Learning by Building: A Visual Modelling Language for Psychology Students

@article{Mulholland2000LearningBB,
  title={Learning by Building: A Visual Modelling Language for Psychology Students},
  author={Paul Mulholland and Stuart Watt},
  journal={J. Vis. Lang. Comput.},
  year={2000},
  volume={11},
  pages={481-504}
}
Cognitive modelling involves building computational models of psychological theories in order to learn more about them, and is a major research area allied to psychology and artificial intelligence. The main problem is that few psychology students have previous programming experience. The course lecturer can avoid the problem by presenting the area only in general terms. This leaves the process of building and testing models, which is central to the methodology, an unknown. Alternatively… CONTINUE READING

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