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  • Language and Cognitive Processes

    Language and Cognitive Processes provides an international forum for the publication of theoretical and experimental research into the mental processes and representations involved in language use. Apart from research in experimental and developmental psychology, Language and Cognitive Processes publishes work derived from linguistics, philosophy, cognitive neuropsychology and computational modelling.

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  • Mathematical Cognition

    Mathematics is fundamental to how we understand the world, and, increasingly, it is fundamental to how we understand ourselves. The aim of Mathematical Cognition is to provide a forum for explorations of how we, as human beings, understand mathematics: how we acquire mathematical concepts, and use them.

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  • Memory

    Memory publishes high quality papers in all areas of memory research. This includes experimental studies of memory (including laboratory-based research, everyday memory studies, and applied memory research), developmental, educational, neuropsychological, clinical and social research on memory.

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  • Thinking & Reasoning

    Thinking & Reasoning is an international journal dedicated to the understanding of human thought processes, with particular emphasis on studies on reasoning. Whilst the primary focus is on psychological studies of thinking, contributions are welcome from philosophers, artificial intelligence researchers and other cognitive scientists whose work bears upon the central concerns of the journal. Topics published in the journal include studies of deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning, problem solving, decision making, probability judgement, conceptual thinking and the influence of language and culture on thought.

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  • Visual Cognition

    This journal publishes high quality research concerned with all aspects of visual cognition. This includes, for example, studies of visual object and face recognition (from edge extraction to accessing stored knowledge representations), texture and surface perception, perceptual organization, dynamic aspects of vision, visual attention, long-term and short-term visual memory, visual imagery, visual word recognition, eye movement control in reading and scene perception, context effects in reading, object and face recognition.

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  • Experimental Aging Research

    Experimental Aging Research is a life span developmental and aging journal dealing with research on the aging process from a psychological and psychobiological perspective. It meets the need for a scholarly journal with refereed scientific papers dealing with age differences and age changes at any point in the adult life span. Areas of major focus include experimental psychology, neuropsychology, psychobiology, work research, ergonomics, and behavioral medicine.

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  • Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology: Section A

    Section A of The Quarterly Journal of Psychology publishes original articles on any topic within the field of human experimental psychology. The majority of papers published are substantial experimental reports, but brief reports which allow some definite and important conclusion to be reached are included, and review articles and theoretical treatments are welcome.

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  • International Journal of Psychology

    The International Journal of Psychology is the journal of the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS) and is edited by the IUPsyS. Its purpose is to circulate scientific information within and among subdisciplines of psychology and to foster the development of psychological science around the world. The main part of each issue is devoted to empirical and theoretical papers in various fields of scientific psychology. Fields covered include general psychology (perception, learning, cognitive processes, language etc.), neuropsychology, developmental psychology, as well as social, biological, and cross-cultural psychology.

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  • Cognitive Ergonomics (CE)

    Tasks solving processes produced by computer users (observed process) contain much information about their mental models, individual problem solving strategy and underlying decision structure for a given task.

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  • Laterality

    This journal publishes high quality research concerned with all aspects of lateralisation. Laterality's principal interest is in the psychological, behavioural and neurological correlates of lateralisation. It is also willing to publish accessible papers from any discipline which can illuminate the general problems of the evolution of biological and neural asymmetry, or on the cultural, linguistic, artistic and social consequences of lateral asymmetry, or on its historical origins and development.

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  • Evolutionary Psychology: A Primer

    In this view, the mind is a set of information-processing machines that were designed by natural selection to solve adaptive problems faced by our hunter-gatherer ancestors. This way of thinking about the brain, mind, and behavior is changing how scientists approach old topics, and opening up new ones. This chapter is a primer on the concepts and arguments that animate it. The goal of research in evolutionary psychology is to discover and understand the design of the human mind. Evolutionary psychology is an approach to psychology, in which knowledge and principles from evolutionary biology are put to use in research on the structure of the human mind.

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  • Animal Behavior Society

    The purpose of this society is to promote and encourage the biological study of animal behavior in the broadest sense, including studies at all levels of organization using both descriptive and experimental methods under natural and controlled conditions. Both research studies and the dissemination of knowledge about animal behavior through publications, educational programs, and activities is be encouraged.

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