The Complex Mind: An Interdisciplinary Approach (Hardcover)

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Combining the study of animal minds, artificial minds, and human evolution, this book examine the advances made by comparative psychologists in explaining the intelligent behaviour of primates, the design of artificial autonomous systems and the cognitive products of language evolution.

About the Author


DAVID MCFARLAND Emeritus Fellow at Balliol College, University of Oxford, UK. He is author and editor of many books on behaviour; his most recent publications include Artificial Ethology, Oxford Dictionary of Animal Behaviour and Guilty Robots, Happy Dogs: The Question of Alien Minds. KEITH STENNING Professor of Human Communication at the University of Edinburgh, UK. His research interests include: comparison of modalities of representation, learning/teaching of formal knowledge. MARGARET MCGONIGLE Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Her research interests include developmental cognition, executive functioning in childhood autism and Fragile X syndrome and cognitive neuroscience.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780230247574
ISBN-10: 0230247571
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: May 17th, 2012
Pages: 295
Language: English