Cognitive science

    Enigma of Reason

    By Dan Sperber

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    GUARDIAN BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2017 'Original and provocative ... likely to have a big impact on our understanding of ourselves' Steven Pinker 'Mercier and Sperber offer a surprising and powerful response to the new orthodoxy propounded by Kahneman and Tversky ... arguing that the supposed flaws of hot, fast,...


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    This volume combines a scholarly introduction with state-of-the-art research in neuroeconomics. It presents important paradigms and research methods and includes in-depth review of empirical findings.

    Mind-Body Problem

    By Jonathan Westphal

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    An introduction to the mind-body problem, covering all the proposed solutions and offering a powerful new one.

    Cognitive Neuroscience: A Very Short Introduction

    By Richard Passingham

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    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 in the field, the modern brain imaging technologies, and what...

    Who's in Charge?

    By Michael S. Gazzaniga

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    A leading neuroscientist makes an incendiary argument defending free-will and responsibility, against the prevailing 'deterministic' view of how our brains control our behaviour.

    The Ancient Origins of Consciousness: How the Brain Created Experience

    By Todd E. Feinberg

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    How is consciousness created? When did it first appear on Earth, and how did it evolve? What constitutes consciousness, and which animals can be said to be sentient? In this book, Todd Feinberg and Jon Mallatt draw on recent scientific findings to answer these questions -- and to tackle the...

    Surfing Uncertainty: Prediction, Action, and the Embodied Mind

    By Andy Clark

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    Exciting new theories in neuroscience, psychology, and artificial intelligence are revealing minds like ours as predictive minds, forever trying to guess the incoming streams of sensory stimulation before they arrive.

    Companion to Cognitive Anthropology

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    A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology offers a comprehensive overview of the development of cognitive anthropology from its inception to the present day and explores recent findings in the areas of theory, methodology, and field research in twenty-nine key essays by leading scholars. The book explains how cultural or collective vs.

    Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

    By Patricia S. Churchland

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    A trailblazing philosopher's exploration of the latest brain science-and its ethical and practical implications.

    Cambridge Handbook of Artificial Intelligence

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    This volume of original essays by leading experts describes cutting-edge work in artificial intelligence. Written for non-specialists, it covers the discipline's foundations, major theories, and principal research areas, plus related topics such as artificial life. It is ideal for anyone wanting an accessible and authoritative introduction to this exciting field.

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