DCogOverview

DCogOverview - 1 Overview of Distributed Cognition The...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Overview of Distributed Cognition The logic of empirical science A hypothesis IMPLIES observations H O Underlying mechanism behavior H O O ---------------- H? H O Not O ---------------- Not H A weak inference The only strong inference What are the mechanisms underlying human cognition? PSSH Human cognition? Brain Science Human cognition? Supersized mind Human cognition? Cognitive ecosystems Human cognition? What is the supervenience base for human behavior? The attribution problem in Cognitive Science 2 3 Brain and Body 1. The brain provides soft- assembled control of the body. StM CitW Brain, Body, and World 2. The brain provides soft- assembly of mind from resources in brain, body, and world. 7. What brains represent: interaction with surrogate situations. StM CitW Symbolic tools for thinking StM CitW Pylyshyn: PSSH 3: Nav practice 3. Material symbols 2: Nav as comp Other material tools for thinking StM CitW 3: Nav practice 4. World incorporated 6. Cog Impartiality 4 Retreat to the Brain 5. The mark of the cognitive and Where the powerful regularities are. StM CitW An Alternative computational framework Ch 8 Connectionism StM CitW Emergent Cognitive Properties StM CitW Ch 4: SODC Ch 5: Communication 1. social learning Teaching StM CitW Ch 6: Context of learning Cultural practices orchestrate the interactions of brain, body, and culturally organized world to produce high-level cognition StM CitW 10: Mind as Mashup All Enculturating the Supersized Mind A cultural flip on Andy Clarks Extended Mind flip...
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course COGS 102a taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.

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