Comparative cognition; experimental explorations of animal intelligence.9780195167658
Comparative cognition Comparative cognition /kəmˈperetɪv kɑ:ɡˈnɪʃɵn/ is the comparative study of the mechanisms and origins of cognition in various species. ; experimental explorations of animal intelligence.
Ed. by Edward A. Wasserman and Thomas R. Zentall.
Oxford U. Press
Seventy-two international academics and researchers contribute to a text celebrating comparative cognition's first quarter century with a state-of-the-art collection of essays covering the broad realm of the scientific study of animal intelligence. Thirty-three chapters are organized into ten sections covering perception and illusion, attention and search, memory processes, spatial cognition, timing and counting, conceptualization con·cep·tu·al·ize
v. con·cep·tu·al·ized, con·cep·tu·al·iz·ing, con·cep·tu·al·iz·es
To form a concept or concepts of, and especially to interpret in a conceptual way: and categorization, pattern learning, tool fabrication fabrication (fab´rikā´shn),
n the construction or making of a restoration. and use, problem solving problem solving
Process involved in finding a solution to a problem. Many animals routinely solve problems of locomotion, food finding, and shelter through trial and error. and behavioral flexibility, and social cognition Social cognition is the study of how people process social information, especially its encoding, storage, retrieval, and application to social situations. Social cognition’s focus on information processing has many affinities with its sister discipline, cognitive psychology. processes. For students and professional researchers in all areas of psychology and neuroscience.
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