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The Cognitive Neuroscience of Mind: A Tribute to Michael S. Gazzaniga

Patricia A. Reuter-Lorenz, Kathleen Baynes, George R. Mangun, and Elizabeth A. Phelps (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014014
eISBN:
9780262266055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014014.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The essays in this book, on a range of topics in the cognitive neurosciences, report on the progress in the field over the years and reflect on the many groundbreaking scientific contributions and ... More


Handling Digital Brains: A Laboratory Study of Multimodal Semiotic Interaction in the Age of Computers

Morana Alač

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015684
eISBN:
9780262295475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015684.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The results of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) brain scanning require extensive analysis in the laboratory. This book shows that fMRI researchers do not sit passively staring at computer ... More


Knowledge Creation

R. David Lankes

in The New Librarianship Field Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262529082
eISBN:
9780262334600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529082.003.0004
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

Knowledge is created through conversation – if one is in the knowledge business, one is in the conversation business. The inadequacy of the term “information” is discussed, and a pragmatic model of ... More


Introduction: Voice, Voicetracks, New Materialism

Norie Neumark

in Voicetracks: Attuning to Voice in Media and the Arts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036139
eISBN:
9780262339834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036139.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter establishes the theoretical underpinnings of the book, introducing theories of voice, new materialism, posthumanism, carnal and situated knowledge, and affect. It discusses the unusual ... More


Tracking Back

Norie Neumark

in Voicetracks: Attuning to Voice in Media and the Arts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036139
eISBN:
9780262339834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036139.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In this concluding chapter, the author evaluates the strategy of bringing voice studies into conversation with new materialism through her own engaged encounters with media and art works, as a way to ... More


Studying Innovation as a Phenomenon

Giovan Francesco Lanzara

in Shifting Practices: Reflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034456
eISBN:
9780262332309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034456.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The different sections of Part I deal with theoretical and methodological issues related to how to do reflective research on innovation in real life practice settings. It sets up the frame to ... More


Transformation, 2000–2012

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

I return to teaching at the GSB and begin a job as director of the joint MA degree in degree in education and business. I change the title of my business school class from Women and Work to Work and ... More


The Contribution of Malleability to Collective Memory

William Hirst

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Mind: A Tribute to Michael S. Gazzaniga

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014014
eISBN:
9780262266055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014014.003.0100
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Collective memory, which is shared across a community, helps construct a collective identity and contributes to the development of strong social bonds. This is similar to autobiographical memory, ... More


Real-Time Dissociation of Facial Appearance and Dynamics during Natural Conversation

Steven M. Boker and Jeffrey F. Cohn

in Dynamic Faces: Insights from Experiments and Computation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014533
eISBN:
9780262289313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014533.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter offers information on a videoconference experiment in which real-time facial avatars driven by motion capture from a video were developed and tested to examine the real-time dissociation ... More


Speech and Language Deficits of Parkinson’s Disease

Patrick McNamara

in The Cognitive Neuropsychiatry of Parkinson's Disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016087
eISBN:
9780262298360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016087.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter finds that Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients lack the ability to comprehend and use appropriate language when performing a task or engaging in conversations, and are unable to use the ... More


Introduction: Toward a Theory of Attention That Includes Effortless Attention and Action

Brian Bruya

in Effortless Attention: A New Perspective in the Cognitive Science of Attention and Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013840
eISBN:
9780262269438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013840.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book traces the theory of attention, including effortless attention and action, which help an individual to achieve more with little effort. The stage at which attention and action become ... More


Not Just Language: A Taxonomy of Communication

Bruno G. Bara

in Cognitive Pragmatics: The Mental Processes of Communication

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014113
eISBN:
9780262266062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014113.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book deals with cognitive pragmatics, the study of the mental states of people who are engaged in communication, and analyzes the relationship between communicative interactions and mental ... More


Behavior Games and Conversation Games

Bruno G. Bara

in Cognitive Pragmatics: The Mental Processes of Communication

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014113
eISBN:
9780262266062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014113.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

In 1953, Ludwig Wittgenstein proposed his original notion of the language game, in which he argued that the entire process of using words could be seen as a kind of game. The focus on language use ... More


Generation and Comprehension of Communication Acts

Bruno G. Bara

in Cognitive Pragmatics: The Mental Processes of Communication

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014113
eISBN:
9780262266062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014113.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter explains the scheme of conversation, a special and fundamental case of communication among humans. The general scheme involves an actor who produces an utterance and his partner who ... More


Communicative Competence

Bruno G. Bara

in Cognitive Pragmatics: The Mental Processes of Communication

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014113
eISBN:
9780262266062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014113.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter, which discusses the evolution, development, and decay of communicative competence in the context of cognitive pragmatics and its theoretical aspects, makes a distinction between ... More


Research Conversations

Brad Mehlenbacher

in Instruction and Technology: Designs for Everyday Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013949
eISBN:
9780262289634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013949.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter reviews and examines the enormous efforts of researchers interested in instruction and learning with technology in general and distance education in particular. A major part discusses ... More


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