The marvelous learning animal : what makes human nature unique
- Arthur W. Staats.
- Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2012.
- Physical description
- 402 p. ; 24 cm.
Education Library (Cubberley)
LB1060 .S73 2012
- Unknown LB1060 .S73 2012
- Staats, Arthur W.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-370) and index.
- 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.
- 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.
- Publication date
- 9781616145972 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
- 1616145978 (hbk. : acid-free paper)