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Title Cognition : conceptual and methodological issues / Herbert L. Pick, Jr., Paulus van den Broek, and David C. Knill, editors
Edition First edition
Published Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [1992]


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Description xiv, 359 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series APA science volumes
APA science volumes.
Contents The organization and reorganization of categories : the case of speech perception / James J. Jenkins -- "Filling" in versus finding out : a ubiquitous confusion in cognitive science / Daniel C. Dennett -- Broadening the domain of the fuzzy logical model of perception / Dominic W. Massaro -- Ecological foundations of cognition : invariants of perception and action / M.T. Turvey -- Alternative representations for cognition : search and reasoning / Herbert A. Simon -- A cognitive architecture for comprehension / Walter Kintsch -- Theories, constraints, and cognition / Douglas L. Medin and David M. Thau -- on the origins of domain-specific primitives / David Premack -- How to think about perceptual learning : twenty-five years later / Eleanor J. Gibson -- Learning, cognition, and education : then and now / Robert Glaser -- Preliminaries to a theory of culture acquisition / Claudia Strauss and Naomi Quinn -- Liberation thereology / Gerald M. Siegel -- Expertise and fit : aspects of cognition / Paul E. Johnson, Laura K. Kochevar, and Imran A. Zualkernan
Summary Three fundamental questions are addressed in the chapters that follow: What kinds of behavior constitute the domain of cognition? How do we conceptualize the knowledge base underlying cognitive processes such as thinking, perceiving, and remembering? What are the implications of different methodological techniques for our understanding?
Notes Result of a conference, The Study of Cognition: Conceptual and Methodological Issues, organized by the University of Minnesota Center for Research in Learning, Perception, and Cognition, and held in Feb.-March 1991
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to Ovid PsycBooks
Issuing Body Made available through: American Psychological Association's PsyBooks Collection
Subject Cognition -- Congresses.
Learning, Psychology of -- Congresses.
Learning, Psychology of.
Perception -- Congresses.
Thought and thinking -- Congresses.
Thought and thinking.
Psychiatry and Psychology
Psychological Phenomena and Processes
Psychology, Applied.
Mental Processes.
Psychology, Educational.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Broek, Paulus Willem van den, 1955-
Knill, David C.
Pick, Herbert L.
University of Minnesota. Center for Research in Learning, Perception, and Cognition.
LC no. 91045909
ISBN 1557981655