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Beyond the brain : how body and environment shape animal and human minds

Author: Louise Barrett
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback printingView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Barrett
ISBN: 0691126445 9780691126449 9780691165561 0691165564
OCLC Number: 951567560
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [251] - 268.
Awards: Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2012
Description: viii, 270 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Chapter 1: Removing Ourselves from the Picture 1 Chapter 2: The Anthropomorphic Animal 20 Chapter 3: Small Brains, Smart Behavior 39 Chapter 4: The Implausible Nature of Portia 57 Chapter 5: When Do You Need a Big Brain? 71 Chapter 6: The Ecology of Psychology 94 Chapter 7: Metaphorical Mind Fields 112 Chapter 8: There Is No Such Thing as a Naked Brain 135 Chapter 9: World in Action 152 Chapter 10: Babies and Bodies 175 Chapter 11: Wider than the Sky 197 Epilogue 223 Notes 225 References 251 Index 269
Responsibility: Louise Barrett.

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