The Origin of the Mind: Evolution of Brain, Cognition and General Intelligence / Edition 1

The Origin of the Mind: Evolution of Brain, Cognition and General Intelligence / Edition 1

by David C. Geary
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591471818

ISBN-13: 9781591471813

Pub. Date: 10/28/2004

Publisher: American Psychological Association

This groundbreaking book sets out a comprehensive, integrated theory of why and how the human mind has developed to function as it does.  See more details below

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This groundbreaking book sets out a comprehensive, integrated theory of why and how the human mind has developed to function as it does.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591471813
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction and overview3
Ch. 2Natural and sexual selection23
Ch. 3Hominid evolution and the motivation to control45
Ch. 4Evolution and development of brain and cognition83
Ch. 5Modular domains of the human mind125
Ch. 6Heuristics and controlled problem solving163
Ch. 7Evolution of control-related mental models201
Ch. 8Evolution of general intelligence253
Ch. 9General intelligence in modern society307

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