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The marvelous learning animal : what makes human nature unique / Arthur W. Staats.

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Author/Creator:
Staats, Arthur W.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • 402 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-370) and index.
Contents:
  • Part 1: The great scientific error. Of paradigms and fallacies, of sciences and things
  • Part 2: The human animal. Such a body! the versatile animal ; Such a brain! 100,000,000,000 neurons buy a lot of learning
  • Part 3: Child development and the missing link. Learning child development ; Marvelous learning: the missing link
  • Part 4: Learning human nature. Marvelous learning of personality ; Marvelous learning of abnormal personality
  • Part 5: Human evolution and marvelous learning. On the origin of the human species ; Who we are
  • Part 6: A human paradigm. The time has come, the walrus said, to talk of many things.
Summary:
An exploration of the human capacity for learning examines the subject's vast depths, which have not been fully examined or understood, presenting a new theory of human evolution and suggestions for better explaining behavior.
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ISBN:
9781616145972
1616145978

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