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Introduction

Reuven Dukas and John M. Ratcliffe (eds)

in Cognitive Ecology II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226169354
eISBN:
9780226169378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169378.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter provides an introduction to cognitive ecology that gives attention to ecology and the evolution of “cognition,” defining it as the neuronal processes concerned with the acquisition, ... More


The Medieval (Music) Book: A Multimodal Cognitive Artefact

Kate Maxwell

in Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438131
eISBN:
9781474465236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438131.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter considers the medieval book as an example of embedded creative cognition. Through a detailed case-study analysis of a single opening from the interpolated Livre de Fauvel, the chapter ... More


Prospects

Reuven Dukas and John M. Ratcliffe (eds)

in Cognitive Ecology II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226169354
eISBN:
9780226169378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169378.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This final chapter summarizes the arguments and discussions of the book. The chapters in this book have dealt with a huge range of topics in a vast assortment of animals. Learning, memory, and ... More


Cognitive Ecology II

Reuven Dukas and John M. Ratcliffe (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226169354
eISBN:
9780226169378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169378.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This book is an attempt to describe cognitive ecology, which focuses on the ecology and evolution of “cognition,” defined as the neuronal processes concerned with the acquisition, retention, and use ... More


Simple Heuristics and Rules of Thumb: Where Psychologists and Behavioural Biologists Might Meet

John M.C. Hutchinson and Gerd Gigerenzer

in Heuristics: The Foundations of Adaptive Behavior

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199744282
eISBN:
9780199894727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744282.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

The Centre for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition (ABC) has hypothesized that much human decision making can be described by simple algorithmic process models (heuristics). This chapter explains this ... More


Introduction: Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage

Andrew Bozio

in Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198846567
eISBN:
9780191881763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846567.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Through a brief reading of Doctor Faustus, the introduction first suggests how characters think through their surroundings on the early modern English stage and how, in turn, playgoers relied upon ... More


More on the Cognitive Ecology of Song Communication and Song Learning in the Song Sparrow

Michael D. Beecher and John M. Burt (eds)

in Cognitive Ecology II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226169354
eISBN:
9780226169378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169378.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

In later life This chapter presents an update on a long-term research program examining the rules that young song sparrows (Melospiza melodia) use to decide which songs to learn, retain, and later ... More


Epilogue

Steven Mullaney

in The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226547633
eISBN:
9780226117096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226117096.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The epilogue returns to the matter of the dead, the embodied memories of the affective past in its physical remains, with a brief consideration of what it meant to think and feel with and through ... More


Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Miranda Anderson and Michael Wheeler (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438131
eISBN:
9781474465236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438131.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This collection brings together 14 essays by international specialists in medieval and Renaissance culture and provides a general and a period-specific introduction to distributed cognition and the ... More


Place and Memory: History, Cognition, Phenomenology

John Sutton

in Geographies of Embodiment in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198852742
eISBN:
9780191887109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852742.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Despite the new mobility of early modern English society, practices of personal and shared remembering were still anchored in experienced place. Even as technologies and strategies for dealing with ... More


Cognitive Ecology and the Idea of Nation in Late-Medieval Scotland: The Flyting of William Dunbar and Walter Kennedy

Elizabeth Elliott

in Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438131
eISBN:
9781474465236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438131.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In the Flyting of Dunbar and Kennedy, poetic invective raises provocative questions about the nature of an authentic Scottish identity, pitting the lowland Dunbar and his heritage of ‘Inglis’ or ... More


Openings

Terence Cave

in Thinking with Literature: Towards a Cognitive Criticism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198749417
eISBN:
9780191817328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749417.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter provides a non-technical preview of the book’s themes and approaches. Using quotations from Montaigne, Milton, and Edward Lear, it focuses on notions of communication, conversation, and ... More


Distributed Cognition, Improvisation and the Performing Arts in Early Modern Europe

Julie E. Cumming and Evelyn Tribble

in Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438131
eISBN:
9781474465236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438131.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The feats of skill exhibited by early modern actors, singers, and dancers can best be approached through the lens of distributed cognition. Complex assemblages of material, social, bodily, and neural ... More


Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage

Andrew Bozio

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198846567
eISBN:
9780191881763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846567.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage traces the way that characters think through their surroundings in early modern drama—not only how these characters orient themselves within ... More


Reflexivity in Buddhist Epistemology: Implications for Cooperative Cognition

John D. Dunne

in Dualities, Dialectics, and Paradoxes in Organizational Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827436
eISBN:
9780191866289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827436.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Recent developments in the study of human cognition suggest that, in the context of interacting to accomplish a task together, humans engage in a form of ‘distributed’ or ‘cooperative’ cognition that ... More


Conclusion: “no need of place”

Andrew Bozio

in Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198846567
eISBN:
9780191881763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846567.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The conclusion draws together the book’s major findings through a reading of Descartes’s Discourse on Method, focusing primarily upon the relationship between place and thought in the theorization of ... More


Strategic Development: Trudging up the Staircase or Swimming with the Tide?

Robert S. Siegler

in Emerging Minds: The Process of Change in Children’s Thinking

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195077872
eISBN:
9780197561379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195077872.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

As described in the previous chapter, children’s thinking is highly variable. The present chapter focuses on implications of this variability for understanding development. Thinking about a pair of ... More


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