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Anatomy of the Mind: Exploring Psychological Mechanisms and Processes with the Clarion Cognitive Architecture

Ron Sun


Through a comprehensive computational theory of the mind, namely, a computational “cognitive architecture”, this book explores cognitive or psychological mechanisms and processes. The goal of this book is to develop a unified framework for understanding the human mind, and within the unified framework, to develop process-based, mechanistic understanding of a variety of psychological phenomena. Specifically, the book first describes the essential CLARION framework and its cognitive-psychological justifications, then its computational instantiations, and finally its applications to capturing, si ... More

Keywords: Psychology, cognition, cognitive architecture, modeling, simulation, motivation, metacognition, computation, cognitive modeling, computational psychology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199794553
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794553.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ron Sun, author