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How can the human mind occur in the physical universe?

Author: John R Anderson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford series on cognitive models and architectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Humans share the same basic cognitive architecture with all primates, but they have evolved abilities to exercise abstract control over cognition and to process more complex relational patterns. The human cognitive architecture consists of a set of largely independent modules associated with different brain regions. Anderson discusses in detail how these various modules can combine to produce behaviors as varied as  Read more...
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Anderson, John R. (John Robert), 1947-
How can the human mind occur in the physical universe?
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608554690
Named Person: Allen Newell; Allen Newell; Allen Newell; Allen Newell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John R Anderson
ISBN: 9780195324259 0195324250 9780195398953 0195398955
OCLC Number: 81252701
Description: 290 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Cognitive architecture --
The modular organization of the mind --
Human associative memory --
The adaptive control of thought --
What does it take to be human? : lessons from high-school algebra --
How can the human mind occur?
Series Title: Oxford series on cognitive models and architectures.
Responsibility: John R. Anderson.
Local System Bib Number:
UCMb14486568

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The human cognitive architecture consists of a set of largely independent modules associated with different brain regions. This book discusses in detail how these various modules can combine to  Read more...
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The mission of cognitive neuroscience is (or at least should be) to connect cognition with neural function, to explain how gray matter gives rise to the psychology of thought. Where many people Read more...

 
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