Handbook of Implicit Learning
- Michael A. Stadler - University of Missouri, Columbia, USA
- Peter A. Frensch - Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
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November 1997 | 648 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Research on implicit learning - a cognitive phenomenon in which people acquire knowledge without conscious intent or awareness - has been growing exponentially. This volume draws together this research, offering the first complete reference on implicit learning by those who have been instrumental in shaping the field.
The contributors explore controversies in the field, and examine: functional characteristics, brain mechanisms and neurological foundations of implicit learning; connectionist models; and applications of implicit learning to acquiring new mental skills.