This new major work in a key area of psychological study and research has been bought together by one of Europe’s leading Cognitive scientists and will be included as part of the Sage Benchmarks in Psychology series. Drawing upon highly influential classic and contemporary sources, Koen Lambert guides readers through the central defining papers that anchor the field of Cognitive Science. Taken together, the six volumes will provide access to the key debates within the field and all the main lines of research that have emerged. This resource presents an interdisciplinary collection of wide ranging readings taken from leading behavioral sciences publications, including highly cited theoretical articles and empirical articles that have had great impact on the key debates in the field.

Cognitive Disorders

Cognitive disorders

As far as we know, every human society has recognized that some people do not think in the same way as the majority of the fellow members of their tribe. Some do not feel the way other people do in similar situations. Some do not do what other people would do in the same circumstances. For the most part, we simply do not know how the standards of correctness, propriety and rationality for patterns of thought, feeling and action were actually set. It is tempting to think that it must always have been a matter of the customs and practices of the majority setting the standards for all. However, the history of the uses of psychiatry in the former Soviet Union suggests ...

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