond. In other words, our scientific knowledge of memory and how it works can help us to explain those aspects of memory that most people find of greatest interest. This book presents a thorough, accessible and appealing overview of the field, written with students in mind, by some of the world’s



“This book provides a comprehensive and highly readable summary of the psychology of human potential. Readers will appreciate the excellent summaries of the theories and techniques that have been developed over the years. This book makes an important contribution to the science of positive psychology and is a must read for anyone with an interest in what works and doesn’t work in the areas of human performance and potential.” - Philip J. Corr, Professor of Psychology,



leading researchers. It starts with a brief overview and explanation of the scientific approach to memory before going on to discuss the basic characteristics of the various memory systems and how they work. Summaries of short-term and working memory are followed by chapters on learning, the role of organization in memory, the ways in which our knowledge of the world is stored, retrieval, and on intentional and motivated forgetting. The latter half of the book involves the broader application of our basic understanding of memory, with chapters on autobiographical memory, amnesia, and on memory in childhood and aging. After chapters discussing eyewitness testimony and prospective memory, a final chapter addresses an issue of great importance to students – how to improve your memory. Each chapter of the book is written by one of the three authors, an approach which takes full advantage of their individual expertise, style and personality. This enhances students’ enjoyment of the book, allowing them to share the authors’ own fascination with human memory. Contents 1. What is Memory? 2. Short-term Memory. 3. Working Memory. 4. Learning. 5. Episodic Memory: Organizing and Remembering. 6. Semantic Memory and Stored Knowledge. 7. Autobiographical Memory. 8. Retrieval. 9. Incidental Forgetting. 10. Motivated Forgetting. 11. Amnesia. 12. Memory in Childhood. 13. Memory and Aging. 14. Eyewitness Testimony. 15. Prospective Memory. 16. Improving Your Memory. February 2009: 7½x10: 464pp Hb: 978-1-84872-000-8: £49.95 Pb: 978-1-84872-001-5: £27.50 60-day examination copy available


Memory in the Real World Third Edition Gillian Cohen, The Open University, UK Martin Conway, University of Leeds, UK (Eds.) “This book is a very welcome addition to the memory literature, providing thorough and detailed reviews of the growing body of research concerned with taking memory out of the laboratory.” - Alan Baddeley, University of York This fully revised and updated third edition of the highly acclaimed Memory in the Real World includes recent research in all areas of everyday memory. Distinguished researchers have contributed new and updated material in their own areas of expertise. The controversy about the value of naturalistic research, as opposed to traditional laboratory methods, is outlined, and the two approaches are seen to have converged and become complementary rather than antagonistic. The editors bring together studies on many different topics, such as memory for plans and actions, for names and faces, for routes and maps, life experiences and flashbulb memory, and eyewitness memory. Emphasis is also given to the role of memory in consciousness and metacognition. New topics covered in this edition include life span development of memory, collaborative remembering, déjà vu and memory dysfunction in the real world. Memory in the Real World will be of continuing appeal to students and researchers in the area.


Contents G. Cohen, Introduction: The Study of Everyday Memory. J. Ellis, Memory for Intentions, Actions and Plans. A. Smith, Memory for Places: Routes, Maps and Locations. D. Wright, E. Loftus, Memory for Events: Eyewitness Testimony. R. Hanley, Memory for People: Faces, Voices and Names. H. Williams, M. Conway, Memory for Personal Experiences: Autobiographical and Flashbulb Memory. G. Cohen, Memory for Knowledge: General Knowledge and Expertise. G. Radvansky, Situational Models in Memory: Texts and Stories. R. Thompson, Collaborative and Social Remembering. C. Horton, M. Conway, Memory for Thoughts and Dreams. S. Gathercole, C. Moulin, Life Span Development of Memory: Childhood and Old Age. A. O’Connor, C. Moulin, Memory, Consciousness and Metacognition. C. Souchay, C. Moulin, The Psychopathology of Everyday Memory. G. Cohen, Overview: Speculations and Conclusions. January 2008: 7x10: 424pp Hb: 978-1-84169-640-9: £49.95 Pb: 978-1-84169-641-6: £24.95 60-day examination copy available

Handbook of Metamemory and Memory John Dunlosky, Kent State University, Ohio, USA Robert A. Bjork, University of California, Los Angeles, USA (Eds.) “This volume represents a magnificent collection of chapters on metamemory, or one’s knowledge of one’s own memory processes. The authors write about some situations in which people are fairly accurate in their knowledge, as well as other cases in which intuitions are remarkably erroneous. The authors represent a stellar collection of researchers in this area, which makes the book a fitting tribute to the late Tom Nelson who pioneered the study of metamemory. The volume should be of interest to all researchers studying human memory and would make a great source for a graduate or upper-level undergraduate seminar.” - Henry L. Roediger, III, James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor, Washington University in St. Louis This Handbook examines the interplay between metamemory and memory. Each contributor discusses cutting-edge theory and research that, in some way, showcases the symbiotic relationship between metamemory and memory. Together, these chapters support a central thesis, which is that a complete understanding of either metamemory or memory is not possible without understanding their mutual influence. The inspiration for this volume was the life and research of Thomas O. Nelson, whose pioneering and influential research in the fields of metamemory and memory consistently highlighted their integrated nature. Contents J. Dunlosky, R.A. Bjork, Introduction: The Integrated Nature of Metamemory and Memory. J. Metcalfe, Evolution of Metacognition. J.P. Van Overschelde, Metacognition: Knowing About Knowing. A.S. Benjamin, M. Diaz, Measurement of Relative Metamnemonic Accuracy. B.A. Spellman, A. Blumenthal, R.A. Bjork, Measuring Memory and Metamemory: Theoretical and Statistical Problems with Assessing Learning (in General) and Using Gamma (in Particular) To Do So. Memory Monitoring. A. Koriat, R. Nussinson, H. Bless, N. Shaked, Informationbased and Experience-based Metacognitive Judgments. L. Narens, T.O. Nelson, P. Scheck, Memory Monitoring and the Delayed-JOL Effect. C.A, Weaver, III, J.T. Terrell, K.S. Krug, W.L. Kelemen, The Delayed JOL

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Current Issues in Applied Memory Research Graham Davies, University of Leicester, UK Dan Wright, University of Sussex, UK (Eds.) Current Issues in Memory Series Research on applied memory is one of the most active, interesting and vibrant areas in experimental psychology today. This book provides descriptions of cutting-edge research and applies them to three key areas of contemporary investigation: education, the law and neuroscience. In the area of education, findings from the study of memory are described which could have a major impact on testing practice, revision techniques for examinations and teaching basic literacy and numeracy. In applications to the law, recent findings shed new light on the dynamics of child abuse investigations, the status of traumatic memories recovered after long delays and a further challenge for the eyewitness: change blindness. Finally, in neuroscience, contributions cover the frightening question of whether patients can remember incidents during surgical operations under anaesthetic, the unexpected impact of handedness and rapid eye movements on memory proficiency and the status of déjà vu: mystical experience or memory error? These accounts of recent research on applied memory have been written by leading experts in the field from both Europe and America, with the non-specialist in mind. They will interest students who wish to extend their reading beyond core material in cognitive psychology, graduates on more specialised courses in educational, forensic and neuropsychology, academics and indeed, all those who wish to enrich their knowledge of the contemporary frontiers of applied memory research. Contents Part 1. Applications to Education. G.M. Davies, D.B. Wright, Introduction. H.L. Roediger, III, P.K Agarwa, S.H.K. Kang, E.J. Marsh, Benefits of Testing Memory: Best Practices and Boundary Conditions. M.D. Macleod, J.Saunders, L. Chalmers, Retrieval-induced Forgetting: The Unintended Consequences of Unintended Forgetting. D.S. Levin, S.K. Thurman, M. Keipert, Part 2. Applications to Law. E. Geraerts,

L. Raymaekers, H. Merckelbach, New Advances in the Mechanisms Underlying Recovered Memories. K. London, S. Kulkofsky, Factors Affecting the Reliability of Children’s Forensic Reports. C. Laney, E.F. Loftus, Change Blindness and Eyewitness Testimony. Part 3. Applications to Neuroscience. M. Wang, Implicit Memory, Anesthesia and Sedation, S.D. Christman, R.E. Propper, Episodic Memory and Inter-hemispheric Interaction: Handedness and Eye Movements. C.J.A. Moulin, P. Chauvel, Déjà vu: Insights from the Dreamy State and Memory Research. D.B.Wright, G.M. Davies, Discussion: A Future for Applied Memory Research. January 2010: 6x9: 240pp Hb: 978-1-84169-727-7: £34.95


Effect with Very Long Delays: Evidence from Flashbulb Memories. R.H. Maki, Privileged Access for General Knowledge and Newly Learned Text Material. R.J. Leonesio, Feeling-of-Knowing Accuracy and Recollective Experience. Control of Memory. W.H. Batchelder, E. Batchelder, Metacognitive Guessing Strategies in Source Monitoring. C.M. MacLeod, Implicit Memory Tests: Techniques for Reducing Conscious Intrusion. K.J. Malmberg, Investigating Metacognitive Control in a Global Memory Framework. T.J. Perfect, L.J. Stark, Tales from the Crypt…omnesia. G. Mazzoni, Metacognitive Processes in Creating False Beliefs and False Memories: The Role of Event Plausibility. L.K. Son, N. Kornell, Research on the Allocation of Study Time: Key Studies from 1890 to the Present (and Beyond). B.L. Schwartz, E. Bacon, Metacognitive Neuroscience. A.P. Shimamura, A Neurocognitive Approach to Metacognitive Monitoring and Control. W. Schneider, K. Lockl, Procedural Metacognition in Children: Evidence for Developmental Trends. M. Carroll, Metacognition in the Classroom. D.J. Hacker, L. Bol, M.C. Keener, Metacognition in Education: A Focus on Calibration.

The Visual World in Memory James R. Brockmole (Ed.) University of Edinburgh, UK Current Issues in Memory Series “The Visual World in Memory offers both cognitive scientists and the interested lay-person an enjoyable stroll through the latest thinking on how we perceive the visual world. Brockmole has gathered some of the world’s leading experts as tour guides. They provide a highly integrated and comprehensive update of current theory in visual cognition, including topics as wide-ranging as face recognition, scene analysis, and eyewitness memories.” Michael Tarr, Brown University The book examines how well we remember what we see. Research in human memory for visual material varies tremendously across the time scales, stimuli, and scenarios of interest. Because of these distinct pursuits, research in the field of ‘visual memory’ is in practice rather compartmentalized and as such is disseminated across a range of literatures. The Visual World in Memory pulls together this disparate field with a series of chapters, each written by a leading expert, that concisely present the state-of-thescience in all the areas of research. The result is a single source of information that bridges the divides that separate the field as a whole. Each chapter reviews and analyzes current theories and controversies regarding such issues as visual and spatial working memory, memory for visual features, conjunctions, objects, and locations, memory for faces, memory for real-world scenes, memory for visual events, the role of visual memory in motor planning and action, the relationship between visual memory, reference frames, and navigation, and visual imagery. The rigorous discussion and analysis included in each chapter will appeal to established researchers and vision scientists whilst the breadth of the book will make it an ideal companion for students learning about memory. Contents J.R. Brockmole, Introduction. R.H. Logie, M. van der Meulen, Fragmenting and Integrating Visuo-spatial Working Memory. Y.V. Jiang, T. Makovski, W. Mok Shim, Visual Memory for Features, Conjunctions, Objects, and Locations. V. Bruce, Remembering Faces. A. Hollingworth, Memory for Real-World Scenes. M.M. Hayhoe, Visual Memory in Motor Planning and Action. A.L. Shelton, N. Yamamoto, Visual Memory, Spatial Representation, and Navigation. D. Davis, E.F. Loftus, Expectancies, Emotion, and Memory Reports for Visual Events. G. Ganis, W.L. Thompson, S.M. Kosslyn, Visual Mental Imagery: More than ‘Seeing with the Mind’s Eye’.


