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Title Encyclopedia of cognitive science / editor-in-chief, Lynn Nadel
Published Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley, 2005
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Contents Editors -- Preface -- What is Cognitive Science? -- Contributors -- Glossarys -- Academic Achievement -- Acalculia -- ACT -- Action -- Action, Philosophical Issues about -- Adaptive Resonance Theory -- Addiction -- Addiction, Neural Basis of -- Aesthetics -- Affective Disorders: Depression and Mania -- Aggression and Defense, Neurohormonal Mechanisms of -- Aging and Cognition -- Aging, Neural Changes in -- Agreement -- Alzheimer Disease -- Amnesia -- Amygdala -- Analogical Reasoning, Psychology of -- Analogy-making, Computational Models of -- Anaphora -- Anaphora, Processing of -- Animal Cognition -- Animal Language -- Animal Learning -- Animal Navigation and Cognitive Maps -- Anomalous Monism -- Anosognosia -- Antisocial Personality and Psychopathy -- Anxiety Disorders -- Aphasia -- Apraxia -- Articulation: Dynamic Models of Motor Planning -- Artificial Intelligence, Gödelian Arguments against -- Artificial Intelligence, Philosophy of -- Artificial Life -- Asset Market Experiments -- Attention -- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder -- Attention, Models of -- Attention, Neural Basis of -- Attitudes -- Attractor Networks -- Audition, Neural Basis of -- Auditory Event-related Potentials -- Auditory Perception, Psychology of -- Autism -- Autism, Psychology of -- Autobiographical Memory -- Automaticity -- Autonomic Nervous System -- Backpropagation -- Bartlett, Frederic Charles -- Basal Forebrain -- Basal Ganglia -- Bayesian and Computational Learning Theory -- Bayesian Belief Networks -- Bayesian Learning in Games -- Behavior, Genetic Influences on -- Behavioral Neuropharmacological Methods -- Behaviorism, Philosophical -- Bidding Strategies in Single-unit Auctions -- Binding Problem -- Binding Theory -- Blindsight -- Blindsight, Neural Basis of -- Bloomfield, Leonard -- Brain Asymmetry -- Brain Damage, Treatment and Recovery from -- Brain Self-stimulation -- Brazier, Mary A.B. -- Broca, Paul -- Catastrophic Forgetting in Connectionist Networks -- Categorial Grammar and Formal Semantics -- Categorical Perception -- Categorization, Development of -- Causal Perception, Development of -- Causal Reasoning, Psychology of -- Cerebellum -- Cerebral Commissures -- Change Blindness -- Change Blindness, Psychology of -- Chinese Room Argument, The -- Choice Selection -- Choice under Uncertainty -- Circadian Rhythms -- Classifier Systems -- Cognitive Assessment -- Cognitive Development, Computational Models of -- Cognitive Linguistics -- Cognitive Processing Through the Interaction of Many Agents -- Cognitive Science: Experimental methods -- Cognitive Science: Philosophical Issues -- Color Perception, Psychology of -- Color Vision, Neural Basis of -- Color Vision, Philosophical Issues about -- Comparative Psychology -- Computability and Computational Complexity -- Computation, Formal Models of -- Computation, Philosophical Issues about -- Computational Models of Cognition: Constraining -- Computational Models: Why Build Them? -- Computational Neuroscience: From Biology to Cognition -- Computer Modeling of Cognition: Levels of Analysis -- Computer Vision -- Concept Learning -- Concept Learning and Categorization: Models -- Concepts, Philosophical Issues about -- Conceptual Change -- Conceptual Representations in Psychology -- Conditioning -- Connectionism -- Connectionism and Systematicity -- Connectionist Architectures: Optimization -- Connectionist Implementationalism and Hybrid Systems -- Consciousness -- Consciousness and Attention -- Consciousness and Higher-order Thought -- Consciousness and Representationalism -- Consciousness, Animal -- Consciousness, Cognitive Theories of -- Consciousness, Disorders of -- Consciousness, Function of -- Consciousness, Machine -- Consciousness, Philosophical Issues about -- Consciousness, Sleep, and Dreaming -- Consciousness, Stream of -- Consciousness, Unity of -- Constraint Satisfaction -- Constraint-based Processing -- Constraints on Movement -- Construction Grammar -- Constructivism -- Conversation, Structure of -- Convolution-based Memory Models -- Cooperation and Conflict, Large-scale Human -- Cooperative and Collaborative Learning -- Cortical Columns -- Cortical Map Formation -- Counterfactual Thinking -- Creativity -- Cultural Differences in Abstract Thinking -- Cultural Differences in Causal Attribution -- Cultural Processes: The Latest Major Transition in Evolution -- Cultural Psychology -- Cultural Transmission and Diffusion -- Culture and Cognitive Development -- Decision-making -- Decision-making, Intertemporal -- Decoding Neural Population Activity -- Decoding Single Neuron Activity -- Deductive Reasoning -- Delusions -- Depression -- Depth Perception -- Descartes, René -- Descending Motor Tracts -- Development -- Developmental Disorders of Language -- Diffusion Models and Neural Activity -- Direct Reference -- Discourse Processing -- Disfluencies in Spoken Language -- Disorders of Body Image -- Dissociation Methodology -- Distinctive Feature Theory -- Distributed Representations -- Down Syndrome -- Dualism -- Dynamic Decision Makers, Classification of Types of -- Dynamical Systems Hypothesis in Cognitive Science -- Dynamical Systems: Mathematics -- Dynamical Systems, Philosophical Issues about -- Dyslexia -- Early Experience and Cognitive Organization -- Ebbinghaus, Hermann -- Economics, Experimental Methods in -- Economics Experiments, Learning in -- Education, Learning in -- Electroencephalography (EEG) -- Eliminativism -- Ellipsis -- Embodiment -- Emergence -- Emotion -- Emotion, Neural Basis of -- Emotion, Philosophical Issues about -- Encoding and Retrieval, Neural Basis of -- Environmental Psychology
v. 1. Academic achievement -- environmental psychology -- v. 2. Epilepsy -- mental imagery, philosophical issues about -- v. 3. Mental models -- signal detection theory -- v. 4. Similarity -- zombies. Glossary and subject index
v. 2. Epilepsy -- Epiphenomenalism -- Episodic Memory, Computational Models of -- Epistemology -- Ethics -- Event-related Potentials and Mental Chronometry -- Evolutionary Algorithms -- Evolutionary Psychology: Applications and Criticisms -- Evolutionary Psychology: Theoretical Foundations -- Executive Function, Models of -- Expert Systems -- Expertise -- Explanatory Gap -- Externalism -- Eye Movements -- Face Cells -- Face Perception, Neural Basis of -- Face Perception, Psychology of -- False Memory -- Fechner, Gustav Theodor -- Finite State Processing -- Folk Psychology -- Fragile X Syndrome -- Frame Problem, The -- Free Will -- Frege, Gottlob -- Freud, Sigmund -- Frontal Cortex -- Functionalism -- Fuzzy Logic -- Game Theory -- Game Theory in Economics -- Game-playing Programs -- Games: Centipede -- Games: Coordination -- Games: Dictator -- Games: Principal-Agent -- Games: Sequential Bargaining -- Games: Signaling -- Games: Trust and Investment -- Games: Ultimatum -- Games: Voluntary Contributions -- Gamma Oscillations in Humans -- Gender Differences in Cognition and Educational Performance -- Gene-Culture Coevolution -- Generalization -- Generalized Quantifiers -- Geschwind, Norman -- Gesture -- Gibson, James J. -- Golgi Staining -- Government-Binding Theory -- Group Behavior -- Gustation -- Hebb, Donald Olding -- Hebb Synapses: Modeling of Neuronal Selectivity -- Hebbian Cell Assemblies -- Helmholtz, Hermann von -- Hill-climbing Search -- Hippocampus -- History of Cognitive Science and Computational Modeling -- Hodgkin-Huxley -- Hormones, Learning and Memory -- Hull, Clark L. -- Human Altruism -- Human Behavioral Ecology -- Human Brain, Evolution of the -- Human Cognition -- Human Evolution -- Human Factors and Ergonomics -- Human Reproduction and Life Histories -- Human-Computer Interaction -- Hume, David -- Hunger, Meals, and Obesity -- Huntington Disease -- Hypnosis and Suggestion -- Hypothalamus -- Iconicity -- Idioms, Comprehension of -- Illusions -- Imagery -- Implicature -- Implicit and Explicit Representation -- Implicit Cognition -- Implicit Learning -- Implicit Learning Models -- Indexicals and Demonstratives -- Individual Differences -- Inducing Risk Preferences -- Inductive