Action control is arguably one of the most important topics in cognition as humans interact with their environment by means of goal-directed behavior, i.e. by means of actions. This collection focuses on action control and its two presumed core processes, namely feature binding and retrieval.
Do individuals differ qualitatively or quantitatively in task performance, and how can we tell the difference?
We discuss assumptions and implications (for acquisition and processing) of considering language as situated in face-to-face interaction, focusing on multimodal iconicity and indexicality.
The study of human cognition can benefit from rapid development of robots. The aim of this special collection is to highlight the crucial role of using robots in understanding human cognition.
The role of embodiment in high-level cognition has been debated intensely for decades. This Special Collection focuses on central challenges that research on embodied cognition needs to be overcome for the field to move forward.
A new model of binding confounds in task switching is discussed and implications for traditional views are challenged.
This special collection focusses on the cognitive structure, flexibility and plasticity of human multitasking from an interdisciplinary perspective.
A collection of articles focusing on the role of science in public discourse.
Verbal self-monitoring is the set of processes speakers use to inspect their own speech and to intervene when trouble arises. The papers collected in this issue discuss competing accounts of this process and identify key issues for future research.
Reviews theory on the close relationship between attention and working memory, and assesses several ways this relationship has been characterized.
The Confluence of Sound and Cognition: A Collection of Seven Papers on Different Facets of Auditory Distraction.
Review of attentional selection favoring a distinction between top-down volition and biases stemming from previous behavior, with commentaries.
A collection of articles about the link between pupil size and cognition.