October 2008: 6x9: 292pp Hb: 978-1-84169-684-3: £39.95

Principles of Memory


Aimee Surprenant & Ian Neath Purdue University, USA Essays in Cognitive Psychology Series In over 100 years of scientific research on human memory, and nearly fifty years after the so-called cognitive revolution, we have nothing that really constitutes a widely accepted and frequently cited law of memory, and perhaps only one generally accepted principle. The purpose of this monograph is to begin to rectify this situation by proposing seven principles of human memory that apply to all memory. These principles are qualitative statements of empirical regularities that can serve as intermediary explanations and which follow from viewing memory as a function. They apply to all types of information, to all memory systems, and to all time scales. The principles highlight important gaps in our knowledge, challenge existing organizational views of memory, and suggest important new lines of research. This volume is intended for people (from advanced undergraduates to seasoned researchers) in the field of memory, although it will be of interest to those who would like a comprehensive overview of the fundamental regularities in cognitive functioning. Contents 1. Introduction. 2. Systems or Process? 3. Principle 1: The Cue Driven Principle. 4. Principle 2: The Encoding-Retrieval Principle. 5. Principle 3: The Cue Overload Principle. 6. Principle 4: The Reconstruction Principle. 7. Principle 5: The Impurity Principle. 8. Principle 6: The Relative Distinctiveness Principle. 9. Principle 7: The Specificity Principle. 10. Evaluation, Limitations, and Implications. May 2009: 6x9: 188pp Hb: 978-1-84169-422-1: £27.50

Emotional Memory Across the Adult Lifespan Elizabeth A. Kensinger Boston College, USA Essays in Cognitive Psychology Series Though many factors can influence the likelihood that we remember a past experience, one critical determinant is whether the experience caused us to have an emotional response. Emotional experiences are more likely to be remembered than nonemotional ones, and over the past couple of decades there has been an increased interest in understanding how emotion conveys this memory benefit. This book begins with a broad overview of emotion, memory, and the neural underpinnings of each, providing the reader with an appreciation of the complex interplay between emotion and memory. It then examines how emotion influences young adults’ abilities to store information temporarily, or over the long term. It explains


emotion’s influence on the memory processes that young adults use consciously and on the processes that guide young adults’ preferences and actions without their awareness. This book then moves on to describe how each of these influences of emotion are affected by the aging process, and by age-related disease, providing the reader with a lifespan perspective of emotional memory. Within each of the domains covered, the book integrates research from cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and neuropsychological perspectives, examining both the behavioral and thought processes that lead to emotion’s effects on memory and also the underlying brain processes that guide those influences of emotion. This book will be of interest to researchers and graduate students in memory, emotion, and aging, working in the fields of cognitive psychology, cognitive or affective neuroscience, and developmental or lifespan psychology. Contents Part 1. Introduction and Background. 1. Emotion, Memory, and Their Interactions. 2. The Neurobiology of Emotion and Memory. 3. Methods for Investigating Emotion-Memory Interactions. Part 2. Emotional Memory in Young Adults. 4. Emotion’s Modulation of Implicit Memory. 5. Emotion’s Influence on Working Memory. 6. Emotion and Long-term Memory Enhancements. 7. Aspects of Memory Enhanced by Emotion. 8. Emotioninduced Memory Trade-offs. 9. Influences of Valence and Arousal on Emotional Memory. 10. Individual Differences in Young Adults’ Emotional Memories. Part 3. Emotional Memory in Older Adults. 11. Cognitive and Neural Changes with Advancing Age. 12. Emotional Processing in Old Age. 13. Aging and Emotional Working Memory. 14. When Aging Influences Effects of Emotion on Long-Term Memory. 15. Age-Related Positivity Biases. 16. Emotional Memory in Alzheimer’s Disease. 17. Summary and Conclusions. January 2009: 6x9: 192pp Hb: 978-1-84169-483-2: £29.95

The Development of Autobiographical Memory Hans J. Markowitsch, University of Bielefeld, Germany Harald Welzer, Center for Interdisciplinary Memory Research, Essen, Germany Autobiographical memory constitutes an essential part of our personality. This book reveals how the development of a conscious self, of an integrated personality, and of an autobiographical memory are all intertwined. Contents Part 1. An Interdisciplinary View of Memory. 1. A New Approach to Viewing Memory. 2. Zones of Convergence Between Different Sciences. 3. Why Other Animals Lack Autobiographical Memory. Part 2. Development of Autobiographical Memory and the Brain. 4. Interdependent Development of Memory and Other Cognitive and Emotional Functions. 5. Functions of the Frontal Lobes. 6. Attention and Concentration. 7. Executive Functions. 8. Motivation and Emotion: The Limbic System. World Knowledge and Consciousness. 9. What is Memory? 10. Sensory Systems: The Special Sense of Smell. 11. What Kinds of Memory are There? 12. Which Areas of the Brain are Involved in Information Processing? 13. The Development of the Brain. 14. The Course of Development in the Nervous System: Phylogenesis and Ontogenesis. 15. Development and Localization of Speech. 16. Development of the Speech Areas in the Brain. 17. Processes of Maturation in the Brain: Prerequisites for the Origin and Consolidation of Memory. 18. Priming Versus Consciousness: How Modifiable Are We? Part 3. Autobiographical Memory: A Lifelong Developmental Task. 19. Development of Learning and Memory: The Prenatal Period and the First Months of Life. 20. Prenatal and Transnatal

September 2009: 6x9:254pp Hb: 978-1-84872-020-6: £44.95

The Development of Memory in Infancy and Childhood Second Edition Mary Courage, Memorial University, Canada Nelson Cowan, University of Missouri, USA (Eds.) Studies in Developmental Psychology Series “Describing a wealth of empirical evidence, this volume provides a comprehensive, authoritative and very up to date account of research into children’s memory.” Jackie Andrade, University of Plymouth “This edited volume presents a balanced, up-to-date account of memory development from infancy through childhood. Each chapter focuses on a currently-active area of research, ranging from the crib to the courtroom, from cognitive neuroscience to sociocultural influences. Both researchers and students will find the book clear and readable.” - Patricia H. Miller, University of Georgia “The editors have assembled outstanding chapters from leading researchers on all aspects of the study of memory development. There is added value because all of the chapters address practical concerns as well as theoretical issues. Because of the importance of memory development, these reviews of cutting edge research will benefit all teachers and researchers in child development.” - Rachel Keen, University of Virginia Human memory is not only the repository of our past but the essence of who we are. As such, it is of enduring fascination. We marvel at its resilience in some situations and its fragility in others. The origin of this extraordinary cognitive capacity in infancy and childhood is the focus of vigorous research and debate as we seek to understand the record of our earliest beginnings. The first edition of this volume, The Development of Memory in Childhood, documented the state-of-the-science of memory development a decade ago. This new edition, The Development of Memory in Infancy and Childhood, provides a thorough update and expansion of the previous text and offers reviews of new

research on significant themes and ideas that have emerged since then. The book includes applications of basic memory processes to a variety of real-world settings from the courtroom to the classroom. Including contributions from many of the best researchers in the field, this classic yet contemporary volume will appeal to senior undergraduate and graduate students of developmental and cognitive psychology, as well as to developmental psychologists who want a compendium of current reviews on key topics in memory development. Contents M.L. Courage, N. Cowan, Introduction: What’s New on the Development of Memory in Infants and Children? C. Rovee-Collier, K. Cuevas, The Development of Infant Memory. H. Hayne, G. Simcock, Memory Development in Toddlers. J.A. Hudson, E.M.Y. Mayhew, The Development of Children’s Memory for Recurring Events. M.E. Lloyd, N.S. Newcombe, Implicit Memory in Childhood: Reassessing Developmental Invariance. P.J. Bauer, The Cognitive Neuroscience of the Development of Memory. D.F. Bjorklund, C. Dukes, R.D. Brown, The Development of Memory Strategies. M.L. Howe, M.L. Courage, M. Rooksby, The Genesis and Development of Autobiographical Memory. P.M. Paz-Alonso, R.P. Larson, P. Castelli, D. Alley, G. Goodman, Memory Development: Stress, Emotion, and Memory. M. Pipe, K. Salmon, Memory Development and the Forensic Context. R. Fivush, Sociocultural Perspectives on Autobiographical Memory. N. Cowan, T. Alloway, The Development of Working Memory in Childhood. J.S. Reznick, Working Memory in Infants and Toddlers. P.A. Ornstein, C. Haden, Developments in the Study of the Development of Memory. September 2008: 6x9: 424pp Hb: 978-1-84169-642-3: £39.95

Memory, Aging and the Brain A Festschrift in Honour of Lars Göran-Nilsson Lars Backman, Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institute, Sweden Lars Nyberg, Umeå University, Sweden (Eds.) Psychology Press Festschrifts Series Memory, Aging and the Brain brings together some of the best known experts in their fields to offer a cross-disciplinary summary of current research on human memory. More than this however, the book pays tribute to the work of Lars-Göran Nilsson and his many contributions to the psychology of human memory. The book is divided into three subsections: General Issues in Human Memory, Memory and Aging, and Memory and the Brain. These sections represent the three cornerstones in Lars-Göran’s scientific career and comprise contributions from senior collaborators, colleagues and former students. As such, areas of discussion include: •

Long-term and working memory: how do they interact?

An epidemiological approach to cognitive health in aging

The cognitive neuroscience of signed language.

Covering a broad range of topics, this book will be of great interest to all those involved in the study and research of human memory.



Development of Memory: Earliest Forms of Learning. 21. Memory During the First Months of Life. 22. Procedural Memory. 23. Priming as a Form of Memory. Perceptual Memory. 24. Working Memory. 25. The Development of a System of Knowledge and the Early Precursors of Episodic Memory. 26. The First Quantum Leap in Memory Development: The Nine Months’ Revolution. 27. The Socialization of Emotions. 28. Social Interaction and Neuronal Development. 29. The Second Quantum Leap in Memory Development: Language. 30. Proto-Acquisition of Language. 31. ProtoConversation. 32. Acquisition of Language. 33. Memory Talk. 34. Theory of Mind: Psychological Understanding. 35. Exploring Autobiographical Memory in Young Children. 36. Self-Recognition. 37. Memory for Events. Locality as a Context for Events. 38. Arranging Events Chronologically. 39. Autobiographical Memory: A Continuity in Transformation. 40. The Age at Which Memory Occurs: Results of an Interdisciplinary Research Project on Remembering and Memory. 41. A Formative Theory of Memory Development. 42. Memory at Advanced Ages. 43. Working Memory, Executive Functions and Long-Term Memory. 44. Deficits in Other Cognitive and Emotional Functions. 45. Benign Forgetfulness, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Dementia. 46. Autobiographical Memory: A Biocultural Relay Between the Individual and the Environment.


Contents Part 1. Introduction. Bäckman, Nyberg, Introduction. Part 2. Memory. Baddeley, Long-term and Working Memory: How Do They Interact? Roediger III, Zaromb, Memory for Actions: How Different? Magnussen, Greenlee, Baumann, Endestad, Visual Perceptual Memory. Mäntylä, Remembering in Time: Cognitive Control of Time Keeping. Tulving, How Do Brains Detect Novelty? Part 3. Aging. Craik, Bialystok, Bilingualism and Aging: Costs and Benefits. Herlitz, Lovén, Thilers, Rehnman, Sex Differences in Episodic Memory: The Where but Not the Why. Dixon, An Epidemiological Approach to Cognitive Health in Aging. Lövdén, Declineinduced Plastic Changes of Brain and Behavior in Aging. Bäckman, Nyberg, Dopamine, Cognition, and Human Aging: New Evidence and Ideas. Part 4. The Brain. Öhman, Post-traumatic Fear Memories: Analyzing a Case-study of a Sexual Assault. Brand, Markowitsch, Environmental Influences on Autobiographical Memory: The Mnestic Block Syndrome. Rönnberg, Rudner, Foo, The Cognitive Neuroscience of Signed Language: Applications to a Working Memory System for Sign and Speech. Näätänen, Kreegipuu, The Mismatch Negativity (MMN) as an Index of Different Forms of Memory in Audition. Lind, Nyberg, Imaging Genomics: Brain Alterations Associated with the APOE Genotype. August 2009: 6x9: 312pp Hb: 978-1-84169-692-8: £49.95 $90.00

Flashbulb Memories

New Issues and New Perspectives Olivier Luminet, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium Antonietta Curci, University of Bari, Italy (Eds.) “This book provides an updated overview of various issues examined in the FBM literature in the past and currently by a group of well-known and accomplished investigators in the field. Consequently, the book should serve as an importance resource for future FBM researchers as it provides a foundation for previous concerns while exploring recent issues using new data.” - Lauren Shapiro, North Dakota State University We all have memories of highly emotional personal and public events that may have happened some years ago but which are felt as strongly as if they happened yesterday. We remember where they happened, the people who were with us, and seemingly irrelevant details such as the weather, particular sounds or specific clothes. Why do we remember these things? Is it because such events are so deeply emotional or so unexpected or because people talk about them so many times? Why are these “flashbulb memories” so vivid and lasting? Flashbulb Memories: New Issues and New Perspectives explores these questions in the first book on flashbulb memories (FBMs) for more than a decade. It considers the many developments over the last ten years, including new models of FBM formation, advances in statistical methods and neuroscience, and two key public events, the death of Princess Diana and the September 11th attacks in the US, which can help test FBM. The book examines the status of FBMs as “special” or “ordinary” memory formations, and the expert contributors represent a balance between those that favour each approach. It also investigates controversial topics of research such as: •

Are emotional, cognitive, or social factors highly relevant for the formation of FBMs?

