The Probabilistic Mind: Prospects for Bayesian Cognitive Science
Nick Chater, Mike Oaksford
Oxford University Press, 2008 - Psychology - 525 pages
The rational analysis method, first proposed by John R. Anderson, has been enormously influential in helping us understand high-level cognitive processes.
The Probabilistic Mind is a follow-up to the influential and highly cited 'Rational Models of Cognition' (OUP, 1998). It brings together developments in understanding how, and how far, high-level cognitive processes can be understood in rational terms, and particularly using probabilistic Bayesian
The Probabilistic Mind will be valuable for psychologists and philosophers interested in cognition.