Open Questions: Cognition

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See also: Categorization and concept formation -- Thinking, reasoning, and logic -- Creativity and problem solving -- Intelligence

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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."


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Mindful of Symbols
Judy S. DeLoache
Scientific American, August 2005


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