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Tool use and causal cognition

Teresa McCormack

Tool use and causal cognition

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tool use in animals,
  • Cognition and culture,
  • Social aspects,
  • Cognition,
  • Causation,
  • Tools

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Teresa McCormack, Christoph Hoerl, and Stephen Butterfill
    SeriesConsciousness and self-consciousness
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF311 .T653 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 255 p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25131620M
    ISBN 100199571155
    ISBN 109780199571154
    LC Control Number2011025486
    OCLC/WorldCa732318641


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Tool use and causal cognition by Teresa McCormack Download PDF EPUB FB2

What cognitive abilities underpin the use of tools, and how are tools and their properties represented or understood by tool-users. Does the study of tool use provide us with a unique or distinctive source of information about the causal cognition of tool-users.

Tool use is a topic of major interest to all those interested in animal cognition, because it implies that the animal has. Does the study of tool use provide us with a unique or distinctive source of information about the causal cognition of tool-users.

Tool use is a topic of major interest to all those interested in animal cognition, because it implies that the animal has knowledge of the relationship between objects and their by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Tool use and causal cognition: an introduction / Teresa McCormack, Christoph Hoerl, and Stephen Butterfill --A philosopher looks at tool use and causal understanding / James Woodward --The development of human tool use early in life / Marissa.

This chapter begins with a discussion on the study of tool use in order to understand causal cognition. It argues that tool use studies reveal the most basic type or causal understanding being put to use, in a way that studies that focus on learning statistical relationships between cause and effect or studies of perceptual causation do not.

An overview of the subsequent chapters is Author: Teresa Mccormack. 1. Tool Use and Causal Cognition: An Introduction, Teresa McCormack, Christoph Hoerl, & Stephen Butterfill 2.

A Philosopher Looks at Tool Use and Causal Understanding, Jim Woodward 3. The Development of Tool Use Early in Life, Melissa L. Greif & Amy Needham : Teresa Mccormack. This book provides an interdisciplinary perspective on these issues with contributions from psychologists studying tool use and philosophers providing new analyses of the nature of causal understanding.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Tool use and causal cognition: an introduction \/ Teresa McCormack, Christoph.

It will also ask what tool use can tell us about human and non-human causal cognition. Despite the impressive abilities displayed by some non-human primates and by some varieties of birds (e.g.

corvids) in certain specific tool using tasks, it seems uncontroversial that these animals differ in dramatic ways from humans, including young children. Up to 90% off Textbooks at Amazon Canada. Plus, free two-day shipping for six months when you sign up for Amazon Prime for Students.

Tool Use and Causal Cognition, edited by Teresa McCormack, Christoph Hoerl, and Stephen Butterfill Tool Use and Causal Cognition, edited by Teresa McCormack, Christoph Hoerl, and Stephen Butterfill Preston, Beth Book Reviews May ’s book has many virtues.

Like most of his work it is remarkable for being both accessible and. Tool Use and Causal Cognition provides a new interdisciplinary perspective on these issues with contributions from leading psychologists studying tool use and philosophers providing new analyses of the nature of causal understanding A ground-breaking volume which covers several disciplines, this volume will be of interest to psychologists Cited by: tool use requires sensitivity to physical principles, and of what sort, is at the centre of debates about the extent to which tool use requires genuine causal understanding or reasoning (see contributions in this volume by Goldenberg, Seed and colleagues, Peacocke, and Povinelli and Penn).

Moreover, if causal cognition is involved in tool use. A collection of essays by philosophers and cognitive scientists on tool use and causal cognition. Contents. Teresa McCormack, Christoph Hoerl, & Stephen Butterfill: Tool Use and Causal Cognition: An Introduction; Jim Woodward: A Philosopher Looks.

A further volume entitled Tool Use and Causal Cognition, co-edited with C. Hoerl and S. Butterfill is forthcoming with Oxford. Sarah Beck studied Psychology and Philosophy at the University of Oxford and gained her PhD in developmental psychology from the University of Birmingham, where she is currently a Senior : Hardcover.

tool use is a practical matter, users need know very little about the causal relations involved. Thus, it may actually be a poor domain for studying causal cognition. The editors then outline four recurring themes in the volume, two of which focus on tool use and two on causal cognition.

Does tool use involve. Tool use has been one of the central concepts in animal cognition research for the past century. Studies of tool use, both in the laboratory and in the field, continue to advance our understanding of the behavioural and cognitive capabilities of animals today (Tomasello and Call,Povinelli, ).An important goal in understanding the nature of tool use is the development of a Cited by:   Traditionally, there has been a strong focus of tool-use studies on comparing tool-related complex cognition (e.g.

causal understanding) between humans and various primates (reviewed in [21–24]) though a small number of studies have also investigated the tool- related cognitive abilities of non-tool-using primates [25–27].Cited by: A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

Cognition and Tool Use: Forms of Engagement in Human and Animal Use of Tools presents a single coherent account of human tool use as a complex psychomotor activity.

It explains how people use tools and how this activity can succeed or fail, then describes the design and development of usable tools. While gaining an understanding of cause-effect relations is the key goal of causal cognition, its components are less clearly delineated.

Standard approaches in the field focus on how individuals Author: Andrea Bender. "A Philosopher Looks at Tool Use and Causal Understanding." In McCormack, Hoerl, and Butterfill, eds., Tool Use and Causal Cognition.

Oxford University Press: 18– This paper explores some general questions about the sorts of abilities that are involved in tool use and “causal cognition”, both in humans and in non-human primates.

