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The marvelous learning animal : what makes human nature unique

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Prometheus Books, Amherst, N.Y., p.402 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1060 .S73 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9680987

Keywords:

Human evolution, learning, Learning ability, Psychology of

Abstract:

Contents: Part 1: The great scientific error. Of paradigms and fallacies, of sciences and things -- Part 2: The human animal. Such a body! the versatile animal ; Such a brain! 100,000,000,000 neurons buy a lot of learning -- Part 3: Child development and the missing link. Learning child development ; Marvelous learning: the missing link -- Part 4: Learning human nature. Marvelous learning of personality ; Marvelous learning of abnormal personality -- Part 5: Human evolution and marvelous learning. On the origin of the human species ; Who we are -- Part 6: A human paradigm. The time has come, the walrus said, to talk of many things.; Summary: An exploration of the human capacity for learning examines the subject's vast depths, which have not been fully examined or understood, presenting a new theory of human evolution and suggestions for better explaining behavior.

Publication Language:

eng