How the Mind Works

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From bestselling author Stephen Pinker, "How the Mind Works" draws on the latest scientific research to present a blueprint for the most sophisticated machine on Earth: the human brain. Why do we laugh? What makes memories fade? Why do fools fall in ...Continua
Ha scritto il 03/11/10
Pinker is a clear thinker. If you've read about the mind before, you will know a lot of this but you will also find plausible explanations for various aspects of human nature that you might have taken for granted before. Sometimes I didn't know where...Continua
Ha scritto il 01/08/08
A brilliant book that helps us to gain insights about our lives through cognitive science and evolutionary biology. This fun book reminds us of our analogue limitations and that once we reach a logical conclusion, we might want to start again in a d...Continua
Ha scritto il 12/08/07
This is THE book that influenced me to study cognitive science in undergrad. Steven Pinker writes really well and makes you think about how our mind works, and the good ol- nature vs nature debate. I also like his other book on The Language Instinct....Continua

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