PhD HCC – Cognitive Science Reading List

A. Fundamentals

1.Bechtel (1998)
A Companion to Cognitive Science. Part 1: The Life of Cognitive Science & Part 3: Methodologies of Cognitive Science.

2.Hagueland (1997)
Mind Design II: Philosophy, Psychology, Artificial Intelligence

3. Markman, A. B. (1999)
Knowledge Representation, Chapters 5-9


B. Cognitive Architectures

1. Anderson, J. R. (1993). 
Rules of the Mind. Chapters 1-4.

C. Analogy / Case Based Reasoning/Mental Modeling

1. Holyoak, K. J., & Thagard, P. (1989).
Analogical mapping by constraint satisfaction. 
Cognitive Science, 13, 295-355.

2. Gentner, D. (1989).
The mechanisms of analogical learning. 
In S. Vosniadou & A. Ortony (Eds.), Similarity and Analogical Reasoning (pp. 199-241). London: Cambridge University Press.

3. Schank, R. C. & H. Abelson (1977).
Scripts, Plans, Goals and Understanding. Chapters 1-3.

4. Nersessian, Nancy J. (2008)
Creating Scientific Concepts. MIT Press. Chapters 3-5


D. Embodiment, Distributed Cognition, and Cognition and Culture

1. Hutchins, E. (1995)
How the cockpit remembers its speed.

2. Lakoff, G., & Johnson, M. (1980).
Metaphors We Live By. 
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

3. Robbins, P., & Aydede, M. (2009).
Cambridge Handbook of Situated Cognition. Sections: 1-3
Cambridge University Press. 

E. Visual Cognition and Perception

1.Barsalou, L. W. (1999).
Perceptual Symbol Systems.
Behavior and Brain Sciences 22: 577-609.

2.Kunda, M., & Goel, A. (2012)
Thinking in pictures as a cognitive account of autism.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 41(9): 1157-1177.

3. Larkin, J. H. (1987).
Why a diagram is (sometimes) worth ten thousand words. 
Cognitive Science, 11, 65-99.