5 edition of Mental Representations found in the catalog.
Ruth M. Kempson
June 29, 1990
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||237|
Definition of mental representation in the dictionary. Meaning of mental representation. Mental representation is the mental imagery of things that are not currently seen or sensed by the sense organs. In our minds we often have images of objects, events and settings. Mental representations enable representing things. Many philosophers and psychologists have attempted to elucidate the nature of mental representation by appealing to notions like isomorphism or abstract structural resemblance. The ‘structural representations’ that these theorists champion are said to count as representations by virtue of functioning as internal models of distal systems. In his book, Representation Reconsidered Cited by:
Assessing family-attachment via child drawings. Children’s mental representations of self and attachment figures were investigated in family drawings via the Family-Attachment Drawing Task (FAD-T) (Fury et al., ).At the start of the procedure, children were escorted into Cited by: 6. Having the right mental representations is the key to developing your mathematical potential. The road to expertise is paved w hours of Author: Junaid Mubeen.
Scholastic thinkers of the 14th century, such as William of Ockham (d. ) and John Buridan (d. ), argued that thinking occurs by actualizing various mental representations and that these representations could be most accurately described using linguistic/grammatical categories. Meaning and Mental Representation book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In this provocative study, Robert Cummins takes on philo /5.
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Mental Representations book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work presents a systematic analysis of the psychological pheno /5(5).
The attempt to study language as part of cognitive science is apparently being thwarted by the lack of contact and inferential links between current theoretical paradigms.
This dynamic collection provides an overview of the relationship between linguistic form and interpretation as exemplified by the most influential of these paradigms - the current Chomskian Government and Binding paradigm. This work presents a systematic analysis of the psychological phenomena associated with the concept of mental representations--also referred to as cognitive or internal representations.
A major restatement of a theory the author developed in his book, Imagery and Verbal Processes, it covers phenomena from the earlier period that Mental Representations book relevant today but emphasizes cognitive problems and.
This work presents a systematic analysis of the psychological phenomena associated with the concept of mental representations — also referred to as cognitive or internal representations.
A major restatement of a theory the author of this book first developed in his book. Mental Representations A Dual Coding Approach Allan Paivio Oxford Psychology Series. In this volume Professor Paivio updates his influential theory of cognition and provides a systematic treatise on the structure of cognitive representations and their dynamic functions in thought and behavior.
Mental Representations, Psychology of This book is the third of a three-volume set on the innate mind. This chapter considers body perception from a functionalist perspective in which.
The book also provides insight into the process of representation construction by using online measures and relating this process with final memory representations; provides detailed models of these processes; pays attention to the coordination of multiple representations constructed; focuses on the monitoring and updating of mental Format: Paperback.
Therefore it follows that the most important mental processes implicated in personality are those involved in social cognition: mental representations of the self, other people, and the situations in which interpersonal interactions take place; the procedures by which we construct and reconstruct our impressions and experiences and make Cited by: This work presents a systematic analysis of the psychological phenomena associated with the concept of mental representations — also referred to as cognitive or internal representations.
A major restatement of a theory the author of this book first developed in his book (Imagery and Verbal Processes), this book covers phenomena from the earlier period that remain relevant today but. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Mental Representations: The Interface Between Language and Reality (, Paperback) at the.
Part II is the body of the book and presents the theories of mental representation. The first theory--Conceptual Role Semantics--comes to us by virtue of one of the most influential papers in philosophy mind: Ned Block's "Advertisement for a Semantics of Psychology".5/5(2).
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Interestingly, the mental representations of the four groups revealed slightly different patterns prior to the acquisition phase (see Figures 1a,2a, 2a,3a, 3a,4a).
4a). To what extent this might Cited by: This work presents a systematic analysis of the psychological phenomena associated with the concept of mental representationsalso referred to as cognitive or internal representations.
A major restatement of a theory the author first developed in his book (Imagery and Verbal Pages: Get this from a library. Mental representations: a dual coding approach. [Allan Paivio] -- The 'dual coding' approach to mental representations advocated by the author proposes that nonverbal and linguistic phenomena are handled cognitively by two separate subsystems -- the imagery system.
In this provocative study, Robert Cummins takes on philosophers, both old and new, who pursue the question of mental representation as an abstraction, apart from the constraints of any particular theory or framework. Cummins asserts that mental representation is, in fact, a problem in the philosophy of science, a theoretical assumption that serves different explanatory roles within the.
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CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people. Book Description. This volume presents in-depth investigations of the processes of meaning-making during reading at both local (discourse) and global (general knowledge) levels. It considerably extends our knowledge of how mental representations are constructed and updated during reading.
Information structure and sentence form: Topic, focus, and the mental representations of discourse referents. mental representations of things that aren't currently seen or sensed including objects, events, settings, people, etc.
analog codes in dual-code theory, this is the term that describes mental images; they resemble the objects they are representing. Intended for a lay audience, Peak is an expository book on deliberate practice, a term coined by Ericsson to refer to the specific learning method used by experts to achieve superior performance in their fields, and mental representations.
The book was written partly as a response to the misrepresented but increasingly commonplace idea of the Author: K. Anders Ericsson, Robert Pool.These elements serve as the building blocks of complex structure s discussed in cognitive psychology (e.g., episodes, scripts) and are the inputs for mental representations that behave like Author: Andrew Elfenbein.Book Description.
Bringing together scholars from around the world to research the intersection between media and disability, this edited collection aims to offer an interdisciplinary exploration and critique of print, broadcast and online representations of physical and mental impairments.