Time, Action and Cognition: Towards Bridging the Gap by Françoise MacarTime, Action and Cognition: Towards Bridging the Gap by Françoise Macar

Time, Action and Cognition: Towards Bridging the Gap

byFrançoise MacarEditorV. Pouthas, William J. Friedman

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This volume is the outcome of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Time, Action and Cognition. which was held in Saint-Malo, France, in October 1991. The theme - time in action and cognition of time - was sparked by growing awareness in informal meetings between mostly French-speaking time psychologists of the need to bring together time specialists in the areas of development, motor behavior, attention, memory and representations. The workshop was designed to be a forum where different theoretical points of view and a variety of empirical approaches could be presented and discussed. Time psychologists tended to draw conclusions restricted to their specific fields of interest. From our own experience, we felt that addressing a common issue - possible relationships between time in action and representations of time - could lead to a more comprehensive approach. We are endebted to NATO for allowing us to bring this idea to fruition. We take this opportunity as well to express our thanks to Cognisciences ( Cognisud section) -- an active interdisciplinary research organization - for its financial backing and the CNRS for its scientific support.
Title:Time, Action and Cognition: Towards Bridging the GapFormat:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:December 7, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Section 1: From Action to Representation: Developmental Perspectives on the Psychology of Time. Section 2: Prospective and Retrospective Temporal Judgments. Section 3: Mechanisms of Timing. Section 4: Motor Timing. Section 5: Cognitive Representations of Time. Conclusion. Author Index. Subject Index.