Handedness and heterogeneity in cognitive science
UNSPECIFIED (2000) Handedness and heterogeneity in cognitive science. In: 22nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive-Science-Society, UNIV PENNSYLVANIA, INST RES COGNIT SCI, PHILADELPHIA, PA, AUG 13-15, 2000. Published in: PROCEEDINGS OF THE TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE COGNITIVE SCIENCE SOCIETY pp. 729-734.Full text not available from this repository.
Outside of cognitive neuropsychology, it is often assumed that differences among individuals in cognitive activity may be adequately represented theoretically in terms only of quantitative variation across a population. A possible exception to the presumption of homogeneity within cognitive processing is explored here. It is shown that left-handed and right-handed populations exhibit consistent, qualitative differences in their remembering of orientational information. It is concluded that the subject matter of cognitive science may be more heterogeneous than is commonly assumed.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||P Language and Literature
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
|Journal or Publication Title:||PROCEEDINGS OF THE TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE COGNITIVE SCIENCE SOCIETY|
|Publisher:||LAWRENCE ERLBAUM ASSOC PUBL|
|Editor:||Gleitman, LR and Joshi, AK|
|Number of Pages:||6|
|Page Range:||pp. 729-734|
|Title of Event:||22nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive-Science-Society|
|Location of Event:||UNIV PENNSYLVANIA, INST RES COGNIT SCI, PHILADELPHIA, PA|
|Date(s) of Event:||AUG 13-15, 2000|
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