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Lexx Lazerman's libraryResults 21-30 of 42

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The Philosophical Baby: What Children's Minds Tell Us About Truth, Love, and ...

Alison Gopnik - 2009 - Psychology - Limited preview
For most of us, having a baby is the most profound, intense, and fascinating experience of our lives. Now scientists and philosophers are starting to appreciate babies, too. The last decade has witnessed a revolution in our understanding of ...
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How the Body Shapes the Way We Think: A New View of Intelligence

Rolf Pfeifer, Josh Bongard - 2006 - Computers - Limited preview
How could the body influence our thinking when it seems obvious that the brain controls the body? In How the Body Shapes the Way We Think, Rolf Pfeifer and Josh Bongard demonstrate that thought is not independent of the body but is tightly ...
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The Computational Brain

Patricia Smith Churchland, Terrence J. Sejnowski - 1994 - Medical - Limited preview
Churchland and Sejnowski address the foundational ideas of the emerging field of computational neuroscience, examine a diverse range of neural network models, and consider future directions of the field. How do groups of neurons interact to ...
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Evolution and the Human Mind: Modularity, Language and Meta-Cognition

Peter Carruthers, Andrew Chamberlain - 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - Limited preview
This volume of essays offers an interdisciplinary examination of the evolution of the human mind.
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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Growth and Development

Stanley J. Ulijaszek, Francis E. Johnston, Michael A. Preece - 1998 - Science - Limited preview
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Growth and Development is a comprehensive but accessible account of the current understanding of the factors affecting human growth and development. Over 120 internationally renowned experts have contributed to ...
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Brain, Vision, Memory: Tales in the History of Neuroscience

Charles G. Gross - 1999 - Medical - Limited preview
In these engaging tales describing the growth of knowledgeabout the brain -- from the early Egyptians and Greeks to the Dark Agesand the Renaissance to the present time -- Gross attempts to answer thequestion of how the discipline of neuroscience ...
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Cambrian Intelligence: The Early History of the New AI

Rodney Allen Brooks - 1999 - Technology & Engineering - Limited preview
Until the mid-1980s, AI researchers assumed that an intelligent system doing high-level reasoning was necessary for the coupling of perception and action. In this traditional model, cognition mediates between perception and plans of action ...
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Why Choose this Book?: How We Make Decisions

Read Montague - 2006 - Science - Snippet view
A director in theoretical neuroscience introduces readers to the latest findings in the science of decision-making, offering an accessible discussion of the origins of aesthetic choices, ethical behavior, financial decisions, and more, in an ...
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