Games for Psychological Science

Andrew Howes

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How does the cognitive system, as a whole, act to generate behaviour? A crucial requirement for science aimed at answering this question is that any empirical paradigm is developed hand in hand with robust theoretical models that explain the emergence of behavioural strategies. Complex games have the potential to be one such paradigm.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)533-536
JournalTopics in Cognitive Science
Issue number2
Early online date28 Apr 2017
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 28 Apr 2017

Bibliographical note

Special Issue: Topic Continuation: Visions of Cognitive Science: Edited by Wayne D. Gray – Game XP: Action Games as Experimental Paradigms for Cognitive Science: Edited by Wayne D. Gray


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