Encyclopedia of Cognitive Psychology (2 Volume Set)


Carla E. Wilhelm (Editor)

Series: Psychology Research Progress
BISAC: PSY008000

This book presents current research in the field of cognitive psychology. Topics discussed include a new perspective on human consciousness; cognitive rehabilitation in middle-aged alzheimer patients; cognitive theory of obsessions; the cognitive effects of anxiety on sexual arousal; conceptual combination; TP-theory as a new perspective on cognitive psychology; peripheral responses elicited by motor imagery and preverbal category formation. (Imprint: Nova)



Table of Contents


A Semantics of the Fundamental Structural Elements of Language, Based on Cognitive Functions: Operational Semantics
(Giulio Benedetti, Pisa, Italy)

A New Perspective on Human Consciousness
(Giorgio Marchetti, University of Urbino, Italy)

Illusory Perceptions and Memories: What is the Tie that Binds?
(Timothy N. Odegard, James M. Lampinen, Emily A. Farris, University of Texas Arlington, TX, and others)

A New Methodology to Assess Individual Differences in Spatial Memory: The Computer-Generated Version of the Reorientation Paradigm
(Luciana Picucci, Andrea Bosco, Alessandro O. Caffò, Guido D’Angelo, Emanuela Soleti, Giulio E. Lancioni, Manuela N. di Masi, Department of Psychology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy, and others)

Pretrial Publicity Affects Juror Decision Making and Memory
(Christine L. Ruva, University of South Florida, US)

TP-Theory as New Perspective on Cognitive Psychology
Koji Tanida, Ernst Pöppel, Honda R&D Co., Ltd., Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, Germany)

Strategies and Approaches of Learning in the Pupils of the University: Challenge in the 21st Century
(Nora Irene Abate, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina)

Cognitive Rehabilitation in Middle-Aged Alzheimer Patients
(Elisabetta Farina, Fabiana Villanelli, Neurorehabilitation Unit, IRCCS Don Gnocchi Foundation, University of Milan, Milan, Italy)

The Cognitive Effects of Anxiety on Sexual Arousal
(Philippe Kempeneers, Romain Pallincourt, Sylvie Blairy, University of Liege, Unit of Clinical Psychology, Belgium, and others)

Limits to General Expertise: A Study of In- and Out-of-Field Graph Interpretation
(Wolf-Michael Roth, Univ. of Victoria)

Conceptual Combination: Models, Theories, and Controversies
(Bing Ran, School of Public Affairs, Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg Middletown, PA, P. Robert Duimering, Dept. of Management Sciences, Univ. at Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada)

A Test of the Cognitive Theory of Obsessions: Study of Internal Structure and Validity of the Obsessive Beliefs Questionnaire in Italian Individuals
(Stella Dorz, Caterina Novara, Massimiliano Pastore, Ezio Sanavio, Luigi Rocco Chiri, and Claudio Sica, Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Italy et al.

Haptic Abilities in Infancy and Their Relation to the Vision: A Review
(Arlette Streri, Centre Biomedical des Saints-Peres, Univ. Paris Descarte, France)

Emotional Modulation of Selective Attention: Experimental Evidence in Specific Phobia
(Marlen Figueroa, Univ. of Granada, Granada, Spain, Sonia Rodriguez-Ruiz, Univ. of Granada, Granada, Spain, Jose L. Mata, Univ. of Granada, Granada, Spain, Univ. of Jaen, Jaen, Spain, et al.)

The Moderating Effect of Switching Costs in Consumers’ Relationship Dissolution: A Cross-Cultural Analysis
(Carmen Anton Martin, Carmen Camarero Izquierdo, Dept. of Business and Marketing, Univ. of Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain)

Tripartite Concepts of Mind and Brain, with Special Emphasis on the Neuroevolutionary Postulates of Christfried Jakob and Paul MacLean
(Lazaros C. Triarhou, Economo-Koskinas Wing for Integrative and Evolutionary Neuroscience, Univ. of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece)

Category-specific Semantics in Alzheimer’s Dementia and Normal Aging?
(Keith R Laws, School of Psychology, Univ. of Hertfordshire, UK, Tim M. Gale, Dept. of Psychiatry, QEII Hospital, Welwyn Garden City, UK, School of Computer Science, School of Psychology, Univ. of Hertfordshire, UK, F. Javier Moreno-Martinez, Dept. de Psicologia Basica U.N.E.D., Madrid, Spain, et al.)

Preverbal Category Formation- The Role of Real-World Experience
(Birgit Trauble, Dept. of Psychology, Univ. of Heidelberg, Germany, Lysett Babocsai, Sabina Pauen, Univ. of Heidelberg, Germany)

Peripheral Responses Elicited by Motor Imagery: A Window on Central and Peripheral Nervous System Relationships Through Motor Commands Inhibition
(Collet C., Guillot A., Univ of Lyon, Claude Bernard Univ., Laboratory of Mental Processes and Motor Performance, Cedex, France)

Rationality: The Desire For An Absolute Without A Cause
(Todd McElroy, Jacob Conrad and Dominic Mascari, Appalachian State University Boone, NC)

The Cognitive Effects of Anxiety on Sexual Arousal
(Philippe Kempeneers, Univ. of Liege, Unit of Clinical Psychology, Alexians’ Psychiatric Hospital, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium, Romain Pallincourt, Alexians’ Psychiatric Hospital, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium, Sylvie Blairy, Univ. of Liege, Unit of Cognitive-Behaivioural Clinical Psychology, Belgium)


Additional information