David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Mind and Society 6 (2):115-142 (2007)
Although computational models of cognitive agents that incorporate a wide range of cognitive functionalities have been developed in cognitive science, most of the work in social simulation still assumes rudimentary cognition on the part of the agents. In contrast, in this work, the interaction of cognition and social structures/processes is explored, through simulating survival strategies of tribal societies. The results of the simulation demonstrate interactions between cognitive and social factors. For example, we show that cognitive capabilities and tendencies may be relevant to what social institutions may be adopted. This work points to a cognitively based approach towards social simulation, as well as a new area of researchâexploring the cognitiveâsocial interaction through cognitively based social simulation
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
Scott Atran & Ara Norenzayan (2004). Religion's Evolutionary Landscape: Counterintuition, Commitment, Compassion, Communion. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (6):713-730.
Robert Axelrod (1984). The Evolution of Cooperation. Basic Books.
Pascal Boyer & Charles Ramble (2001). Cognitive Templates for Religious Concepts: Cross‐Cultural Evidence for Recall of Counter‐Intuitive Representations. Cognitive Science 25 (4):535-564.
Leda Cosmides & John Tooby (1994). Beyond Intuition and Instinct Blindness: Toward an Evolutionary Rigorous Cognitive Science. Cognition 50 (1-3):41-77.
E. Hutchins (1995). How a Cockpit Remembers its Speeds. Cognitive Science 19 (3):265--288.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Hanne de Jaegher, Ezequiel di Paolo & Shaun Gallagher (2010). Can Social Interaction Constitute Social Cognition? Trends in Cognitive Sciences 14 (10):441-447.
Mitchell Herschbach (2012). On the Role of Social Interaction in Social Cognition: A Mechanistic Alternative to Enactivism. [REVIEW] Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 11 (4):467-486.
Ruth Meyer & Bruce Edmonds, Signatures in Networks Generated From Agent-Based Social Simulation Models.
Added to index2009-06-13
Total downloads10 ( #151,346 of 1,099,707 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #301,057 of 1,099,707 )
How can I increase my downloads?