Symbolic Thought

Some articles on symbolic thought, thoughts, symbolic:

Infant Cognitive Development - Development of Common Sense - Symbolic Thought
... Symbolic thought refers to the ability to use words, images, and other symbols to represent words or feelings ...
Kultur - 20th Century Discourses - Anthropology - Biological Anthropology: The Evolution of Culture
... He points out that scientists do not have access to the subjective thoughts or knowledge of non-human primates ... that a specific kind of sociality linked to symbolic cognition were the keys to human evolution, and constitute the nature of culture ... tools, however, express an independence from natural form that manifests symbolic thinking ...

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