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A Dynamic Systems Approach to the Development of Cognition and Action

Esther Thelen, Linda B. Smith - 1996 - Psychology - Limited preview
"A radical departure from most of current cognitive development theory.... Nativists, structuralists, empiricists and social constructivists will disagree with different parts of this book. Yet this landmark volume is essential reading for all of ...
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Machine Consciousness

Owen Holland - 2003 - Philosophy - No preview available
Can a machine really have feelings? Well, even a humble thermostat knows when it gets too hot -- and can do something about it. But can a machine think? Does it have a personality? How would you know? In this collection of essays we hear from an ...
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Computational Explorations in Cognitive Neuroscience: Understanding the Mind ...

Randall C. O'Reilly, Yuko Munakata - 2000 - Computers - Limited preview
This text, based on a course taught by Randall O'Reilly and Yuko Munakata over thepast several years, provides an in-depth introduction to the main ideas in the computationalcognitive neuroscience.
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The Ecological Approach to Visual Perception

James Jerome Gibson - 1986 - Psychology - Limited preview
This is a book about how we see: the environment around us (its surfaces, their layout, and their colors and textures); where we are in the environment; whether or not we are moving and, if we are, where we are going; what things are good for ...
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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language

Steven Pinker - 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - No preview available
In this classic study, the world's leading expert on language and the mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about languages: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it envolved ...
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The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

David Brooks - 2011 - Psychology - No preview available
With unequaled insight and brio, David Brooks, the New York Times columnist and bestselling author of Bobos in Paradise, has long explored and explained the way we live. Now, with the intellectual curiosity and emotional wisdom that make his ...
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The Evolution of Consciousness

Euan M. Macphail - 1998 - Psychology - No preview available
Are nonhuman animals conscious? When do babies begin to feel pain? What function is served by consciousness? What evidence could resolve these issues? These questions are tackled by exploring psychologists' findings on topics as diverse as ...
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Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge

Gerald M. Edelman - 2006 - Medical - Limited preview
Burgeoning advances in brain science are opening up new perspectives on how we acquire knowledge. Indeed, it is now possible to explore consciousness - the very centre of human concern - by scientific means. In this illuminating book, Dr. Gerald ...
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