A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology offers a comprehensive overview of the development of cognitive anthropology from its inception to the present day and presents recent findings in the areas of theory, methodology, and field research in twenty-nine key essays by leading scholars.
* Demonstrates the importance of cognitive anthropology as an early constituent of the cognitive sciences
* Examines how culturally shared and complex cognitive systems work, how they are structured, how they differ from one culture to another, how they are learned and passed on
* Explains how cultural (or collective) vs. individual knowledge distinguishes cognitive anthropology from cognitive psychology
* Examines recent theories and methods for studying cognition in real-world scenarios
* Contains twenty-nine key essays by leading names in the field
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March 14, 2011
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