Reasoning, Psychology of -- Infant Cognition -- Inference using Formal Logics -- Information Cascades and Rational Conformity -- Information Processing -- Information Theory -- Innateness and Universal Grammar -- Innateness, Philosophical Issues about -- Instruction and Cognition -- Instructional Design -- Intellectual Ability -- Intelligence -- Intelligent Tutoring Systems -- Intention -- Intentional Stance -- Intentionality -- Intermodal Perception, Development of -- Intonation -- Introspection -- Intuitive Physics -- Inverted Spectrum -- Jakobson, Roman -- James, William -- Judgment -- Kant, Immanuel -- Kindling -- Knowledge Argument, The -- Knowledge Representation -- Knowledge Representation, Psychology of -- Köhler, Wolfgang -- Language Acquisition -- Language Acquisition and Language Change -- Language Acquisition by Animals -- Language and Brain -- Language and Cognition -- Language Comprehension -- Language Comprehension and Verbal Working Memory -- Language Comprehension, Methodologies for Studying -- Language, Connectionist and Symbolic Representations of -- Language Development, Critical Periods in -- Language Disorders -- Language Learning, Computational Models of -- Language of Thought -- Language Production, Incremental -- Lashley, Karl S. -- Latent Semantic Analysis -- Learnability Theory -- Learning Aids and Strategies -- Learning and Instruction, Cognitive and Situative Theories of -- Learning and Memory, Models of -- Learning and Memory, the Ecology of -- Learning from Advice -- Learning in Simple Organisms -- Learning, Psychology of -- Learning Rules and Productions -- Learning through Case Analysis -- Levels of Analysis in Neural Modeling -- Levels of Analysis, Philosophical Issues about -- Lewin, Kurt -- Lexical Access -- Lexical Acquisition -- Lexical Ambiguity Resolution -- Lexical Development -- Lexical Semantics -- Lexical-Functional Grammar -- Lexicon -- Lexicon, Computational Models of -- Linguistic Evidence, Status of -- Linguistic Relativity -- Literacy: Reading (Early Stages) -- Literacy: Reading (Later Stages) -- Literacy: Writing -- Local Dependencies and Word-order Variation -- Long-term Potentiation and Long-term Depression -- Long-term Potentiation, Discovery of -- Luria, Alexander R. -- Machine Learning -- Machine Translation -- Markets, Institutions and Experiments -- Markov Decision Processes, Learning of -- Marr, David -- Masking -- Material Culture -- Materialism -- Mathematical Processes -- Mathematical Psychology -- McCulloch, Warren -- McCulloch-Pitts Neurons -- Meaning -- Means-Ends Analysis -- Memory -- Memory Consolidation -- Memory, Development of -- Memory Distortions and Forgetting -- Memory: Implicit versus Explicit -- Memory, Long-term -- Memory Mnemonics -- Memory Models -- Memory, Neural Basis of: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms -- Memory, Philosophical Issues about -- Mental Causation -- Mental Content, Causal Theories of -- Mental Content, Nonconceptual -- Mental Content, Teleological Theories of -- Mental Disorders, Computational Models of -- Mental Imagery, Philosophical Issues about
v. 3. Mental Models -- Mental Rotation -- Metacognition -- Metaphor -- Metaphor Processing, Psychology of -- Metaphysics -- Mind-Body Problem -- Minimal Group Experiments -- Mirror Neurons -- Mixture Models of Individual Heterogeneity -- Model Fitting -- Modeling Coordinate Transformations -- Modeling Individual Neurons and Small Neural Networks -- Modularity -- Modularity in Neural Systems and Localization of Function -- Morphological Processing -- Morphology -- Morphology, Computational -- Motion Perception, Neural Basis of -- Motion Perception, Psychology of -- Motivation -- Motor Areas of the Cerebral Cortex -- Motor Control and Learning -- Motor Control: Models -- Motor Development -- Motor Learning Models -- Multidimensional Scaling -- Multiple Realizability -- Multiple Sclerosis -- Music Cognition -- Naive Theories, Development of -- Narrow Content -- Natural Kinds and Artifacts -- Natural Language Processing -- Natural Language Processing, Disambiguation in -- Natural Language Processing: Models of Roger Schank and his Students -- Natural Language