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Psychological and Medical Anthropology: Cognition, Culture & Meaning

Cognition, Culture, & Meaning

D’Andrade, Roy (1987) A Folk Model of the Mind.  Cultural Models in Language and Thought.

D’Andrade, Roy (1995) The Development of Cognitive Anthropology

Danziger, E. (2001), “Cross-cultural studies in language and thought: is there a metalanguage?” in The psychology of cultural experience, C. Moore and H. Mathews, eds., pp. 199-222

Fernandez, James, ed. (1991), Beyond metaphor: the theory of tropes in anthropology

Garro, L. (2001), “The remembered past in a culturally meaningful life,” in The psychology of cultural experience, C. Moore and H. Mathews, eds., pp. 105-147

Gentner, Dedre and A. L. Stevens, eds. (1983), Mental models.

Hutchins, Edwin (1995) Cognition in the WildOnline access, UCSD only.  Print copies also available in Geisel Library.

Lakoff, George.  (1987), Women, fire and dangerous things what categories reveal about the mind

Lakoff, George and Mark Johnson (1980), Metaphors we live by

Linger, D. (1994), “Has culture theory lost its minds?” Ethos 22(3): 284-315.  Online access, UCSD only.

MacLaury, R. (1991), “Prototypes revisited,” Annual Review of Anthropology 20: 55-74.  Online access, UCSD only.

Markman, A. and D. Gentner (2001), “Thinking,” Annual Review of Psychology 52: 223-247.  Online access, UCSD only.

Rosch, Eleanor (1978), “Principles of categorization,” in Cognition and Categorization, E. Rosch and B. Lloyd, eds.

Shore, Bradd (1998), What culture means, How culture means

Shore, Bradd (1996), Culture in Mind: cognition, culture, and the problem of meaning, pp. 1-163, 265-316

Tomasello, Michael (1999)  The Cultural Origins of Human Cognition.

Xu, Jing (2017) The Good Child: moral development in a Chinese preschool

* For more on cognitive anthropology: See R. D’Andrade and C. Strauss, eds. (1992), Human motives and cultural models; C. Strauss and N. Quinn (1997), A cognitive theory of cultural meaning; C. W. Nuckolls (1996) The cultural dialectics of knowledge and desire and (1998) Culture: a problem that cannot be solved