Cognitive Science

Hardcover | September 22, 1999

byBenjamin Martin BlyEditorDavid E. Rumelhart

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The interdisciplinary field of cognitive science brings together elements of cognitive psychology, mathematics, perception, and linguistics. Focusing on the main areas of exploration in this field today, Cognitive Science presents comprehensive overviews of research findings and discusses new cross-over areas of interest. Contributors represent the most senior and well-established names in the field. This volume serves as a high-level introduction, with sufficient breadth to be a graduate-level text, and enough depth to be a valued reference source to researchers.

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The interdisciplinary field of cognitive science brings together elements of cognitive psychology, mathematics, perception, and linguistics. Focusing on the main areas of exploration in this field today, Cognitive Science presents comprehensive overviews of research findings and discusses new cross-over areas of interest. Contributors ...

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The interdisciplinary field of cognitive science brings together elements of cognitive psychology, mathematics, perception, and linguistics. Focusing on the main areas of exploration in this field today,Cognitive Science presents comprehensive overviews of research findings and discusses new crossover areas of interest. Contributors in...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:391 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:September 22, 1999Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0126017301

ISBN - 13:9780126017304

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Table of Contents

Contributors.
Foreward.
Preface.
C.R. Gallistel, Coordinate Transformations in the Genesis of Directed Action.
D. LaBerge, Attention.
D.L. Medin and E. Heit, Categorization.
K.J. Kurtz, D. Gentner, and V. Gunn, Reasoning.
S. Carey and E.M. Markman, Cognitive Development.
M.D. Patterson and B. Martin Bly, The Brain Basis of Syntactic Processes: Architecture, Ontogeny, and Phylogeny.
K.N. Ochsner and S.M. Kosslyn, The Cognitive Neuroscience Approach.
G. Mandler, Emotion.
Index.

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"...the scholarship of these chapters is indisputable, as expected when considering the pre-eminence of the authors... One aim of an edited book must be to contain articles of a high standard and this is unequivocally achieved here."
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