Processing, Statistical Approaches to -- Navigation -- Navigation and Homing, Neural Basis of -- Neglect -- Neural Basis of Memory: Systems Level -- Neural Behavior: Mathematical Models -- Neural Correlates of Consciousness as State and Trait -- Neural Correlates of Visual Consciousness -- Neural Degeneration -- Neural Development -- Neural Development, Models of -- Neural Inhibition -- Neural Oscillations -- Neural Prostheses -- Neural Regeneration -- Neural Transplantation -- Neuroeconomics -- Neurogenesis -- Neurogenetic Approaches -- Neuroimaging -- Neuron Doctrine -- Neurons, Computation in -- Neurons, Representation in -- Neuropsychological Development -- Neuropsychological Disorders, Animal Models of -- Neurotransmitters -- Newell, Allen -- Non-Alzheimer Dementias -- Non-monotonic Logic -- Nootropic Drugs -- Object Concept, Development of -- Object Perception, Development of -- Object Perception, Neural Basis of -- Occipital Cortex -- Olds, James -- Olfaction and Gustation, Neural Basis of -- Optimality Theory -- Other Minds: The Problems -- Pain -- Pain and Analgesia, Neural Basis of -- Pain, Philosophical Issues about -- Panpsychism -- Parietal Cortex -- Parkinson Disease -- Parsing -- Parsing: Overview -- Pattern Recognition, Statistical -- Pattern Vision, Neural Basis of -- Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich -- Penfield, Wilder -- Perception, Direct -- Perception, Gestalt Principles of -- Perception, Haptic -- Perception: Overview -- Perception, Philosophical Issues about -- Perception: The Ecological Approach -- Perception, Unconscious -- Perceptron -- Perceptual Learning -- Perceptual Systems: The Visual Model -- Performance -- Performance and Competence -- Personal Identity -- Phenomenology -- Phenomenology, Psychological -- Philosophy of Language -- Philosophy of Linguistics -- Philosophy of Mind -- Philosophy of Neuroscience -- Philosophy of Science -- Phonetics -- Phonological Encoding of Words -- Phonological Processes -- Phonology -- Phonology and Phonetics, Acquisition of -- Phonology, Computational -- Phonology, Neural Basis of -- Phrase Structure and X-bar Theory -- Phrase Structure Grammar, Head-driven -- Piaget, Jean -- Piagetian Theory, Development of Conceptual Structure -- Place Cells -- Planning: Neural and Psychological -- Possible Worlds Semantics -- Post-traumatic Stress Disorder -- Pragmatics, Formal -- Prejudice -- Priming -- Priming in Psychopathology -- Problem Solving -- Problem Solving, Psychology of -- Production Systems and Rule-based Inference -- Production-Comprehension Interface -- Propositional Attitudes -- Prosody -- Prosopagnosia -- Prototype Representations -- Psychoactive Drugs -- Psycholinguistics -- Psycholinguistics, Computational -- Psychology: Experimental Methods -- Psychophysics -- Qualia -- Quantitative Reasoning -- Rate versus Temporal Coding Models -- Rational Models of Cognition -- Rationality -- Reaction Time -- Reading and Writing -- Reading, Psychology of -- Real-valued Computation and Complexity -- Real-valued Mathematical Tools for Cognitive Modeling -- Reasoning -- Reasoning about Time -- Reasoning and Thinking, Neural Basis of -- Reasoning under Uncertainty -- Receptive Fields -- Reduction -- Reference, Theories of -- Reinforcement Learning: A Biological Perspective -- Reinforcement Learning: A Computational Perspective -- Religious Thought -- Reorganization of the Brain -- Representation Formats in Psychology -- Representation, Philosophical Issues about -- Representations, Abstract and Concrete -- Representations Using Formal Logics -- Resolution Theorem Proving -- Reticular Activating System -- Reward, Brain Mechanisms of -- Robotics -- Rule-based Thought -- Samuel's Checkers Player -- Sapir, Edward -- Saussure, Ferdinand de -- Schemas in Psychology -- Scientific Thinking -- Scientific Thought -- Search -- Search, Adversarial -- Second Language Acquisition -- Second Language Learning and Instruction -- Selective Attention -- Self -- Self, Philosophical Issues about -- Self, Psychology of -- Self-consciousness -- Self-organizing Systems -- Self-regulated Learning -- Semantic Memory: Computational Models -- Semantic Networks -- Semantics, Acquisition of -- Semantics and Cognition -- Semantics and Pragmatics: Formal Approaches -- Semantics, Dynamic -- Sense and Reference -- Sensory Integration, Neural Basis of -- Sentence Comprehension, Linguistic Complexity in -- Sentence Processing -- Sentence Processing: Mechanisms -- Sex Differences in Cognition -- Sex Differences in the Brain -- Sexual Arousal -- Shannon, Claude -- SHRDLU -- Sign Language -- Signal Detection Theory -- Similarity -- Simon, Herbert A. -- Simulation Theory -- Single Neuron Recording -- Situated Cognition -- Situated Robotics -- Skill Acquisition: Models -- Skill Learning -- Skinner, Burrhus Frederic -- Sleep and Dreaming -- Sleep: Polyphasic -- Sleep Reduction, Cognitive Effects of -- Soar -- Social Cognition -- Social Learning in Animals -- Social Processes, Computational Models of -- Sociobiology -- Somesthesis, Neural Basis of -- Space Perception, Development of -- Sparse Distributed Memory -- Spatial Attention, Neural Basis of -- Spatial Cognition, Models of -- Spatial Cognition, Psychology of -- Spatial Disorders -- Spatial Language -- Spatial Representation and Reasoning -- Speaker Recognition -- Speaking and Listening Skills -- Speech Acts -- Speech Error Models of Language Production -- Speech Perception -- Speech Perception and Recognition, Theories and Models of -- Speech Perception, Development of -- Speech Production -- Speech Recognition, Automatic -- Sperry, Roger -- Split Brains, Philosophical Issues about -- Split-brain Research -- Spreading-activation Networks -- Statistical Methods -- Statistical Methods: Overview -- Stereotypes -- Story Understanding -- Stress -- Stress and Cognitive Function, Neuroendocrinology of -- STRIPS -- Stroke -- Supervenience -- Symbol Systems -- Symbol-grounding Problem -- Symbolic Versus Subsymbolic -- Synaesthesia -- Synapse -- Synaptic Plasticity, Mechanisms of -- Syntactic Encoding and Syntactic Choice -- Syntactic Form Frequency: Assessing -- Syntax -- Syntax, Acquisition of -- Syntax and Semantics: Formal Approaches -- Syntax and Semantics, Neural Basis of -- Temporal Cortex -- Tense and Aspect -- Teuber, Hans-Lukas -- Thalamocortical Interactions and Binding -- Theory of Mind -- Theory-of-mind in Two-person -- Thinking Skills -- Thought Experiments -- Thought Suppression and Mental Control -- Time Perception -- Time Perception and Timing, Neural Basis of -- Tolman, Edward C
-- Topology and Cognition -- Tourette Syndrome -- Turing, Alan -- Turing Test -- Tversky, Amos -- Typology -- Unconscious Processes -- Unified Theories of Cognition -- User Interface Design -- Vagueness -- Vision, Early -- Vision: Early Psychological Processes -- Vision: Form Perception -- Vision, High-level -- Vision: Object Recognition -- Vision: Occlusion, Illusory Contours and 'Filling-in' -- Vision: Top-down Effects -- Visual Art -- Visual Attention -- Visual Evoked Potentials -- Visual Imagery, Neural Basis of -- Visual Scene Perception -- Von Neumann, John -- Vygotsky, Lev -- Walter, Grey -- Wernicke-Geschwind model -- What and Where/How Systems -- Whorf, Benjamin Lee -- Williams Syndrome -- Wittgenstein, Ludwig -- Word Learning -- Word Meaning, Psychology of -- Word Recognition -- Working Memory -- Working Memory, Computational Models of -- Working Memory, Neural Basis of -- Wundt, Wilhelm -- Zombies
Summary Contains 696 articles covering in depth the entire spectrum of the cognitive sciences. Reviewing the common themes of information and information processing, representation and computation, it also covers in depth the core areas of psychology, philosophy, linguistics, computer science, and neuroscience. Ancillary topics such as education, economics, evolutionary biology and anthropology are also covered
Notes Includes graphical cross-reference mapper
Originally published London: Nature Pub. Gp., 2003
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cognitive science -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
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Encyclopedias.
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Author Nadel, Lynn.
ISBN 0470018860 (e-book)
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