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Event Cognition

Gabriel A. Radvansky and Jeffrey M. Zacks


Events are what happens to us, what we do, what we anticipate with pleasure or dread, and what we remember with fondness or regret. Much of our behavior is guided by our understanding of events. We perceive events when we observe the world unfolding around us, participate in events when we act on the world, simulate events that we hear or read about, and use our knowledge of events to solve problems. In this book, Radvansky and Zacks provide the first integrated framework for event cognition and attempt to synthesize the available psychological and neuroscience data within it. This synthesis l ... More

Keywords: events, Gestalt, behaviorism, philosophy, cognitive science, embodied cognition

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199898138
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898138.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gabriel A. Radvansky, author
University of Notre Dame

Jeffrey M. Zacks, author
Washington University, St. Louis