Margolis & Laurence – Creations of the Mind

Natural or Artificial?  Implications for Science, Religion and Phenomenology   [Review of the book, Creations of the Mind: Theories of Artifacts and Their Representation]. PsycCRITIQUES—Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, February  20, 2008, Vol. 53, Release 8, Article 4.  Retrieved February … Continue reading

Klatzky, MacWhinney, and Behrmann – Embodiment, Ego-space, and Action

How Big is the Fourteen-inch Pizza? Adams, W.A. (2009). Embodied Cognition Gropes for Cohesion.[Review of the book, Embodiment, Ego-Space, and Action]. PsycCRITIQUES—Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, February 18, vol 54, release 7, article 6. I once heard a customer in … Continue reading

Edelman – Computing the Mind

Way Off Base Adams, W. A. (2009, April 22). Mind = Computation. [Review of the book, Computing the Mind: How the Mind Really Works]. PsycCRITIQUES – Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 54 (Release 16, Article 4). Retrieved April 22, 2009 from … Continue reading

Brockmole – The Visual World in Memory

Exact Science or Intuitive Feel?  Adams, W.A. (2009).  Studying visual imagery with cognitive science: Benefits and drawbacks. [Review of the book, The Visual World in Memory]. PsycCRITIQUES – Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, September 2, 2009, Vol. 54, Release 35, Article … Continue reading

Shorter – Before Prozac

Did the FDA Outlaw Perfectly Good Psychiatric Drugs? Adams, W. A. (2009). Psychopharmacology and Depression. [Review of the book, Before Prozac]. PsycCRITIQUES – Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, August 5, 2009, Vol. 54, Release 31, Article 4. Medical historian Edward … Continue reading

Zunshine – Cognitive Cultural Studies

Adams, W. A. (2011). Cognitive Psychology Meets Literary Criticism [Review of the book, Introduction to Cognitive Cultural Studies]. PsycCRITIQUES – Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, January 5, 2011, Vol. 56, Release 1, Article 8. Cultural studies is an established academic discipline … Continue reading