Cognitive Science


Thinking, Fast and Slow
How the Mind Works
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales
The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature
Consciousness Explained
The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature
Metaphors We Live By
The Society of Mind
I Am a Strange Loop
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
Mind in Life by Evan ThompsonZen and the Brain by James H. AustinThe Embodied Mind by Francisco J. VarelaTree of Knowledge by Humberto R. MaturanaIncomplete Nature by Terrence W. Deacon
Embodied Cognition
96 books — 12 voters
Radical Embodied Cognitive Science by Anthony ChemeroThinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel KahnemanA Cognitive Theory Of Consciousness by Bernard J. BaarsThe Conscious Mind by David J. ChalmersText Structure by Nelly Tincheva
Reddit Cognitive Science
94 books — 6 voters

Text Structure by Nelly TinchevaSocial by Matthew D. LiebermanHuman by Michael S. GazzanigaThe Self Illusion by Bruce M. Hood
Social Cognitive Neuroscience
4 books — 2 voters
Increasing Intuitional Intelligence by Martha Char LoveMindful Being by Natasa Pantovic NuitGENIUS INTELLIGENCE by James MorcanConscious Creativity; Mindfulness Meditations by Natasa Pantovic NuitConscious Parenting by Natasa Pantovic Nuit
Cognitive Science
16 books — 26 voters

Sound waves, regardless of their frequency or intensity, can only be detected by the Mole Fly’s acute sense of smell—it is a little known fact that the Mole Fly’s auditory receptors do not, in fact, have a corresponding center in the brain designated for the purposes of processing sensory stimuli and so, these stimuli, instead of being siphoned out as noise, bypass the filters to be translated, oddly enough, by the part of the brain that processes smell. Consequently, the Mole Fly’s brain, in it ...more
Ashim Shanker, Don't Forget to Breathe

Richard Dawkins
[O]ur percept is an elaborate computer model in the brain, constructed on the basis of information coming from [the environment], but transformed in the head into a form in which that information can be used. Wavelength differences in the light out there become coded as 'colour' differences in the computer model in the head. Shape and other attributes are encoded in the same kind of way, encoded into a form that is convenient to handle. The sensation of seeing is, for us, very different from the ...more
Richard Dawkins, The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design

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