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Introduction

Anat Ninio

in Language and the Learning Curve: A new theory of syntactic development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780199299829
eISBN:
9780191584985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299829.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the purpose of this book, which is to propose the integration of up-to-date principles of theoretical linguistics, cognitive psychology, and ... More


Culture, musicality, and musical expertise

Susan Hallam

in A Cultural Psychology of Music Education

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199214389
eISBN:
9780191594779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214389.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter focuses on the processes concerned with learning and the development of musical expertise which are common to all human beings but which develop differentially depending on the ... More


Rules of Order: Process Models of Human Learning

Josef Nerb, Frank E. Ritter, and Pat Langley

in In Order to Learn: How the sequence of topics influences learning

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178845
eISBN:
9780199893751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178845.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Science is concerned not only with data, but also with models or theories that explain those data. Because human cognition is dynamic and involves change over time, accounts of cognition often take ... More


In Order to Learn: How the sequence of topics influences learning

Frank E. Ritter, Josef Nerb, Erno Lehtinen, and Timothy O'Shea (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178845
eISBN:
9780199893751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178845.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Order affects the results you get: different orders of presenting material can lead to qualitatively and quantitatively different learning outcomes. These differences occur in both natural and ... More


Human–Automated Judgment Learning: Enhancing Interaction with Automated Judgment Systems

Ellen J. Bass and Amy R. Pritchett

in Adaptive Perspectives on Human–Technology Interaction: Methods and Models for Cognitive Engineering and Human-Computer Interaction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195374827
eISBN:
9780199847693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374827.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents a methodology for investigating human interaction with automated judges capable of informing training and design: human-automated judgment learning (HAJL). After introducing ... More


Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Chak Kwan Chan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book introduces the development of China's welfare polices since its conception of an open-door policy in 1978. Setting out basic concepts and issues, including key terms and the process of ... More


The Challenge of Novelty

Kim Sterelny

in The Evolved Apprentice: How Evolution Made Humans Unique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262016797
eISBN:
9780262302814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016797.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter argues for two crucial ideas. First, over deep history and at different times and places, humans have experienced very different physical, biological, economic and social environments. ... More


Through the looking glass: a dynamic lens model approach to multiple cue probability learning

Maarten Speekenbrink and David R. Shanks

in The Probabilistic Mind:: Prospects for Bayesian cognitive science

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199216093
eISBN:
9780191695971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216093.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers a probabilistic perspective on a classic problem of human contingency learning: finding the relationships between a category or outcome, for which there are several ... More


John Dewey: His Life and Work

Larry A. Hickman

in John Dewey Between Pragmatism and Constructivism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230181
eISBN:
9780823235339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230181.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an overview of John Dewey's life and work. John Dewey was born in Burlington, Vermont, the third of four sons of Archibald Sprague Dewey and Lucina ... More


Learning and Learning to Learn

in Inside Man: The Discipline of Modeling Human Ways of Being

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773041
eISBN:
9780804777421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773041.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter, which examines the modeling of human learning, proposes a particular model of learning and shows that it can accommodate basic insights and intuitions about learning. It considers some ... More


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