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Frontiers of Cognitive Science

Series Editor: Tim Valentine

Cognitive Science is a new interdisciplinary area including cognitive psychology, neuroscience, computer science, linguistics and philosophy.

In Frontiers of Cognitive Science authors from a range of backgrounds have been encouraged to present up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of a central area of current research interest.

New applied areas and emerging topics showing special promise will be particularly useful to researchers and graduate students wishing to access a new topic in this exciting field.

New and Published Books

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  1. Evaluative Semantics

    Cognition, Language and Ideology

    By Jean-Pierre Malrieu

    Series: Frontiers of Cognitive Science

    Evaluation, from connotations to complex judgements of value, is probably the most neglected dimension of meaning. Calling for a new understanding of truth and value, this book is a comprehensive study of evaluation in natural language, at lexical, syntactic and discursive levels. Jean Pierre...

    Published May 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Driving

    Applying Cognitive Psychology to a Complex Everyday Task

    By John A. Groeger

    Series: Frontiers of Cognitive Science

    This book closely examines what is involved in driving. It identifies the aspects of perception, attention, learning, memory, decision making and action control which are drawn upon in order to enable us to drive, and the brain systems involved. It attempts to show how studying tasks such as...

    Published February 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Decision Making

    Cognitive Models and Explanations

    Edited by Ray Crozier, Rob Ranyard, Ola Svenson

    Series: Frontiers of Cognitive Science

    This book offers an exciting new collection of recent research on the actual processes that humans use when making decisions in their everyday lives and in business situations. The contributors use cognitive psychological techniques to break down the constituent processes and set them in their...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Implicit Learning and Consciousness

    An Empirical, Philosophical and Computational Consensus in the Making

    Edited by Axel Cleeremans, Robert French

    Series: Frontiers of Cognitive Science

    Can you learn without knowing it? This controversial and much debated question forms the basis of this collection of essays as the authors discuss whether the measurable changes in behaviour that result from learning can ever remain entirely unconscious. Three issues central to the topic of...

    Published April 4th 2002 by Psychology Press

  5. Cognitive Mapping

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Scott Freundschuh, NATIONAL UNIV OF IRELAND

    Series: Frontiers of Cognitive Science

    This important work brings together international academics from a variety of disciplines to explore the topic of spatial cognition on a 'geographic' scale. It provides an overview of the historical origins of the subject, a description of current debates and suggests directions for future research....

    Published March 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  6. The Nature of Concepts

    Evolution, Structure and Representation

    Edited by Philip Van Loocke

    Series: Frontiers of Cognitive Science

    The Nature of Concepts examines a central issue for all the main disciplines in cognitive science: how the human mind creates and passes on to other human minds a concept. An excellent cross-disciplinary collection with contributors including Steven Pinker, Andy Clarke and Henry Plotkin....

    Published December 3rd 1998 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Cognitive Mapping: Past, Present and Future
    Edited by Scott Freundschuh, NATIONAL UNIV OF IRELAND
    To Be Published June 29th 2015

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