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Mental leaps

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Analogy - recalling familiar past situations to deal wtih novel ones - can provide invaluable creative insights, but it can also lead to dangerous errors. In "Mental Leaps" two leading cognitive scientists show how analogy works and how it can be used most effectively. Keith Holyoak and Paul Thagard provide a unified, comprehensive account of the diverse operations and applications of analogy, including problem solving, decision making, explanation and communication. They present their own theory of analogy, considering its implications for cognitive science in general, and survey examples from many other domains. Published in 1996 in very good condition

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Author(s):
Holyoak & Thagard
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0262581442
ISBN-13:
9780262581448
Number of pages:
320
Publisher:
MIT
Title:
Mental leaps

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Analogy - recalling familiar past situations to deal wtih novel ones - can provide invaluable creative insights, but it can also lead to dangerous errors. In "Mental Leaps" two leading cognitive scientists show how analogy works and how it can be used most effectively. Keith Holyoak and Paul Thagard provide a unified, comprehensive account of the diverse operations and applications of analogy, including problem solving, decision making, explanation and communication. They present their own theory of analogy, considering its implications for cognitive science in general, and survey examples from many other domains. Published in 1996 in very good condition

Author(s):
Holyoak & Thagard
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0262581442
ISBN-13:
9780262581448
Number of pages:
320
Publisher:
MIT
Title:
Mental leaps

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