Open Questions: Cognition
Categorization and concept formation --
Thinking, reasoning, and logic --
Creativity and problem solving --
Sites with general resources
Surveys, overviews, tutorials
The Magical Number Seven
- A seminal article on human cognition, by
George A. Miller,
originally published in 1956. The full title is
"The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on
Our Capacity for Processing Information".
Finding Our Way
- March 2005 Scientific American sidebar, subtitled
"The human positioning system helps us navigate an unfamiliar city
and may underlie general memory and thought."
Big Answers from Little People
- September 2005 Scientific American sidebar, subtitled
"In infants, Elizabeth Spelke finds fundamental insights into how
men and women think."
Mindful of Symbols
Judy S. DeLoache
Scientific American, August 2005
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