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Eye Movements and Attention
When it comes to measuring attention, or quantifying it in any way, it is not easy to pin down what exactly we measure. Advances in technology have enabled the construction of complex models ofExpand
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Emotions and beliefs: how feelings influence thoughts
Few people would question nowadays that emotions influence beliefs but until recently little scientific research has been done on exactly how this effect takes place. This important new book, withExpand
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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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The Explanatory Autonomy of Psychology
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  • Psychology
  • 1 December 2001
The main question of this contribution is how to define a (relatively) autonomous psychological level. It will be introduced by some remarks on the general problem of reduction and explanatoryExpand
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On the Alleged Illusion of Conscious Will
The belief that conscious will is merely “an illusion created by the brain” appears to be gaining in popularity among cognitive neuroscientists. Its main adherents usually refer to the classic, butExpand
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Successive Approximations to an Adequate Model of Attention
Everybody knows the phenomena summarized with the term attention: concentration, focalization, limitation, selection, and intensification (see, e.g., James, 1890/1950). The explanation of theseExpand
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Theoretical Issues in Psychology
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Theoretical Issues in Psychology: An Introduction
Chapter 1. Science: why, and how? Some Basic Concepts in Scientific Method Chapter 2. Kinds of Explanations: Laws, Interpretations and Functions Chapter 3. Philosophy of Science (1): LogicalExpand
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Behavioral systems interpreted as autonomous agents and as coupled dynamical systems: A criticism
We discuss two contexts in which the behavioral systems idea is being developed. Expand
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