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Evolution of Cognitive Maps New Paradigms for the Twenty-First Century (World Futures General Evolution Studies) by LASZLO

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


  • Cognition & cognitive psychology,
  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Forecasting,
  • Twenty-first century,
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Cognitive Psychology,
  • Cognitive maps (Psychology),
  • Forecasts,
  • Paradigms (Social sciences),
  • Social change

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9005790M
ISBN 102881245595
ISBN 109782881245596

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The Evolution of cognitive maps: new paradigms for the twenty-first century. [Ervin Laszlo;] Cognitive Maps, Evolution and Knowledge. Ch. "The concept of cognitive maps has considerable heuristic value, providing an integrative theme in this book for a host of diverse topics. Rent or buy The Evolution of Cognitive Maps - Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases. The chapter by Harry Heft introduces J. J. Gibson's ecological approach and its implication to the construction of cognitive maps in general and to the issue of wayfinding in particular. According to Heft, main stream cognitive sciences are essentially Cartesian in nature and have not as yet internalized the implications of Darwin's theory of. Two types of mental processes are employed to build cognitive maps. System 1 thinking is a rapid, intuitive, instinctive, and automatic and System 2 thinking is slow, conscious, analytical, and.

  The 'cognitive map' hypothesis proposes that brain builds a unified representation of the spatial environment to support memory and guide future by: The interdisciplinary condition of the cognitive map, its elements, contents, bias, inconsistencies and resemblance with other concepts are described and discussed. One says that it stores a cognitive map, the other that it is a key locus for the temporary storage of episodic memories. A. David Redish takes the approach that understanding the role of the hippocampus in space will make it possible to address its role in less easily quantifiable areas such as memory. The Cognitive Approach and Cognitive Neuroscience Science is always influenced by the technology that surrounds it, and psychology is no exception. Thus it is no surprise that beginning in the s, growing numbers of psychologists began to think about the brain and about human behavior in terms of the computer, which was being developed and.

This book encompasses the behavior and mentality of nonhuman as well as human animals and a full range of evolutionary approaches. Rather than a collection by and for the like-minded, it is a debate about how evolutionary processes have shaped cognition. In the last decade, "evolutionary psychology" has come to refer exclusively to research on human mentality and behavior, motivated by a. If the OS hypothesis is correct, it suggests that the hippocampal parallel map evolved from the olfactory parallel map, as the mammalian instantiation of a bilaterian cognitive architecture, as discussed by: The hippocampus as a cognitive map. I. Hippocampus (Brain) I. Title II. Nadel, Lynn ´ QP ISBN Filmset by Northumberland Press, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear Printed in Great Britain by Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd., Bungay, Suffolk TO E. C. TOLMAN Who first dreamed of cognitive maps in rats and menFile Size: 3MB. Evolution of the Cognitive Map Brain Behav Evol ;– map-like way [Kramer, ; reviewed in Schmidt-Koe-nig, ]. This became known as the ‘map and compass concept’ of long-distance navigation, where the navigator homes accurately from an unfamiliar release point. The map-and-compass concept was developed further, nota-.