About the BookIn this new ebook, Robert W. Proctor curates a collection of celebrated and seminal articles from the past 125 years of The American Journal of Psychology. The debut volume in the University of Illinois Press's Common Threads ebook series, Higher Mental Processes reprints a suite of ten articles on processes of higher-order thinking. Proctor, current editor of the AJP, begins the volume with a special introduction that provides historical and scientific context for the contributions.Contributors: P. Baratta, M. H. Birnbaum, M. E. Bulbrook, L. S. Buyer, R. A. Carlson, S. N. F. Chant, A. A. Cleveland, T. D. Cutsforth, R. L. Dominowski, E. Galanter, P. N. Johnson-Laird, M. G. Preston, Robert W. Proctor, and J. Tagart.
About the Author Robert W. Proctor is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Purdue University and the coauthor of Why Science Matters: Understanding the Methods of Psychological Research. He is the editor of the American Journal of Psychology.