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Cognitive science books

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The Distracted Mind Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World by Dr. Adam (Professor, University of California, San Francisco) Gazzaley, Larry D., PH.D. (Professor, California State Uni Rosen The Distracted Mind Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World
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Why our brains aren't built for media multitasking, and how we can learn to live with technology in a more balanced way. Brilliant and practical, just what we need in these techno-human times. -- Jack Kornfield, author of The Wise...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2017

Philosophical Foundations of the Cognitive Science of Religion A Head Start by Robert N. (Emory University, USA) McCauley, E. Thomas (Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland) Lawson Philosophical Foundations of the Cognitive Science of Religion A Head Start
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Robert N. McCauley and E. Thomas Lawson are considered the founders of the field of the cognitive science of religion. Since its inception over twenty years ago, the cognitive science of religion has raised questions about the philosophical foundations and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

The Ancient Origins of Consciousness How the Brain Created Experience by Todd E. (Chief, Beth Israel Medical Center) Feinberg, Jon M. (Associate Professor, Washington State University) Mallatt The Ancient Origins of Consciousness How the Brain Created Experience
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How consciousness appeared much earlier in evolutionary history than is commonly assumed, and why all vertebrates and perhaps even some invertebrates are conscious.How is consciousness created? When did it first appear on Earth, and how did it evolve? What constitutes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Minding the Weather How Expert Forecasters Think by Robert R. Hoffman, Daphne S. LaDue, Paul J. Roebber, J. Gregory Trafton Minding the Weather How Expert Forecasters Think
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A detailed study of research on the psychology of expertise in weather forecasting, drawing on findings in cognitive science, meteorology, and computer science.This book argues that the human cognition system is the least understood, yet probably most important, component of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/08/2017

Mindmade Politics The Cognitive Roots of International Climate Governance by Manjana (Assistant Professor, Purdue University) Milkoreit Mindmade Politics The Cognitive Roots of International Climate Governance
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How integrating cognitive theories and international relations scholarship can yield valuable insights into the effectiveness of climate negotiations. Mindmade Politics takes a novel, interdisciplinary approach to understanding the complex and contentious dynamics of global climate politics. Manjana Milkoreit argues that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/06/2017

Sensorimotor Life An enactive proposal by Thomas Buhrmann, Xabier Barandiaran Sensorimotor Life An enactive proposal
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Based on recent theoretical developments in the enactive approach to life and mind, this book elaborates a series of contributions to a non-representational theory of action and perception. These enactive ideas are applied and extended to provide a theory rich,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2017

Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World by Christoph (Marie Curie TESIS Experienced Researcher, University of Heidelberg) Durt Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World
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The first interdisciplinary investigation of the cultural context of enactive embodiment, offering perspectives that range from the neurophilosophical to the anthropological.Recent accounts of cognition attempt to overcome the limitations of traditional cognitive science by reconceiving cognition as enactive and the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/04/2017

Invisible Mind Flexible Social Cognition and Dehumanization by Lasana T. (Senior Lecturer, University College London) Harris Invisible Mind Flexible Social Cognition and Dehumanization
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An interdisciplinary view of the evolution and consequences of flexible social cognition--the capacity to withhold the inference of mental states to other people.In Invisible Mind, Lasana Harris takes a social neuroscience approach to explaining the worst of human behavior. How...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/03/2017

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The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience by Jamie (University of Sussex, UK) Ward The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience
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Revised edition of the author's The student's guide to social neuroscience, 2012.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2016

The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience by Jamie (University of Sussex, UK) Ward The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience
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Revised edition of the author's The student's guide to social neuroscience, 2012.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/12/2016

Computational Theories and their Implementation in the Brain The legacy of David Marr by Lucia M. (Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and co-Director of the Neurology of Vision Laboratory, Neuroscience and N Vaina Computational Theories and their Implementation in the Brain The legacy of David Marr
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David Marr is known for his research on the brain in the late 60s and 70s, becoming one of the main founders of Computational Neuroscience when neuroscience was in its infancy. Written by distinguished contributors, this book evaluates the extent...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2016

Big Data in Cognitive Science by Michael N. (Indiana Univetsity, USA) Jones Big Data in Cognitive Science
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While laboratory research is the backbone of collecting experimental data in cognitive science, a rapidly increasing amount of research is now capitalizing on large-scale and real-world digital data. Each piece of data is a trace of human behavior and offers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2016

Decision Making and Modelling in Cognitive Science by Sisir Roy Decision Making and Modelling in Cognitive Science

According to this framework, epistemological issues related to decision making and state of mind are seen to be similar to issues related to equanimity and neutral mind, as discussed in Buddhist perspective.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2016

Computational Autism by Boris Galitsky Computational Autism

This book explores and evaluates accounts and models of autistic reasoning and cognition from a computational standpoint. The author investigates the limitations and peculiarities of autistic reasoning and sets out a remediation strategy to be used by a wide range...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2016

The Distracted Mind Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World by Dr. Adam (Professor, University of California, San Francisco) Gazzaley, Larry D., PH.D. (Professor, California State Uni Rosen The Distracted Mind Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World
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Why our brains aren't built for media multitasking, and how we can learn to live with technology in a more balanced way. Brilliant and practical, just what we need in these techno-human times. -- Jack Kornfield, author of The Wise...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/09/2016

Cognitive Neuroscience: A Very Short Introduction by Richard Passingham Cognitive Neuroscience: A Very Short Introduction

This Very Short Introduction describes the new field of cognitive neuroscience - the study of what happens in the brain when we perceive, think, reason, remember, and act. Focusing on the human brain, Passingham looks at the most recent research...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2016

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