Cognitive Style as Environmentally Sensitive Individual Differences in Cognition

  title={Cognitive Style as Environmentally Sensitive Individual Differences in Cognition},
  author={Maria Kozhevnikov and Carol Evans and Stephen M. Kosslyn},
  journal={Psychological Science in the Public Interest},
  pages={3 - 33}
The key aims of this article are to relate the construct of cognitive style to current theories in cognitive psychology and neuroscience and to outline a framework that integrates the findings on individual differences in cognition across different disciplines. First, we characterize cognitive style as patterns of adaptation to the external world that develop on the basis of innate predispositions, the interactions among which are shaped by changing environmental demands. Second, we show that… 

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