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Beyond evolutionary psychology : how and why neuropsychological modules arise

Author: George F R Ellis; Mark Solms
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Series: Culture and psychology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The nature/nurture question is an age-old problem. 'Beyond Evolutionary Psychology' deals with the relation between culture, evolution, psychology and emotion, based both in the underlying biology, determined by our evolutionary heritage, and in the interaction of our brain with the physical, ecological and social environment, based in the key property of brain plasticity. Ellis and Solms show how the brain  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George F R Ellis; Mark Solms
ISBN: 9781107053687 1107053684 9781107661417 1107661412
OCLC Number: 989045523
Description: xi, 205 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: The mind and the brain --
Hierarchy, modularity, and development --
Claims of innate modularity --
The mind and emotions --
A realistic view of evolution, development, and emotions.
Series Title: Culture and psychology.
Responsibility: George Ellis, Mark Solms.

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The nature/nurture question is an age-old problem. By taking into account brain physiology on the one hand, and the developmental processes that shape the brain on the other, this book presents a  Read more...

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