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Metacognition and Cognitive Neuropsychology

Metacognition and Cognitive Neuropsychology Author Giuliana Mazzoni
ISBN-10 9781317778424
Release 2014-05-12
Pages 224
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Control processes are those mental functions that allow us to initiate, monitor, and prioritize mental activities. They are crucial to normal mental functioning. A better understanding of the nature of control processes and their deficits is important for clinical work and for an adequate theory of consciousness. Previously, control processes have been examined within the frameworks of two parallel but independent paradigms: those of cognitive psychology and of neuropsychology. Cognitive psychologists have stressed the theoretical and empirical nature of normal unimpaired control processes; neuropsychologists have focused on the relationships between damage to specific functional areas of the brain and deficits in specific control processes. Both have contributed extensively to our understanding of control processes. However, they have tended to operate independently, with little if any cross-talk between disciplines, despite the potential benefits such dialogue is likely to generate. This book represents the first attempt to synthesize cognitive and neuropsychological perspectives on control processes. It contains state-of-the-art reports on various aspects of control processes by experts from both disciplines.



Metacognition

Metacognition Author Patrick Chambres
ISBN-10 1402071345
Release 2002-08-31
Pages 281
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Two perspectives have structured research within the rapidly developing field of metacognition. The first, functional perspective examines how and when people use their knowledge about their own thinking to guide their actions. The second, analytical perspective is mainly concerned with the state of metacognitive knowledge. This approach is identified with cognitive psychological research on feelings of knowing and judgments about knowledge states and abilities. The object of the current volume is to promote the interaction, and indeed construct a synergistic reciprocity between the two sub-fields. The authors examine the role of metacognition in activities as varied as classroom learning, piloting airplanes, and eyewitness testimony. The ideas and questions developed in the book will give a dynamic impulse to research in the field.



Applied Metacognition

Applied Metacognition Author Timothy J. Perfect
ISBN-10 0521000378
Release 2002-11-14
Pages 297
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Up-to-date overview of relation between theories in metacognition and their real-world application.



The Oxford Handbook of Metamemory

The Oxford Handbook of Metamemory Author John Dunlosky
ISBN-10 9780199336746
Release 2016-03-08
Pages 592
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The Oxford Handbook of Metamemory investigates the human ability to evaluate and control learning and information retrieval processes. Each chapter in this authoritative guide highlights a different facet of metamemory research, including classical metamemory judgments; applications of metamemory research to the classroom and courtroom; and cutting-edge perspectives on continuing debates and theory. Chapters also provide broad historical overviews of each research area and discussions of promising directions for future research. The breadth and depth of coverage on offer in this Handbook make it ideal for seminars on metamemory or metacognition. It would also be a valuable supplement for advanced courses on cognitive psychology, of use especially to graduate students and more seasoned researchers who are interested in exploring metamemory for the first time.



The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Cognitive Development

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Cognitive Development Author Usha Goswami
ISBN-10 9781444351736
Release 2011-07-11
Pages 816
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This definitive volume is the result of collaboration by top scholars in the field of children's cognition. New edition offers an up-to-date overview of all the major areas of importance in the field, and includes new data from cognitive neuroscience and new chapters on social cognitive development and language Provides state-of-the-art summaries of current research by international specialists in different areas of cognitive development Spans aspects of cognitive development from infancy to the onset of adolescence Includes chapters on symbolic reasoning, pretend play, spatial development, abnormal cognitive development and current theoretical perspectives



Metacognition

Metacognition Author Patrick Chambres
ISBN-10 9781461510994
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 281
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The object of this volume is to promote the interaction, and indeed construct a synergistic reciprocity between the functional perspective on metacognition and the analytical perspective. The authors examine the role of metacognition in activities as varied as classroom learning, piloting airplanes, and eyewitness testimony. The ideas and questions developed in the book will give a dynamic impulse to research in the field.



