Mental models and the mind: Introductory references

Byrne, R.M.J. & Johnson-Laird, P.N.(2009). ‘If’ and the problems of conditional reasoning. Trends in Cognitive Sciences,  13, 7, 282-287.

Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2006)  How we reason.  Oxford: Oxford  University  Press.

Johnson-Laird, P.N. (1983)  Mental Models:  Towards a Cognitive Science of Language, Inference, and Consciousness.  Cambridge: Cambridge  University  Press.

Johnson-Laird, P.N., and Byrne, R.M.J. (1991) Deduction.  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Precursors

Craik, K. (1943)  The Nature of Explanation.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University  Press.

Marr, D. (1982)  Vision:  A Computational Investigation into the Human Representation and Processing of Visual Information.  San Francisco:  W.H. Freeman.

Wittgenstein, L. (1922) Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.  London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

Related works:

Gentner, D., and Stevens, A.L., Eds. (1983)  Mental Models.  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

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