Cognitive science

    Enigma of Reason

    By Dan Sperber

    Hardback £17.46

    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,...

    Big Data in Cognitive Science

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    While laboratory research is the backbone of collecting experimental data in cognitive science, a rapidly increasing amount of research is now capitalizing on large-scale and real-world digital data. Each piece of data is a trace of human behavior and offers us a potential clue to understanding basic cognitive principles. However,...


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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.

    The 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.

    Mind and Brain

    By William R. Uttal

    Paperback £17.46

    The search for mind-brain relationships, with a particular emphasis on distinguishing hyperbole from solid empirical results in brain imaging studies.

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