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Title: Cognitive Technologies and the Pragmatics of Cognition
Edited By: Itiel E. Dror
Series Title: Benjamins Current Topics 12

Technology has long been a helpful aid in human cognitive activities. With
its growing sophistication and usage, technology is now taking a more
intrinsic and active role in human cognition. The shift from an external
aid to being an internal component of cognitive processing reflects a
revolution in technology, cognition, and their interaction. The creation of
such 'cognitive technologies' transforms the traditional instrumental
function of technology to a constitutive role that shapes and defines
cognition itself. This book, which was originally published as a Special
Issue of Pragmatics & Cognition (13:3, 2005), explores the new
horizon of these 'cognitive technologies' and their interactions with humans.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Cognitive Science
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027222428
ISBN-13: 9789027222428
Pages: 201
Prices: U.S. $ 115.00