Summer Wiki Log

Week of May 23rd


1. "Sticky Metaphors" and the Persistence of the Traditional Voluntary Manslaughter Doctrine
2. Constructing and Reconstructing the Past and the Future in the Present

Week of May 27th


1. Core Affect and the Psychological Construction of Emotion
2. Nietzsche on Truth, Illusion and Redemption

Week of June 2nd


1. Possible Selves
2. This Is Your Life (And How You Tell It)

Week of June 20th - Metaphor & Embodiment

1. Perceptual symbol systems*
2. The shift from metaphor to analogy in Western science (Kate)
3. Metaphors we think with: The role of metaphor in reasoning (Cotie)
4. Metaphor is grounded in embodied experience
5. Structural alignment during similarity comparisons

Week of June 27th - Lexical Semantics

1. Representing Word Meaning and Order Information in a Composite Holographic Lexicon*
2. Topics in Semantic Representation
3. The limits of co-occurrence: Tools and theories in language research (Kate)
4. In defense of spatial models of lexical semantics (Cotie)

Week of July 4th - Lexical Semantics II

1. A solution to Plato’s problem: The latent semantic analysis theory of acquisition, induction, and representation of knowledge*
2. Theory and operational definitions in computational memory models
3. Redundancy in perceptual and linguistic experience: Comparing feature-based and distributional models of semantic representation
4. Testing the distributional hypothesis: The influence of context on judgements of semantic similarity

Week of July 11th - Concepts & Categories

1. Man and the natural world (ch 1)*
2. Causal chains (Kate)
3. The role of theories in conceptual coherence (Kate)
4. Concepts and conceptual structure (Cotie)
5. Category coherence in cross-cultural perspective (Cotie)
6. Ecological validity and the study of concepts
7. Ad hoc categories
8. Knowing versus naming: Similarity and the linguistic categorization of artifacts

Thursday, July 18th - Analogy & Problem Solving

1. Analogical problem solving*
2. The use of analogies and incubation in obtaining insights in creative problem solving (Kate)
3. Structure-mapping: A theoretical framework for analogy (Cotie)
4. Analogical transfer, problem similarity, and expertise
5. This is like that: The use of earlier problems and the separation of similarity effects

Thursday, July 25th - Communication

1. Relevance: communication and cognition (ch 1)*
2. Understanding and sharing intentions: The origins of cultural cognition (Kate)
3. Conceptual pacts and lexical choice in conversation (Cotie)
4. Grounding in communication
5. A nice derangement of epitaphs
6. From words to meaning: A semantic illusion

Thursday, August 1 - Narrative & Schemas

1. The narrative construction of reality*
2. Schema abstraction in a multiple trace memory model*
3. Explanation, reduction & empiricism (Kate)
4. Clinical psychologists’ theory-based representations of mental disorders predict their diagnostic reasoning and memory (Kate)
5. Contextual prerequisites for understanding: Some investigations of comprehension and recall (Cotie)
6. Recall of previously unrecallable information following a shift in perspective (Cotie)

Thursday, August 8 - The Self & Others

1. Madness and moral responsibility*
2. On being sane in insane places (Kate)
3. Reconstructing the past: Some cognitive consequences of person perception (Kate)
4. Person categories and social perception: Testing some boundaries of the processing effects of prior knowledge (Cotie)
5. Remembering information related to one's self (Cotie)
6. Culture and symptoms: An analysis of patients' presenting complaints
7. The meaning of symptoms: A cultural hermeneutic model for clinical practice