## The Probabilistic Mind: Prospects for Bayesian Cognitive ScienceThe 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. |

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with constant

**learning**rate . These values are all rather close to the maximum performance , and while the difference between the models is not large ...

fitted models , A. n and Ac . n , in which a single

**learning**rate parameter was estimated as a free parameter , as well as models A.n ; and Ac . ;, in which ...

Both causal Bayes net theory and our single - effect

**learning**theory provide a rational account of causal

**learning**. Both theories claim that the goal of ...

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### Contents

prospects for a Bayesian cognitive science | 3 |

A primer on probabilistic inference | 33 |

Rational analyses instrumentalism and implementations | 59 |

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The Probabilistic Mind: Prospects for Bayesian Cognitive Science Nick Chater,Mike Oaksford Limited preview - 2008 |

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