Category Archives: Cognitive sociology

Epistemologies of the South: Justice Against Epistemicide

In a world of appalling social inequalities people are becoming more aware of the multiple dimensions of injustice, whether social, political, cultural, sexual, ethnic, religious, historical, or ecological. Rarely acknowledged is another vital dimension: cognitive injustice, the failure to recognize … Continue reading

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Cognition and Collective Intelligence

Cognitive and psychological research provides useful theoretical perspectives for understanding what is happening inside the mind of an individual in tasks such as memory recall, judgment and decision making, and problem solving – including meta-cognitive tasks, when an individual is … Continue reading

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The Power of the Past: Cognitive Sociology of Ethnic Conflict

The aim of this article is to demonstrate the ways in which the past matters for ethnic conflict in the present. More specifically, by presenting a socio-cognitive approach to the problem, this article sets out to specify macro-micro bridging mechanisms … Continue reading

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Cognitive Sociology and the Study of Human Cognition: A critical point

I base my paper on review of leading texts from the field of cognitive sociology with the attempt to compare the implicit notion of cognition with the conceptions elaborated in the field of cognitive science and allied disciplines (e.g. cognitive … Continue reading

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Mining the Intersections of Cognitive Sociology and Neuroscience

Over the past 50 years, cognitive neuroscience has emerged as the dominant player in research on thought. In an effort to keep their voices heard, social psychologists, anthropologists, political scientists and even economists have joined cognitive neuroscientists in lively dialog. … Continue reading

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