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A Cognition-based View of Decision Processes in Complex Social–Ecological Systems

Kathi K. Beratan
2007 Ecology and Society  
Specialization-the division of cognitive labor among a group of people-is another way in which humans manage complexity.  ...  However, given the complexity of social-ecological systems and the evolutionary challenges that shaped human cognition, this limited view of human cognitive capacity is both naive and unhelpful.  ... 
doi:10.5751/es-02103-120127 fatcat:p3aqpbsdefca5kokhlwwmndeym

Word and Action: Reconciling Rules and Know-How in Moral Cognition

2000 Canadian Journal of Philosophy  
Recent work in Cognitive Science highlights the importance of exemplar-based know-how in supporting human expertise.  ...  I shall argue, however, that moral thought and reason is an intrinsically complex achievement that cannot be understood by reference to either of these roles alone.  ...  The idea is that language makes thoughts and complex trains of thought and argument into objects A partial parallel may exist in the human capacity for mathematical thought.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00455091.2000.10717555 fatcat:qy5xubetdrdkjfeph5jp2rifrq

Q&A: Cognitive ethology - inside the minds of other species

Drew Rendall
2013 BMC Biology  
of complex thought and language in humans.  ...  Well, the evolutionary origins of complex language and cognition in the human lineage are another hot, and hotly debated, topic, susceptible to many of the same problems that plague studies of animal thinking  ... 
doi:10.1186/1741-7007-11-108 pmid:24228691 pmcid:PMC3817307 fatcat:2255is64kvavtf54uzhmppczf4

The Minimalist Program and the Origin of Language: A View From Paleoanthropology

Ian Tattersall
2019 Frontiers in Psychology  
These strongly suggest that modern symbolic human behavior patterns - and, by extension, cognition - emerged both abruptly and late in time (subsequent to the appearance of Homo sapiens as an anatomical  ...  Because the evidence is compelling that language is an integral component of modern symbolic thought, the archeological evidence clearly supports the basic tenet of the MP.  ...  around 100 kyr ago, by far the most credible putative driver of symbolic thought and modern cognition.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00677 pmid:31001169 pmcid:PMC6454856 fatcat:vt7zo6jkxncxlfnw37lnlnsxpa

Dynamic Shifts in Visual Focus of Eye Movements Emphasize Associative Relevancy

Gufran Ahmad
2015 Research in World Economy  
In a number of common to complex scenarios, the applicabilities of eye tracking guarantee absolute success in the understanding of human behaviors and interactions.  ...  The eye movement probes result in understanding of the underlying mechanism of visual perception and dynamics of humans' cognition that are of prime concerns for a number of social, economic, and scientific  ...  The associative relevancy patterns are observable and reflect the relict nature of in-between primordial human cognition during visual perception.  ... 
doi:10.5430/rwe.v6n4p18 fatcat:iw662dpdhfestoeoxjfxvdh4wu

Toolforthoughts: Reexamining Thinking in the Digital Age

David Williamson Shaffer, Katherine A. Clinton
2006 Mind, Culture, and Activity  
understand complex cognitive domains.  ...  patterns of social action that arise from an ongoing historical dialectic between tools and thoughts.  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15327884mca1304_2 fatcat:jjssowty5fcapkgtam25pcbhhe

A Review of the Relationship among Self, Mind and Brain in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study: Tree-Pattern Image of Semantic Map in Human Brain Viewed from the Ultron-Logotron Theory

Sung Jang Chung
2018 Open Journal of Philosophy  
Self's subjective experience of perception and cognition of words, feelings, thoughts etc. is supported by the integrity of human brain.  ...  In this study, the author proposed a tree-pattern architecture of the cerebral neural substrate in cognitive understanding of words, feelings, and thoughts on the basis of the author's hypothesis of the  ...  , thoughts etc. in the human brain (Chung, 2017b) , and further suggest a tree-like-pattern of the ultron-complex (Figure 2 ).  ... 
doi:10.4236/ojpp.2018.84028 fatcat:5b4rikmekza7dakefcsmxj6wem

Closing the mechanistic gap: the value of microarchitecture in understanding cognitive networks

Casey Paquola, Katrin Amunts, Alan Evans, Jonathan Smallwood, Boris Bernhardt
2022 Trends in Cognitive Sciences  
This perspective highlights emerging insights into how microarchitecture can constrain network accounts of human cognition.  ...  Cognitive neuroscience aims to provide biologically relevant accounts of cognition.  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been supported by HIBALL (HBHL, Helmholtz, and the Joint Lab SMHB, Helmholtz) and the Human Brain Project (specific grant agreement 945539; Human Brain Project SGA3).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tics.2022.07.001 pmid:35909021 fatcat:nlnsiaznmza7xnlrnovga6cycu

