
About the nature and utility of computational models of cognition
What are computational models of cognition? To explain what computational models of cognition are, It is useful to state first what they are not: computational models of cognition are not exact replicas of the human mind, in the same manner, that citymaps are not exact replicas of real cities. The...

The rise, fall, and resurgence of computational cognitive science
Understanding human cognition has been one of the main driving forces behind over a century of research in psychology. Mathematical approaches in the study of cognition date from as early as the 19th century, when researchers like Ernst Heinrich Weber developed mathematical models describing the socalled “justnoticeable difference” effect, the...