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Author Reber, Arthur S., 1940-

Title Implicit learning and tacit knowledge : an essay on the cognitive unconscious / Arthur S. Reber
Published New York : Oxford University Press ; Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press, 1993


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Description xii, 188 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Oxford psychology series ; no. 19
Oxford psychology series ; no. 19
Contents 1. Introductory Remarks. On Learning. On Nativism and Empiricism. On Evolution. On Methods and Measures of the Contents of Consciousness and the Unconscious. On Intelligence and Instruction. A Note on Terminology. A Rapid Historical Overview. A Personal Aside -- 2. Implicit Cognition: The Data Base. The Polarity Fallacy. On the Primacy of the Implicit. On Functionalism. Some Assumptions. Experimental Procedures. Empirical Studies of Implicit Learning. Methodological Issues in Implicit and Explicit Learning -- 3. Evolutionary Considerations: The Primacy of the Implicit. Some Introductory Remarks. The Evolutionist's Line. An Evolutionary Context for the Cognitive Unconscious. Hypothesized Characteristics of Implicit Systems -- 4. Implicit Issues: Some Extensions and Some Speculations. Implicit Learning or Implicit Memory. On Rules. Knowledge Representation. On Consciousness. Prediction and Generation of Events. Nativism and Empiricism
Summary This outlines the essential features of implicit learning and presents alternative perspectives and accommodates these views to the proposed theoretical model. It then structures the literature within the framework of Darwinian evolutionary biology that lies at the core of the theory
Analysis Learning
Notes Includes indexes. Bibliography: p. 163-181
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-181) and indexes
Notes English
Description based on print version record
In Oxford psychology series. no:19 yr:1993
Subject Cognition.
Implicit learning.
Learning, Psychology of.
Tacit knowledge.
Unconscious (Psychology)
LC no. 92049920
ISBN 0195059425 (acid-free paper)
Other Titles Implicit Learning and Tacit Knowledge: An Essay on the Cognitive Unconscious. Oxford Psychology Series, Volume 19
Implicit learning and tacit knowledge
Oxford Psychology Series
Oxford psychology series vol. no. 19