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How Brains Think: Evolving Intelligence, Then and Now


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September 1997

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Noted evolutionary biologist and author William Calvin has written a fascinating and far-reaching look at the forces that created human intelligence. Calvin demonstrates that our intelligent mental life is a constantly shifting accommodation to stimuli from within us and from our environment.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

* What to Do Next * Evolving a Good Guess * The Janitors Dream * Evolving Intelligent Animals * Syntax as a Foundation of Intelligence * Evolution on-the-Fly * Shaping Up an Intelligent Act from Humble Origins * Prospects for a Superhuman Intelligence

Portrait

William H. Calvin is a theoretical neurophysiologist at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is the author of nine books, including The Cerebral Code, The River That Flows Uphill, and, with the neurosurgeon George A. Ojemann, Conversations with Neil's Brain.
EAN: 9780465072781
ISBN: 046507278X
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BASIC BOOKS
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1997
Seitenanzahl: 196 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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