While gaining an understanding of cause-effect relations is the key goal of causal cognition, its components are less clearly delineated. Standard approaches in the field focus on how individuals detect, learn, and reason from statistical regularities, thereby prioritizing cognitive processes over content and context.

This article calls for a broadened : Andrea Bender. McCormack, T & Hoerl, CTool Use, Planning, and Future Thinking in Children and Animals. in T McCormack, C Hoerl & S Butterfill (eds), Tool Use and Causal Cognition. Oxford University Press, pp.

Cited by: 4. The crows may have solved the metatool-use task by perceiving the shared causal relationship between the task and normal tool use, namely that a tool can access out of reach objects. Children's performance with causal analogies depends in part on knowledge of the relevant causal properties of the t 28, Cited by: Causal reasoning is the process of identifying causality: the relationship between a cause and its study of causality extends from ancient philosophy to contemporary neuropsychology; assumptions about the nature of causality may be shown to be functions of a previous event preceding a later first known protoscientific study of cause and effect occurred in.

Animal cognition encompasses the mental capacities of non-human study of animal conditioning and learning used in this field was developed from comparative has also been strongly influenced by research in ethology, behavioral ecology, and evolutionary psychology; the alternative name cognitive ethology is sometimes used.

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"Causal modelling of cognition is a new and original tool not only for thinking with precision about cognitive development and the ways in which it can go amiss; I can see this book having a revolutionary impact on developmental psychology.

1. Introduction. A recent, comprehensive compendium on non-human animal tool-use behaviour [] lists four phyla (Echinodermata, Arthropoda, Mollusca and Chordata) and nine classes (sea urchins, insects, spiders, crabs, snails, octopi, fish, birds and mammals) as containing tool-using several of these classes, estimates for the number of Cited by: McCormack, Teresa and Hoerl, Christoph () Tool use, planning and future thinking in children and animals.

In: McCormack, Teresa and Hoerl, Christoph and Butterfill, Stephen A. (Stephen Andrew), (eds.) Tool use and causal ousness and self-consciousness.

Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, pp. ISBN Infants' use of category knowledge and object attributes when segregating objects at months of age. Cognitive Psychology, 53, Dueker, G.L., & Needham, A.

Infants' object category formation and use: Real-world context effects on cateory use in object processing. Visual Cognition, 12, Reference Guide: Causal Perception Last Updated: 1/27/17 Introduction This page is a list of all published and in-press papers that explore (or otherwise discuss) the perception of list below contains all such papers of which we in the Yale Perception & Cognition Lab are aware, as of the date listed above.

The years following Michotte's landmark work on this topic saw a. One goal of comparative cognitive studies is to achieve a better understanding of the selective pressures and constraints that play a role in cognitive evolution.

This chapter focuses on the question of causal reasoning in animals, which has mainly been investigated in tool-using and large-brained species. Our survey reveals that numerous animal species appear to be Author: Christian Schloegl, Julia Fischer.

An understanding of cause--effect relationships is fundamental to the study of cognition. In this book, outstanding specialists from comparative psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, anthropology, and philosophy present the newest developments in the study of causal cognition and discuss their different by: 'Tool Use in Animals: Cognition and Ecology may well be the new benchmark text for animal cognition.

This book is clear, well-written, suitably broad in its approach, and delivers information that covers a review of the field in addition to new data. Its appeal will encompass readers from various connected academic disciplines, and [it] is an 5/5(1).

While most psychologists agree that understanding cause-effect relationships is fundamental to the study of cognition, exactly how those relationships should be interpreted is open to serious debate.

In Causal Cognition, leading experts from a range of disciplines--including philosophy, anthropology, and comparative, social, and developmental psychology--come together to offer. Cognition refers, quite simply, to thinking.

There are the obvious applications of conscious reasoning—doing taxes, playing chess, deconstructing Macbeth—but thought takes. Finally, rule use will be critical in some situations, whether in the form of rules of thumb, ad hoc heuristics, or causal-inferential schemata assumed to be fundamental and law-like.

So although causal simulation is the single most common style of human causal inference (and may be the default mode), causal reasoning often draws on and. Book: Natural and the Normative, The: Gary Hatfield: Book: Explaining Behavior: Fred Dretske: Book: Meaning and Mental Representation: Robert Cummins: Book: Modularity in Knowledge Representation and Natural-Language Understanding: Jay L.

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An understanding of cause-effect relationships is fundamental to the study of cognition. In this book, specialists from comparative psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, anthropology, and philosophy present the newest developments in the study of causal cognition and discuss their different perspectives.

Culture and Causal Cognition Ara Norenzayan and Richard E. Nisbett1 Centre de Re´cherche en Epistemologie Applique´e, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France (A.N.), and Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (R.E.N.) VOLUME 9, NUMBER 4, AUGUST Published by Blackwell Publishers Inc.Creating a tool: the problem of notation 14 An example of the limits of language 15 An invitation to consider diagrams as a tool 18 A tool for representing causal relationships 18 Chapter 2 Introducing Cognition 20 One thing I do want you to believe 20 Reductionism 22 Can we rely on behaviour?

24 The IQ example: a note of caution Cognitive Tools Theory (Egan) 4 years ago • Child Development Theories, Cognitive Theories, Learning Theories & Models • 0 Summary: There exist five kinds of understanding (or cognitive tools) that individuals usually master in a particular order during the course of their development; these have important educational implications.