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Functional Analyses, Mechanistic Explanations and Explanatory Tradeoffs
(International Association for Cognitive Science, 2013-04)
Recently, Piccinini and Craver have stated three theses concerning the relations between functional analysis and mechanistic explanation in cognitive sciences: No Distinctness: functional analysis and mechanistic explanation ...
Explanations in STEM Areas: an Analysis of Representations Through Language in Teacher Education
(Springer Netherlands, 2019)
Constructing explanations of scientific concepts is one of the most frequent strategies used in the science classroom and is a high-leverage teaching practice. This study analysed the explanations provided by student ...
Automatic generation of explanations: AGE
(Elsevier LtdEngineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 2007)
Behavioural Explanation in the Realm of Non-mental Computing Agents
Recently, many philosophers have been inclined to ascribe mentality to animals (including some insects) on the main grounds that they possess certain complex computational abilities. In this paper I contend that this ...
(SAGE Publications, 2015-05)
This paper argues that evolutionary models based on selection validate, under appropriate conditions, the relevance of optimality as an explanatory mechanism in rational choice theory. The reason is that these frameworks ...
Performance in the quality of explanations and arguments in 8th Chilean graders Desempeños en la calidad de explicaciones y argumentaciones en estudiantes chilenos de 8° básico
(Ediciones Universitarias de Valparaiso, 2019)
Writing is a task that involves high cognitive and linguistic demands. This difficulty is increased with written academic texts; therefore, students need to learn the specific language to produce different discursive genres. ...
When ecology and philosophy meet: constructing explanations and assessing understanding in scientific practice
(Instituto de F??sicaPrograma de P??s-Gradua????o em Ensino, Filosofia e Hist??ria das Ci??nciasUFBAbrasil, 2019-03-19)
Explanation: Psychological nature, role in scientific investigationLa explicación: Su naturaleza psicológica y su papel en la investigación científica
(Sociedad Mexicana de Análisis de la Conducta / Mexican Society of Behavior Analysis, 2011)
Role-playing for learning to explain scientific concepts in teacher education Juego de roles para aprender a explicar conceptos científicos en formación de profesores
(Foundation Journal of Science Education, 2017)
This study explores role-playing as a method for learning to teach scienti c concepts through explanation during teacher education. The participants were 38 biology and primary school science student teachers from three ...
Exercícios em psicomitologiaStudies in psycho-mythology
(Universidade Estadual Paulista, Departamento de Filosofia, 1991)