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The Biology of Mind: Origins and Structures of Mind, Brain, and Consciousness

The Biology of Mind: Origins and Structures of Mind, Brain, and Consciousness

M. Deric Bownds

ISBN: 978-1-891-78607-5

Jun 1999

376 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$48.95

Description

This new book makes state-of-the-art research on the human mind accessible and exciting for a wide variety of readers. It covers the evolution of mind, examines the transitions from primate through early hominid to modern human intelligence, and reviews modern experimental studies of the brain structures and mechanisms that underlie vision, emotions, language, memory, and learning.
Preface.

Chapter 1. Thinking about Thinking.

PART I: EVOLVING MIND.

Chapter 2. Origins of Mind.

Chapter 3. Structures of Mind.

Chapter 4. Primate Mind.

Chapter 5. Hominid Mind.

PART II: DEVELOPING MIND.

Chapter 6. Plastic Mind.

Chapter 7. Minds and Selves.

PART III: SOCIETY OF MIND.

Chapter 8. Perceiving Mind.

Chapter 9. Acting Mind.

Chapter 10. Emotional Mind.

Chapter 11. Linguistic Mind.

PART IV: MODERN MIND.

Chapter 12. Conscious Mind.

Chapter 13. Theoretic Mind.

Glossary.

Index.