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Cognition and complexity : the cognitive science of managing complexity

Author: Wayne W Reeves
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reeves uses the techniques of cognitive science to provide an innovative new way to cope with information. In this book he surveys the various models that organize complex information and synthesizes  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reeves, Wayne W.
Cognition and complexity.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)603808006
Online version:
Reeves, Wayne W.
Cognition and complexity.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)607705247
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne W Reeves
ISBN: 0810831015 9780810831018
OCLC Number: 33819441
Description: xviii, 170 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: The problem of Information --
Socio-Technological Context --
The Definition of Information --
Problem Solving and Learning Theories --
Critical Thinking, metaphor, and Heuristics --
Dialectical or Integrative Thinking --
Wisdom --
Systems Thinking --
Synthesis and Emergence --
The Understanding Heuristic --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: by Wayne W. Reeves.

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...a well-designed and professionally presented volume. * Jerry Fishenden * Reeves' description of the 'understanding heuristic', and the example he give to illustrate it, is interesting on an Read more...

 
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