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Title: The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences
Edited By: Frank Keil
Robert A Ilson

Since the 1970s the cognitive sciences have offered multidisciplinary ways of understanding the mind and cognition. The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences (MITECS) is a landmark, comprehensive reference work that represents the methodological and theoretical diversity of this changing field. At the core of the encyclopedia are 471 concise entries, from Acquisition and Adaptationism to Wundt and X-bar Theory. Each article, written by a leading researcher in the field, provides an accessible introduction to an important concept in the cognitive sciences, as well as references or further readings. Six extended essays, which collectively serve as a roadmap to the articles, provide overviews of each of six major areas of cognitive science: Philosophy; Psychology; Neurosciences; Computational Intelligence; Linguistics and Language; and Culture, Cognition, and Evolution.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: MIT Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0262232006
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 1312
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