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Cognitive Science
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Cognitive Science
An Introduction to the Study of Mind

Fourth Edition


October 2021 | 560 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Cognitive Science provides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the study of the mind. The authors examine the mind from the perspective of different fields, including philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, networks, evolution, emotional and social cognition, linguistics, artificial intelligence, robotics, and the new framework of embodied cognition. Each chapter focuses on a particular disciplinary approach and explores methodologies, theories, and empirical findings. Substantially updated with new and expanded content, the Fourth Edition reflects the latest research in this rapidly evolving field.
 
Chapter 1. Introduction: Exploring Mental Space
 
Chapter 2. The Philosophical Approach: Enduring Questions
 
Chapter 3 The Psychological Approach: A Profusion of Theories
 
Chapter 4. The Cognitive Approach I: Vision, Pattern Recognition, and Attention
 
Chapter 5. The Cognitive Approach II: Memory, Imagery, Concepts, and Problem Solving
 
Chapter 6. The Neuroscience Approach: Mind as Brain
 
Chapter 7. The Network Approach: Mind as a Web
 
Chapter 8. The Evolutionary Approach: Change Over Time
 
Chapter 9. The Linguistic Approach: Language and Cognitive Science
 
Chapter 10. The Emotional Approach: Mind as Emotion
 
Chapter 11. The Social Approach: Mind as Society
 
Chapter 12. The Artificial Intelligence Approach: The Computer as a Cognitive Agent
 
Chapter 13. The Artificial Intelligence Approach II: Embedded Intelligence Agents and Robotics
 
Chapter 14. The Embodied Ecological Approach: A Dynamic Future for Cognitive Science?

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