Patterns Thinking and Cognition A Theory of Judgment ( kindle Pdf ) BY Howard Margolis

Summary ¶ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Howard Margolis

Patterns Thinking and Cognition A Theory of Judgment

Review ó Patterns Thinking and Cognition A Theory of Judgment ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub What happens when we think How do people make judgments While different theories abound and are heatedly debated most are based on an algorithmic model of how the brain works Howard Margolis builds a fascinating case for a theory that thinking is based on recognizing patterns and that this process is intrinsically a logical Margolis gives a Darwinian account of how pattern recognition evolved to reach human cognitive abilities Illusions of judgment standard anomalies where people consistently misjudge or misperceive what is logica. Mentioned in The Righteous Mind

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Review ó Patterns Thinking and Cognition A Theory of Judgment ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub On to cues changes or resists changes over time Here he focuses on the change in worldview occasioned by the Copernican discovery not only how an individual might come to see things in a radically new way but how it is possible for that new view to spread and become the dominant one A reanalysis of the trial of Galileo focuses on social cognition and its interactions with politics In challenging the prevailing paradigm for understanding how the human mind works Patterns Thinking and Cognition is certain to stimulate fruitful debat. Margolis use of alogic or pattern recognition specifically to synthesize cognitive science that emphasizes human rationality with cognitive science that emphasizes human irrationality is brilliantly simple and straight forward The use of examples from the history of science to make his point in the last third of the book was the cherry on top

Summary ¶ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Howard Margolis

Review ó Patterns Thinking and Cognition A Theory of Judgment ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Lly implied or really present are often used in cognitive science to explore the workings of the cognitive process The explanations given for these anomalous results have generally explained only the anomaly under study and nothing Margolis provides a provocative and systematic analysis of these illusions which explains why such anomalies exist and recur Offering empirical applications of his theory Margolis turns to historical cases to show how an individual's cognitive repertoire the available cognitive patterns and their relati. Extraordinary book on our automatic pattern recognition systems that do most of our thinking for us leaving our rational step by step brain to justify the self righteous conclusion we have jumped to Not an easy read that could have done with a good challenging editor but so rich that it is worth the trouble Will exceed some attention spans

  • Paperback
  • 339
  • Patterns Thinking and Cognition A Theory of Judgment
  • Howard Margolis
  • English
  • 24 October 2018
  • 9780226505282