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The origin of mind : evolution of brain, cognition, and general intelligence

Author: David C Geary
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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Introduction and overview -- Natural and sexual selection -- Hominid evolution and the motivation to control -- Evolution and development of brain and cognition -- Modular domains of the human mind -- Heuristics and controlled problem solving -- Evolution of control-related mental models -- Evolution of general intelligence -- General intelligence in modern society.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David C Geary
ISBN: 1591471818 9781591471813
OCLC Number: 217494183
Description: XII, 459 S. : ill., graph. Darst.
Responsibility: David C. Geary.
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Introduction and overview -- Natural and sexual selection -- Hominid evolution and the motivation to control -- Evolution and development of brain and cognition -- Modular domains of the human mind -- Heuristics and controlled problem solving -- Evolution of control-related mental models -- Evolution of general intelligence -- General intelligence in modern society.

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