Books tagged: cognitive science

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Essays in Philosophy
Price: Free! Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(4.00)
A collection of philosophical essays about Nietzsche, Heidegger, Marx, electronic music, Adorno and topics in artificial intelligence
Listening: Models and Procedures
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,770. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,820. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study skills
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
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
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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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,700. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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
Price: Free! Words: 107,150. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
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.
The Roving I: Common Ground for Atheist, Believer, and Everyone in Between
Price: $24.00 USD. Words: 62,000. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Cognitive psychology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
Not since Douglas Harding’s delightful book On Having No Head has such a book as Anton Grosz’s The Roving I emerged. Grosz writes clearly and in a fun-loving spirit both instructing and gently pointing out how our thinking gets us into trouble with the utterance of one tiny sound, “I”. —Fred Alan Wolf star of “What The Bleep” and author of numerous books as Dr. Quantum.