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The Cambridge Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning

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Keith J. Holyoak, Robert G. Morrison, Robert L. Goldstone, Ji Yun Son, Douglas L. Medin, Lance J. Rips, Leonidas A. A. Doumas, John E. Hummel, Steven A. Sloman, David A. Lagnado, Marc J. Buehner, Patricia W. Cheng, Jonathan St. B. T. Evans, P. N. Johnson-Laird, Barbara Tversky, Robyn A. LeBoeuf, Eldar Shafir, Daniel Kahneman, Shane Frederick, Daniel C. Molden, E. Tory Higgins, Laura R. Novick, Miriam Bassok, Robert J. Sternberg, Todd I. Lubart, James C. Kaufman, Jean E. Pretz, Michelene T. H. Chi, Stellan Ohlsson, Marsha C. Lovett, John R. Anderson, Leib Litman, Arthur S. Reber, Vinod Goel, Peter Bachman, Tyrone D. Cannon, Graeme S. Halford, Randy Gallistel, Rochel Gelman, Timothy A. Salthouse, Josep Call, Michael Tomasello, Lila Gleitman, Anna Papafragou, Patricia M. Greenfield, Phoebe C. Ellsworth, Kevin Dunbar, Jonathan Fugelsang, Vimla L. Patel, Jose F. Arocha, Jiajie Zhang, Ron Ritchhart, David N. Perkins
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  • Date Published: June 2005
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521531016

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  • The Cambridge Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning is a comprehensive and authoritative 2005 handbook covering all the core topics of the field of thinking and reasoning. Written by the foremost experts from cognitive psychology, cognitive science, and cognitive neuroscience, individual chapters summarize basic concepts and findings for a major topic, sketch its history, and give a sense of the directions in which research is currently heading. The volume also includes work related to developmental, social and clinical psychology, philosophy, economics, artificial intelligence, linguistics, education, law, and medicine. Scholars and students in all these fields and others will find this to be a valuable collection.

    • First handbook to cover all core topics in the field of thinking and reasoning
    • Written by foremost experts from cognitive psychology, cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience
    • Chapters integrated with cross-citations
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    • Date Published: June 2005
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521531016
    • length: 874 pages
    • dimensions: 252 x 180 x 40 mm
    • weight: 1.48kg
    • contains: 82 b/w illus. 2 maps 18 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Part I. The Nature of Human Concepts:
    1. Thinking and reasoning: a reader's guide Keith J. Holyoak and Robert G. Morrison
    2. Similarity Robert l. Goldstone and Ji Yun Son
    3. Concepts and categories: memory, meaning, and metaphysics Douglas L. Medin and Lance J. Rips
    4. Approaches to modeling human mental representations: what works, what doesn't and why Leonidas A. A. Doumas and John E. Hummel
    Part II. Reasoning:
    5. The problem of induction Steven A. Sloman and David A. Lagnado
    6. Analogy Keith J. Holyoak
    7. Causal learning Marc J. Buehner and Patricia W. Cheng
    8. Deductive reasoning Jonathan St. B. T. Evans
    9. Mental models and thought P. N. Johnson-Laird
    10. Visuospatial reasoning Barbara Tversky
    Part III. Judgment and Decision Making:
    11. Decision making Robyn A. LeBoeuf and Eldar Shafir
    12. A model of heuristic judgment Daniel Kahneman and Shane Frederick
    13. Motivated thinking Daniel C. Molden and E. Tory Higgins
    Part IV. Problem Solving and Complex Learning:
    14. Problem solving Laura R. Novick and Miriam Bassok
    15. Creativity Robert J. Sternberg, Todd I. Lubart, James C. Kaufman and Jean E. Pretz
    16. Complex declarative learning Michelene T. H. Chi and Stellan Ohlsson
    17. Thinking as a production system Marsha C. Lovett and John R. Anderson
    18. Implicit cognition and thought Leib Litman and Arthur S. Reber
    Part V. Cognitive and Neural Constraints on Human Thought:
    19. Thinking in working memory Robert G. Morrison
    20. Cognitive neuroscience of deductive reasoning Vinod Goel
    21. Cognitive and neuroscience aspects of thought disorder Peter Bachman and Tyrone D. Cannon
    Part VI. Ontogeny, Phylogeny, Language, and Culture:
    22. Development of thinking Graeme S. Halford
    23. Mathematical thinking Randy Gallistel and Rochel Gelman
    24. Effects of aging on reasoning Timothy A. Salthouse
    25. Reasoning and thinking in nonhuman primates Josep Call and Michael Tomasello
    26. Language and thought Lila Gleitman and Anna Papafragou
    27. Paradigms of cultural thought Patricia M. Greenfield
    Part VII. Thinking in Practice:
    28. Legal reasoning Phoebe C. Ellsworth
    29. Scientific thinking and reasoning Kevin Dunbar and Jonathan Fugelsang
    30. Reasoning in medicine Vimla L. Patel, Jose F. Arocha and Jiajie Zhang
    31. Intelligence Robert J. Sternberg
    32. Learning to think: the challenges of teaching thinking Ron Ritchhart and David N. Perkins.

  • Editors

    Keith J. Holyoak, University of California, Los Angeles
    Keith J. Holyoak is Professor and Vice-Chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has made a number of major contributions to the scientific understanding of human thinking and has pioneered modern work on the role of analogy in thinking.

    Robert G. Morrison, University of California, Los Angeles
    Robert G. Morrison is President and Partner of Xunesis, a theatre and exhibition production company dedicated to educating the general public about scientific theory and research through creative means. He received his PhD in cognitive neuroscience from UCLA. His research involves understanding how the human brain implements higher cognition.

    Contributors

    Keith J. Holyoak, Robert G. Morrison, Robert L. Goldstone, Ji Yun Son, Douglas L. Medin, Lance J. Rips, Leonidas A. A. Doumas, John E. Hummel, Steven A. Sloman, David A. Lagnado, Marc J. Buehner, Patricia W. Cheng, Jonathan St. B. T. Evans, P. N. Johnson-Laird, Barbara Tversky, Robyn A. LeBoeuf, Eldar Shafir, Daniel Kahneman, Shane Frederick, Daniel C. Molden, E. Tory Higgins, Laura R. Novick, Miriam Bassok, Robert J. Sternberg, Todd I. Lubart, James C. Kaufman, Jean E. Pretz, Michelene T. H. Chi, Stellan Ohlsson, Marsha C. Lovett, John R. Anderson, Leib Litman, Arthur S. Reber, Vinod Goel, Peter Bachman, Tyrone D. Cannon, Graeme S. Halford, Randy Gallistel, Rochel Gelman, Timothy A. Salthouse, Josep Call, Michael Tomasello, Lila Gleitman, Anna Papafragou, Patricia M. Greenfield, Phoebe C. Ellsworth, Kevin Dunbar, Jonathan Fugelsang, Vimla L. Patel, Jose F. Arocha, Jiajie Zhang, Ron Ritchhart, David N. Perkins

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