Sensory Perception: A Comparative Study of Western Psychology and Buddhist Psychology

Gomila Gunalankara Thero
2019 Kalyani: Journal of the University of Kelaniya  
Western psychologists have introduced number of theories such as Human Information Processing Theory of Cognitive Psychology through experimental researches to understand the biological and psychological  ...  In conclusion, both WP and BP comprise of complex theories and models of SP. The two approaches are less comparable, as there are different complex explanations except certain similarities.  ...  Human Information Processing (HIP) model of Cognitive Psychology is one of the major theories on SP in WP.  ... 
doi:10.4038/kalyani.v33i1-2.31 fatcat:zgm2xcw2ujbvvlebqfpxav67ly

Visual analytics for complex concepts using a human cognition model

Tera Marie Green, William Ribarsky, Brian Fisher
2008 2008 IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology  
As the information being visualized and the process of understanding it both become increasingly complex, it is necessary to develop new visualization approaches that facilitate the flow of human reasoning  ...  Based on this cognition model, we present design guidelines for the development of visual interfaces designed to maximize the complementary cognitive strengths of both human and computer.  ...  Department of Homeland Security Program, under the auspices of the SouthEast Regional Visualization and Analytics Center. Special thanks to Benjamin F. Green for helpful insights.  ... 
doi:10.1109/vast.2008.4677361 dblp:conf/ieeevast/GreenRF08 fatcat:a4sdsycabnccnfuxxbvjqzavbq

Language Learning by dint of Social Cognitive Advancement

Bincy Mathew, B. William Dharma Raja
2015 i-manager's Journal on English Language Teaching  
Language is of vital importance to human beings. It is a means of communication and it has specific cognitive links.  ...  Both language and social cognition are complex constructs, involving many independent cognitive mechanisms, and the comparative approach provides a powerful route to understanding the evolution of such  ...  However language stems from the assumption that language reflects patterns of thought. Therefore, to study language from this perspective is to study patterns of conceptualization.  ... 
doi:10.26634/jelt.5.4.3665 fatcat:l7hmtrhovbcztouzyzou66qdge

Foundations of Social Knowledge: Editorial Comments

2006 Psychologia  
Taken together, the collection of these unique papers exemplifies pluralistic perspectives in the empirical quest for social bases of human cognition.  ...  Ito and Takai employed an experimental method to reveal a complex pattern in lay understandings of others' intention that are assumed to operate on their positive versus negative acts.  ...  Taken together, the collection of these unique papers exemplifies pluralistic perspectives in the empirical quest for social bases of human cognition.  ... 
doi:10.2117/psysoc.2006.227 fatcat:3eks3jhqfjgrpaakhd4eygocqy

Introduction to Sociocybernetics (Part 3): Fourth order cybernetics

Roberto Gustavo Mancilla
2014 Journal of Sociocybernetics  
Of these, the one of rationality will be explored and then related to that of language, which acts as cognitive bridge between human systems.  ...  The purpose of this paper is to complement those that have preceded, changing the focus from the dynamics of social systems to that of individual human systems.  ...  Cognitive morphogenesis (both social and rational) studies the " shapes" that human behavior can have; this has an intimate relation to the concepts of order and balance, and also with that of complexity  ... 
doi:10.26754/ojs_jos/jos.20131/2626 fatcat:zvqiivqetbaz7cxrrko346khvy

Thinking in Patterns and the Pattern of Human Thought as Contrasted with AI Data Processing

Robert Logan, Marlie Tandoc
2018 Information  
In this article, we describe the evolution of human cognition and culture, describing the unique patterns of human thought and how we, humans, think in terms of patterns.  ...  We propose that the ability of humans to identify and create patterns led to the unique aspects of human cognition and culture as a complex emergent dynamic system consisting of the following human traits  ...  The purpose of this paper is to provide background on human cognition (and cognition in general) for the debate of human versus computer cognition.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info9040083 fatcat:vimbpqcgzngidbrsb2cypupdgq

The Basal Ganglia and Cognitive Pattern Generators

A. M. Graybiel
1997 Schizophrenia Bulletin  
This article introduces the notion of cognitive pattern generators and suggests, by analogy with the central pattern generators of the motor system, that these pattern generators operate to organize neural  ...  It is further proposed that the basal ganglia are involved in the control of cognitive as well as motor pattern generators.  ...  as well as the help of Glenn Holm and Henry Hall.  ... 
doi:10.1093/schbul/23.3.459 pmid:9327509 fatcat:jkzfdrezlfglvekdzfzkzydyre
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