RE: [xmca] review article recommendation request

From: Diane Hodges (
Date: Mon Oct 16 2006 - 15:26:00 PDT

Well Indigo, looks like you're a grown up now too, doesn't it. I will now be
in awe of _you_.


Diane Hodges
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From: [] On
Behalf Of Indigo Esmonde
Sent: Monday, October 16, 2006 6:14 PM
To: eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity
Subject: Re: [xmca] review article recommendation request

well, aren't you the grown-up sending email to the xmca list!!! i'm
in awe of you!

On Oct 16, 2006, at 10:08 AM, wrote:

> Hello XMCA,
> Might someone recommend a good review article of social processes in
> cognitive science? I'm thinking not so much about the fact that we
> interact with one another to get tasks accomplished/problems solved or
> that we use culturally/socially constructed tools to mediate our
> thinking
> such as what is typically found in distributed cognition or situated
> cognition, but about more social/interpersonal aspects such social
> positioning, identity, status, power, roles, etc on cognitive
> processes
> such as problem solving or accomplishing goals. Specifically, a review
> article on what research has been done in terms of how our social
> place in
> the world affects our reasoning/problem solving/higher-order cognitive
> processes. If not a review article, then any pointers on whose work
> is in
> this general area is just as helpful. I've been reading related work
> (mainly how these social positional factors affect engagement, but not
> cognition per se), but want to make sure I'm not missing some group of
> scholars that I don't yet know about.
> Thanks!
> Jenny Langer-Osuna
> doctoral candidate, UC Berkeley
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Indigo Esmonde
Postdoctoral Fellow
Learning in Informal and Formal Environments (LIFE) Center
Wallenberg Hall
Stanford, CA 94305-2055

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