Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Anthropology: A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology

Editor/Author Kronenfeld, David B., Bennardo, Giovanni and de Munck, Victor C., et.al.
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $228.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $343.42
ISBN: 978-1-4051-8778-7
Category: Social Sciences - Anthropology
Image Count: 51
Book Status: Available

A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology offers a comprehensive overview of the development of cognitive anthropology from its inception to the present day and presents recent findings in the areas of theory, methodology, and field research in twenty-nine key essays by leading scholars. Demonstrates the importance of cognitive anthropology as an early constituent of the cognitive sciences - Examines how culturally shared and complex cognitive systems work, how they are structured, how they differ from one culture to another, how they are learned and passed on - Explains how cultural (or collective) vs. individual knowledge distinguishes cognitive anthropology from cognitive psychology. - Examines recent theories and methods for studying cognition in real-world scenarios

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