[ View menu ]

Cognitive science books & resources

Cognitive science books – 2010

Based on a search of Worldcat, here are some of the books on cognitive science, cognitive psychology, or cognition coming in 2010, with expected month of publication in the US & links to Amazon.com & Amazon.co.uk:


The Architect’s Brain: Neuroscience, Creativity, and Architecture
by Harry Francis Mallgrave (Chichester, West Sussex, U.K.; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010). [published Dec 2009 but copyright 2010] (link for UK)

Brain and the Meaning of Life

The Brain and the Meaning of Life by Paul Thagard (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2010). [March 2010] (link for UK)

Cognition and Conditionals: Probability and Logic in Human Thinking by M Oaksford; Nick Chater (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010). [April 2010] (link for UK)

Cognitive Pragmatics: The Mental Processes of Communication by Bruno G Bara (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2010). [June 2010] (link for UK)

Cognitive Psychology Perspectives (Psychology Research Progress) by Giacomo Salvati; Valeria Rabuano (Hauppauge, N.Y.: Nova Science ; Lancaster: Gazelle [distributor], 2010). [April 2010] (link for UK)

The Extended Mind (Life and Mind: Philosophical Issues in Biology and Psychology) ed. by Richard Menary (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2010). [June 2010] (link for UK)

Gaming and Cognition: Theories and Practice from the Learning Sciences by Richard Van Eck (Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, 2010). [March 2010] (link for UK)

How the Mind Uses the Brain: To Move the Body and Image the Universe by Ralph D Ellis; Natika Newton (Chicago, Ill.: Open Court, 2010). [June 2010] (link for UK)

Introduction to Cognitive Cultural Studies ed. by Lisa Zunshine (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010). [June 2010] (link for UK)

The Making of Human Concepts ed. by Denis Mareschal; Paul C Quinn; S E G Lea (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010). [May 2010] (link for UK)

Natural Reflections: Human Cognition at the Nexus of Science and Religion (The Terry Lectures Series) by Barbara Herrnstein Smith (New Haven, Conn.; London: Yale University Press, 2010). [Jan 2010 - in print]

The Neurocognition of Dance: Mind, Movement and Motor Skills ed. by Bettina Bläsing; Martin Puttke; Thomas Schack (Hove: Psychology, 2010). [April 2010] (link for UK)

Psychology Around Us by Ronald J Comer; Elizabeth Gould (Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley; Chichester: John Wiley [distributor], 2010). [Jan. 2010 - textbook] (link for UK)

Religious Narrative, Cognition and Culture: Image and Word in the Mind of Narrative (Religion, Cognition, and Culture) ed. by Armin W Geertz; Jeppe Sinding Jensen (London; Oakville, CT: Equinox Pub. Ltd., 2010). [Aug. 2010] (link for UK)

The Science of Social Vision ed. by Reginald B Adams; et al (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010). [March 2010]

Structured Worlds: The Archaeology of Hunter-Gatherer Thought and Action (Approaches to Anthropological Archaeology) by Aubrey Cannon (Oakville, CT: Equinox Pub., 2010). [March 2010] (link for UK)

Thinking Visually by Stephen K Reed (New York: Psychology Press, 2010). [Jan. 2010] (link for UK)

Toward a Cognitive Theory of Narrative Acts ed. by Frederick Luis Aldama (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2010). [June 2010] (link for UK)

Toward an Anthropology of the Will ed. by Keith M Murphy; C Jason Throop (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2010). [Feb. 2010] (link for UK)

Trust Theory: A Socio-Cognitive and Computational Model (Wiley Series in Agent Technology) by Cristiano Castelfranchi; Rino Falcone
(Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2010). [May 2010] (link for UK)

Cognitive science books – 2009

January 4, 2009, updated 9/20/09

Here is a list of cognitive science books published in 2009, including related subject terms “cognition” and “cognitive psychology,” based on a search of WorldCat:


Cognitive archaeology and human evolution
ed. by Sophie A de Beaune; Frederick L Coolidge; Thomas Wynn (Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009). June 2009 (link for UK)

Cognitive biology : evolutionary and developmental perspectives on mind, brain, and behavior ed. by Luca Tommasi; Mary A Peterson; Lynn Nadel (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009). July 2009 (link for UK)

Computation, cognition, and Pylyshyn ed. by Don Dedrick; Lana Trick (Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 2009). July 2009 (link for UK)

