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The Adaptive Character of Thought

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This important volume examines the phenomena of cognition from an adaptive perspective. Rather than adhering to the typical practice in cognitive psychology of trying to predict behavior from a model of cognitive mechanisms, this book develops a number of models that successfully predict behavior from the structure of the environment to which cognition is adapted. The methodology -- called rational analysis -- involves specifying the information-processing goals of the system, the structure of the environment, and the ...

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    • Title: The Adaptive Character of Thought by John R. Anderson
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Print ISBN: 9781138988743, 113898874X
    • eText ISBN: 9781134747818
    • Edition: 2015 1st edition
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