Keith J. Holyoak

Books by this Author

Processes Of Inference
By John H. Holland, Keith J. Holyoak, Richard E. Nisbett, Paul Thagard
Two psychologists, a computer scientist, and a philosopher have collaborated to present a framework for understanding processes of inductive reasoning and learning in organisms and machines. Theirs is the first major effort to bring the ideas of several disciplines to bear on a subject that has been a topic of investigation since the time of Socrates. The result is an integrated account that...
Analogy in Creative Thought
By Keith J. Holyoak, Paul Thagard
Analogy—recalling familiar past situations to deal with novel ones—is a mental tool that everyone uses. Analogy can provide invaluable creative insights, but it can also lead to dangerous errors. In Mental Leaps two leading cognitive scientists show how analogy works and how it can be used most effectively. Keith Holyoak and Paul Thagard provide a unified, comprehensive account of the...

Books by this Editor

Perspectives from Cognitive Science
Edited By Dedre Gentner, Keith J. Holyoak, Boicho N. Kokinov
Analogy has been the focus of extensive research in cognitive science over the past two decades. Through analogy, novel situations and problems can be understood in terms of familiar ones. Indeed, a case can be made for analogical processing as the very core of cognition. This is the first book to span the full range of disciplines concerned with analogy. Its contributors represent cognitive,...

Journal Articles by this Author

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
Volume 16, Issue 2 (February 2004)
By Robert G. Morrison, Daniel C. Krawczyk, Keith J. Holyoak, John E. Hummel, Tiffany W. Chow, Bruce L. Miller, Barbara J. Knowlton