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Author Frankish, Keith.
Title The Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Science [electronic resource].
Publication Info. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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Contents Cover; The Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Science; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of figures and tables; Contributors; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION; Overview; The philosophy and science of cognition; The future of cognitive science; Summary of the volume; Part I: Foundations; Part II: Aspects of cognition; Part III: Research programs; Part I: Foundations; 1: History and core themes; 1.1 Overview; 1.2 The roots of cognitive science; 1.3 Information, computation, and the cognitive revolution (1940-1956); 1.4 Building symbolic models (1956-1975)
1.5 Cognitive science gets its name and identity (1975-1980)1.6 The connectionist challenge: artificial neural network models (1980 to present); 1.7 Cognitive science expands downward and outward (1990s to present); 1.8 Conclusion; Further reading; References; 2: The representational theory of mind; 2.1 Two conceptions of RTM; 2.2 What is a mental representation?; 2.3 Representation-bearers in cognitive science; 2.4 The semantics of mental representations; 2.5 The ground of mental content; 2.5.1 The resemblance approach; 2.5.2 The indicator approach; 2.5.3 The biological function approach
2.5.4 The causal historical approach2.5.5 The functional role approach; 2.5.6 Multiple-factor approaches; 2.6 The significance of mental representations; 2.7 The role of mental representations in cognitive science explanations; 2.8 Challenges to RTM; 2.9 Concluding summary; Further reading; Primary works; Secondary works; References; 3: Cognitive architectures; 3.1 Brief history of cognitive architectures; 3.2 Representations; 3.3 Rule-based procedures; 3.4 Connectionist procedures; 3.5 Psychological applications; 3.6 Neural architecture; 3.7 Artificial intelligence; 3.8 Conclusion
Further readingReferences; Part II: Aspects of cognition; 4: Perception; 4.1 The philosophical problem of perception; 4.2 The mechanisms of perception; 4.3 Perceiving as information processing; 4.4 Gibson and Marr: direct pickup and computation; 4.5 Representing and enacting; 4.6 The role of phenomenology; Further reading; References; 5: Action; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 The nature of action and action explanation; 5.3 Motor cognition; 5.4 Conscious agency; 5.5 Knowledge of actions and intentions; 5.6 Conclusion; Further reading; References; 6: Human learning and memory
6.1 Different approaches to the study of human memory6.2 Short-term vs. long-term memory; 6.3 Working memory; 6.4 Memory encoding and retrieval processes; 6.5 Forgetting; 6.6 Distinctions between putative memory systems or processes; 6.7 Inferential and attributional processes in memory; 6.8 Concluding remarks; Further reading; References; 7: Reasoning and decision making; 7.1 Reasoning; 7.2 Decision making; 7.3 Concluding comments; Further reading; References; 8: Concepts; 8.1 What are concepts?; 8.2 Classical vs. prototype concepts; 8.3 Formal models; 8.3.1 Models of classification
Note 8.3.2 Process models
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Cognitive science.
Added Author Ramsey, William.
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Related To Print version: Frankish, Keith The Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Science Cambridge : Cambridge University Press,c2012 9780521871419
ISBN 9781139516563
9781139518413 (electronic bk.)
1139518410 (electronic bk.)
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