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Author: Michael R.W. Dawso
Publisher: AU Pre
Keywords: paths, enriched, learning, open, science, world, foundations, cognitive, mind
Number of Pages: 520
Published: 2013-10-15
ISBN-10: 1927356172
ISBN-13: 9781927356173

Cognitive science arose in the 1950s when it became apparent that anumber of disciplines, including psychology, computer science,linguistics, and philosophy, were fragmenting. Perhaps owing to thefield’s immediate origins in cybernetics, as well as to thefoundational assumption that cognition is information processing,cognitive science initially seemed more unified than psychology.However, as a result of differing interpretations of the foundationalassumption and dramatically divergent views of the meaning of the terminformation processing, three separate schools emerged:classical cognit

Author: Thomas B. Jabine
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: cognitive, survey, methodology, aspects, research, seminar, advanced, bridge, building, disciplines, report
Number of Pages: 192
Published: 1984
eBookDB-ID: NAP:11642

Author: Richard Mettler
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: instruction, new, paradigm, travel, cane, learning, theory, cognitive
Number of Pages: 189
Published: 1998-05
ISBN-10: 0788148834
ISBN-13: 9780788148835

Cane travel instruction is critical among rehabilitation services offered to those with vision loss. This book addresses the rationale for an alternative, agency-based, rehabilitation program. Section One presents the case for a cognitive learning approach, addressing normal science & mobility instruction, perceptual awareness, cognitive problem solving, motor skill, intrinsic feedback, & managing the environment among other topics. Section Two presents an instructional outline. Appendices include the case for sleepshade training, & elements of an instructor training program.

Author: International Transport Forum
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: design, everyone, mind, transport, health, impairment, mental, cognitive
Number of Pages: 28
Published: 2009-01-26
ISBN-10: 9282102181
ISBN-13: 9789282102183

Cognitive impairment and mental health affect a large number of people, for whom the use of public transport can present a challenge. This book examines this neglected area, presenting various suggestions from transport staff training to better signage, clearer timetables, and increased staff presence to help build users' confidence.

Author: Aaron Sloman
Publisher: Harvester Press
Keywords: science, philosophy, studies, cognitive, harvester, models, revolution, computer, mind
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 1978
ISBN-10: 0855275421
ISBN-13: 9780855275426

Harvester Studies in Cognitive Science is a new series which will explore the nature of knowledge by way of a distinctive theoretical approach one that takes account of the complex structures and interacting processes that make thought and action possible. Intelligence can be studied from the point of view of psychology, philosophy, linguistics, pedagogy and artificial intelligence, and all these different emphases will be represented within the series.

Author: Deborah Hauptmann
Publisher: 010 Publishers
Keywords: architecture, politics, communication, information, mind, noo, cognitive, bio
Number of Pages: 594
Published: 2010
ISBN-10: 9064507252
ISBN-13: 9789064507250

"Cognitive architecture" questions of how evolving modalities - from bio-politics to noo-politics - can be mapped upon the city under contemporary conditions of urbanization and globalization. Noo-politics, most broadly understood as a power exerted over the life of the mind, re-configures perception, memory and attention, and also implicates potential ways and means by which neurobiological architecture is undergoing reconfiguration. This volume, motivated by theories such as 'cognitive capitalism' and concepts such as 'neural plasticity', shows how architecture and urban processes and produc

Author: Ronald Kadden
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: therapists, guide, treating, individuals, dependence, alcohol, reserach, clinical, coping, behavioral, skills, therapy, manual, cognitive
Number of Pages: 118
Published: 1994-06
ISBN-10: 0788108999
ISBN-13: 9780788108990

This study is the first national, multi-site trial of patient-treatment matching. Describes cognitive-behavioral coping skills therapy (CBT), one type of treatment approach. Core Sessions include coping with cravings and urges to drink; problem solving; drink refusal skills, and more. Elective Sessions include starting conversations; introduction to assertiveness; anger management; job-seeking skills, and much more. Bibliography.
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