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C578 1999eb ddc : 153 subject : Cognitive science. Page i Blackwell Companions to Philosophy A Companion to Cognitive Science Edited by William Bechtel and George Graham Advisory Editors David A. Balota Paul G. Chapin Michael J. Friedlander Janet L. Kolodner Page ii Blackwell Companions to Philosophy This outstanding student reference series offers a comprehensive and authoritative survey of philosophy as a whole. Written by today's leading philosophers, each volume provides lucid and engaging coverage of the key figures, terms, topics, and problems of the field.

Brewer and Punyashloke Mishra 744 Selective Biographies of Major Contributors to Cognitive Science William Bechtel and Tadeusz Zawidzki 750 Author Index 777 Subject Index 787 Page ix CONTRIBUTORS Adele Abrahamsen, Linguistic Studies Program and Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis Rhianon Allen, Department of Psychology, Long Island University Rita E. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin Irene Appelbaum, Department of Philosophy, University of Montana Elizabeth Bates, Center for Research in Language, University of California at San Diego William Bechtel, Philosophy Neuroscience Psychology Program and Department of Philosophy, Washington University in St Louis Marc Bekoff, Department of Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology, University of Colorado Dorrit Billman, School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology Kathryn Bock, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Norman W.

Step Four: Note that certain nonmental aspects of behavior (such as its frequency of occurrence, physical direction, and so forth) seem to be correlated with certain nonmental aspects of the environment (physical stimuli which are present). Step Five: Judiciously vary in a laboratory model and experimental setting the environmental aspects; thereby determine the class of environmental events and the class of behaviors covered by the correlation. Page 5 Step Six: Speak of the behavior (response) as a function of the environment (stimuli); refer to environmental stimuli and behavioral responses as existing in a functional relationship.

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