How can sociological, historical, and cultural issues help us to understand the process of FBMs?


What are the differences between FBMs, memories for traumatic experiences, and highly vivid personal memories?

How can we provide a valid and reliable measure for FBMs?

This book gathers together specialists in the field in order to make significant progress in this area of research which has remained divisive for the past thirty years. It will provide essential reading for researchers in FBM and also be of interest to those in related areas such as social psychology, cognitive psychology, crosscultural psychology, sociology, political sciences and history as well as clinicians dealing with those who have strong FBMs after personal traumatic events. Contents Luminet, Curci, Introduction. Part 1. Methods, Statistics, and Modelling Issues. Curci, Measurement Issues in the Study of Flashbulb Memory. Wright, Flashbulb Memory Methods. Luminet, Models for the Formation of Flashbulb Memories. Part 2. Consistency and Accuracy. Talarico, Rubin, Flashbulb Memories Result from Ordinary Memory Processes and Extraordinary Event Characteristics. Julian, Bohannon III, Aue, Measures of Flashbulb Memory: Are Elaborate Memories Consistently Accurate? Part 3. Individual Factors: Clinical and Development Issues. Pillemer, “Hearing the News” versus “Being There”: Comparing Flashbulb Memories and Recall of First-Hand Experiences. Budson, Gold, Flashbulb, Personal, and Event Memories in Clinical Populations. Fivush, Bohanek, Marin, McDermott Sales, Emotional Memory and Memory for Emotions. Part 4. Social Factors: Identity, Culture, and Collective Memory. Berntsen, Flashbulb Memory and Social Identity. Hirst, Meksin, A Social-Interactional Approach to the Retention of Collective Memories of Flashbulb Events. Páez, Bellelli, Rimé, Flashbulb Memories, Culture, and Collective Memories: Psychosocial Processes Related to Rituals, Emotions, and Memories. Wang, Aydin, Cultural Issues in Flashbulb Memory. Curci, Luminet, General Conclusions. November 2008: 6x9: 312pp Hb: 978-1-84169-672-0: £34.95

Interactions Between Short-Term and Long-Term Memory in the Verbal Domain Annabel Thorn, University of Bristol, UK Mike Page, University of Hertfordshire, UK (Eds.) “This highly stimulating book offers views from some of the best scientists in the field of verbal short-term memory - a topic with an impressive long-term pedigree which remains the focus of contemporary debate. The prose and academic content are readily accessible to advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students, while the new theoretical advances would interest active researchers.” - Robert H. Logie, Human Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh “The relationship between short-term and long-term memory is fundamental in cognitive psychology. This book brings together the best recent research on the topic, not merely describing mutual influences between short-term and long-term memory but elucidating the underlying mechanisms. It is a timely and important collection.” - Jackie Andrade, Professor of Psychology, University of Plymouth The relationship between short-term and long-term memory systems is an issue of central concern to memory theorists. The association between temporary memory mechanisms and established knowledge bases is now regarded as critical to the

development of theoretical and computational accounts of verbal short-term memory functioning. However, to date there is no single publication that provides dedicated and full coverage of current understanding of the association between short-term and long-term memory systems.

By addressing this important topic head-on, Interactions between Short-Term and Long-Term Memory in the Verbal Domain represents an invaluable resource for academics and students alike. Contents A. Thorn, M. Page, Current Issues in Understanding Interactions between Short-term and Long-term Memory. A. Surprenant, I. Neath, The Nine Lives of Short-term Memory. G. Ward, L. Tan, P. Bhatarah, The Roles of Short-term and Long-term Verbal Memory in Free and Serial Recall: Towards a Recency-based Perspective. R. Allen, A. Baddeley, Working Memory and Sentence Recall. N. Cowan, Z. Chen, How Chunks Form in Long-term Memory and Affect Short-term Memory Limits. P. Gupta, A Computational Model of Nonword Repetition, Immediate Serial Recall, and Nonword Learning. M. Page, D. Norris, Is There A Common Mechanism Underlying Word-form Learning and the Hebb Repetition Effect? Experimental Data and a Modelling Framework. G. Stuart, C. Hulme, Lexical and Semantic Influences on Immediate Serial Recall: A Role for Redintegration. S. Roodenrys, Explaining Phonological Neighbourhood Effects in Short-term Memory. A. Thorn, C. Frankish, S. Gathercole, The Influence of Long-term Knowledge on Short-term Memory: Evidence for Multiple Mechanisms. N. Martin, The Roles of Semantic and Phonological Processing in Short-term Memory and Learning: Evidence from Aphasia. S. Majerus, Verbal Short-term Memory and Temporary Activation of Language Representations: The Importance of Distinguishing Item and Order Information. E. Service, From Auditory Traces to Language Learning: Behavioural and Neurophysiological Evidence. August 2008: 6x9: 336pp Hb: 978-1-84169-639-3: £39.95

Episodic Memory and Healthy Ageing Chris Moulin, University of Leeds, UK; Moshe NavehBenjamin, University of Missouri, USA; Celine Souchay, University of Leeds, UK (Eds.) This volume gathers together articles by leaders in the field exploring aging and episodic memory in healthy adults. These articles provide interesting and novel findings on different aspects of episodic memory, including patterns of decline and sparing, heterogeneity in older adults’ memory performance, and cognitive and non-cognitive factors that potentially improve older adults’ memory performance. Contents M. Naveh-Benjamin, C. Souchay, C.J.A. Moulin, Editorial. D. Clarys, A. Bugaiska, G. Tapia, A. Baudoin, Ageing, Remembering, and Executive

February 2009: 8x11: 124pp Hb: 978-1-84872-708-3: £39.95 A special issue of Memory

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Memory and Mind A Festschrift for Gordon H. Bower September 2007: 6x9: 416pp Hb: 978-0-8058-6344-4: £49.95 Festschrifts Series

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Interactions between Short-Term and Long-Term Memory in the Verbal Domain is the first volume to comprehensively address this key issue. The book, focusing specifically on memory for verbal information, comprises chapters covering current theoretical approaches, together with the very latest experimental work, from leading researchers in the field. Chapters contributed to the book draw on both cognitive and neuropsychological research and reflect both conceptual and computational approaches to theorising. The contributing authors represent current research perspectives from both sides of the Atlantic.

Function. Y.L. Shing, M. Werkle-Bergner, S. Li, U. Lindenberger, Committing Memory Errors with High Confidence: Older Adults Do But Children Don’t. M. Naveh-Benjamin, Y.L. Shing, A. Kilb, M. Werkle-Bergner, U. Lindenberger, S. Li, Adult Age Differences in Memory for Name-Face Associations: The Effects of Intentional and Incidental Learning. H. Beaunieux, V. Hubert, A.L. Pitel, B. Desgranges, F. Eustache, Episodic Memory Deficits Slow Down the Dynamics of Cognitive Procedural Learning in Normal Ageing. E. Antonova, D. Parslow, M. Brammer, G.R. Dawson, S.H.D. Jackson, R.G. Morris, Agerelated Neural Activity During Allocentric Spatial Memory. E.L. Glisky, M.J. Marquine, Semantic and Self-referential Processing of Positive and Negative Trait Adjectives in Older Adults. E.A. Kensinger, How Emotion Affects Older Adults’ Memories for Event Details. L. Kvavilashvili, D.E. Kornbrot, V. Mash, J. Cockburn, A. Milne, Differential Effects of Age on Prospective and Retrospective Memory Tasks in Young, Young-Old, and Old-Old Adults. R.L. West, A. Dark-Freudeman, D.K. Bagwell, Goalsfeedback Conditions and Episodic Memory: Mechanisms for Memory Gains in Older and Younger Adults. A.H. Gutchess, E.A. Kensinger, C. Yoon, D.L. Schacter, Ageing and the Self-reference Effect in Memory.

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Memory 2007 Impact Factor: 1.403 (© 2008 Thomson Reuters, Journal Citation®) EDITORS Susan E. Gathercole, University of York, UK Martin A. Conway, University of Leeds, UK Memory publishes high quality papers in all areas of memory research, cutting across traditional distinctions to provide a unique venue for memory researchers to communicate their findings, both to peers within their own tradition, and also the wider range of research communities. MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION New manuscripts should be submitted in either Word or PDF files to http:// If you wish to submit a revision of a manuscript that was not previously submitted through the Manuscript Central website, please send it and your covering letter to the editorial assistant, Duncan Nicholas, at RECENT ARTICLES Memory Loss Versus Memory Distortion: The Role of Encoding and Retrieval Deficits in Korsakoff Patients’ False Memories: Ilse Van Damme, Géry d’Ydewalle


Why They Reminisce: Caregiver Reports of the Functions of Joint Reminiscence in Early Childhood: Sarah Kulkofsky, Jessie Bee Kim Koh There is More to Life Stories than Memories: Dorthe Kirkegaard Thomsen Opposite Developmental Trends for False Recognition of Basic and Superordinate Names: Paula Carneiro, Pedro Albuquerque, Angel Fernandez Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at:

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Second Edition George Mather University of Sussex, UK “This second edition adds tremendous value to an already excellent text. It presents a solid foundation in physiology and psychology of the senses in a very accessible and engaging manner. It is an excellent choice for introductory as well as advanced courses and has the breadth and depth to serve as a basic reference text for all.” - Patrick Cavanagh, Université Paris Descartes and Harvard University “Mather does an excellent job of bringing the topic of Sensation and Perception to life using many examples from the ‘real world’ as well as giving a comprehensive overview of both recent and classic experimental findings. The book is highly recommended for students who are new to the topic.” - Dr. Jamie Ward, University of Sussex “This is an excellent book with thorough coverage of all five senses grounded in clear descriptions of what is being sensed and why. The book has useful boxes that define key terms and excellent tutorials at the end of each chapter so that students can actively engage with the subject.” - Professor Iain D. Gilchrist, University of Bristol “George Mather did it again! Students of perception will be even happier with this second edition, especially as it now includes state of the art sections on two highly active research areas: multisensory processing and synesthesia. It will also prove to be an excellent source for anyone who is eager to find out about the fundamental role of our senses in perceiving the real and artificial world.” - Professor Frans Verstraten, Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University

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The first edition of this comprehensive introduction to Sensation and Perception was highly praised for its unique approach, which begins with the minor senses and progresses to vision. This approach allows students to grasp the fundamental principles in relation to the relatively simple sensory systems before moving on to the more complex topics. The book begins with an introductory chapter on general physiological, perceptual and theoretical principles which gives the reader the conceptual tools to build a clear understanding of how we perceive the world. The next two chapters then flesh out basic topics, such as transduction, receptive fields, and sensory adaptation, via coverage of the minor senses (touch, balance, smell, and taste). Later chapters on hearing and vision build on these foundations. Unlike other perception textbooks, this has a whole chapter on Individual Differences, which considers potential sources of difference such as age, sex, expertise and culture. This full-color second edition has been revised and updated to include: •

Revised and expanded coverage of taste processing and perception, touch perception, pitch perception, and receptive field modeling

New sections on word perception, the size after-effect, crowding, scene perception, and optic flow

A completely new chapter devoted to multi-sensory processing and synesthesia, with a new tutorial on attentional effects in perception

A new tutorial on visual dysfunction in artists.

