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Cambridge University Press

The Mathematics of Behavior

The Mathematics of Behavior

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Mathematical thinking provides a clear, crisp way of defining problems. Our whole technology is based on it. What is less appreciated is that mathematical thinking can also be applied to problems in the social and behavioral sciences. This book illustrates how mathematics can be used to understand human and animal behavior, using examples in psychology, sociology, economics, ecology, and even marriage counseling.

Author: Earl Hunt
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 10/01/2006
Pages: 358
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.06lbs
Size: 9.04h x 6.34w x 0.76d
ISBN: 9780521615228

About the Author
Hunt, Earl: - Earl Hunt is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Washington in Seattle. He has written many articles and chapters in contributed volumes and was the past editor of Cognitive Psychology and Journal of Experimental Psychology. His books include Concept Learning: An Information Processing Problem (Wiley), Experiments in Induction (Academic Press), Artificial Intelligence (Academic Press), and Will We Be Smart Enough? (Sage Foundation) which won the William James Prize from the American Psychological Association in 1996. His most recent book is Thoughts on Thought (Erlbaum, 2002).

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