Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-8 of 8 items

  • Keywords: mental rehearsal x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Modularity and Flexibility: The First Steps

Peter Carruthers

in The Architecture of the Mind

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199207077
eISBN:
9780191708909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207077.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter begins by outlining the various challenges faced by the massive modularity hypothesis, most of which turn on one or another form of cognitive flexibility. It outlines the role of mental ... More


The Architecture of Animal Minds

Peter Carruthers

in The Architecture of the Mind

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199207077
eISBN:
9780191708909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207077.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that the minds of all animals (even honey bees) are organized around a perception/belief/desire/planning/motor-control architecture. There are also multiple modules for generating ... More


Creative Cognition in a Modular Mind

Peter Carruthers

in The Architecture of the Mind

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199207077
eISBN:
9780191708909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207077.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that all creative thought ultimately reduces to creative action. On this account, action schemata are activated creatively and rehearsed, issuing in globally broadcast imagery ... More


The Architecture of the Mind

Peter Carruthers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199207077
eISBN:
9780191708909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207077.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book is a comprehensive development and defence of one of the guiding assumptions of evolutionary psychology: that the human mind is composed of a large number of semi-independent modules. One ... More


Why Pretend?

Peter Carruthers

in The Architecture of the Imagination: New Essays on Pretence, Possibility, and Fiction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199275731
eISBN:
9780191706103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275731.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter studies the question of children's motivations to engage in pretence, using an account provided by Nichols and Stich in 2003 as a stalking horse. It argues that they are correct about ... More


Mental skills training

AARON WILLIAMON

in Musical Excellence: Strategies and Techniques to Enhance Performance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525356
eISBN:
9780191689345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525356.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter lays the foundation for mental skills training in music, first, through introductions to relaxation and mental rehearsal techniques. It then builds upon this by examining how mental ... More


The Causes and Contents of Inner Speech

Peter Carruthers

in Inner Speech: New Voices

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198796640
eISBN:
9780191866869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796640.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter will first sketch an account of how inner speech is generated. It will suggest that most inner speech comprises attended “sensory forward models” of mentally rehearsed speech actions. ... More


The Nature of Working Memory

Peter Carruthers

in The Centered Mind: What the Science of Working Memory Shows Us About the Nature of Human Thought

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198738824
eISBN:
9780191802041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738824.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter builds on the conclusions of Chapter 3. It reviews what is known about the nature of working memory, and argues that the contents of working memory are not only conscious but always ... More


View: