The Cambridge Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning

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Cambridge University Press, Apr 18, 2005 - Psychology - 858 pages
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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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Contents

The Problem of Induction
95
A Readers Guide David A Lagnado
117
7 Causal Learning 43
143
Similarity 13
169
Ji Yun Son 9 Mental Models and Thought
185
P N JohnsonLaird
209
Daniel Kahneman
267
Molden
295
Cognitive Neuroscience
475
Cognitive and Neuroscience
493
Graeme S Halford
529
371
586
Language and Thought
633
Paradigms of Cultural Thought
663
Ellsworth
685
Scientific Thinking
705

Problem Solving
321
Creativity
351
Complex Declarative Learning
371
Thinking as a Production System
401
Implicit Cognition and Thought
431
PART V
455
Thinking and Reasoning
740
Intelligence
762
Index
803
633
815
685
825
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Keith J. Holyoak is Professor and Vice-Chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has made a number of major contributions to the scientific understanding of human thinking and has pioneered modern work on the role of analogy in thinking.

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.

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