Metacognition

Metacognition Author John Dunlosky
ISBN-10 9781483360041
Release 2008-09-24
Pages 344
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Metacognition is the first textbook to focus on people's extraordinary ability to evaluate and control their cognitive processes. This comprehensive text covers both theoretical and empirical metacognitive research in educational, developmental, cognitive and applied psychology. Authors John Dunlosky and Janet Metcalfe address many of the key questions that have inspired scientists to pursue research in this domain. To answer these and many other questions, the authors assess major theoretical themes and programmatic research in the field. The authors also include chapters that define the scope of metacognition and cover its historical origins. Not only do they describe well-received theories about the nature of metacognition, but they also highlight unresolved mysteries currently on the cutting-edge of research. Key Features Emphasizes the practical relevance of theory and research in metacognition to learning with the use of "Application" boxes Introduces students to important questions that have yet to be answered by the metacognitive research literature with the inclusion of "Mystery" boxes Provides three easy-to-conduct demonstrations (e.g., tip-of-the-tongue experience, delayed-judgment-of-learning effect, etc.) that students can try themselves Offers brief biographies that introduce students to some of the most influential leaders in metacognition Includes a general summary at the end of each chapte Intended Audience This text is an ideal resource for undergraduate cognitive psychology students. It also serves as comprehensive handbook for more advanced students and psychological scientists engaged in the study of metacognitive processes.



Learning and Memory Cognitive psychology of memory

Learning and Memory  Cognitive psychology of memory Author John H. Byrne
ISBN-10 0123705061
Release 2008
Pages 4
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Learning and Memory Cognitive psychology of memory has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Learning and Memory Cognitive psychology of memory also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Learning and Memory Cognitive psychology of memory book for free.



Applied Memory

Applied Memory Author Matthew Kelley
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105132280186
Release 2009
Pages 355
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The goal of the applied memory volume is to highlight many interesting and creative applications of basic memory phenomena that are underrepresented, or even unrepresented, in the literature. Authors were charged with the task of reviewing relevant basic and applied research and offering new empirical investigations into the applications of these benchmark phenomena. To this end, Applied Memory, consists of 17 chapters that explore the influences of generation, irrelevant speech, verbal overshadowing, isolation, part-set cuing, reminiscence, hyperemnesia, placebos, mental state, metamemory knowledge, flashbulb events, and traumatic events on memory in everyday settings, as well as applications of source memory, social memory, involuntary autobiographical memory, dream memory, and strategic memory regulation. The volume is designed as a resource for basic and applied memory researchers and as a supplementary text in graduate or upper-level undergraduate courses in cognitive psychology, human memory, or applied psychology.



Dual process Theories in Social Psychology

Dual process Theories in Social Psychology Author Shelly Chaiken
ISBN-10 1572304219
Release 1999-02-19
Pages 657
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This informative volume presents the first comprehensive review of research and theory on dual-process models of social information processing. These models distinguish between qualitatively different modes of information processing in making decisions and solving problems (e.g., associative versus rule-based, controlled versus uncontrolled, and affective versus cognitive modes). Leading contributors review the basic assumptions of these approaches and review the ways they have been applied and tested in such areas as attitudes, stereotyping, person perception, memory, and judgment. Also examined are the relationships between different sets of processing modes, the factors that determine their utilization, and how they work in combination to affect responses to social information.



Guo li Taibei shi fan xue yuan xue bao

Guo li Taibei shi fan xue yuan xue bao Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015070819654
Release 2004
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Handbook of Metamemory and Memory

Handbook of Metamemory and Memory Author John Dunlosky
ISBN-10 9781136648557
Release 2013-10-18
Pages 502
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Examines the interplay between metamemory and memory. This handbook discusses cutting-edge theory and research that, in some way, showcases the symbiotic relationship between metamemory and memory. It supports a central thesis that a complete understanding of either metamemory or memory is not possible without investigating their mutual influence.



The Cognitive Neuroscience of Metacognition

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Metacognition Author Stephen M. Fleming
ISBN-10 9783642451904
Release 2014-01-31
Pages 407
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Metacognition is the capacity to reflect upon and evaluate cognition and behaviour. Long of interest to philosophers and psychologists, metacognition has recently become the target of research in the cognitive neurosciences. By combining brain imaging, computational modeling, neuropsychology and insights from psychiatry, the present book offers a picture of the metacognitive functions of the brain. Chapters cover the definition and measurement of metacognition in humans and non-human animals, the computational underpinnings of metacognitive judgments the cognitive neuroscience of self-monitoring ranging from confidence to error-monitoring and neuropsychiatric studies of disorders of metacognition. This book provides an invaluable overview of a rapidly emerging and important field within cognitive neuroscience.