The book includes a number of helpful textbook features, such as key terms, chapter summaries, and student and instructor supplementary resources. There are also ‘Tutorial’ sections in each chapter, which provide an opportunity for students to advance their studies by exploring supplementary information on recent or controversial developments. Further, over 700 references to original source material lead the interested reader into the specialist literature. Foundations of Sensation and Perception provides students with a thorough analysis of our perceptual experience, how it relates to the physical properties of the world and how it is linked to the biological properties of the brain. It will be an invaluable resource for those studying psychology and neuroscience, enabling the reader to achieve a firm grasp of current knowledge concerning the complex processes that underlie our perception of the world. Student Resources: Perception Student Learning Program The student website includes our Perception Student Learning Program (Perception SLP) which offers a unique and innovative approach to study. The Perception SLP is available free of charge to departments adopting Foundations of Sensation and Perception by George Mather. Each chapter from Foundations of Sensation and Perception is condensed into a concise summary version, providing an effective set of revision notes. These notes also expand on and elucidate the book’s content, with references to specific pages in the textbook. ‘Must know’ information is presented in a clear, accessible style, along with sections to stretch more advanced students. The notes

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Contents 1. General Principles. 2. The Chemical Senses. 3. The Body Senses. 4. The Physics and Biology of Audition. 5. Perception of Sound. 6. The Physics of Vision: Light and the Eye. 7. Visual Physiology. 8. Spatial Vision. 9. Shape and Object Perception. 10. Depth Perception. 11. Visual Motion Perception. 12. Color Vision. 13. Multi-sensory Processing in Perception. 14. Individual Differences in Perception.

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The Frog who Croaked Blue Synesthesia and the Mixing of the Senses Jamie Ward University of Sussex, UK “Synesthesia has long been regarded as a curiosity. In this book Jamie Ward successfully places synesthesia in a broader context and conveys the current excitement in the field.” - V.S. Ramachandran, Center for Brain and Cognition, UCSD, and author of Phantoms in the Brain “This very readable book provides an entertaining and informative foray into the fascinating world of synaesthesia, where words can have tastes, letters may be coloured, and the sound of a frog may indeed be blue. In seeking to explore and explain synaesthesia, the book covers such phenomena as visual experience in the blind, phantom limb pain in amputees, and drug-induced sensory experiences to form an interesting and highly enjoyable read.” - Anina N. Rich, Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University As little Edgar Curtis lay on his porch, he remarked to his mother how the noise of the rifle range was black, the chirp of the cricket was red, and the croak of the frog was bluish. Edgar, like many


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“Mather has included some excellent pedagogical features that put this book in a class by itself. ... Moreover, Mather’s conversational and interactive style of writing results in a book that is enjoyable as well as informative ... Would I use it for my S&P course? The answer is a resounding ‘yes’.”- Stephen F. Davis, in PsycCRITIQUES, July 2006

also provide an integrative framework for a range of interactive multimedia materials and features, including:

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other people, has synesthesia – a fascinating condition in which music can have color, words can have taste, and time and numbers float through space.

Information-Processing Channels in the Tactile Sensory System

Everyone will be closely acquainted with at least six or seven people who have synesthesia but you may not yet know who they are because, until very recently, synesthesia was largely hidden and unknown. Now science is uncovering its secrets and the findings are leading to a radical rethink about how our senses are organized. In this timely and thought-provoking book, Jamie Ward argues that sensory mixing is the norm even though only a few of us cross the barrier into the realms of synesthesia.

A Psychophysical and Physiological Analysis

How is it possible to experience color when no color is there? Why do some people experience touch when they see someone else being touched? Can blind people be made to see again by using their other senses? Why do scientists no longer believe that there are five senses? How does the food industry exploit the links that exist between our senses? Does synesthesia have a function? The Frog Who Croaked Blue explores all these questions in a lucid and entertaining way, making it fascinating reading for anyone with an interest in the intriguing workings of the mind. Contents 1. The Colorful Albino. 2. Counting on the Senses. 3. An Altered Reality. 4. The Screen in My Forehead. 5. Beyond the Senses. March 2008: 5x8: 192pp Hb: 978-0-415-43013-5: £23.50 Pb: 978-0-415-43014-2: £9.99

Tutorials in Visual Cognition Veronika Coltheart Macquarie University, Australia (Ed.) Macquarie Monographs in Cognitive Science Series Each chapter in this volume provides a tutorial review of key topics in visual cognition and describes in detail the methods used to study them. Every contributor is an internationally-renowned researcher in their field. This book is essential reading for postgraduates and post-doctoral researchers who want to become acquainted with many of the keys areas in the study of visual cognition. Contents V. Coltheart, Introduction to Tutorials in Visual Cognition. V. Di Lollo, Iterative Reentrant Processing: A Conceptual Framework for Perception and Cognition. W. Prinzmetal, A.N. Landau, Dissecting Spatial Visual Attention. J. Theeuwes, A. Belopolsky, Top-down and Bottom-up Control of Visual Selection: Controversies and Debate. J.M. Wolfe, T.S. Horowitz, E.M. Palmer, K.O. Michod, M.J. Van Wert, Getting Into Guided Search. D.E. Irwin, L.E. Thomas, Eyeblinks and Cognition. P. Jolicœur, R. Dell’Acqua, B. Brisson, N. Robitaille, K. Sauvé, É. Leblanc, D. Prime, S. Grimault, R. Marois, P. Sessa, C. Grova, J.-M. Lina, A.-S. Dubarry, Visual Spatial Attention and Visual Short-term Memory: Electromagnetic Explorations of Mind. V. Coltheart, A Review of Repetition Blindness Phenomena and Theories. P. Smith, Spatial Attention and the Detection of Weak Visual Signals. E. McKone, Face and Object Recognition: How Do They Differ? R. Palermo, G. Rhodes, Is Face Processing Automatic? C. Umiltà, K. Priftis, M. Zorzi. Visuo-spatial Representation of Number Magnitude. M. Coltheart, V. Coltheart, Visual Memories. October 2009: 6x9: 352pp Hb: 978-1-84872-853-0: £40.00


George A. Gescheider, Professor Emeritus, Hamilton University, USA; John H. Wright, retired; Ronald T. Verrillo, deceased (Eds.) Scientific Psychology Series Information-Processing Channels in the Tactile Sensory System addresses the fundamental question of whether sensory channels, similar to those known to operate in vision and audition, also operate in the sense of touch. Based on the results of psychophysical and neurophysiological experimentation, the authors make a powerful case that channels operate in the processing of mechanical stimulation of the highly sensitive glabrous skin of the hand. According to the multichannel model presented in this monograph, each channel, with its specific type of mechanoreceptor and afferent nerve fiber, responds optiimally to particular aspects of the tactile stimulus. It is further proposed that the tactile perception of objects results from the combined activity of the individual tactile channels. This work is important because it provides researchers and students in the field of sensory neuroscience with a comprehensive model that enhances our understanding of tactile perception. Contents 1. Channels in Touch. 2. Identification of Specific Neural Systems Responsible for Mechanoreception. 3. The Neural Bases of the Tactile Systems. 4. From Neural Systems To Information-Processing Channels. 5. Properties of Tactile Channels. 6. The Functional Roles of Channels. 7. Channel Interactions. 8. Conclusions. January 2009: 6x9: 136pp Hb: 978-1-84169-896-0: £45.00

Embodiment, Ego-Space, and Action Roberta L. Klatzky, Brian MacWhinney, Marlene Behrmann, Carnegie Mellon University, USA (Eds.) Carnegie Mellon Symposia on Cognition Series The majority of research on human perception and action examines sensors and effectors in relative isolation. What is less often considered in these research domains is that humans interact with a perceived world in which they themselves are part of the perceptual representation, as are the positions and actions (potential or ongoing) of other active beings. It is this self-in-world representation that we call embodiment. Increasingly, research demonstrates that embodiment is fundamental to both executing and understanding spatially and interpersonally directed action. It has been theorized to play a role in reaching and grasping, locomotion and navigation, infant imitation, spatial and social perspective taking, and neurological dysfunctions as diverse as phantom limb pain and autism. Few formal ideas have been put forward, however, to describe how self-representation functions at a mechanistic level and what neural structures support those functions. This volume reports on the 2006 Carnegie Symposium on Cognition, which brought

together the contributions to these issues from a group of researchers who span perspectives of behavioral science, neuroscience, developmental psychology and computation. Together they share their findings, ideas, aspirations, and concerns.

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Cognitive and Cultural Influences on Eye Movements Keith Rayner, University of California, San Diego, USA; Deli Shen, Xuejun Bai, Guoli Yan, Tianjin Normal University, China (Eds.) It is well-known that cognitive variables influence eye movements during reading. To what extent do cultural differences influence eye movements? This volume contains chapters that examine these two issues. The first half of the volume documents recent research findings with respect to models of eye movement control in reading, eye movements and visual processing, and eye movements during scene perception, search, and mental rotation. The second half of the volume deals with two main cultural issues: eye movements in reading Chinese and cultural influences on eye movements. A number of experts provide overviews of their research findings concerning the topics in the five sections of the volume. Readers interested in eye movements in reading, cognitive influences on eye movements, and cultural influences on eye movements will find the chapters valuable reading. Contents Part 1. Introduction. M. Castelhano, K. Rayner, Eye Movements During Reading, Visual Search, and Scene Perception: An Overview. Part 2. Models of Eye Movements in Reading. A. Pollatsek, K. Rayner, E.D. Reichle, The E-Z Reader Model of Eye Movement Control in Reading. S. Risse, R. Engbert, R. Kliegl, Eye-movement Control in Reading: Experimental and Corpus-analysis Challenges for a Computational Model. K. Rayner, X. Li, A. Pollatsek, Modeling the Eye Movements of Chinese Readers via E-Z Reader. Part 3. Eye Movements and Visual Processing. S.P.Liveredge, Binocular Eye Movements During Reading. V. Benson, Saccadic Orienting in Special Populations. K.R. Cave, A.L. Cohen, C.M. Rotello, A. McCaffrey, M.G. Ross, M. Zeng, M. Zivot, X. Li, K. Evans,

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Binding James R. Brockmole, University of Edinburgh, UK Steven Franconeri, Northwestern University, USA (Eds.) The articles in this special issue of Visual Cognition cover three major types of binding, each of which may require a unique solution: The binding of features within objects, the relational binding among objects, and the binding between temporally related events. Contents Brockmole, Franconeri, Introduction. Hyun, Woodman, Luck, The Role of Attention in the Binding of Surface Features to Locations. Braet, Humphreys, The Role of Re-entrant Processes in Feature Binding: Evidence from Neuropsychology and TMS on Late Onset Illusory Conjunctions. Fougnie, Marois, Attentive Tracking Disrupts Feature Binding in Visual Working Memory. Oakes, Messenger, Ross-Sheehy, Luck, New Evidence for Rapid Development of Color Location Binding in Infants’ Visual Short-term Memory. Allen, Hitch, Baddeley, Cross-modal Binding and Working Memory. van Rullen, Binding Hardwired vs. On-demand Feature Conjunctions. Hommel, Colzato, When an Object is More Than a Binding of its Features: Evidence for Two Mechanisms of Visual Feature Integration. Alvarez, Thompson, Overwriting and Rebinding: Why Feature-switch Detection Tasks Underestimate the Binding Capacity of Visual Working Memory. Logie, Brockmole, Vandenbroucke, Bound Feature Combinations are Fragile in Visual Short-term Memory But Form the Basis for Long-term Learning. Makovski, Jiang, Feature Binding in Attentive Tracking of Distinct Objects. Mitroff, Arita, Fleck, Staying in Bounds: Contextual Constraints on Object File Coherence. Saiki, Functional Roles of Memory for Featurelocation Binding in Event Perception: Investigation with Spatiotemporal Visual Search. Holcombe, The color-motion Binding Asynchrony Results from Overweighting Early Portions of the Color Interval. Ryan, Villate, Building Visual Representations: The Binding of Relative Spatial Relations Across Time. Hollingworth, Two Forms of Scene Memory Guide Visual Search: Memory for General Scene Context and Memory for the Binding of Target Object to Scene Location. February 2009: 6x9: 292pp Hb: 978-1-84169-865-6: £39.95


