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Core Object Cognition

Susan Carey

in The Origin of Concepts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195367638
eISBN:
9780199867349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367638.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter begins to develop an alternative to the empiricist picture of the human initial state. It shows that infants' knowledge of objects displays several of the hypothesized properties of core ... More


The Initial Representational Repertoire: The Empiricist Picture

Susan Carey

in The Origin of Concepts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195367638
eISBN:
9780199867349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367638.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter argues that the Piagetian/Quinian view of the young infant's representational capacities being exhausted by a perceptual similarity space, or a set of sensori-motor primitives, is most ... More


Experience Primes Infants to Individuate Objects: Illuminating Learning Mechanisms

Teresa Wilcox and Rebecca Woods

in Learning and the Infant Mind

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195301151
eISBN:
9780199894246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301151.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Increased attention has been given toward understanding the reasons that infants are more sensitive to some types of information than to others, and how infants come to identify new sources of ... More


The Central Argument of the Analytic (I): The Transcendental Deduction

Georges Dicker

in Kant's Theory of Knowledge: An Analytical Introduction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195153064
eISBN:
9780199835027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153065.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter introduces the Transcendental Deduction as an attempt to refute the Humean view of experience by validating the categories of substance and cause. It reconstructs the first edition ... More


How are Cognitions Possible?

Robert Hanna

in Kant and the Foundations of Analytic Philosophy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199272044
eISBN:
9780191699573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272044.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that the key explanatory notion in Immanuel Kant's general cognitive semantics is his epigenetic or generative/productive theory of the mind, according to which object-directed ... More


The Origins of Object Knowledge

Bruce M. Hood and Laurie R. Santos (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199216895
eISBN:
9780191696039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216895.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Do humans start life with the capacity to detect and mentally represent the objects around them? Or is our object knowledge instead derived only as the result of prolonged experience with the ... More


Beyond ‘what’ and ‘how many’:: Capacity, complexity, and resolution of infants' object representations

Jennifer M. Zosh and Lisa Feigenson

in The Origins of Object Knowledge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199216895
eISBN:
9780191696039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216895.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter, the authors have suggested that to comprehend object representations, one must come to understand the working memory system that supports their storage and maintenance. The authors ... More


Object representation as a central issue in cognitive science

Laurie R. Santos and Bruce M. Hood

in The Origins of Object Knowledge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199216895
eISBN:
9780191696039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216895.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter, the authors discuss some of the most relevant historical works on object representation to have emerged from developmental and comparative research. The authors focus on: the ... More


Image-Based Recognition of Biological Motion, Scenes, and Objects

Isabelle Bülthoff and Heinrich H. Bülthoff

in Perception of Faces, Objects, and Scenes: Analytic and Holistic Processes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195313659
eISBN:
9780199848058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313659.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter summarizes evidence favoring the use of viewpoint-specific representations in the perception of moving objects (point-light walkers), moving faces, and moving scenes (i.e., scenes ... More


Oscillatory synchrony as a signature for the unity of visual experience in humans

Catherine Tallon-Baudry

in The Unity of Consciousness: Binding, Integration, and Dissociation

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508571
eISBN:
9780191687358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508571.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In the last decade a series of experiments in animals and humans pointed towards a functional role of oscillatory synchrony in linking together the different functional areas involved in the ... More


Induction, overhypotheses, and the shape bias:: Some arguments and evidence for rational constructivism

Fei Xu, Kathryn Dewar, and Amy Perfors

in The Origins of Object Knowledge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199216895
eISBN:
9780191696039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216895.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The authors in this chapter focus on a case study of how object representations in infants interact with early word learning, particularly the nature of the so-called ‘shape bias’. A short review of ... More


Building object knowledge from perceptual input

Dima Amso and Scott P. Johnson

in The Origins of Object Knowledge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199216895
eISBN:
9780191696039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216895.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The authors in this chapter argue that a variety of mechanisms come together to support short-term learning about objects and their properties. They focus on the changes intrinsic to infants, ... More


Nanoimages as Hybrid Monsters

Martin Ruivenkamp and Arie Rip

in Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262525381
eISBN:
9780262319157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262525381.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter discusses the role of images in nanotechnology. Nanotechnology includes an array of scientific and engineering fields in which researchers observe and manipulate materials at or near the ... More


Objects of Representation: Kant’s Copernican Revolution Reinterpreted

Leslie Stevenson

in Inspirations from Kant: Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199778225
eISBN:
9780190267629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778225.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This essay offers a reinterpretation of Immanuel Kant’s Copernican revolution and the transcendental idealism that he claimed to follow from it. In the preface to the second edition of the Critique ... More


Olfactory Objects

Clare Batty

in Perception and Its Modalities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199832798
eISBN:
9780199381609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199832798.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

Recently, some olfactory scientists have begun to question the traditional, feature-centric way of characterizing olfactory perception. A new object-based approach to analyzing olfactory perception ... More


Performing Authenticity

Elisabeth El Refaie

in Autobiographical Comics: Life Writing in Pictures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036132
eISBN:
9781621036180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036132.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter describes how authenticity is typically associated with being realistic, genuine, and true to the essence of something. The concept of authenticity also applies to the visual field, ... More


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