A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology (Heftet)

Serie: Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Anthropology 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2015
Antall sider: 624
Forlag: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Anthropology
ISBN/EAN: 9781119111658
Kategori: Fagbøker
Omtale: A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology
A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology offers a comprehensive overview of the development of cognitive anthropology from its inception to the present day and presents recent findings in the areas of theory, methodology, and field research in twenty-nine key essays by leading scholars. * Demonstrates the importance of cognitive anthropology as an early constituent of the cognitive sciences * Examines how culturally shared and complex cognitive systems work, how they are structured, how they differ from one culture to another, how they are learned and passed on * Explains how cultural (or collective) vs. individual knowledge distinguishes cognitive anthropology from cognitive psychology * Examines recent theories and methods for studying cognition in real-world scenarios * Contains twenty-nine key essays by leading names in the field

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