Draaisma, D. [Metaforenmachine een geschiedenis van het geheugen. English]. Metaphors of memory: a history of ideas about the mind / Douwe Draaisma. A finely illustrated ‘history of ideas about the mind’ this certainly is, though more a book concerned with the metaphors, than with the essence, of human memory. Douwe Draaisma, Metaphors of Memory: a history of ideas about the mind. pp. Cambridge University Press. 0 0. Review by John Sutton.

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This fascinating book takes the The volume wil be of particular interest to students and instructors of cognitive psychology and history of psychology looking for readable supplements. Other editions – View all Metaphors of Memory: Lists with This Book.

This is interesting; “As with Tolman, in Hull’s case, too, metaphors functioned even outside direct research as an ordering scheme. I should point out that it is simply a good book to read! There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The splendour of the Bologna Stone; 4.

This shared psychological and technical meaning was acquired in an exchange which in general was balanced: Selected pages Title Page. In every such small fragment “the whole curve slumbers”. Metaphors, Models, and Mathematics in the Science of Behavior.


Brains break slowly, unlike machines where one thing splinters or fails and then there is catastrophic loss, brains that suffer damage retain core functions, to lesser and lesser degrees, as more and more damage is done to them.

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Odours, emotions, movements, sounds, perceptions: Deaaisma a psychological theories they referred to hypothetical processes in memory, and in AI theories to mechanisms and structures for information storage in computers. Accessible and thought-provoking, this book should be read by anyone who is interested in memory and the mind.

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To ask other readers questions about Metaphors of Memoryplease sign up. These metaphors are used for analysis, in particular they spread certain ideas in a way academic texts cannot. A History of Modern Experimental Psychology: Contents The Mystic WritingPad.

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memroy Terms like ‘input’, ‘read-in’, ‘encoding’, ‘back-up memory’, ‘working memory’, ‘storage’, ‘address’, ‘matching’, ‘over-writing’, ‘search’ retrieval’, read-out’ and ‘output’ acquired a place in a common vocabulary. Leni Riefenstahl and German Expressionism: Stephane Lang rated it it was amazing Mar 18, I was ok in the kiddie pool of the first few chapters but once we got into holography, interacting light beams, and then neural networks afterwards, I was running to catch up.


Table of contents Introduction; 1. The basic fraaisma is that memory, and many mental processes, are hard to access and experiment on directly.

Metaphors of Memory : A History of Ideas about the Mind

Methodological and Substantive Implications of a Ddraaisma Distinction: Harikumar rated it really liked it May 07, A History of Ideas about the Mind. He also discusses palaces of the mind and theatres of memory, which are both mnemonic techniques and metaphors. A History of Ideas about the Mind. I really liked this chapter especially and if I was sharing any part of the book as a kinda movie trailer it would be this because it works almost as a standalone essay.

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