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Contents R.L. Klatzky, M. Behrmann, B. MacWhinney, Editor’s Preface. J.M. Loomis, J.W. Philbeck, Measuring Spatial Perception with Spatial Updating and Action. G. Knoblich, Bodily and Motor Contributions to Action Perception. C.L. Reed, D.N. McIntosh, The Social Dance: Online Body Perception in the Context of Others. M. Shiffrar, Embodied Motion Perception: Psychophysical Studies of the Factors Defining Visual Sensitivity to Self- and Other-generated Actions. R.L. Klatzky, B. Wu, The Embodied Actor in Multiple Frames of Reference. D. Proffitt, An Action-specific Approach to Spatial Perception. P. Cisek, The Affordance Competition Hypothesis: A Framework for Embodied Behavior. J.C. Culham, J. Gallivan, C. Cavina-Pratesi, D.J. Quinlan, fMRI Investigations of Reaching and Ego Space in Human Superior Parieto-occipital Cortex. K. Adolph, The Growing Body in Action: What Infant Locomotion Tells Us About Perceptually Guided Action. B.I. Bertenthal, M.R. Longo, Motor Knowledge and Action Understanding: A Developmental Perspective. B. MacWhinney, How Mental Models Encode Embodied Linguistic Perspectives.

Using Eye Movements to Understand Complex Visual Comparisons. A. Pollatsek, D.L. Fisher, A. Pradhan, Using Eye Movements to Study and Improve Driving Safety. Part 4. Eye Movements During Scene Perception, Search, and Mental Rotation. L. Nummenmaa, J. Hyönä, M.G. Calvo, Do Emotional Scenes Catch the Eye? T. Menneer, M.J. Stroud, K.R. Cave, N. Donnelly, K. Rayner, Eye Movements in Search for Multiple Targets. I. Dahlstrom-Hakki, A. Pollatsek, D.L. Fisher, K. Rayner, Eye Movements and Individual Differences in Mental Rotation. Part 5. Eye Movements in Reading Chinese. Y. Tsang, H. Chen, Eye Movements in Reading Chinese. D. Shen, X. Bai, G. Yan, S. Liversedge, The Perceptual Span in Reading Chinese. D. Gao. R. Zhang, J. Chen, Lexical Processing and Eye Movements in Chinese Readers. J. Wu, T.J. Slattery, A. Pollatsek, K. Rainer, Word Segmentation in Chinese Reading. S. Wang, J. Yang, H. Chen, Immediate Processing of Intra-sentential and Inter-sentential Information in Reading Chinese. M. Yan, K.F. Miller, H. Shu, What is the Place for Pinyin in Beginning Chinese Reading? Part 6. Cultural Influences on Eye Movement. J.E. Boland, H.F. Chua, R.E. Nisbett, How We See it: Culturally Different Eye Movement Patterns Over Visual Scenes. X. Li, C.C. Williams, K.R. Cave, A.D. Well, K. Rayner, Eye Movements, Individual Differences, and Cultural Effects. G. Feng, Orthography and Eye Movements: The Paraorthographic Linkage Hypothesis.

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Studies in Perception and Action X

Fifteenth International Conference on Perception and Action

Jeffrey B. Wagman, Illinois State University, USA Christopher C. Pagano, Clemson University, USA (Eds.) This volume is the 10th in the Studies in Perception and Action series and contains research presented at the 15th International Conference on Perception and Action (ICPA) meeting in the summer of 2009. ICPA provides a forum for presenting new data, theory, and methodological developments relevant to the ecological approach to perception and action. The forty papers presented in this volume are divided into five Parts and represent the latest developments in ecological psychology research from four continents. In many instances, the contributions to Studies volumes reflect the first appearance of new ideas in a scientific venue. As a result, this book contains the most recent and cutting-edge research in perception and action. This volume will appeal to individuals who follow the research literature in ecological psychology, as well as those interested in perception, perceptual development, human movement dynamics, and social processes. July 2009: 6x9: 192pp Pb: 978-1-84872-880-6: £47.00

See Also The Visual World in Memory by Brockmole (Ed.) in the Memory section (p.29). Integrative Approaches to Perception and Action by Bruno & Battaglini (Eds.) in the Cognitive Neuropsychology section (p.17). Thinking Visually by Reed in the Cognitive Science section (p.22).

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Visual Cognition EDITOR John M. Henderson, University of Edinburgh, UK Visual Cognition publishes new empirical research that increases theoretical understanding of human visual cognition. Studies may be concerned with any aspect of visual cognition such as perceptual organization; Object, face, and scene recognition; visual attention and search; short-term and long-term visual memory; visual word recognition and reading; eye movement control and active vision; dynamic vision; and visual imagery. The typical study will use behavioral methods, but papers reporting studies of alternative populations or based on methods such as neuroimaging (e.g., fMRI, ERP, MEG) or modeling (computational or mathematical) that bear on visual cognition are also published. MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION Articles take two forms. Full Articles typically involve multiple experiments and a relatively in-depth discussion of the theoretical implications of the work. There are no length restrictions though authors should strive for brevity. Brief Articles report new and unexpected empirical findings of broad interest and will be favored for novelty of approach or method. Manuscripts submitted as Brief Articles will receive a simple accept or reject disposition in the shortest possible time, and when accepted will receive priority for publication. Brief Articles have a maximum of 3000 words including abstract, notes, captions, and appendices, but excluding bibliography. Please email your paper to the editorial assistant, saved in a standard document format type such as Word or PDF, at Camilla. You may also contact the Editorial Assistant by phone on 02070 177419. Prior to submission, read the full Instructions for Authors at the website below.

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The Psychology of Language From Data to Theory Third Edition Trevor Harley University of Dundee, UK

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“I want this book for me, not just for my students. For the student, it’s an exceptionally thorough, but lively, introduction to language use in a wider context. For me, it’s a valuable reminder of psycholinguistics’s evolution from its concerns with the psychological reality of grammar, to its current spot at the center of modern cognitive neuroscience.” - Gary S. Dell, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

Trevor A. Harley University of Dundee, UK Language makes us human, but how do we learn and use it? This book is an introduction to the psychology of language. Written for the reader with no background in the area or knowledge of psychology, it explains how we actually “do” language: how we speak, listen, and read. Talking the Talk provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to psycholinguistics, the study of the psychological processes involved in language. It shows how it’s possible to study language experimentally, and how psychologists use these studies to build models of language processing. The book covers the major current controversies in the area as well as all the main topics, including how children acquire language, how language is related to the brain, and what can go wrong – and what can be done when something does go wrong. Structured around questions that people often ask about language, the emphasis of this book is how scientific knowledge can be applied to practical problems. It also stresses how language is related to other aspects of psychology, particularly in whether animals can learn language, and the relation between language and thought. Lively and amusing, Talking the Talk will be essential reading for undergraduate students and those new to the topic, as well as the interested lay reader.

The Psychology of Language, Third Edition, contains everything the student needs to know about the psychology of language, including how we acquire, understand, produce, and store language. This edition contains new chapters on how children learn to read, and how language is used in everyday settings. It also describes recent research on the impact of new techniques of brain imaging. The text is comprehensive and written in a lively and accessible style. It covers all the main topics in this complex field, focusing on reading, writing, speaking, and listening in both adult and child language. There is an emphasis on language processing as well as language production and coverage of the social basis of language. The text covers recent connectionist models of language, describing complex ideas in a clear and approachable manner. Following a strong developmental theme, the text describes how children acquire language (sometimes more than one), and also how they learn to read. The Psychology of Language also demonstrates how language is related to the brain and to other aspects of cognition. Supplementary online materials, available free of charge to adopters, include:

Contents 1. Language. 2. Animals. 3. Children. 4. Thought. 5. Meaning. 6. Words. 7. Understanding. 8. Speaking. 9. End.

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The Psychology of Language assumes no prior knowledge other than a grounding in the basic concepts of cognitive psychology. This third edition of this bestselling textbook will be essential reading for any student of cognition, psycholinguistics or the psychology of language. It will also be useful for those on speech and language therapy courses.

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Contents 1. Introduction. 2. The Biological and Developmental Bases of Language. 3. Word Recognition. 4. Meaning and Using Language. 5. Production and Other Aspects of Language. January 2008: 7½x10: 624pp Hb: 978-1-84169-381-1: £54.95 Pb: 978-1-84169-382-8: £29.95 60-day examination copy available


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Phonology for Communication Disorders Martin J. Ball, Nicole Müller, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA; Ben Rutter, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, USA This textbook describes the approaches to phonology that are most relevant to communication disorders. It examines schools of thought in theoretical phonology, and their relevance to description, explanation and remediation in the clinical context. A recurring theme throughout the book is the distinction between phonological theories that attempt elegant, parsimonious descriptions of phonological data, and those that attempt to provide a psycholinguistic model of speech production and perception. This book introduces all the relevant areas of phonology to the students and practitioners of speech-language pathology and is a companion volume to the authors’ Phonetics for Communication Disorders. Please see the ‘Also Available’ list at the end of this section for details of Phonetic for Communications Disorders. Contents Introduction. 1. Introduction and Background. 2. Sonority Theory. 3. Distinctive Features. 4. Early Generative Phonology. 5. Developments with Features. 6. Developments with Derivations: Lexical and Prosodic Phonology. 7. Autosegmental Phonology. 8. Metrical Phonology. 9. Prosodic Analysis. 10. Natural Phonology. 11. Optimality Theory. 12. Articulatory Phonology. 13. Government Phonology. 14. Cognitive, Systemic and Grounded Phonologies. 15. Clinical Phonology. Answers to Exercises. Charts. July 2009: 7x10: 270pp Hb: 978-0-8058-5761-0: £55.00 Pb: 978-0-8058-5762-7: £24.99 60-day examination copy available

Expository Discourse in Children, Adolescents, and Adults Development and Disorders Marilyn A. Nippold, University of Oregon, USA Cheryl M. Scott, Rush University Medical Center, USA (Eds.) New Directions in Communication Disorders Research Series School success in the 21st Century requires proficiency with expository discourse – the use and understanding of informative language in spoken and written modalities. This occurs, for example, when high school students read their textbooks and listen to their teacher’s lectures, and later are asked to demonstrate their knowledge of this complex topic through oral reports and essay examinations. Although many students are proficient with the expository genre, others struggle to meet these expectations. This book is designed to provide information on the use and understanding of expository discourse in school-age children, adolescents, and young adults. Recently, researchers from around the world have


been investigating the development of this genre in typical students and in those with language disorders. Although many books have addressed the development of conversational and narrative discourse, by comparison, books devoted to the topic of expository discourse are sparse. This cross-disciplinary volume fills that gap in the literature and makes a unique contribution to the study of language development and disorders. It will be of interest to a range of professionals, including speech-language pathologists, teachers, linguists, and psychologists who are concerned with language development and disorders. Contents M.A. Nippold, C.M. Scott, Overview of Expository Discourse: Development and Disorders. L. Snyder, D. Caccamise, Comprehension Processes for Expository Text: Building Meaning and Making Sense. M.A. Nippold, Explaining Complex Matters: How Knowledge of a Domain Drives Language. J.M. Colletta, C. Pellenq, The Development of Multimodal Explanations in French Children. R.A. Berman, B. NirSagiv, The Language of Expository Texts Across Adolescence. D. Ravid, E. Dromi, P. Kotler, Linguistic Complexity in School-age Text Production: Expository vs. Mathematical Discourse. J. Ward-Lonergan, Expository Discourse in School-age Children and Adolescents with Language Disorders: Nature of the Problem. C.M. Scott, Assessing Expository Discourse Production in Children and Adolescents. B.J. Ehren, Reading Comprehension and Expository Text Structure: Direction for Intervention with Adolescents. J. Ward-Lonergan, Expository Discourse Intervention: Helping School-age Children and Adolescents with Language Disorders Master the Language of the Curriculum. C.A. Moran, G.T. Gillon, Expository Discourse in School-age Children and Adolescents with Traumatic Brain Injury. October 2009: 6x9: 400pp Hb: 978-1-84169-892-2: £45.00 60-day examination copy available

