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Cognitive Unison

Christopher Mole

in Attention Is Cognitive Unison: An Essay in Philosophical Psychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195384529
eISBN:
9780199872817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384529.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Starting from a suggestion found in the work of Alan White, this chapter presents an adverbialist theory of attention. According to this theory attention is instantiated if and only if the cognitive ... More


Simple Shapes: Vision and Concepts

Marcus Giaquinto

in Visual Thinking in Mathematics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285945
eISBN:
9780191713811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285945.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter focuses on the cognitive resources needed for basic geometry. It argues that the initial geometrical concepts of basic shapes depend on the way we perceive those shapes. In having ... More


Visual Aspects of Calculation

Marcus Giaquinto

in Visual Thinking in Mathematics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285945
eISBN:
9780191713811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285945.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter describes the roles of visual thinking in calculation, with the aim of showing that in many cases it is not peripheral. It does this by setting the visual aspects of calculation within ... More


The Neuroscience of Attention: Attentional Control and Selection

George R. Mangun (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334364
eISBN:
9780199932283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334364.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The ability to attend selectively to events in the world around us is a core cognitive function. It prevents distraction and enables humans and animals to dedicate perceptual, cognitive, and motor ... More


Neuroeconomics: Pointing Toward a Unifying Framework for Decision Making

George C. Davis and Elena L. Serrano

in Food and Nutrition Economics: Fundamentals for Health Sciences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199379118
eISBN:
9780190876609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379118.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 10 places both the neoclassical and behavioral economic approaches under the broader unifying framework of neuroeconomics. The chapter uses insights from the neuroscience and neuroeconomics ... More


Depletion and deprivation

Uffe Schjødt and Jeppe Sinding Jensen

in Metacognitive Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198789710
eISBN:
9780191841675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789710.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Religious beliefs represent striking examples of culturally transmitted ideas that guide individual metacognition. This chapter examines how religious practices facilitate the adoption of such ... More


Imagination in Bonaventure's Meditations

Michelle Karnes

in Imagination, Meditation, and Cognition in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226425313
eISBN:
9780226425337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226425337.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter explores pre-Bonaventuran gospel meditations before considering Bonaventure's innovations in the genre. In Bonaventure's writings gospel meditation serves to traverse the distance ... More


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