How the human mind makes use of contraries in everyday life. A new multidimensional approach to contraries in perceptlon, language, reasoning and emotions.

Starting date
January 1, 2016
Duration (months)
192
Departments
Human Sciences
Managers or local contacts
Burro Roberto , Savardi Ugo

The research project aims to study In detali the role and behavior of contraries in various cognitive
functions in order to extend the body of research on which a proposal for a generai cognitive theory of
opposition can be based. The project consists of five lines of action: l) CONTRARIES AND PERCEPTUAL
PROCESSES; II) CONTRARIES AND PROBLEM SOLVING; III) CONTRARIES AND LANGUAGE; IV) CONTRARIES ANO EMOTIONS and IV) METHODOLOGICAL ASPECTS IN THE FORMALIZATION AND MODELING OF CONTRARIES. Further details are provided in the scope of work attached here.

Project participants

Erika Branchini
Temporary Professor
Roberto Burro
Associate Professor

Collaboratori esterni

Ivana Bianchi
Università Macerata Scienze dell'educazione e formazione professore associato

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