New PDF release: A companion to cognitive science

By William Bechtel, George Graham

ISBN-10: 0631218513

ISBN-13: 9780631218517

Unequalled within the caliber of its world-renowned individuals, this multidisciplinary significant other serves as either a path textual content and a reference booklet around the extensive spectrum of problems with drawback to cognitive technology.

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What Makes This a Companion to Cognitive Science? What makes the book a companion to cognitive science is that it presents everything needed to acquire working familiarity with cognitive science: its origins, central research areas and methodologies, main achievements, intellectual stances and controversies, and likely future developments. It should serve as a reference book, classroom text, and resource guide. It should be readable by nonacademics and nonspecialists, graduate and undergraduate students taking first courses in cognitive science, and also specialists in disciplines which are part of cognitive science but who wish an overview of topics outside their own specialty.

These provide areas of study for investigators within cognitive science to name just a few: attention, consciousness, imagery, language, memory, perception, and reasoning. It is largely as a result of focusing on these common phenomena that cognitive scientists, though coming from different disciplines and using different research methods, interact with each other. The articles in Part II attempt to characterize the problems that arise in the various areas of study and some of the outstanding discoveries that have been made.

We would also like to thank our editor, Steve Smith, and his staff at Blackwell, especially Mary Riso, Margaret Aherne, and Jean van Altena. Thanks are owed to our home universities of Washington University in St Louis and the University of Alabama at Birmingham for a variety of forms of assistance, including a grant in one case and teaching leave in another. Beth Stufflebeam helped to produce the final manuscript. Suggestions, information, and help of other sorts came not just from our distinguished advisory editors, David A.

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