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Cambridge Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning

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ISBN-10: 0521531012

ISBN-13: 9780521531016

Edition: 2005

Authors: Keith J. Holyoak, Robert G. Morrison

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Written by foremost authorities from cognitive psychology, cognitive science, and cognitive neuroscience, the chapters of this reference summarize basic concepts and facts of a major topic, sketch its history, and analyze the progress its research is currently making. The volume also includes work related to developmental, social and clinical psychology, philosophy, economics, artificial intelligence, linguistics, education, law, and medicine. The Cambridge Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning comprises the first comprehensive and authoritative handbook for all core topics within the fields of thinking and reasoning.
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Book details

List price: $65.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/18/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 874
Size: 7.09" wide x 9.92" long x 1.57" tall
Weight: 3.608
Language: English

Robert G. Morrison is President and Partner of Xunesis, a theatre and exhibition production company dedicated to educating the general public about scientific theory and research through creative means. He received his PhD in cognitive neuroscience from UCLA. His research involves understanding how the human brain implements higher cognition.

Preface
Contributors
Thinking and Reasoning: A Reader's Guide
The Nature of Human Concepts
Similarity
Concepts and Categories: Memory, Meaning, and Metaphysics
Approaches to Modeling Human Mental Representations: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why
Reasoning
The Problem of Induction
Analogy
Causal Learning
Deductive Reasoning
Mental Models and Thought
Visuospatial Reasoning
Judgment and Decision Making
Decision Making
A Model of Heuristic Judgment
Motivated Thinking
Problem Solving and Complex Learning
Problem Solving
Creativity
Complex Declarative Learning
Thinking as a Production System
Implicit Cognition and Thought
Cognitive and Neural Constraints on Human Thought
Thinking in Working Memory
Cognitive Neuroscience of Deductive Reasoning
Cognitive and Neuroscience Aspects of Thought Disorder
Ontogeny, Phylogeny, Language, and Culture
Development of Thinking
Mathematical Cognition
Effects of Aging on Reasoning
Reasoning and Thinking in Nonhuman Primates
Language and Thought
Paradigms of Cultural Thought
Thinking in Practice
Legal Reasoning
Scientific Thinking and Reasoning
Thinking and Reasoning in Medicine
Intelligence
Learning to Think: The Challenges of Teaching Thinking
Index