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How Can the Human Mind Occur in the Physical Universe? / Edition 1

How Can the Human Mind Occur in the Physical Universe? / Edition 1

by John R. Anderson


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ISBN-13: 9780195324259
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/17/2007
Series: Oxford Series on Cognitive Models and Architectures Series , #3
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

John R. Anderson is the R. K. Mellon University Professor of Psychology and Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He has led the development of the ACT-R cognitive architecture and its applications, especially intelligent tutoring systems. Anderson has been recognized as a leader in the field of cognitive science by a number of awards, including the American Psychological Association's Distinguished Scientific Career Award, the David E. Rumelhart Prize for Contributions to the Formal Analysis of Human Cognition, the Howard Crosby Warren Medal for outstanding achievement in Experimental Psychology, and the Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for Cognitive Science. He has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is a past president of the Cognitive Science Society.

Table of Contents

1. Cognitive Architecture
2. The Modular Organization of the Mind
3. Human Associative Memory
4. The Adaptive Control of Thought
5. What Does It Take to be Human? Lessons from High School Algebra
6. How Can the Human Mind Occur?

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