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Cognition and Intelligence Identifying the Mechanisms of the Mind

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ISBN-10: 0521534798

ISBN-13: 9780521534796

Edition: 2004

Authors: Robert J. Sternberg, Jean E. Pretz, Markus Raab

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'Cognition and Intelligence' follows the research into intelligence from the late 1950s to the present day, exploring how diverse cognitive approaches have been employed to devine the underlying aspects of intelligence.
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/6/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Preface
Information processing and intelligence: where we are and where we are going
Mental chronometry and the unification of differential psychology
Reductionism vs charting; ways of examining the role of lower-order cognitive processes in intelligence
Basic information processing and the psychophysiology of intelligence
The neural bases of intelligence: a perspective based on functional neuroimaging
The role of working memory in higher-level cognition; domain specific vs domain-general perspectives
Higher-order cognition and intelligence
Ability determinants of individual differences in skilled performance
Complex problem solving and intelligence: empirical relation and causal direction
Intelligence as smart heuristics
The role of transferable knowledge in intelligence
Reasoning abilities
Measuring human intelligence with artificial intelligence: adaptive item generation
Marrying intelligence and cognition: a developmental view
From description to explanation in cognitive aging
Unifying the field: cognition and intelligence