Animal Mind -- Human Mind: Report of the Dahlem Workshop on Animal Mind -- Human Mind, Berlin 1981, March 22-27

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  • ISBN-13: 9783642684715
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Series: Dahlem Workshop Report / Life Sciences Research Report Series , #21
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1982
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 444
  • Product dimensions: 5.83 (w) x 8.27 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Brain Functions and Mental Processes.- Some Perspectives on the Evolution of Intelligence and the Brain.- Mental Processes in the Nonverbal Hemisphere.- Risk-benefit Assessment in Animals.- The Ecological Conditions of Thinking.- Social Knowledge in Free-ranging Primates.- Primate Social Intelligence: Contributions from the Laboratory.- Internal Representation.- Problem Solving.- Ascent of Apes.- Cognitive Knowledge and Executive Control: Metacognition.- On the Evolution of Cognitive Processes and Performances.- Study of Vertebrate Communication — Its Cognitive Implications.- The Insect Mind: Physics or Metaphysics?.- Cognitive Aspects of Ape Language Experiments.- Group Photo: Neuropsychological Approaches.- Neuropsychological Approaches State of the Art Report.- Group Photo: Evolutionary Ecology of Thinking.- Evolutionary Ecology of Thinking State of the Art Report.- Group Photo: Comparative Approaches to Animal Cognition.- Comparative Approaches to Animal Cognition State of the Art Report.- Group Photo: Communication As Evidence of Thinking.- Communication As Evidence of Thinking State of the Art Report.- Afterthoughts on Animal Minds.- List of Participants.- Author Index.
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