Essays Tagged: "Cognitive science"

A summary of an article about intuition.

tuition feeds our expertise, creativity, love and spirituality but it can also be perilous. Today's cognitive science aims to fortify it instead of destroying it in order to sharpen our thinking and d ...

(2 pages) 75 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What is functionalism? Critically assess its main advantages and disadvantages.

of Twentieth Century analytic philosophy, and provides the conceptual underpinnings of much work in cognitive science.In more detail, functionalism is the view that the physical realization of a funct ... pporting functionalist intuitions (Fodor 1981).However, what the Turing machine really provides for cognitive scientists is not a notion of equivalence and a means for justifying purely functional des ...

(16 pages) 246 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Intro to Psychology

actical human problems. There are five major areas of research: biopsychology, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, and social psychology. Both basic and applied resear ... ly treat people with less-severe adjustment problems related to marriage, family, school, or career.Cognitive Psychology - the scientific study of cognition. Cognition means the process of knowing, an ...

(3 pages) 502 4 3.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Cognition: Force of Strategy

including what is meant by 'cognition' and what is meant by 'strategic cognition'. And explain the cognitive school, which is the focal point of this writing, and hence receives the main attention. A ... c cognition. This includes further thoughts on phases in the interpretation process, the meaning of cognitive mapping, and heuristics and biases that potentially impact the strategic cognition process ...

(8 pages) 201 2 4.6 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

COMPUTER MUSIC (oral presentation notes+ executive summary about 8 minutes) Computer / Music / Sequencers / Virtual instruments/ creativity

ance human musical experience and creativity. Most of the work on this field draws on Music Theory, Cognitive Science, Human Computer Interaction and mathematics.From the middle of the 20th century up ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Role of the Brain in Cognitive Functions

athing, and voluntary functions like looking, lifting, and others (University of Washington, n.d.). Cognitive functions are not exactly autonomic functions, nor are they completely voluntary, instead ... biting similar symptoms as Phineas Gage, careless, unreliable, foulmouthed was reported (Macmillan).Cognitive Functions and the Prefrontal CortexThe brain has many different areas, through the discove ...

(4 pages) 94 0 3.7 Aug/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Aspects of Psychology

ctionalist is it only determined to the sensory reactions that affect the mental state and behavior.Cognitive:Cognitive theory is described by psychologists and how human behavior affect the thought p ... .htm3.AllPsych and Heffner Media Group, Inc. (1999-2003). Personality Synopsis. In All Psych Online[Cognitive Theory]. Retrieved October 22, 2008, from

(1 pages) 12 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Organizational Learning and Organizational Knowledge

anizational knowledge? This important question has been explored in several different fields within cognitive science. In mathematics education, the relationship between learning and understanding has ... t is critical to anunderstanding of how development occurs (Rittle-Johnson & Siegler, 1998). In cognitive psychology, both the learning of concepts (Medin, 1989) and the acquisition of procedural ...

(14 pages) 303 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Comprehension Aided by the use of Schemas and Scripts

. Psycholinguistics is of interdisciplinary nature and is reserched within the field of psychology, cognitive science and lingustics. Among other aspects the discipline is concerned with the processes ... d within the context of specific areas or situations ( Lawson-Striker, 2006).Strategies can be of a cognitive nature when referring to inner mental process aimed at carrying out specific tasks. Two of ...

(8 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Cognitive Learning Theory

Cognitive Learning TheoryCognitive theory focuses on an unobservable change in mental knowledge. Cog ... vism, could no longer be ignored.According to Blanton (2007), there are many general assumptions of cognitive learning theories such as some learning processes being unique to human beings and cogniti ... uiry; however inferences about unobservable mental processes can often be drawn from such behavior. Cognitive theorists believe that learners are actively involved in the learning process and learning ...

(3 pages) 42 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Cognitive Psychology Definition Paper

� PAGE �4� Cognitive Definition PaperSunday, December 11, 2011PSY/360Cognitive DefinitionCognitive psychology i ... nk, learn, and remember things. Belonging to the same group of disciplines in the psychology field, cognitive psychology is an element of a larger branch of cognitive science. Other disciplines that t ... ere are different events and people that has played a vital role in the development of the field of cognitive psychology. What is the main focus of this discipline and how did it come to be?Cognitive ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jan/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Critical Thinking and Decision Making

d Decision Making 2AbstractCritical thinking and decision making process involves the background of cognitive science as well as experiences of the real world. There are three styles of thinking i.e. ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Better Mathematics Curriculum

altech, and a Ph.D. in mathematics from Stanford. I have taught courses in mathematics and computer science at various universities ranging from Stanford to junior colleges. I have done a great deal o ... matics he had never seen taught and that he wished he had known in order to do his work in computer science.In many universities, in fact, engineering departments offer their own math courses since th ...

(15 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics