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Duality of the mind: a bottom up approach toward cognition
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Principles of Minimal Cognition: Casting Cognition as Sensorimotor Coordination
We argue that minimal cognition is better explicated as a much more general biological phenomenon, allowing the lower bound of cognition to extend much further down the phylogenetic scale. Expand
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Representation and Behavior
Representation is a fundamental concept within cognitive science. Most often, representations are interpreted as mental representations, theoretical entities that are the bearers of meaning and theExpand
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Plants: Adaptive behavior, root-brains, and minimal cognition
We introduce current work on plant intelligence as a new set of relevant phenomena that deserves attention and also discuss its potential relevance for the study of adaptive behavior more generally. Expand
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The Human Stain
The Human StainIf Saul Bellow's early novel, The Adventures of Augie March, inspired Roth at the beginning of his career to write about a generation of Jews younger than the immigrant Jews ofExpand
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Doing without representations which specify what to do
Abstract A discussion is going on in cognitive science about the use of representations to explain how intelligent behavior is generated. In the traditional view, an organism is thought toExpand
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Making Decisions does not Suffice for Minimal Cognition
  • F. Keijzer
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Adapt. Behav.
  • 1 December 2003
A reaction to Randall Beer’s paper in the same issue. Expand
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Self-Steered Self-Organization
Self-organization has become a well-established phenomenon in physics. It is now also propagated as an important phenomenon in psychology. What is the difference between these two forms ofExpand
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Recent Changes in the Concept of Cognition
Psychological theory is currently undergoing a change more profound than the `cognitive revolution' of the 1950s and 1960s. The present change involves a reconceptualization of the very concepts ofExpand
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What nervous systems do: early evolution, input–output, and the skin brain thesis
Nervous systems are standardly interpreted as information processing input–output devices. Expand
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