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Indigenous cognition : functioning in cultural context / edited by J. W. Berry, S. H. Irvine and E. B. Hunt.

By: Berry, John Widdup
Contributor(s): Irvine, S. H | Hunt, Earl B | NATO Advanced Research Workshop on "Indigenous Cognition and Models of Information Processing" ((1986: Kingston, Ont). ) | North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Scientific Affairs Division
Series: NATO ASI series. Series D : Behavioural and social sciences ; 41Publisher: Dordrecht, Lancaster : Martinus Nijhoff, 1988.Description: vi, 292p. ; 24cm.ISBN: 9024736714
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`Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on "Indigenous Cognition and models of Information Processing", Kingston, Canada, June 15-20, 1986'. - Published in cooperation with NATO Scientific Affairs Division. - Includes bibl. - Contents: Gognitive values and cognitive competence among the bricoleurs / J.W.Berry; Culturally invariant parameters of cognitive functioning / Y.H. Poortinga, F.J.R. van de Vijver; Coding, attention and planning / J.P. Das; The Whorfian hypothesis revisited / Earl Hunt, M.R. Banaji; Alphabetic literacy and brain processes / D. de Kerckhove; An ecological and social cross- cultural model / J. Georgas; Cognitive competence in Africa and models of information processing / J.M. Verster; Constructing the intellect of the Shona / S.H. Irvine; Distance constancy in Bushmen / J.B. Deregowski, A.M. Bentley; A comparative study of cognitive style among Biaka Pygmies and Bangandu villagers / J.W. Berry, J.M.H. van de Koppel, R.C. Annis; Contextualisation and differentiation in cross-cultural cognition / J.P. Denny; Cree cognition in natural and educational contexts / J. Murdoch; Indian achievement in school / R. Chrisjohn, S. Towson, M. Peters.