Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (4):629-630 (1999)
|Abstract||Barsalou's theory of perceptual symbol systems is considered from a metacognitive perspective. Two examples are discussed in terms of the proposed perceptual symbol theory. First, recent results in research on feeling-of-knowing judgement are used to argue for a representation of familiarity with input cues. This representation should support implicit memory. Second, the ability of maintaining a theory of other people's beliefs (theory of mind) is considered and it is suggested that a purely simulation-based view is insufficient to explain the available evidence. Both examples characterize areas where Barsalou's theory would benefit from additional detail.|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
William F. Brewer (1999). Perceptual Symbols: The Power and Limitations of a Theory of Dynamic Imagery and Structured Frames. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (4):611-612.
Xiang Chen (2001). Perceptual Symbols and Taxonomy Comparison. Philosophy of Science 3 (September):S200-S212.
Lawrence W. Barsalou (1999). Perceptions of Perceptual Symbols. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (4):637-660.
W. Martin Davies (2004). Amodal or Perceptual Symbol Systems: A False Dichotomy? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (1):162-163.
Rolf A. Zwaan, Robert A. Stanfield & Carol J. Madden (1999). Perceptual Symbols in Language Comprehension: Can an Empirical Case Be Made? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (4):636-637.
Bipin Indurkhya (1999). Creativity of Metaphor in Perceptual Symbol Systems. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (4):621-622.
F. Lowenthal (1999). Can Handicapped Subjects Use Perceptual Symbol Systems? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (4):625-626.
Louis C. Charland (1999). Perceptual Symbol Systems and Emotion. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (4):612-613.
Arthur B. Markman & Eric Dietrich (1999). Whither Structured Representation? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (4):626-627.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads4 ( #188,769 of 722,700 )
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?