The Mental Lexicon Michele Miozzo (Ed.) University of Cambridge, UK This special issue presents a series of neuropsychological and neuro-imagining studies investigating the mental lexicon – its functional organization, its access in speech production and comprehension, and its neural underpinnings. Contents M. Miozzo, The Mental Lexicon: An Introduction. A.K. Kittredge, G.S. Dell, J. Verkuilen, M.F. Schwartz, Where is the Effect of Frequency in Word Production? Insights From Aphasic Picture-naming Errors. K.A. Biegler, J.E. Crowther, R.C. Martin, Consequences of an Inhibition Deficit for Word Production and Comprehension: Evidence From the Semantic Blocking Paradigm. M. Berlingeri, D. Crepaldi, R. Roberti, G. Scialfa, C. Luzzatti, E. Paulesu, Nouns and Verbs in the Brain: Grammatical Class and Task Specific Effects as Revealed by fMRI. R. El Yagoubi, Neural Correlates of Italian Nominal Compounds and Potential Impact of Headedness Effect: An ERP Study. S.J. Crutch, E.K. Warrington, Contrasting Patterns of Comprehension for Superordinate, Basic-level, and Subordinate Names in Semantic Dementia and Aphasic Stroke Patients. D. Kemmerer, D. Tranel, Searching for the Elusive Neural Substrates of Body Part Terms: A Neuropsychological Study. August 2008: 7½x10: 176pp Pb: 978-1-84169-864-9: £34.95 A special issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology

New Evidence From Disordered Speech Wolfram Ziegler, Clinical Neuropsychology Research Group, Germany Ingrid Aichert, City Hospital München-Bogenhausen, Germany (Eds.) The special issue of Aphasiology presents a cross-section of the current discussion on the role of the syllable in speech and language processing in neurologic and neuro-degenerative disorders. Contents J. Cholin, The Mental Syllabary in Speech Production: An Integration of Different Approaches and Domains. P. Stenneken, M. Hofmann, A. M. Jacobs, Sublexical Units in Aphasic Jargon and in the Standard Language. Comparative Analyses of Neologisms in Connected Speech. U. Janßen, F. Domahs, Going on with Optimized Feet: Evidence for the Interaction Between Segmental and Metrical Structure in Phonological Encoding from a Case of Primary Progressive Aphasia. M. Carreiras, S. Baquero, E. Rodríguez, Syllabic Processing in Visual Word Recognition in Alzheimer Patients, the Elderly and Young Adults. M. Laganaro, Is There a Syllable Frequency Effect in Aphasia or in Apraxia of Speech or Both? A. Staiger, W. Ziegler, Syllable Frequency and Syllable Structure in the Spontaneous Speech Production of Patients With Apraxia of Speech. I. Aichert, W. Ziegler, Learning a Syllable From its Parts: Cross-syllabic Generalization Effects in Patients With Apraxia of Speech. W. Ziegler, A. Thelen, A. Staiger, M. Liepold, The Domain of Phonetic Encoding in Apraxia of Speech: Which Sub-lexical Units Count? November 2008: 6x9: 128pp Pb: 978-1-84169-862-5: £24.95 A special issue of Aphasiology

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Studies in Honor of Melissa Bowerman Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole (Ed.) University of Wales at Bangor, UK Psychology Press Festschrifts Series This volume contains contributions from leaders in the field of child language in honor of one of the lights of the field, Melissa Bowerman, who has had a profound, widespread, and enduring influence on research conducted in the field for nearly forty years. In addition to being a tribute to Professor Bowerman and her work, the chapters provide the most up-to-date statement of key positions by several leaders in the field of child language development. Key theorizing regarding fundamental questions in the field are explored in depth, and there is rich analysis of progress in the field in a number of areas, including: learning words; crosslinguistic patterning and acquisition of lexical semantics; crosslinguistic patterning and events, paths, and causes; and influences on development. The volume is essential reading for researchers in child language and development, linguistics, psychology, education, speech

Contents Part 1. Learning Words. D. Gentner, Personal Tribute. D. Gentner, L. Boroditsky, Early Acquisition of Nouns and Verbs: Evidence from Navajo. E. Dromi, Personal Tribute. E. Dromi, Old Data – New Eyes: Theories on Word Meaning Acquisition. Part 2. Cross-language Patterning and Acquisition of Lexical Semantics. R. Berman, Personal Tribute. A. Wittek, Personal Tribute. L. de LeÛn, Personal Tribute. L. de LeÛn, Mayan Semantics in Early Lexical Development: The Case of the Tzotzil Verbs for “Eating” and “Falling Down”. P. Brown, B. Narasimhan, Personal Tribute. P. Brown, B. Narasimhan, Getting the INSIDE Story: Learning to Express Containment in Tzeltal and Hindi. Part 3. Cross-language Patterning and Events, Paths, and Causes. L. Talmy, Personal Tribute. J. Chen, Personal Tribute. W. Croft, Personal Tribute. W. Croft, Aspectual and Causal Structure in Event Representations. S. Choi, Personal Tribute. S. Choi, Typological Differences in Syntactic Expressions of Path and Causation. D.I. Slobin, Personal Tribute. D.I. Slobin, Relation between Paths of Motion and Paths of Vision: A Crosslinguistic and Developmental Exploration. Part 4. Influences on Development. R.P. Schaefer, Personal Tribute. M. Crago, Personal Tribute. E.V. Clark, Personal Tribute. E.V. Clark, What Shapes Children’s Language? Child-directed Speech and the Process of Acquisition. P. Li, Personal Tribute. P. Li, What’s in a Lexical System? Discovering Meaning through an Interactive Eye. M. Rice, Personal Tribute. M. Rice, Language Acquisition Lessons from Children with Specific Language Impairment: Revisiting the Discovery of Latent Structures. V.C. Mueller Gathercole, Personal Tribute. V.C. Mueller Gathercole, “It Was So Much Fun. It Was 20 Fun!”: Cognitive and Linguistic Invitations to the Development of Scalar Predicates. January 2009: 6x9: 480pp Hb: 978-1-84169-716-1: £50.00

Crosslinguistic Approaches to the Psychology of Language Research in the Tradition of Dan Isaac Slobin Jiansheng Guo, California State University, East Bay, USA; Elena Lieven, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany; Nancy Budwig, Clark University, USA; Susan Ervin-Tripp, University of California, Berkeley, USA; Keiko Nakamura, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan; Şeyda Özçalışkan, Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA (Eds.) Psychology Press Festschrifts Series This volume covers state-of-the-art research in the field of crosslinguistic approaches to the psychology of language. The forty chapters cover a wide range of topics that represent the many research interests of a pioneer, Dan Isaac Slobin, who has been a major intellectual and creative force in the field of child language development, linguistics, and psycholinguistics for the past four decades. Slobin has insisted on a rigorous, crosslinguistic approach in his attempt to identify universal developmental patterns in language learning, to explore the effects of particular types of languages on psycholinguistic processes, to determine the extent to which universals of language and language behavior are determined by modality (vocal/auditory vs. manual/visual) and, finally, to investigate the relation between linguistic and cognitive processes. In this volume, researchers take up the challenge of the differences between languages to forward research in four major areas with


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which Slobin has been concerned throughout his career: language learning in crosslinguistic perspective (spoken and sign languages); the integration of language specific factors in narrative skill; theoretical issues in typology, language development and language change; and the relationship between language and cognition. All chapters are written by leading researchers currently working in these fields, who are Slobin’s colleagues, collaborators or former students in linguistics, psychology, anthropology, and cognitive science. Each section starts with an introductory chapter that connects the themes of the chapters and reviews Slobin’s contribution in the context of past research trends and future directions. The whole volume focuses squarely on the central argument: universals of human language and of its development are embodied and revealed in its diverse manifestations and utilization. Crosslinguistic Approaches to the Study of Language is a key resource for those interested in the range of differences between languages and how this impacts on learning, cognition and language change, and a tribute to Dan Slobin’s momentous contribution to the field. Contents J. Guo, E. Lieven, Introduction. Part 1. Language Learning in Crosslinguistic Perspective. N. Budwig, S. Ervin-Tripp, Introduction. J.B. Gleason, B. Phillips, R. Ely, E. Zaretsky, Alligators All Around: The Acquisition of Animal Terms in English and Russian. S. GoldinMeadow, A. Özyürek, B. Sancar, C. Mylander, Making Language Around the Globe: A Cross-Linguistic Study of Homesign in the United States, China, and Turkey. A. Kyratzis, “He take one my tools!” vs. “I’m building”: Transitivity and the Grammar of Accusing, Commanding, and Perspective-Sharing in Toddler’s Peer Disputes. H. Behrens, Direction and Perspective in German Child Language. R.M. Weist, One-to-One Mapping of Temporal and Spatial Relations. A.C. Küntay, D. Koçbas, Effects of Lexical Items and Construction Types in English and Turkish Character Introductions in Elicited Narrative. K. Demuth, D. Ellis, Revisiting the Acquisition of Sesotho Noun Class Prefixes. P.M. Clancy, Dialogic Priming and the Acquisition of Argument Marking in Korean. Part 2. Narratives and Their Development: Linguistic, Cognitive, and Pragmatic Perspectives. R.A. Berman, Introduction. M. Bamberg, Sequencing Events in Time or Sequencing Events in Storytelling? From Cognition to Discourse – With Frogs Paving the Way. E.L. Bavin, Plot and Evaluation: Warlpiri Children’s Frog Stories. R.A. Berman, B. Nir-Sagiv, Clause Packaging in Narratives: A Crosslinguistic Developmental Study. R. Berthele, The Many Ways to Search for a Frog Story: On Fieldworker’s Troubles Collecting Spatial Language Data. L. de León, Between Frogs and Black Winged-Monkeys: Orality, Evidentials, and Authorship in Tzotzil (Mayan) Children’s Narratives. J. Guo, L. Chen, Learning to Express Motion in Narratives by Mandarin-Speaking Children. M. Hickmann, H. Hendriks, C. Champaud, Typological Constraints on Motion in French and English Child Language. K. Nakamura, Language and Affect: Japanese Children’s Use of Evaluative Expressions in Narratives. A. Nicolopoulou, Rethinking Character Representation and Its Development in Children’s Narratives. K. Oh, Motion Events in English and Korean Fictional Writings and Translations. S. Özçaliskan, Learning to Talk about Spatial Motion in Language-Specific Ways. E. Veneziano, L. Albert, S. Martin, Learning to Tell a Story of False Belief: A Study of French-Speaking Children. Part 3. Theoretical Perspectives on Language Development, Language Change and Typology. E. Lieven, Introduction. T. Givón, S. Savage Rumbaugh, Can Apes Learn Grammar? A Short Detour into Language Evolution. R.D. Van Valin, Jr., Some Remarks on Universal Grammar. T.G. Bever, The Canonical Form Constraint: Language Acquisition via a General Theory of Learning. W. Klein, Finiteness, Universal Grammar and the Language Faculty. J. Bybee, Grammaticization: Implications for a Theory of Language. E. Sweetser, What Does It Mean to Compare Language and Gesture? Modalities and Contrasts. M. Rispoli, On Paradigms, Principles and Predictions. L. Menn, Child Language, Aphasia, and General Psycholinguistics. L. Talmy, Main Verb Properties and Equipollent Framing. I.I. Antuñano, Path Salience in