Emotion and the psychodynamics of the cerebellum: a neuro-psychoanalytical analysis and synthesis by Fred Levin (London: Karnac, 2009). March 2009 (link for UK)

Foundations in evolutionary cognitive neuroscience : introduction to the discipline ed. by Steven M Platek; Todd K Shackelford (Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009). March 2009 (link for UK)

Ignorance : on the wider implications of deficient knowledge by Nicholas Rescher (Pittsburgh, Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009. Feb 2009 (Amazon has this marked as a 2nd ed. but I couldn’t turn up an earlier edition.) (link for UK)

In two minds: dual processes and beyond ed. by Jonathan Evans; Keith Frankish (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009). Sept 2009 (link for UK)

Memory and the computational brain : why cognitive science will transform neuroscience by C R Gallistel; Adam Philip King (Chichester, West Sussex, UK; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009). May 2009 (link for UK)

On the Origins of Cognitive Science: the mechanization of mind by Jean-Pierre Dupuy (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009). April 2009 (link for UK)

Perception and cognition : essays in the philosophy of psychology Gary C Hatfield (Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009). Aug 2009 (link for UK)

The philosophical baby : what children’s minds tell us about truth, love, and the meaning of life by Alison Gopnik (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009). Aug 2009 (link for UK)

The rise of homo sapiens : the evolution of modern thinking by Frederick L Coolidge; Thomas Wynn (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009). April 2009 (link for UK)

The sapient mind: archaeology meets neuroscience ed. by Colin Renfrew; Christopher D Frith; Lambros Malafouris (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009). Sept 2009 (link for UK)

Supernatural agents: why we believe in souls, gods and buddhas by Ilkka Pyysiäinen (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009). May 2009 (link for UK)

Wednesday is indigo blue: discovering the brain of synesthesia by Richard E Cytowic; David Eagleman (Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 2009). April 2009 (link for UK)

Cognitive Science books – 2008

Following is a list of cognitive science books new/forthcoming in 2008. This selection is based on a search of WorldCat, so they are titles that have been chosen by libraries. [12/14/08 - just updated titles that have since been released]

Applied Attention Theory by Christopher D Wickens and Jason S McCarley (Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2008)

Applying Cognitive Science to Education: Thinking and Learning in Scientific and Other Complex Domains (Bradford Books) by F Reif (Cambridge, Mass.; London: MIT, 2008)

Better Than Conscious?: Decision Making, the Human Mind, and Implications for Institutions ed. by Christoph Engel and Wolf Singer (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2008)

Beyond Happiness: Deepening the Dialogue Between Buddhism, Psychotherapy and the Mind Sciences by Gay Watson (London: Karnac Books, 2008)

The Bounds of Cognition by Frederick Adams and Kenneth Aizawa (Malden, Mass.; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2008)

The Cambridge Handbook of Computational Psychology (Cambridge Handbook Of…)ed. by Ron Sun (Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008)

Cognitive Economics by Bernard Walliser (Berlin: Springer, 2008)

Cognitive Science (SAGE Benchmarks in Psychology Series) ed. by Koen Lamberts (Los Angeles; London: SAGE, 2008). 6 vols.

Cognitive Science Compendium ed. by Miao-Kun Sun (New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2008)

Cognitive Sciences Research Progress ed. by Miao-Kun Sun (New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2008)

Creative Model Construction in Scientists and Students: The Role of Imagery, Analogy, and Mental Simulation by John J Clement (Dordrecht; London: Springer, 2008)

History of Cognitive Neuroscience by M.R. Bennett and P.M.S. Hacker (Malden, Mass.: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008)

Human Reasoning and Cognitive Science (Bradford Books) by Keith Stenning and Michiel van Lambalgen (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2008)

I-Language: An Introduction to Linguistics as Cognitive Science by Daniela Isac and Charles Reiss (Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008) (textbook)

The Innate Mind: Vol. 3, Foundations and the Future (Evolution and Cognition)ed. by Peter Carruthers; Stephen Laurence; Stephen P Stich (New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008)

Midbrain Mutiny: The Picoeconomics and Neuroeconomics of Disordered Gambling: Economic Theory and Cognitive Science (Bradford Books) by Don Ross; et al (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2008)

Mind and Cognition: An Anthology, 3rd ed. (Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies) ed. by William G Lycan and Jesse J Prinz (Malden, Mass.; Oxford: Blackwell Pub. Ltd, 2008)

Mind, Brain and the Elusive Soul: Human Systems of Cognitive Science and Religion by Mark Graves (Aldershot, England ; Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, 2008)

