The Resource The universe within : a new science explores the human mind, by Morton Hunt

The universe within : a new science explores the human mind, by Morton Hunt

Label
The universe within : a new science explores the human mind
Title
The universe within
Title remainder
a new science explores the human mind
Statement of responsibility
by Morton Hunt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Interviews with scientists in the forefront of research and discovery in the workings of the mind underlie an examination of the brain's evolution, physiology, and functions and of thought processes, problem solving, and creativity
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1920-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hunt, Morton M.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF311
LC item number
.H82 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cognition
  • Thought and thinking
  • Cognition
  • Pensée
  • Cognition
  • Thought and thinking
  • Denken
  • Kognitive Psychologie
  • Kognitiver Prozess
  • Psychologie
Label
The universe within : a new science explores the human mind, by Morton Hunt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 381-397
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Exploring the interior universe. Everyday marvels ; Interesting questions ; The mind's machinery -- The great black box debate. The human being as dog, pigeon, rat, or sheep ; Simple answers to difficult questions ; The rat, et al., as human being ; Dull blade ; A mechanism of elegance and depth -- Q.: What do you do with 100 trillion -- or is it 280 quintillion -- bits of information? A.: Everything. The workshop of thought ; Why most of what you've always heard about memory is better forgotten ; The IP memory system ; Learning how to remember ; On knowing what people mean -- The practical cogitator. A flunking grade in logic for the world's only logical animal ; Reason and reality ; Intellectual messing around ; Who can think logically? Why can they? ; Let there be order. Hubris justified ; The concept maker ; The rule finder ; The hypothesist -- The origins of the mind. Ancient argument, modern compromise ; Watching the mind grow ; The spoor of thought ; A very special animal -- The problem solver. A species-specific trait ; Try this one: puzzles as a research tool ; Travels in inner space ; Novices and experts ; The problem of teaching problem solving -- Something new under the sun. The junk shot and Guernica ; The creative work ; The creative nature ; The creative process ; Creating creativity -- Mind and supermind. A specter is haunting the world ; What the computer can do better than the human mind ; What the human mind can do better than the computer ; What the human mind can do that the computer can't
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
415 pages
Isbn
9780671252588
Lccn
81013611
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)7773739
Label
The universe within : a new science explores the human mind, by Morton Hunt
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 381-397
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Exploring the interior universe. Everyday marvels ; Interesting questions ; The mind's machinery -- The great black box debate. The human being as dog, pigeon, rat, or sheep ; Simple answers to difficult questions ; The rat, et al., as human being ; Dull blade ; A mechanism of elegance and depth -- Q.: What do you do with 100 trillion -- or is it 280 quintillion -- bits of information? A.: Everything. The workshop of thought ; Why most of what you've always heard about memory is better forgotten ; The IP memory system ; Learning how to remember ; On knowing what people mean -- The practical cogitator. A flunking grade in logic for the world's only logical animal ; Reason and reality ; Intellectual messing around ; Who can think logically? Why can they? ; Let there be order. Hubris justified ; The concept maker ; The rule finder ; The hypothesist -- The origins of the mind. Ancient argument, modern compromise ; Watching the mind grow ; The spoor of thought ; A very special animal -- The problem solver. A species-specific trait ; Try this one: puzzles as a research tool ; Travels in inner space ; Novices and experts ; The problem of teaching problem solving -- Something new under the sun. The junk shot and Guernica ; The creative work ; The creative nature ; The creative process ; Creating creativity -- Mind and supermind. A specter is haunting the world ; What the computer can do better than the human mind ; What the human mind can do better than the computer ; What the human mind can do that the computer can't
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
415 pages
Isbn
9780671252588
Lccn
81013611
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)7773739

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