Motion Events. A. Kopecka, Continuity and Change in the Representation of Motion Events in French. W. Sampaio, C. Sinha, V. da Silva Sinha, Mixing and Mapping: Motion, Path and Manner in Amondawa. Part 4. Language and Cognition: Universals and Typological Comparisons. M. Bowerman, Introduction. P. Brown, S.C. Levinson, Language as Mind Tools: Learning How to Think Through Speaking. D. Gentner, M. Bowerman, Why Some Spatial Semantic Categories Are Harder to Learn than Others: The Typological Prevalence Hypothesis. L. Verhoeven, A. Vermeer, Cognitive Predictors of Children’s First and Second Language Proficiency. S. Pourcel, Relativistic Application of Thinking for Speaking. S. Strömqvist, K. Holmqvist, R. Andersson, Thinking for Speaking and Channeling of Attention—A Case for Eye-Tracking Research. D. McNeill, Imagery for Speaking. A. Aksu-Koç, Evidentials: An Interface between Linguistic and Conceptual Development. S. Stoll, B. Bickel, How Deep Are Differences in Referential Density? Appendix A. D.I. Slobin, Dan Slobin’s Mentors, Models, Influences and Connections: A Self-Portrait (PowerPoint Slides Presented by Dan Slobin at the Special Symposium in His Honor at the 10th International Congress for the Study of Child Language, Berlin, July 2005). Appendix B. Bibliography of Publications by Dan Isaac Slobin. January 2009: 7x10: 584pp Hb: 978-0-8058-5998-0: £105.00 Pb: 978-0-8058-5999-7: £49.99

Infant Pathways to Language Methods, Models, and Research Directions John Colombo, University of Kansas, USA; Peggy McCardle, Lisa Freund, National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, Maryland, USA (Eds.) The recent progress in cognitive neuroscience, and the importance of genetic factors and gene-environment interactions in shaping behavioral functions in early childhood, have both underscored the primacy of early experience and development on brain development and function. The contributors to this volume discuss different paradigms and approaches in infant language and cognition, pushing the frontiers of research by innovatively combining methods, introducing new measures, and demonstrating the use of technologies and measurement approaches that can inform the study of word learning and categorization, gaze, attention, gesture, and physiological functions. The volume offers a blend of theories and empirical evidence to support, refute, or modify them. Most chapters examine the link between theory and methodology, and their appearance together in a single volume serves to inform and engage multiple disciplines, to engage everyone to think across disciplines and paradigms, to embrace the integration of creativity and science as the field continues to study in greater depth and with innovative measures and approaches, the infant pathways to language. Infant Pathways to Language is of interest to a wide range of students, researchers, and professionals with an interest in infant cognitive and language development. Contents Introduction. P. McCardle, J. Colombo, L. Freund, Measuring Infant Language. Part 1. Recognizing Patterns. R.N. Aslin, E.I. Newport, What Statistical Learning Can and Can’t Tell Us About Language Acquisition.

Schools in Wales. T. Nunes, D. Burman, D. Evans, D. Bell, Writing a Language You Can’t Hear: Profoundly Deaf Children’s Representation of Morphology in Writing. Part 2. Developmental Dyslexia in Different Orthographies. N. Brunswick, Unimpaired Reading Development and Dyslexia Across Different Languages. J. Everatt, D. Ocampo, K. Veii, S. Nenopoulou, I. Smythe, H. Al Mannai, G. Elbeheri, Dyslexia in Biscriptal Readers. R. Davies, F. Cuetos, Reading Acquisition and Dyslexia in Spanish. D. Paizi, P. Zoccolotti, C. Burani, Lexical Reading in Italian Developmental Dyslexic Readers. I. Su, K. Klingebiel, B. Weekes, Dyslexia in Chinese: Implications for Connectionist Models of Reading. Part 3. Neuroimaging Studies of Reading-Impaired and Unimpaired Monolinguals and Bilinguals. E. Paulesu, F. Paganelle, N. Brunswick, Cross-cultural Differences in Normal and Dyslexic Reading: Behavioural and Functional Anatomical Observations in Adult Readers of Regular and Irregular Alphabetic Orthographies. B. Weekes, Lexical Retrieval in Alphabetic and Non-alphabetic Scripts: Evidence From Brain Imaging.

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Reading and Dyslexia in Different Orthographies Nicola Brunswick, Middlesex University, UK; Siné McDougall, University of Swansea, UK; Paul de Mornay Davies, Middlesex University, UK (Eds.) This book provides a unique and accessible insight into current research in different orthographies. While most research into reading and spelling has been conducted in English, this text presents cross-language comparisons to provide insights into universal aspects of reading development and developmental dyslexia in alphabetic and non-alphabetic languages. The book brings together contributions from a unique grouping of leading literacy researchers from around the world. It begins by examining the development of language skills in monolingual speakers of alphabetic and non-alphabetic languages, including sign language. The second section explores literacy acquisition in bilingual children learning to read in languages with different spelling-sound rules, including English, French, Greek, Welsh and Japanese. The third section is devoted to developmental dyslexia in monolingual and bilingual speakers of different languages. The final section explores the contribution of brain imaging to the study of impaired and unimpaired reading, giving an up-to-the-minute picture of how the brain deals with different languages and writing systems. This book will be of great use to advanced undergraduates and postgraduates who have an interest in language acquisition, reading and spelling as well as speech and language therapists, teachers and special educational needs professionals.

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Ram Frost, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel; Jonathan Grainger, Université de Provence, Marseille, France; Manuel Carreiras, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain (Eds.) Ten years ago, a group of researchers investigating the processing of morphological information met in the south of France to discuss how morphology affects word recognition, perception and production from a cross-linguistic perspective. This special issue is the fourth volume to expose the results of this ongoing research effort. Contents R. Frost, J. Grainger, M. Carreiras, Advances in Morphological Processing: An Introduction. K. Rastle, M. Davis, Morphological Decomposition Based on the Analysis of Orthography. J. Rueckl, K. Aicher, D. Yovanovitch, Are CORNER and BROTHER Morphologically Complex? Not in the Long Term. J.A. Duñabeitia, M. Perea, M. Carreiras, Does Darkness Lead to Happiness? Masked Suffix Priming Effects. J. Morris, J. Grainger, P.J. Holcomb, An Electrophysiological Investigation of Early Effects of Masked Morphological Priming. B. Juhasz, The Processing of Compound Words in English: Effects of Word Length on Eye Movements During Reading. V. Kuperman, R. Bertran, H. Baayen, Morphological Effects in Auditory Word Recognition: Evidence from Danish. A. Pollatsek, T. Slattery, B. Juhasz, The Processing of Novel and Lexicalized Prefixed Words in Reading. L. Balling, H. Baayen, Morphological Effects in Auditory Word Recognition: Evidence from Danish. N. Janssen, Y. Bi, A. Caramazza, A Tale of Two Frequencies: Determining the Speed of Lexical Access for Mandarin Chinese and English Compounds. November 2008: 6½x9¾: 300pp Hb: 978-1-84169-867-0: £70.00 A special issue of Language and Cognitive Processes

Contents Part 1. The Development of Language Skills in Different Orthographies. U. Goswami, A Psycholinguistic Grain Size View of Reading Acquisition Across Languages. L.G. Duncan, Phonological Development from a Crosslinguistic Perspective. M. Ktori, N. Pitchford, Letter Position in Reading Ability Between Children Attending Welsh and English-speaking Primary


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J.R. Saffran, Acquiring Grammatical Patterns: Constraints on Learning. L. Gerken, Are Infants Constrained in Their Linguistic Generalizations? Some Theoretical and Methodological Observations. M. Rice, How Different is Disordered Language? Part 2. From Patterns to Meaning. J.F. Werker, C.T. Fennell, Infant Speech Perception and Later Language Acquisition: Methodological Underpinnings. S. Waxman, How Infants Discover Distinct Word Types and Map Them to Distinct Meanings. J.S. Deloache, P.A. Ganea, V.K. Jaswal, Early Learning Through Language. Part 3. Predictors of Language Emergence. J. Colombo, D.J. Shaddy, O.M. Blaga, C.J. Anderson, K.N. Kannass, W.A. Richman, Early Attentional Predictors of Vocabulary in Childhood. A.N. Meltzoff, R. Brooks, Social Cognition and Language: The Role of Gaze Following in Early Word Learning. S. GoldinMeadow, Using the Hands to Study How Children Learn Language. Part 4. Models and Methods to Study Infant Language. P.K. Kuhl, Linking Infant Speech Perception to Language Acquisition: Phonetic Learning Predicts Language Growth. L.B. Cohen, J. Brunt, Early Word Learning and Categorization: Methodological Issues and Recent Empirical Evidence. G. Marcus, H. Rabagliatti, Language Acquisition, Domain Specificity, and Descent with Modification. L. Freund, Neuroimaging Tools for Language Study. Finale. P. McCardle, L. Freund, G. Marcus, Pathways to Infant Language Research: Commentary and Future Directions.

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Language Production Third International Workshop on Language Production Matthew Goldrick, Northwestern University, USA; Albert Costa, University of Barcelona, Spain; Niels Schiller, Leiden University, The Netherlands (Eds.) This special issue of Language and Cognitive Processes focuses on selected contributions to the 2006 Third International Workshop on Language Production. A hallmark of this series of workshops is to bring together researchers utilizing a variety of methodologies across a wide range of processing domains to address critical issues in models of language production. Echoing this diverse range of research interests and techniques, the contributions to this issue aim to integrate findings and models across domains and methodologies to tackle three overlapping issues: language production in dialogue; multilingual language production; and control processes in production. Contents M. Goldrick, A. Costa, N.O. Schiller, Situating Language Production Within the Matrix of Human Cognition: The State of the Art in Language Production Research. J.E. Arnold, Reference Production: Productioninternal and Addressee-oriented Processes. A. Costa, M.J. Pickering, A. Sorace, Alignment in Second Language Dialogue. J. Abutalebi, D.W. Green, Control Mechanisms in Bilingual Language Production: Neural Evidence From Language Switching Studies. G.S. Dell, G.M. Oppenheim, A.K. Kittredge, Saying the Right Word at the Right Time: Syntagmatic and Paradigmatic Interference in Sentence Production. June 2008: 6½x9¾: 128pp Pb: 978-1-84169-856-4: £29.95 A special issue of Language and Cognitive Processes

How Children Learn to Read Current Issues and New Directions in the Integration of Cognition, Neurobiology and Genetics of Reading and Dyslexia Research and Practice Ken Pugh & Peggy McCardle (Eds.) Extraordinary Brain Series

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This book brings together in one volume information about the neurobiological, How Children genetic, and behavioral bases of reading Learn to Read and reading disabilities. In recent years, research on assessment and treatment of reading disability (dyslexia) has become a magnet for the application of new techniques and technologies from neuroscience, cognitive psychology, and Ken Pugh and Peggy McCardle cognitive neuroscience. This interdisciplinary fusion has yielded numerous and diverse findings regarding the brain basis of this syndrome, which are discussed in this volume by leading researchers. Intervention approaches based on such research are presented. The book also calls for research in specific directions, to encourage the field to continue moving into Current Issues and New Directions in the Integration of Cognition, Neurobiology and Genetics of Reading and Dyslexia Research and Practice

the bold frontier of how the brain reads. The volume is essential reading for a range of researchers, clinicians, and other professionals interested in reading and reading disability. Contents W. Baker, Preface. P. McCardle, N. Landi, K. Pugh, Introduction. Section 1. Major Themes in the Study of the Neurobiology of Dyslexia. S. Frost, R. Sandak, W.E. Mencl, N. Landi, J.G. Rueckl, L. Katz, K. Pugh, Mapping the Word Reading Circuitry in Skilled and Disabled Readers. G. Rosen, Y. Wang, C.G. Fiondella, J.J. Lo Turco, The Brain and Developmental Dyslexia: Genes, Anatomy, and Behavior. G. Sherman, C. Cowen, From Research Lab to School Front Lines: Talents and Dilemmas in Children with Learning Differences. Section 2. Methods and Tools. D. Francis, Methodological Advances in Developmental Research. E. Mencl, S. Frost, K. Pugh, Tools for Multimodal Imaging. J. Rueckl, M. Seidenberg, Computational Modeling and the Neural Bases of Reading and Reading Disorders. E. Grigorenko, A.J. Naples, The Devil is in the Details: Decoding the Genetics of Reading. Section 3. Neurobiological, Genetic, and Cognitive Aspects. F. Ramus, G. Szenkovits, Understanding the Nature of the Phonological Deficit. P. Cornelissen, Visual Word Recognition: Insights from MEG and Implications for Developmental Dyslexia. L.E. Cutting, S.H. Eason, K. Young, A.L. Alberstadt, Reading Comprehension: Cognition and Neuroimaging. R. Olson, B. Byrne, S. Samuelsson, Reconciling Strong Genetic and Strong Environmental Influences on Individual Differences and Deficits in Reading Ability. R. Frost, Reading in Hebrew vs. Reading in English: Is There a Qualitative Difference? Section 4. Intervention. B. Foorman, S. Al Otaiba, Reading Remediation: State of the Art. L. Siegel, Remediation of Reading Difficulties in English Language Learning Students. M. Wolf, S. Gottwald, W. Galante, E. Norton, L. Miller, How the Origins of Reading Instruct Our Knowledge of Reading Development and its Intervention. P. McCardle, K. Pugh, Integration of Methodologies in Cognitive Neuroscience: Research Planning and Policy. June 2009: 6x9: 376pp Hb: 978-1-84872-843-1: £40.00

