eBook Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0470018860
  • ISBN-13: 9780470018866
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 4456 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005
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An exciting reference work that captures current thinking about the workings of the mind and brain, focusing on problems that are as old as recorded history, but reflecting new approaches and techniques that have emerged since the 1980s.

The Encyclopedia contains 696 articles covering in depth the entire spectrum of the cognitive sciences. Reviewing the common themes of information and information processing, representation and computation, it also covers in depth the core areas of psychology, philosophy, linguistics, computer science, and neuroscience. Ancillary topics such as education, economics, evolutionary biology and anthropology are also covered.

The articles have been written to provide multiple levels of information so that readers from various levels can benefit from this set -- from undergraduate and postgraduate students to university lecturers. The Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. includes:

  • 696 articles
  • Contributions from the world’s leading experts
  • 1,500 illustrations
  • Detailed indexes and appendices
  • Extensive cross-referencing