Andy Conway Morris

Ort: Glasgow


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The Prehistory of the Mind: The Cognitive Origins &hellip von Steven Mithen
4.0 von 5 Sternen Nice idea, where are the facts, 26. November 1999
The nature of the human mind is a problem that has gripped our imaginations since the earliest philosophers started pondering our existence. It is a conundrum that has occupied the thinking careers of many of our finest minds, from Freud to Descartes.
With a more recent resurgence in interest in the neurosciences the search has moved from the philosophers to the biological scientists who, armed with CT, MRI and PET scanners and other acronymed equipment have attempted to unlock the brain's inner workings. Psychologists, who believe that the functions of the mind are more their territory, have tried to ferret out its secrets by methods as diverse as electrocuting rats to devising… Mehr dazu