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Language Acquisition A Journal of Developmental Linguistics EDITOR Diane Lillo-Martin, University of Connecticut, USA The research published in Language Acquisition: A Journal of Developmental Linguistics makes a clear contribution to linguistic theory by increasing our understanding of how language is acquired. The journal focuses on the acquisition of syntax, semantics, phonology, and morphology, and considers theoretical, experimental, and computational perspectives. Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Psychology Press

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Metaphor and Symbol 2007 Impact Factor: 1.04 (© 2008 Thomson Reuters, Journal Citation®) EDITOR Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr., University of California, Santa Cruz, USA This innovative journal is dedicated to the study of figurative language and the cognitive processes behind it. By applying a variety of perspectives to their investigations, contributors provide a broad spectrum of unique and thoughtprovoking articles - theoretical essays, original empirical research, and literature and book reviews. Its international editorial board is composed of scholars and experts in linguistics, education, artificial intelligence, sociology, anthropology, philosophy, and psychology. This journal appeals to the broad range of scholars and researchers in the field of metaphor. Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Psychology Press

Thinking & Reasoning Warren Thorngate, Carleton University, Canada; Robyn M. Dawes, Carnegie Mellon University, USA; Margaret Foddy, Carleton University, Canada Merit-based tests and contests have become popular methods for allocating rewards – from trophies to contracts, jobs to grants, admissions to licenses. With origins in jurisprudence, methods of rewarding merit seem fairer than those rewarding political or social connections, bribery, aggression, status, or wealth. Because of this, meritbased competitions are well-suited to the societal belief that people should be rewarded for what they know or do, and not for who they know or are; however, judging merit is rarely an easy task – it is prone to a variety of biases and errors. Small biases and errors, especially in large competitions, can make large differences in who or what is rewarded. It is important, then, to learn how to spot flaws in procedures for judging merit and to correct them when possible. Based on over twenty years of theory and research in human judgment, decision making and social psychology, this unique book brings together for the first time what is known about the processes and problems of judging merit and their consequences. It also provides practical suggestions for increasing the fairness of merit-based competitions, and examines the future and limits of these competitions in society. Contents 1. Introduction. 2. Merit and Bias. 3. Lessons from Clinical Research. 4. Standards and Double Standards. 5. Rules of the Game. 6. Organizing Adjudication Committees. 7. Committee Deliberations. 8. Competitions Small and Large. 9. The Evolution and Future of Competitions. November 2008: 6x9: 200pp Hb: 978-0-8058-5835-8: £43.50 60-day examination copy available

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Mathematical Reasoning Raymond Nickerson The development of mathematical competence - both by humans as a species over millennia and by individuals over their lifetimes is a fascinating aspect of human cognition. This book explores when and why the rudiments of mathematical capability first appeared among human beings, what its fundamental concepts are, and how and why it has grown into the richly branching complex of specialties that it is today. It discusses whether the ‘truths’ of mathematics are discoveries or inventions, and what prompts the emergence of concepts that appear to be descriptive of nothing in human experience. Also covered is the role of esthetics in mathematics: what exactly are mathematicians seeing when they describe a mathematical entity as ‘beautiful’? There is discussion of whether mathematical disability is distinguishable from a general cognitive deficit and whether the potential for mathematical reasoning is best developed through

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Spatial Cognition and Computation An Interdisciplinary Journal EDITOR Anthony G. Cohn, University of Leeds, UK Daniel R. Montello, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA This multidisciplinary journal is based on the assumption that the critical issues pertaining to spatial cognition and computation lie at the intersection of a number of disciplines – in particular, cognitive psychology, computer science, geography, neuropsychology, and artificial intelligence. Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Taylor & Francis


Thinking & Reasoning 2007 Impact Factor: 1.097 (© 2008 Thomson Reuters, Journal Citation®) EDITOR Jonathan St. B.T. Evans, University of Plymouth, UK Thinking & Reasoning is an international journal dedicated to the understanding of human thought processes, with particular emphasis on studies on reasoning. Whilst the primary focus is on psychological studies of thinking, contributions are welcome from philosophers, artificial intelligence researchers and other cognitive scientists whose work bears upon the central concerns of the journal. Topics published in the journal include studies of deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning, problem solving, decision making, probability judgement, conceptual thinking and the influence of language and culture on thought. Contributions may take any of the following forms: • E  mpirical studies using any methodology appropriate to questions addressed, including experimental or observational methods and utilising either quantitative or qualitative analyses • T  heoretical contributions pertinent to issues in the empirical study of human thought but not reporting new data • C  ritical reviews of research literatures which synthesise findings reported by different authors and which derive new insights or permit conclusions which enhance understanding of theoretical issues • C  ritical discussion of papers published in Thinking & Reasoning and short reports or notes on other relevant issues • E  ssay-style extended book reviews, for books of unusual interest to the readership. Normally commissioned, but proposals can be sent to the Editor. MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION Please email your paper to the editorial assistant, saved in a standard document format type such as Word or PDF, at Camilla. You may also contact the Editorial Assistant by phone on 02070 177419. Prior to submission, read the full Instructions for Authors at the website below. Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Psychology Press

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Psychology IUPsyS Global Resource: Edition 2009

Danny Wedding, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, USA Michael J. Stevens, Illinois State University, USA (Eds.) Psychology: IUPsyS Global Resource, Edition 2009 is the updated version of the 2008 Edition. It is a set of resource tools containing information about all aspects of psychology around the world. Every year, new material is added to the CD-ROM and existing sections updated and/or expanded. It is an integral part of an institutional subscription to the International Journal of Psychology and is dispatched annually. It is also available for separate purchase. The creation of a continuously updated and expanded Psychology: IUPsyS Global Resource CD-ROM helps fulfill a key responsibility of the International Union of Psychological Science, that of advancing psychology as an international discipline and ensuring that information about the profession and psychological knowledge are widely disseminated. Psychology: IUPsyS Global Resource, Edition 2009 is organized as separate information files and databases, which are searchable using integrated software on a PC running Microsoft Windows. New additions for the 2009 edition include: Addition of Athens 2006 data to ICAPindex; Four papers from ICP Berlin 2008 Symposium to Ethics; International Collaborations in Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (NAS Report, 2008) to Policy Briefings. Substantially updated sections include: Directory of Major Institutions for Psychological Research and Training; Psychology Throughout the World: A Descriptive Tour and National Contacts; International Psychology Information Clearinghouse (APA Division 52); Directory of International Associations in Psychology; History of Psychology Timeline; Reviews of Books Relevant to International Psychology; Full text of the History of the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS) now includes new chapter bringing this up to the present day. Also includes: Full text of Proceedings of International Congresses of Psychology (1992 - 2000); Abstracts of International Congresses of Psychology (1992 - 2004) and a link page to the full text of the ICP Berlin 2008 Abstracts; Annotated Bibliography for Internationalizing the Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum and main Bibliography; Human Capital Initiative. April 2009 CD-ROM: 978-1-84872-025-1: £25.00+VAT


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International Journal of Psychology EDITOR Claudia Dalbert, Martin Luther University, Germany The International Journal of Psychology (IJP) is the journal of the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS) and is published under the auspices of the Union. The journal seeks to support the IUPsyS in fostering the development of international psychological science and aims to strengthen the dialog within psychology around the world, and thus publishes empirical studies incorporating an interdisciplinary or culture-specific approach. Special topical issues or sections are published two or three times a year. All articles include a detailed abstract in English, French and Spanish. IJP Special Section issues In an ongoing initiative from 2007, certain issues of IJP are now designated as Special Section issues, where a number of articles concentrate on a single topic. These issues are sent to subscribers as usual, and are also available to buy individually from the IJP website. As of early 2009, seven Special Section issues have been published on a wide variety of topics, representing some of the leading thought in their respective fields: • S  pecial Section - Volume 44 issue 1 – Expressions of “New” Racism


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International Journal of Testing EDITOR John Hattie, University of Auckland, New Zealand

The International Journal of Testing (IJT) is dedicated to the advancement of theory, research, and practice in the area of testing and assessment in psychology, education, counseling, organizational behavior, human resource management, and related disciplines. It is aimed at an audience of scholars, professionals, and graduate students interested in test development and test use. Full details of the journal’s publishing policies, editorial board, subscription prices and tables of contents are available on the journal’s dedicated website: Published by Routledge

Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research & Perspective EDITORS Mark Wilson, University of California, Berkeley, USA Paul DeBoeck, K.U. Leuven, Belgium Pamela Moss, University of Michigan, USA. Measurement is devoted to the interdisciplinary study of measurement in the human sciences. The journal’s overarching theme is to promote the development, critique, and enrichment of the concepts and practices of measurement. Through peer commentary and authors’ responses, Measurement provides an opportunity for discussion that is largely unavailable outside the specific authors and reviewers of a particular manuscript. Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Psychology Press


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The Journal of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology (SMEP) Impact Factor: 1.619 (© Journal Citation Reports 2008, published by Thomson Scientific®) EDITOR Joseph Lee Rodgers, University of Oklahoma, USA Multivariate Behavioral Research(MBR) is an outstanding applied research journal dedicated to the development, evaluation, and application of new and innovative approaches to quantitative methods. Statistical and mathematical models provide the basic support structure for behavioral and social science research. MBR is at the cutting edge in publishing articles on new methodological approaches and innovative applications of existing methodology. Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Psychology Press

Qualitative Research in Psychology EDITORS David Giles, Lancaster University, UK Brendan Gough, University of Leeds, UK Martin Packer, Duquesne University, USA Qualitative Research in Psychology aims to become the primary forum for qualitative researchers in all areas of psychology – cognitive, social, developmental, educational, clinical, health, and forensic-as well as for those conducting psychologically relevant qualitative research in other disciplines. Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Routledge

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Structural Equation Modeling Impact Factor 3.051(© 2008 Thomson Reuters, Journal Citation®) EDITOR George A. Marcoulides, University of California, Riverside, USA Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal publishes theoretical and applied scholarly work from all academic disciplines interested in structural equation modeling. Full details, current subscription rates, notes for authors, submission procedures and full online contents available at: Published by Psychology Press

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Graham Richards Former Professor at Staffordshire University, UK The third edition of Putting Psychology in its Place builds on the previous two editions, introducing the history of psychology and placing the discipline within a historical context. It aims to answer questions about the role of psychology in modern society, by critically examining issues such as how psychology developed, why psychoanalysis had such an impact and how the discipline has changed to deal with contemporary social issues such as religion, race and gender. This new third edition contains two completely new chapters: Emotion: The Problem or the Whole Point? and Psychology, Money and Institutions. An expanded Epilogue has also been added which incorporates a discussion of the conceptual issues raised in the book and which corresponds with the new BPS requirements for undergraduate courses. Other chapters, including those on psychology and the brain, social psychology and the psychology of madness, as well those on gender, religion and race have also been substantially revised.

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