Books tagged: cognitive science

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Essays in Philosophy
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Price: Free! Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A collection of philosophical essays about Nietzsche, Heidegger, Marx, electronic music, Adorno and topics in artificial intelligence
Listening: Models and Procedures
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,770. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Reference
Learn how to become a much more effective listener. The book describes the listening process in cognitive processing terms and explains them in language that is accessible to the average reader. Knowing how information is processed as you listen can help you become a more effective listener. Later sections describe a set of skills that are critical for the effective listener.
21st Century Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Intelligence Papers: Thinking and Writing, Cognitive Science and Intelligence Analysis, Center for the Study of Intelligence
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,820. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The monograph has two parts: first, a survey of cognitive science as we understood it in 1984; second, suggestions for changing the way we do intelligence analysis in light of what the discipline was telling us. The conscious mind cannot track more than about seven cognitive elements at the same time.
Explore your blind spot
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Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
Discover how the mind hides its tracks. This is a short guide to one of the secrets of mind and brain. Find out about the gaps in your vision and how your mind is designed to stop you noticing them.
21st Century Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Intelligence Papers: Curing Analytic Pathologies - Pathways to Improved Intelligence Analysis
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,700. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This study was prompted by a growing conviction — shared by others, to be sure — that improving the analytic products delivered by Intelligence Community components had to begin with a critical and thorough appraisal of the way those products are created... The Analytic Pathologies framework yields four insights that are crucial both to accurate diagnosis and to developing effective remedies.
Reborn to Endless Night: Fragments from the Life of Anu Vijara
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Calcutta, 1883. When Anu Vijara enters an opium den, trying to quell his craving, he happens upon Arthur Pennington, a weary Englishman. Their chance encounter creates a dilemma Anu never anticipated, forcing him to confront both his long, torturous past and his current predicament. Arthur will learn about humanity's hidden history, knowledge that will alter his future. If he has one.
Residual Trace: The Taleworthy Catastrophes of a Thrillseeking Child
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Price: Free! Words: 107,150. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This collection of loosely autobiographical short stories, essays, and recipes reflects on human diversity and the effects of a thrillseeking childhood on an adult's personality.