The Psychology of Human Thought
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Sternberg, Robert J. and Funke, Joachim (Eds.): The Psychology of Human Thought: An Introduction, Heidelberg: Heidelberg University Publishing, 2019.

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Published 31.07.2019.


Robert J. Sternberg and Joachim Funke (Eds.)

The Psychology of Human Thought

An Introduction

The “Psychology of Human Thought” is an “open access” collection of peer-reviewed chapters from all areas of higher cognitive processes. The book is intended to be used as a textbook in courses on higher process, complex cognition, human thought, and related courses. Chapters include concept acquisition, knowledge representation, inductive and deductive reasoning, problem solving, metacognition, language, expertise, intelligence, creativity, wisdom, development of thought, affect and thought, and sections about history and about methods. The chapters are written by distinguished scholarly experts in their respective fields, coming from such diverse regions as North America, Great Britain, France, Germany, Norway, Israel, and Australia. The level of the chapters is addressed to advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students.

Robert J. Sternberg, Professor of Human Development, Cornell University, USA; Honorary Professor of Psychology, Heidelberg University, Germany.  Areas of research: Intelligence, creativity, wisdom, reasoning, problem solving.

Joachim Funke, Professor for Cognitive and Theoretical Psychology at Heidelberg University, Germany. Areas of research: Reasoning, problem solving, thinking, creativity.

Front Matter
List of Contributors
Robert J. Sternberg, Joachim Funke
Robert J. Sternberg, Joachim Funke
Kimery R. Levering, Kenneth J. Kurtz
Art Graesser, Anne M. Lippert, Keith T. Shubeck
Jonathan St. B. T. Evans
Janet E. Davidson
Joachim Funke
Julia Nolte, David Garavito, Valerie Reyna
Lisa von Stockhausen, Joachim Funke
Andrea Bender
David Z. Hambrick
Oliver Wilhelm, Ulrich Schroeders
Todd Lubart, Branden Thornhill-Miller
Judith Glück
Kathleen M. Galotti
Mary Gauvain
Subject Index
Author Index