Contextual Cognition: The Sensus Communis Of A Situated Mind

June 21, 2018|
Contextual Cognition: The Sensus Communis Of A Situated Mind by Agust Ib
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This Brief introduces two empirically grounded models of situated mental phenomena: contextual social cognition (the collection of psychological processes underlying context-dependent social behavior) and action-language coupling (the integration of ongoing actions with movement-related verbal information). It combines behavioral, neuroscientific, and neuropsychiatric perspectives to forge a novel view of contextual influences on active, multi-domain processes. Chapters highlight the models'' translational potential for the clinical field by focusing on diseases compromising social cognition (mainly illustrated by behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia) and motor skills (crucially, Parkinson''s disease). A final chapter sets forth metatheoretical considerations regarding intercognition, the constant binding of processes triggered by environmental and body-internal sources, which confers asensus communisto our experience. In addition, the book includes two commentaries written by external peers pondering on advantages and limits of the proposal.

Contextual Cognitionwill be of interest to students, teachers, and researchers from the fields of cognitive science, neurology, psychiatry, neuroscience, psychology, behavioral science, linguistics, and philosophy.

Dr. Agust í n Ib áñ ez  has an outstanding track record in the fields of cognitive neuroscience, experimental psychology, and neurodegeneration research with over 100 ISI publications in the last five years, including published works in top-ten journals on neuropsychiatric research (e.g.,JAMA Neurology,Nature Re...
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Title:Contextual Cognition: The Sensus Communis Of A Situated Mind
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:117 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:117 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Published:June 21, 2018
Publisher:Springer Nature
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319772844

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