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Modeling Causal Learning

  • By: Hongjing Lu
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Humans display remarkable ability to acquire causal knowledge. Hume's philosophical analysis of causation set the agenda for discovering how causal relations can be inferred from observable data, including temporal order and covariations among events. Recent computational ...