20. Cognitive Studies in Ethnobiology: What Can We Learn About the Mind as Well as Human Environmental Interaction?

  1. E. N. Anderson2,
  2. D. Pearsall3,
  3. E. Hunn4 and
  4. N. Turner5
  1. Norbert Ross and
  2. Caissa Revilla-Minaya

Published Online: 7 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch20

Ethnobiology

Ethnobiology

How to Cite

Ross, N. and Revilla-Minaya, C. (2011) Cognitive Studies in Ethnobiology: What Can We Learn About the Mind as Well as Human Environmental Interaction?, in Ethnobiology (eds E. N. Anderson, D. Pearsall, E. Hunn and N. Turner), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA

  3. 4

    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, USA

  4. 5

    School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Anthropology, Vanderbilt University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470547854

Online ISBN: 9781118015872

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Keywords:

  • cognitive studies in ethnobiology - what one can learn about the mind, human environmental interaction;
  • Cultural Consensus Model (CCM) - measuring existence of a consensus, and participation;
  • research in cognitive sciences - category structure, as basis for reasoning strategies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Categorization and Reasoning

  • Reasoning: Expertise and Culture

  • What is Culture and how do we Study it?

  • Conclusion

  • References