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Causal Cognition

A Multidisciplinary Approach (Symposium of the Fyssen Foundation)

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ContributionsDan Sperber (Editor), David Premack (Editor), Ann James Premack (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages690
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Open LibraryOL7400398M
ISBN 100198524021
ISBN 109780198524021

Publications Publication type: All Forthcoming Preprint Journal Conference Proceedings Book chapter Thesis Year: All Understanding causal structure is a central task of human cognition. Causal learning underpins the development of our concepts and categories, our intuitive theories, and our capacities for planning, imagination and inference. During the last few years, there has been an interdisciplinary.


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Causality is a core concept of human cognition, but the extent to which cultural factors constrain, trigger, or shape the way in which humans think about causal relationships has barely been explored. This chapter summarizes empirical findings on the potential for cultural variability in the content of causal cognition, in the way this content is processed, and in the context in which all this Cited by: 1.

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Does the study of tool use provide us with a unique or distinctive source of information about the causal cognition of tool-users. Tool use is a topic of major interest to all those interested in animal cognition, because it implies that the animal has knowledge.

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Our general approach is to concurrently address basic issues in cognitive science and applied issues in clinical science and practice. 1. Tool Use and Causal Cognition: An Introduction, Teresa McCormack, Christoph Hoerl, & Stephen Butterfill 2.

A Philosopher Looks at Tool Use and Causal Understanding, Jim Woodward 3. The Development of Tool Use Early in Life, Melissa L. Greif & Amy Needham : Teresa Mccormack. Causal cognition refers to how people perceive, represent, and reason about causal relationships, that is, about the connection between a causing event and its effects.

Grasping such relationships is essential to people’s daily lives—for example when trying to understand the laws of nature, social interactions with other people, or causes Cited by: 4.

socio-cognition (and my book has implications for ascertaining what kinds of socio-cognitive inferences are more likely to be made by ‘non-critical readers’), it is not a central aspect of the book. Causal-cognitive discourse (1) analysis A central focus of my book is the role of causal cognition in the interpretation stage of CDA.

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Empirical approaches. One way to approach the general issue of causal cognition might be to take everything that is needed for a simulation of some action/event (such as, for example, Schank and Abelson, restaurant simulation) and then see what of that is cognitive—and in what sense.

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Oxford University Press: 18– This paper explores some general questions about the sorts of abilities that are involved in tool use and “causal cognition”, both in humans and in non-human primates.

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Finally, an understanding of even individual “causal cognition” requires attention to default understandings which often are culturally based.

Conflict of Interest Statement The author declares that the research was conducted in the absence of any commercial or financial relationships that could be construed as a potential conflict of by: 2.

Reference Guide: Causal Perception Last Updated: 1/27/17 Introduction This page is a list of all published and in-press papers that explore (or otherwise discuss) the perception of list below contains all such papers of which we in the Yale Perception & Cognition Lab are aware, as of the date listed above.

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