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Cambridge Handbook of Computational Psychology

ISBN-10: 0521857414

ISBN-13: 9780521857413

Edition: 2008

Authors: Ron Sun

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This book is a definitive reference source for the growing, increasingly more important, and interdisciplinary field of computational cognitive modeling, that is, computational psychology. It combines breadth of coverage with definitive statements by leading scientists in this field. Research in computational cognitive modeling explores the essence of cognition through developing detailed, process-based understanding by specifying computational mechanisms, structures, and processes. Computational models provide both conceptual clarity and precision at the same time. This book substantiates this approach through overviews and many examples.
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Book details

List price: $176.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/28/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 768
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Ron Sun is Professor of Cognitive Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and President of International Neural Networks Society.

Introduction
Introduction to computational cognitive modeling
Cognitive Modeling Paradigms
Connectionist models of cognition
Bayesian models of cognition
Dynamical systems approaches to cognition
Declarative/ logic-based computational cognitive modeling
Constraints in cognitive architectures
Computational Modeling of Various Cognitive Functionalities and Domains
Computational models of episodic memory
Computational models of semantic memory
Models of categorization
Micro-process models of decision making
Models of inductive reasoning
Mental logic, mental models, and simulations of human deductive reasoning
Computational models of skill acquisition
Computational models of implicit learning
Computational models of attention and cognitive control
Computational models of developmental psychology
Computational models of psycholinguistics
Computational models in personality and social psychology
Cognitive social simulation
Models of scientific explanationvPaul Thagard and Abninder Litt
Cognitive modeling for cognitive engineering
Models of animal learning and their relations to human learning
Computational modeling of visual information processing
Models of motor control
Concluding Remarks
An evaluation of computational modeling in cognitive science
Putting the pieces together again