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Evolving insight

Author: Richard W Byrne
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Coming 20 years after publication of Richard Byrne's seminal book The Thinking Ape, Evolving Insight develops a new theory of the evolutionary origins of our human ability to understand the world of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard W Byrne
ISBN: 9780198757078 0198757077
OCLC Number: 942849411
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: 1: Introduction: What is insight, and why care about its evolution?2: Why are animals cognitive?3: Vocal communication in primates4: Gestural communication in great apes5: Understanding others: reacting to what others see and know6: Understanding others: reacting to what others see and know7: Learning from others: cultural intelligence?8: Theory of mind: understanding how others think and what they know9: Pivot Point: From social to technical abilities10: Knowledge about the physical world11: Learning new complex skills12: A road map to insight
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I would recommend this book unreservedly. It was well written, easy to follow and provided a very clear yet provocative discussion into the evolution of insight. * Deborah Wearne, Australasian Read more...

 
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