By Don Scarborough, Saul Sternberg, Daniel N. Osherson
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Extra resources for An Invitation to Cognitive Science: Methods, models, and conceptual issues
Visual cognition / edited by Stephen M. Kosslyn and Daniel N. Osherson--v. 3. Thinking / edited by Edward E. Smith and Daniel N. Osherson--v. 4. Methods, Models, and Conceptual Issues / edited by Don Scarborough and Saul Sternberg. -ISBN 0-262-15045-x (v. 4:hardcover). -ISBN 0-262-65046-0 (v. ). 1. Cognition. 2. Cognitive science. I. Gleitman, Lila R. I68 1995 153-dc2095-10924 CIP Page v Contents Preface vii About the Editors xi List of Contributors xiii Chapter 1 Symbolic Processes in the Brain: The Case of Insect Navigation Charles R.
They cover the burrow entrance with pebbles, making it all but invisible, then fly off in search of insect prey. They sting their prey to paralyze it, carry it back to the burrow, open the burrow, drag the prey inside, exit the burrow, and close it up again. The larva that hatches from the egg eats the paralyzed, still-living prey. This aspect of the natural history of digger wasps cautions us against an overly sentimental view of the workings of mother nature, at least at the insect level. Quite aside from pointing up this moral, it raises two questions of profound interest to contemporary cognitive scientists and neurobiologists: (1) How does the wasp find her way back to her invisible nest?
To establish a representation in mathematics is to establish an isomorphism (formal correspondence) between two systems of mathematical investigation (for example, between geometry and algebra) that permits the use of one system to establish truths about the other (as in analytic geometry, where algebraic methods are used to prove geometric theorems). An isomorphism is a relation between two systems. Each system is composed, first, of entities and, second, of relations or processes involving those entities.
An Invitation to Cognitive Science: Methods, models, and conceptual issues by Don Scarborough, Saul Sternberg, Daniel N. Osherson