Memory Disorders in Psychiatric Practice

Memory Disorders in Psychiatric Practice Author German E. Berrios
ISBN-10 0521576717
Release 2000-03-16
Pages 520
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Memory complaints are a frequent feature of psychiatric disorder, even in the absence of organic disease. In this practical reference for the clinician, first published in 2000, German Berrios and John Hodges lead an international team of eminent psychiatrists, behavioural neurologists and clinical psychologists to focus on the psychiatric and organic aspects of memory disorders from the perspective of the multidisciplinary memory clinic. These disorders include organic syndromes such as the dementias, the amnesic syndrome and transient amnestic states, and also psychiatric aspects of memory disorders in the functional psychoses. Among the specific topics reviewed are the paramnesias, conditions such as dj vu, flashbulb and flashback memories, and the problems of recovered, false and feigned memories. Throwing light on established conditions, and also introducing two new syndromes, this book makes a major contribution to the understanding and clinical management of memory disorders in psychiatry, neuropsychology and other disciplines.



Metacognition in Mathematics Education

Metacognition in Mathematics Education Author Annemie Desoete
ISBN-10 1600211984
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 199
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For some decades, theoretical and empirical research has focused on the phenomenon of metacognition and its overwhelming importance to human learning and performance. The real growth in theoretical and empirical studies about metacognition started with the work of Flavell at the end of the 1970s in the context of research on metamemory. The metacognitive concept has been very successful stimulating a lot of studies. The metacognitive research on reading peaked in the 1980s and has levelled since. Metacognition has more recently also been applied to mathematics. metacognition can be differentiated into two central components, namely metacognitive knowledge and metacognitive processes or skills. In the same vein, Brown (1978) distinguished metacognitive knowledge about the interaction between person, task, and strategies characteristics from the regulation of ones own cognitive activities. The purpose of this book is to help to summarise and clarify some of the issues on the conceptualisation, the assessment and the training of metacognition on mathematical issues in learners with and without mathematics learning disabilities. It presents a kaleidoscopic view on European research for the role of metacognition in mathematics performance.



The Cambridge Handbook of Consciousness

The Cambridge Handbook of Consciousness Author Philip David Zelazo
ISBN-10 9781139464062
Release 2007-05-14
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The Cambridge Handbook of Consciousness is the first of its kind in the field, and its appearance marks a unique time in the history of intellectual inquiry on the topic. After decades during which consciousness was considered beyond the scope of legitimate scientific investigation, consciousness re-emerged as a popular focus of research towards the end of the last century, and it has remained so for nearly 20 years. There are now so many different lines of investigation on consciousness that the time has come when the field may finally benefit from a book that pulls them together and, by juxtaposing them, provides a comprehensive survey of this exciting field. An authoritative desk reference, which will also be suitable as an advanced textbook.



Cognitive Remediation Therapy for Schizophrenia

Cognitive Remediation Therapy for Schizophrenia Author Professor Til Wykes
ISBN-10 9781135444099
Release 2006-05-02
Pages 328
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Could CRT provide the first structured method of alleviating cognitive deficits associated with schizophrenia? Cognitive Remediation Therapy for Schizophrenia describes the background and development of this new psychological therapy and demonstrates how it provides the first structured help to overcome the thinking problems associated with schizophrenia. In three sections, the book covers the theoretical and empirical underpinning of cognitive remediation therapy and explores its application. Part I, 'The Development of Therapy', provides the historical context and theoretical background to the therapy and emphasizes the value of rehabilitating cognitive deficits. In Part II, 'Improving Cognitive Processes', the process and effects of changing cognition are examined. Finally, in Part III, 'The Process of Therapy', the authors provide a clinical guide to the delivery of cognitive remediation therapy and use case examples to support its efficacy. This book is the first to describe an individual cognitive remediation therapy programme based on a clear model of the relationship between thinking and behaviour. It will be of both academic and clinical value to all those health professionals and clinical academics who want not only to understand the relationships between thought and action but also to intervene to improve therapy.