1st Edition

Methods and Tactics in Cognitive Science

Edited By W. Kintsch, J. R. Miller, P. G. Polson Copyright 1984
    336 Pages
    by Psychology Press

    First published in 1984. The editors of this volume are three psychologists whose work has brought them into frequent contact with other disciplines within cognitive science, particularly linguistics and artificial intelligence. Cognitive science is based on the belief that crossing the boundaries of the traditional disciplines is not merely possible, but indeed essential in the study of cognition. The purpose of this volume is to facilitate this interaction among the disciplines that constitute cognitive science, and trying to do this not by an abstract discussion of methodological issues, but by concrete example.

    Chapter 1 Problems of Methodology in Cognitive Science, James R. Miller, Peter G. Polson, Walter Kintsch; Part 1 Artificial Intelligence; Chapter 2 Paradigmatic Issues in Cognitive Science, Wendy G. Lehnert; Chapter 3 Methodology for Building an Intelligent Tutoring System, William J. Clancey; Chapter 4 First Among Equals, John Haugeland; Part 2 Linguistics; Chapter 5 *This chapter is reprinted with permission from J. Bresnan, Editor, “The mental representation of grammatical relations”, MIT Press, 1982; copyright by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology., Joan Bresnan, Ronald M. Kaplan; Chapter 6 Deductive Vs. Pragmatic Processing in Natural Language, T. Givón; Chapter 7 Psychological Constraints on Language: A Commentary on Bresnan and Kaplan and on Givón, Herbert H. Clark, Barbara C. Malt; Part 3 Psychology; Chapter 8 Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Cognitive Science: A Psycholinguistic Perspective, David Swinney; Chapter 9 Competitive Argumentation in Computational Theories of Cognition, Kurt VanLehn, John Seely Brown, James Greeno; Chapter 10 Cognitive Science is Methodologically Fine, Eugene Charniak; Part 4 Towards Cognitive Science; Chapter 11 Methods and Tactics Reconsidered, P. G. Polson, J. R. Miller, W. Kintsch; Chapter 12 Some General Remarks on the Cognitive Sciences, Patrick Suppes; Chapter 13 Cohabitation in the Cognitive Sciences, Mandler Mandler;


    Walter Kintsch, James R. Miller, Peter G. Polson, University of Colorado.