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Title Mental models and the mind : current developments in cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and philosophy of mind / edited by Carsten Held, Markus Knauff, Gottfried Vosgerau.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2006.

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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 279 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series Advances in psychology ; 138
Advances in psychology (Amsterdam, Netherlands) ; 138.
Note Based on a workshop held in summer 2003 at the University of Freiburg.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Mental models, sentential reasoning, and illusory inferences / P.N. Johnson-Laird -- Interaction of knowledge and working memory in reasoning about relations / A. Vandierendonck, V. Dierckx & H. Van der Beken -- Mental models in learning situations / N.M. Seel -- Resolving valid multiple model inferences activates a left hemisphere network / R.L. Waechter & V. Goel -- A neuro-cognitive theory of relational reasoning with mental models and visual images / M. Knauff -- Pictures, perception, and mental models / K. Rehkämper -- Emotion, decision, and mehtal models / M. Pauen -- Language processing : construction of mental models or more? / B. Hemforth & L. Konieczny -- Visual imagery, mental models, and reasoning / V. Gottschling -- Mental models as objectual representations / C. Held -- The perceptual nature of mental models / G. Vosgerau.
Summary Cognitive psychologists report their research on the representation and processing of mental models in human memory. Cognitive neuroscienctists demonstrate how visual and spatial mental models are processed in the brain. Philosophers discuss the role of mental models in relation to perception, emotion and intentionality.
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Subject Cognitive psychology -- Congresses.
Cognitive neuroscience -- Congresses.
Philosophy of mind -- Congresses.
Indexed Term Mental models
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Held, Carsten.
Knauff, Markus.
Vosgerau, Gottfried.
Other Form: Print version: Mental models and the mind. 1st ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2006 0444520791 (DLC) 2005057910 (OCoLC)62307593
ISBN 0080459013 (electronic bk.)
9780080459011 (electronic bk.)
0444520791 (Cloth)