Models of Brain and Mind: Physical, Computational and Psychological Approaches (Progress in Brain Research, Vol. 168) ed. by Rahul Banerjee; B K Chakrabarti (Amsterdam; London: Elsevier, 2008)

Neuroeconomics: A Guide to the New Science of Making Choices by Peter E Politser (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008)

Novel Approaches in Cognitive Informatics and Natural Intelligence ed. by Yingxu Wang (Hershey, Pa. : Information Science Reference, 2008)

The Probabilistic Mind: Prospects for Bayesian Cognitive Science by Nick Chater and M Oaksford (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008)

Strange Concepts and the Stories They Make Possible: Cognition, Culture, Narrative by Lisa Zunshine (Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008)

Truly Understood by Christopher Peacocke (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008)

Cognitive science titles published in 2007:
updated 7/8/08

Advances in Clinical Cognitive Science: Formal Modeling of Processes and Symptoms ed. by Richard W J Neufeld (Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, 2007)

Applying Cognitive Science to Education: Thinking and Learning in Scientific or Other Domains (Bradford Books) by F. Reif (Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2007)
Artificial Cognition Systems ed. by Angelo Loula; Ricardo Gudwin; João Queiroz (Hershey, PA : Idea Group Pub., 2007)

Artificial General Intelligence (Cognitive Technologies) ed. by Ben Goertzel; Cassio Pennachin (Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2007)

Bounds of Cognition by Frederick Adams; Kenneth Aizawa (Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007) (link to book information from publisher)

Categories in Use (Psychology of Learning and Motivation, vol. 47) ed. by Arthur B Markman; Brian H Ross (Amsterdam ; London: Elsevier, 2007)

Cognitive Economics: New Trends, Richard Topol; Bernard Walliser, eds.( Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2007)

The Continuity of Mind (Oxford Psychology Series) by Michael Spivey (Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007)

Evolutionary Cognitive Neuroscience ed. by Steven M Platek; Julian Paul Keenan; Todd K Shackelford (Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2007)

Handbook of Applied Cognition ed. by Francis Thomas Durso; Raymond S Nickerson (Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2007)

How Can the Human Mind Occur in the Physical Universe? (Advances in Cognitive Models and Architectures) by John R. Anderson (Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007)

How the Body Shapes the Way We Think: A New View of Intelligence (Bradford Books) by Rolf Pfeifer; Josh Bongard (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2007)

An Imitation-Based Approach to Modeling Homogenous Agents Societies (Computational Intelligence and Its Applications Series) by Goran Trajkovski (Hershey, PA : Idea Group Pub., 2007)

Integrated Models of Cognitive Systems (Cognitive Models and Architectures) by Wayne D Gray (Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2007)

Neuroergonomics: The Brain at Work (Human Technology Interaction) ed. by R Parasuraman; Matthew Rizzo (Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007)

Neuroscience and Philosophy: Brain, Mind, and Language by M R Bennett , Daniel Dennett, Peter Hacker, John Searle, Daniel Robinson (New York : Columbia University Press, 2007)

The Phenomenological Mind: An Introduction to Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science Shaun Gallagher; Dan Zahavi (London : Routledge, 2007)

Philosophy of Psychology and Cognitive Science ed. by Paul Thagard (Amsterdam ; Boston: North-Holland, 2007)

The Prehistory of Cognitive Science by Andrew Brook (Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007)

Reconstructing the Cognitive World: The Next Step (Bradford Books) by Michael Wheeler (Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT, 2007)

Rethinking Commonsense Psychology: A Critique of Folk Psychology, Theory of Mind and Simulation by Matthew Ratcliffe (Basingstoke [England] ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007)

Statistical and Process Models for Cognitive Neuroscience and Aging (The Notre Dame Series on Quantitative Methodology) ed. by Michael J Wenger; Christof Schuster (Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2007)

A Systemic-Structural Theory of Activity: Applications to Human Performance and Work Design by G Z Bedny; Waldemar Karwowski (Boca Raton: CRC Taylor & Francis, 2007)

web resources:

Center for Cognitive Sciences, University of Minnesota has a list of the 100 most influential cognitive science works from the 20th century

Celebrities in Cognitive Science from Martin Ryder at University of Colorado at Denver

One Comment

Write comment - TrackBack - RSS Comments

  1. Comment by Matt Belcher:

    Thanks!

    I was looking for a list like this! Seriously, thank you.

    Matt

    December 23, 2009 @ 3:22 am

Write comment