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    PDF/EPUB How the Mind Works This morning while swimming I thought of this book And I thought also of a conversation I had recently with a friend We were talking about human consciousnessSwimming is a perfect thing to do when thinking about consciousne

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    PDF/EPUB How the Mind Works Free download How the Mind Works The book does not lack good ualities but I generally dislike the techniue of argumentation that is too often characterized by poor proof backed by a certain arrogance towards alternative explanations The chapter on the sexes is particularly shoddily presented The proof that Pinker refers to when trying to back his claims that simply put evolution and innateness alone explain the differences between the sexes when it comes to attitudes to se

  3. says: PDF/EPUB How the Mind Works Steven Pinker ñ 6 review

    PDF/EPUB How the Mind Works I started this listened to 35 hours of the audiobook’s total of 26 and simply couldn’t imagine continuing The first chapter 25 hours which the author calls an “opening brief” can in simple terms be seen as an introduction This introduction was not concise; it was rambling and consisted of mundane generalizations It did not clarify how the book would be organized nor in precise terms what the author wished to show Nothing enticed me

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    PDF/EPUB How the Mind Works Free download How the Mind Works This is a truly comprehensive treatment of the human mind Pinker delves deeply into the reasons why the mind has evolved to make decisions in the way it does There is very little discussion about the biology of the brain; the book points out

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    PDF/EPUB How the Mind Works Free read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ñ Steven Pinker I think this a great way of addressing a widespread misunderstanding about genetics biological evolution and human thought behavior Slight background story I was having a discussion with a guy on goodreadscom within his comments on his revie

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    PDF/EPUB How the Mind Works Free read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ñ Steven Pinker Free download How the Mind Works I finally finished this book It took me far longer than I care to admit to do so On at least one occasion I lost interest an

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    PDF/EPUB How the Mind Works This book was an amazing readI cannot get around the fact that it was written by one person let alone one person with a lot of other books on the same topic and yet provocative each time I loved the detailed and comprehensive outlook on each subject matterIt is not a textbook It is a long essay that gives you a rational up to date coherent general yet accurate A frame for thinking about mind cognition and emotions and

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    PDF/EPUB How the Mind Works This is a very readable and influential synthesis of the cognitive science view of the mind with that of evolutionary psychology The overall thrust is that the mind is a neural computer closely governed by feelings and desires that were shaped by natural selection for their adaptive value in the hunter gatherer lifestyle of our a

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    PDF/EPUB How the Mind Works This book freuently gets rave reviews Whenever i sit down to read Pinker i wish i were drinking again Here is an example of a typical uotation from this book that i could only follow if i were drunk The cobalt 60 nucleus is said to spin counterclockwise if you look down on its north pole but that description by itself is c

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  • Hardcover
  • 660
  • How the Mind Works
  • Steven Pinker
  • English
  • 22 May 2020
  • 9780393045352

Free download How the Mind Works

Free read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ñ Steven Pinker Free read How the Mind Works í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB S that allowed our ancestors to understand and outsmart objects animals plants and each otherHow the Mind Works makes sense of some of the bewildering aspects of everyday life such as why is beauty important to us How is it that we are moved to tears or laughter Why do we feel that a run of heads makes the coin likely to land tails Why is self restraint so difficult This is a witty and compelling work synthesizing the best of cognitive science and evolutionary biolog. This book freuently gets rave reviews Whenever i sit down to read Pinker i wish i were drinking again Here is an example of a typical uotation from this book that i could only follow if i were drunk The cobalt 60 nucleus is said to spin counterclockwise if you look down on its north pole but that description by itself is circular because north pole is simply what we call the end of the axis from which a rotation looks counterclockwise This is in the middle of a discussion in which he puts down Richard Feynman and concludes God is not ambidextrous after all I feel that Pinker presents his material in an annoyingly obtuse way and may be drinking when he writes LOL

Free read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ñ Steven Pinker

How the Mind Works

Free read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ñ Steven Pinker Free read How the Mind Works í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB A fascinating provocative book exploring the mysteries of human thought and behavior by the author of the acclaimed bestseller The Language InstinctThe human mind is fantastically complex we often take its abilities for granted yet few would argue that any amount of technology will ever duplicate human intelligence How does the human mind work How do we see in three dimensions Why do we fall in love How do we remember names and faces How is it indeed that we ponder t. I started this listened to 35 hours of the audiobook s total of 26 and simply couldn t imagine continuing The first chapter 25 hours which the author calls an opening brief can in simple terms be seen as an introduction This introduction was not concise it was rambling and consisted of mundane generalizations It did not clarify how the book would be organized nor in precise terms what the author wished to show Nothing enticed me to continue To better understand the field of cognitive science I am looking for a book based on solid scientific backing not one based on speculation I want at least a modicum of solid proof for what is being claimed and I found not one smidgeon of that here There was an excessive amount of criticism of other scientists views while at the same time the author s own views were not made clear I disliked the manner in which the author gave an enormous number of examples which supposedly were meant t

Steven Pinker ñ 6 review

Free read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ñ Steven Pinker Free read How the Mind Works í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB He nature of our own consciousnessIn this bold extraordinary book Steven Pinker one of the world's leading cognitive scientists and author of the widely praised bestseller The Language Instinct tackles the intricacies of the human mind to decipher how we think feel and act Using reverse engineering determining what natural selection designed the mind to accomplish in a hunting and gathering environment Pinker explains how the mind stores and uses information a proces. I finally finished this book It took me far longer than I care to admit to do so On at least one occasion I lost interest and put it down for several weeks before coming back to itI have a hard time putting my finger on exactly why this was the case It s not that it s bad in fact parts of it are absolutely fascinating It s certainly not the writing Pinker is uite good despite a tendency to repeat himself freuentlyI think it boiled down to two things for me with both of them being closely related and maybe even the same1 Organization This is a 565 page book with only eight chapters Each chapter is almost a short book on its own divided into many sections While a common theme ties together each chapter the sections are often uite divergent It was hard to maintain momentum when moving from one section to another that seemed only tangentially related2 Breadth The subject is the human mind providing practically infinite material I think for