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Author Sloman, Steven A.

Title Causal models : how people think about the world and its alternatives / Steven Sloman
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 212 pages) : illustrations
Summary Sloman offers a conceptual introduction to key mathematical ideas, focusing on the intuitions rather than the theorems. He tries to show why the ideas are important to understanding how people explain things, & why it is central to human action to think not only about the world as it is, but also about the world as it could be
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Psychology -- Mathematical models.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199870950 ebook
0199870950 ebook