Mapping the Mind: Domain Specificity in Cognition and Culture

Mapping the Mind: Domain Specificity in Cognition and Culture

by Lawrence A. Hirschfeld
     
 
Many researchers have recently concluded that much of human thought is domain specific. Thus the mind is better viewed as a collection of cognitive abilities specialized to handle specific tasks than as a general problem solver. This introduction explores how these cognitive abilities are organized.

Overview

Many researchers have recently concluded that much of human thought is domain specific. Thus the mind is better viewed as a collection of cognitive abilities specialized to handle specific tasks than as a general problem solver. This introduction explores how these cognitive abilities are organized.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521419666
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/27/1994
Pages:
530
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

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