The Resource The origin of mind : evolution of brain, cognition, and general intelligence, David C. Geary

The origin of mind : evolution of brain, cognition, and general intelligence, David C. Geary

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The origin of mind : evolution of brain, cognition, and general intelligence
Title
The origin of mind
Title remainder
evolution of brain, cognition, and general intelligence
Statement of responsibility
David C. Geary
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Geary, David C
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP360.5
LC item number
.G43 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Brain
  • Evolutionary psychology
  • Cognition
  • Brain
  • Biological Evolution
  • Intelligence
Label
The origin of mind : evolution of brain, cognition, and general intelligence, David C. Geary
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-417) and indexes
Contents
  • General intelligence in modern society
  • Introduction and overview
  • Natural and sexual selection
  • Hominid evolution and the motivation to control
  • Evolution and development of brain and cognition
  • Modular domains of the human mind
  • Heuristics and controlled problem solving
  • Evolution of control-related mental models
  • Evolution of general intelligence
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 459 p.
Isbn
9781591471813
Lccn
20040077 07
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)54906982
Label
The origin of mind : evolution of brain, cognition, and general intelligence, David C. Geary
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-417) and indexes
Contents
  • General intelligence in modern society
  • Introduction and overview
  • Natural and sexual selection
  • Hominid evolution and the motivation to control
  • Evolution and development of brain and cognition
  • Modular domains of the human mind
  • Heuristics and controlled problem solving
  • Evolution of control-related mental models
  • Evolution of general intelligence
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 459 p.
Isbn
9781591471813
Lccn
20040077 07
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)54906982

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