by conference participants
(compiled by Francis Steen, 7 August 1999)
Abbott, Porter. Beckett痴 Lawlessness: Evolutionary Psychology and Genre. Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd'hui, forthcoming. Abstract.
末末. Narrative and the Evolution of Intelligence. Talk, April 1998. Abstract.
Boyer, Pascal. The Naturalness of Religious Ideas: A Cognitive Theory of Religion. Berkeley, CA: U California P, 1994. Abstract.
Dissanayake, Ellen. Homo Aestheticus: Where Art Comes From and Why. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1992.
末末. Komar and Melamid discover Pleistocene taste. Philosophy and Literature 22, 2 (1998): 486-496.
Fauconnier, Gilles and Mark Turner. Conceptual Integration Networks. Cognitive Science 22. 2 (1998): 133-187. Abstract.
Hernadi, Paul. Cultural Transactions: Nature, Self, Society. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 1995. Abstract.
Hernadi, Paul and Francis Steen. The Tropical Landscapes of Proverbia: A Crossdisciplinary Travelogue. Style 33. 1 (Spring 1999): 1-20. Full text.
Hogan, Patrick Colm. Toward a cognitive science of poetics: Anandavardhana, Abhinavagupta, and the theory of literature. College Literature 23. 1 (Feb, 1996): 164-79. Full text.
末末. The Possibility of Aesthetics. British Journal of Aesthetics 34. 4 (Oct, 1994): 337-50. Full text.
Leslie, Alan M. Pretense and representation: The origins of "theory of mind." Psychological Review 94, 4 (Oct 1987): 412-426. Abstract.
Pinker, Steven. How the Mind Works. New York, NY: Norton, 1997. Abstract. Matt Ridley's NYT review. Pinker's home page with reviews (external).
Rosch, Eleanor. The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience (with Varela and Thompson). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1991. Abstract.
Schwab, Gabriele. The Mirror and the Killer-Queen: Otherness in Literary Language. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1996
末末. Subjects without Selves: Transitional Texts in Modern Fiction. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1994
Spolsky, Ellen. Gaps in Nature: Literary Interpretation and the Modular Mind. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1993. Abstract.
States, Bert O. Seeing in the Dark: Reflections on Dreams and Dreaming. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 1997. Introduction and abstract with reviews.
Steen, Francis. "The Time of Unrememberable Being": Wordsworth's Autobiography of the Imagination. A/B Autobiography Studies 13. 1 (Spring 1998): 7-38. Abstract.
Sweetser, Eve (ed.). Spaces, Worlds, and Grammar (with Gilles Fauconnier). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. Abstract.
Tooby, John, and Leda Cosmides. Evolutionary Psychology: A Primer. 1997. Full text.
末末. The psychological foundations of culture. The Adapted Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture. Eds. Barkow, Cosmides and Tooby. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1992. 19-136. Abstract.
Turner, Frederick. Virtual Reality Makes Everyone Principals. Forbes ASAP: The Big Issue, 2 December 1996. Full text (external).
Turner, Mark The Literary Mind: The Origins of Thought and Language. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Reviews and excerpts (external).
Zunshine, Lisa. Rhetoric, Cognition, and Ideology in A.L. Barbauld痴 1781 Hymns in Prose for Children. Forthcoming. Abstract.
See also CogWeb's annotated
2. Relevant web sites
Culture and Cognition
Cognitive Science, Humanities, and the Arts. Part of the Cognitive Science Initiative at the University of Houston. Edited by Dr. Cynthia Freeland.
CogWeb: Cognitive Cultural Studies. Exploring the relevance of the study of cognition to literary and cultural studies. Articles, links, and bibliographies on literature, cognitive science, and evolution. Edited by Francis Steen at UC Santa Barbara.
Evolution and the Social Mind: A crossdisciplinary initiative at UCSB with an extensive speaker series.
Literature, Cognition and the Brain: Research at the intersection of literary studies, cognitive theory, and neuroscience. Edited by Mary Crane and Alan Richardson, Boston College.
Narrative Psychology. Vincent W. Hevern's site at the Psychology Department of LeMoyne College, Syracuse, NY.
Mind and Language (Journal): index of issues and articles
Online Papers on Consciousness. Compiled by David Chalmers at UC Santa Cruz
PSYCHE is a refereed electronic journal dedicated to supporting the interdisciplinary exploration of the nature of consciousness and its relation to the brain. Edited by Patrick Wilkes.
Talking about Memory. CogWeb's page on memory research and reality monitoring; includes a bibliography and links.
Working Memory: Tim Beardsley's overview in the September '97 Scientific American, with great illustrations and further links.
Evolutionary Psychology on CogWeb. Introduction, background, and further links.
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