Commenced in January 2007
Paper Count: 30172
On the Need to have an Additional Methodology for the Psychological Product Measurement and Evaluation
Abstract:Cognitive Science appeared about 40 years ago, subsequent to the challenge of the Artificial Intelligence, as common territory for several scientific disciplines such as: IT, mathematics, psychology, neurology, philosophy, sociology, and linguistics. The new born science was justified by the complexity of the problems related to the human knowledge on one hand, and on the other by the fact that none of the above mentioned sciences could explain alone the mental phenomena. Based on the data supplied by the experimental sciences such as psychology or neurology, models of the human mind operation are built in the cognition science. These models are implemented in computer programs and/or electronic circuits (specific to the artificial intelligence) – cognitive systems – whose competences and performances are compared to the human ones, leading to the psychology and neurology data reinterpretation, respectively to the construction of new models. During these processes if psychology provides the experimental basis, philosophy and mathematics provides the abstraction level utterly necessary for the intermission of the mentioned sciences. The ongoing general problematic of the cognitive approach provides two important types of approach: the computational one, starting from the idea that the mental phenomenon can be reduced to 1 and 0 type calculus operations, and the connection one that considers the thinking products as being a result of the interaction between all the composing (included) systems. In the field of psychology measurements in the computational register use classical inquiries and psychometrical tests, generally based on calculus methods. Deeming things from both sides that are representing the cognitive science, we can notice a gap in psychological product measurement possibilities, regarded from the connectionist perspective, that requires the unitary understanding of the quality – quantity whole. In such approach measurement by calculus proves to be inefficient. Our researches, deployed for longer than 20 years, lead to the conclusion that measuring by forms properly fits to the connectionism laws and principles.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1329462Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 1647
 Bateson, G.: Mind and Nature, E.P. Dutton, 1979.
 Bélanger, David, Dion, Kenneth ┼ƒi Adair, G. John: Advances in Psychological Science. Récents dévelopements en psychologie scientifique (vol I ┼ƒi II), Psychology Press-Montreal, 1998.
 Bohm, David: Plenitudinea lumii ┼ƒi ordinea ei, (Plenitude of the world and its order), Ed. Humanitas, Bucuresti, 1995.
 Boutot, Alain: Inventarea formelor, (Invention of shapes), Ed. Nemira, Bucuresti, 1997.
 Capra, Fritjof: Conexiuni ascunse, (Hidden Connectings), Ed. Tehnicâ, Bucuresti, 2004.
 Capra, Frjtiof: ├Änţelepciune aparte, (Uncommon Wisdom), Ed. Tehnicâ, Bucuresti, 2004.
 Dawkins, Richard: Gena egoistâ, (Selfish gene), Ed. Tehnicâ, Bucuresti, 2006.
 Deutsch, David: Textura realitâţii, (The Fabric of Reality), Ed. Tehnicâ, Bucuresti, 2006.
 Drâgânescu, Mihai: Informaţia materiei, (Information of matter), Ed. Academiei Rom├óne, Bucuresti, 1990.
 Drâgânescu, Mihai: Eseuri (Essays), Ed. Academiei Rom├óne, Bucuresti, 1993.
 Fuller, Ray (coordonator): A Century of Psychology. Progress, paradigms and prospects for the new millenium, by Routledge London and New York, 1997.
 Giarini, Orio ┼ƒi Stahel, Walter: Limitele certitudinii, (Limits of certainty), Edimpress Camro, Bucuresti, 1996.
 Golu, Mihai: Principii de psihologie ciberneticâ, (Principles of cybernetic psychology),Ed. ┼×tiinţificâ ┼ƒi Enciclopedicâ, Bucuresti, 1975.
 Jung, Carl Gustav: Puterea sufletului, (Power of soul ), (I, II, III, IV), Ed. Anima, Bucuresti, 1994.
 Kahneman, D., Slovic, P., Tversky, A., Judgement Under Uncertainty: Heuristic and Biases, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1982.
 Lupa┼ƒcu, ┼×tefan: Universul psihic, (Univers of the Psychic), Bucure┼ƒti, Institutul European, Bucuresti, 2000.
 Neisser, U., Cognitive Psychology, New York, Appleton, 1967.
 Odobleja, ┼×tefan: La psychologie consonantiste, Paris, Ed. Maloine, 1938.
 Penrose, Roger: Mintea noastrâ cea de toate zilele, (Emperor-s new mind), Ed. Tehnicâ, Bucuresti, 1999.
 Piaget, J.: Psihologia inteligenţei, Bucure┼ƒti, Ed. ┼×tiinţificâ, Bucuresti, 1965.
 Piaget, Jean ┼ƒi Chomsky, Noam: Teorii ale limbajului. Teorii ale ├«nvâţârii, (Theory of language. Theory of learning), Ed. Politicâ, Bucuresti, 1988.
 Popper, Karl R.: Cunoa┼ƒterea ┼ƒi problema raportului corp-minte, (Knowledge and the problem of body-mind relation), Ed. Trei, Bucuresti, 1994.
 Prigogine, Ilya ┼ƒi Stengers, Isabelle: ├Äntre eternitate ┼ƒi timp, (In between eternity and time), Ed. Humanitas, Bucuresti, 1997.
 Schrödinger, Erwin: Ce este viaţa? ┼×i spirit ┼ƒi materie, (What is life? Spirit and matter as well), Ed. Politicâ, Bucuresti, 1980.
 Sofronie, Corneliu, Zubcov, Roxana: Psihologia Ordinii. Psihologia Cuantica, (Order Psychology. Quantum Psychology), Ed Perfect, Bucuresti, Bucuresti, 2005.
 Wiener, Norbert: Sunt matematician, (I am a Mathematician), Editura Politicâ, Bucuresti, 1972.
 Zapan, Gheorghe: Cunoa┼ƒterea ┼ƒi aprecierea obiectivâ a personalitâţii, (Knowledge and objective appreciation of personality), Ed. ┼×tiinţificâ ┼ƒi Enciclopedicâ, Bucuresti, 1984.