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Connectionist Explorations of Multiple-Cue Integration in Syntax Acquisition

Morten H. Christiansen, Rick Dale, and Florencia Reali

in Neoconstructivism: The New Science of Cognitive Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195331059
eISBN:
9780199864072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331059.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter hypothesizes that integrating multiple probabilistic cues (phonological, prosodic, and distributional) by perceptually attuned general-purpose learning mechanisms, may hold promise for ... More


All Together Now: Learning through Multiple Sources

Natasha Kirkham

in Neoconstructivism: The New Science of Cognitive Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195331059
eISBN:
9780199864072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331059.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes a theory of multiple cue integration, supporting the acquisition of complex knowledge. The “great blooming, buzzing confusion” of the perceptual world actually holds a wealth ... More


Discovering Verbs Through Multiple-Cue Integration

Morten H. Christiansen and Padraic Monaghan

in Action Meets Word: How children learn verbs

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195170009
eISBN:
9780199893300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170009.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter discusses how children may accomplish the difficult task of verb learning, focusing on the integration of multiple language-internal cues to verb forms. It first reviews previous work on ... More


The Perception of Quality: Visual Color

Stephen Handel

in Perceptual Coherence: Hearing and seeing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195169645
eISBN:
9780199786732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169645.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The color stimulus reaching the observer is the result of the source illumination being filtered by the specular and surface reflectance. Both the illumination and reflectance can be represented by ... More


An Emergentist Coalition Model for Word Learning: Mapping Words to Objects Is a Product of the Interaction of Multiple Cues

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, and George Hollich

in Becoming a Word Learner: A Debate on Lexical Acquisition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195130324
eISBN:
9780199893898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130324.003.006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the ideas pointed out by Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and George Hollich. It stresses that multiple cues are necessary for word learning. In emergentist ... 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


Language Acquisition through Multiple-Cue Integration

Morten H. Christiansen and Nick Chater

in Creating Language: Integrating Evolution, Acquisition, and Processing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034319
eISBN:
9780262334778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034319.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Chapter 5 proposes that language has evolved to rely on a multitude of probabilistic information sources for its acquisition, allowing language to be as expressive as possible while still being ... More


Through the looking glass: a dynamic lens model approach to multiple cue probability learning

Maarten Speekenbrink and David R. Shanks

in The Probabilistic Mind:: Prospects for Bayesian cognitive science

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199216093
eISBN:
9780191695971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216093.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers a probabilistic perspective on a classic problem of human contingency learning: finding the relationships between a category or outcome, for which there are several ... More


Postscript and prospects

Anne E. Magurran

in Evolutionary Ecology: The Trinidadian Guppy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527855
eISBN:
9780191713576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527855.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This concluding chapter draws together the main themes of the book before summarizing the legacy of the pioneer guppy researchers. It identifies some areas where research is likely to be directed in ... More


Language has evolved to depend on multiple-cue integration

Morten H. Christiansen

in The Evolutionary Emergence of Language: Evidence and Inference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654840
eISBN:
9780191759000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654840.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter proposes that language has evolved to rely on a multitude of probabilistic information sources for its acquisition, allowing language to be as expressive as possible while still being ... More


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