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Consciousness. Cognition

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  • Consciousness Emergingby Renate Bartsch

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 102.00

    This study of the workings of neural networks in perception and understanding of situations and simple sentences shows that, and how, distributed conceptual constituents are bound together in episodes within an interactive/dynamic architecture of sensorial and pre-motor maps, and maps of conceptual indicators (semantic memory) and individuating indicators... more...

  • Consciousness Recoveredby George Mandler

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 102.00

    This integrated approach to the psychology of consciousness arises out of Mandler?s 1975 paper that was seminal in starting the current flood of interest in consciousness. The book starts with this paper, followed by a novel psychological/evolutionary theoretical discussion of consciousness, and then a historically oriented presentation of relevant... more...

  • Curious Emotionsby Ralph D. Ellis

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 149.00

    Emotion drives all cognitive processes, largely determining their qualitative feel, their structure, and in part even their content. Action-initiating centers deep in the emotional brain ground our understanding of the world by enabling us to imagine how we could act relative to it, based on endogenous motivations to engage certain levels of energy... more...

  • Dimensions of Conscious Experienceby Paavo Pylkkänen; Tere Vadén

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 102.00

    It is by now commonly agreed that the proper study of consciousness requires a multidisciplinary approach which focuses on the varieties and dimensions of conscious experience from different angles. This book, which is based on a workshop held at the University of Skövde, Sweden, provides a microcosm of the emerging discipline of consciousness... more...

  • Embodiment in Cognition and Cultureby John Michael Krois; Mats Rosengren; Angela Steidele; Dirk Westerkamp

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    This volume shows that the notions of embodied or situated cognition, which have transformed the scientific study of intelligence have the potential to reorient cultural studies as well. The essays adapt and amplify embodied cognition in such different fields as art history, literature, history of science, religious studies, philosophy, biology, and... more...

  • Exploring Inner Experienceby Russell T. Hurlburt; Christopher L. Heavey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 158.00

    Written for the psychologist, philosopher, and layperson interested in consciousness, Exploring Inner Experience provides a comprehensive introduction to the Descriptive Experience Sampling (DES) method for obtaining accurate reports of inner experience. DES uses a beeper to cue participants to pay attention to their experience at precisely defined... more...

  • Human Cognition and Social Agent Technologyby Kerstin Dautenhahn

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 125.00

    Human Cognition and Social Agent Technology is written for readers who are curious about what human (social) cognition is, and whether and how advanced software programs or robots can become social agents. Topics addressed in 16 peer-reviewed chapters by researchers at the forefront of agent research include: Narrative intelligence and implementations... more...

  • Imagery and Spatial Cognitionby Tomaso Vecchi; Gabriella Bottini

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 180.00

    The relationships between perception and imagery, imagery and spatial processes, memory and action: these are the main themes of this text. The interest in experimental psychology and cognitive neuroscience on imagery and spatial cognition has remarkably increased in the last decades. Different areas of research contribute to the clarification of the... more...

  • Investigating Phenomenal Consciousnessby Max Velmans

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 113.00

    How can one investigate phenomenal consciousness? As in other areas of science, the investigation of consciousness aims for a more precise knowledge of its phenomena, and the discovery of general truths about their nature. This requires the development of appropriate first-person, second-person and third-person methods. This book introduces some of... more...

  • Microgenetic Approach to the Conscious Mindby Talis Bachmann

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 108.00

    Many secrets of nature have been discovered since we have a better understanding of microstructures, for example subatomic spheres in physics and genetic structures in biochemistry. This book is set to convey an overview of the history, methods, findings and theoretical accounts of microgenetic research in consciousness and experimental psychology.... more...