A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology

Author: David B. Kronenfeld
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119111658
Release Date: 2015-12-14
Genre: Psychology

"This new companion traces the development of cognitive anthropology from its beginnings in the late 1950s to the present, and evaluates future directions of research in the field. In twenty-nine articles from leading anthropologists, there is an overview of cognitive and cultural structures, insights into how cognition works in everyday life and interacts with culture, and examples of contemporary research. The companion is essential for anyone interested in the questions of how culture shapes cognitive processes"--

A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology

Author: David B. Kronenfeld
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444394917
Release Date: 2011-02-08
Genre: Social Science

A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology offers a comprehensiveoverview of the development of cognitive anthropology from itsinception to the present day and presents recent findings in theareas of theory, methodology, and field research in twenty-nine keyessays by leading scholars. Demonstrates the importance of cognitive anthropology as anearly constituent of the cognitive sciences Examines how culturally shared and complex cognitivesystems work, how they are structured, how they differ from oneculture to another, how they are learned and passed on Explains how cultural (or collective) vs. individual knowledgedistinguishes cognitive anthropology from cognitive psychology Examines recent theories and methods for studying cognition inreal-world scenarios Contains twenty-nine key essays by leading names in thefield

A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781478404750
Release Date: 2016-10-17
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Handbuch Kognitionswissenschaft

Author: Achim Stephan
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783476052889
Release Date: 2013-09-17
Genre: Social Science

Wann finden geistige Prozesse statt? Zum Beispiel, wenn wir emotional sind, uns erinnern oder träumen. Mit innovativen Beiträgen stellt das Handbuch kognitive Leistungen wie Erinnerung, Lernen, Planen, Wahrnehmung oder Sprache vor beim Menschen, aber auch im Hinblick auf künstliche Systeme wie Computer oder Roboter. Es beleuchtet die verschiedenen Modelle kognitiver Systeme, darunter das Computermodell des Geistes, neuronale Netze oder dynamische Systeme. Mit den Fächern Anthropologie, Informatik, Linguistik, Neurowissenschaft, Psychologie und Philosophie führt es in die Teildisziplinen der Kognitionswissenschaft ein.

A Companion to Psychological Anthropology

Author: Conerly Casey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470997222
Release Date: 2008-04-15
Genre: Social Science

This Companion provides the first definitive overview of psychocultural anthropology: a subject that focuses on cultural, psychological, and social interrelations across cultures. Brings together original essays by leading scholars in the field Offers an in-depth exploration of the concepts and topics that have emerged through contemporary ethnographic work and the processes of global change Key issues range from studies of consciousness and time, emotion, cognition, dreaming, and memory, to the lingering effects of racism and ethnocentrism, violence, identity and subjectivity

Approaches to Language Culture and Cognition

Author: M. Yamaguchi
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781137274823
Release Date: 2014-08-28
Genre: Social Science

Approaches to Language, Culture and Cognition aims to bring cognitive linguistics and linguistic anthropology closer together, calling for further investigations of language and culture from cognitively-informed perspectives against the backdrop of the current trend of linguistic anthropology.

A Companion to Dental Anthropology

Author: Joel D. Irish
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118845370
Release Date: 2015-10-21
Genre: Social Science

Companion to Dental Anthropology presents a collection of original readings addressing all aspects and sub-disciplines of the field of dental anthropology—from its origins and evolution through to the latest scientific research. Represents the most comprehensive coverage of all sub-disciplines of dental anthropology available today Features individual chapters written by experts in their specific area of dental research Includes authors who also present results from their research through case studies or voiced opinions about their work Offers extensive coverage of topics relating to dental evolution, morphometric variation, and pathology

A Companion to Forensic Anthropology

Author: Dennis Dirkmaat
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118255414
Release Date: 2012-03-19
Genre: Social Science

A Companion to Forensic Anthropology presents the most comprehensive assessment of the philosophy, goals, and practice of forensic anthropology currently available, with chapters by renowned international scholars and experts. Highlights the latest advances in forensic anthropology research, as well as the most effective practices and techniques used by professional forensic anthropologists in the field Illustrates the development of skeletal biological profiles and offers important new evidence on statistical validation of these analytical methods. Evaluates the goals and methods of forensic archaeology, including the preservation of context at surface-scattered remains, buried bodies and fatal fire scenes, and recovery and identification issues related to large-scale mass disaster scenes and mass grave excavation.

A Companion to the Anthropology of Europe

Author: Ullrich Kockel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444362169
Release Date: 2012-03-22
Genre: Social Science

A Companion to the Anthropology of Europe offers a survey of contemporary Europeanist anthropology and European ethnology, and a guide to emerging trends in this geographical field of research. Providing a synthesis of the different traditions and contemporary approaches, the book is both thematic and fully cross-European in its approach. Provides an authoritative guide for researchers, instructors and students of anthropology and European studies Discusses important emerging trends in this broadening field of research Includes established names and rising stars who will shape the discipline in years to come

A Companion to Border Studies

Author: Thomas M. Wilson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118255254
Release Date: 2012-03-28
Genre: Social Science

A Companion to Border Studies introduces an excitingand expanding field of interdisciplinary research, through thewriting of an international array of scholars, from diverseperspectives that include anthropology, development studies,geography, history, political science and sociology. Explores how nations and cultural identities are beingtransformed by their dynamic, shifting borders where mobility issometimes facilitated, other times impeded or prevented Offers an array of international views which together form anauthoritative guide for students, instructors and researchers Reflects recent significant growth in the importance ofunderstanding the distinctive characteristics of borders andfrontiers, including cross-border cooperation, security andcontrols, migration and population displacements, hybridity, andtransnationalism

A Companion to Folklore

Author: Regina F. Bendix
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444354386
Release Date: 2012-03-12
Genre: Social Science

A Companion to Folklore presents an original and comprehensive collection of essays from international experts in the field of folklore studies. Unprecedented in depth and scope, this state-of-the-art collection uniquely displays the vitality of folklore research across the globe. An unprecedented collection of original, state of the art essays on folklore authored by international experts Examines the practices and theoretical approaches developed to understand the phenomena of folklore Considers folklore in the context of multi-disciplinary topics that include poetics, performance, religious practice, myth, ritual and symbol, oral textuality, history, law, politics and power as well as the social base of folklore Selected by Choice as a 2013 Outstanding Academic Title

Bilder vom Regenwald

Author: Norbert Roß
Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster
ISBN: 3825839699
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Cognition and culture