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The Complex Mind

An Interdisciplinary Approach

Authors: McFarland, David, Stenning, Keith, McGonigle, Maggie

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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.

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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.

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Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Relational and Absolute Discrimination Learning by Squirrel Monkeys: Establishing a Common Ground with Human Cognition

    Jones, Barry T.

    Pages 12-24

  • Serial List Retention by Non-Human Primates: Complexity and Cognitive Continuity

    Treichler, F. Robert

    Pages 25-37

  • The Use of Spatial Structure in Working Memory: A Comparative Standpoint

    Lillo, Carlo

    Pages 38-54

  • The Emergence of Linear Sequencing in Children: A Continuity Account and a Formal Model

    McGonigle-Chalmers, Maggie (et al.)

    Pages 55-79

  • Sensitivity to Quantity: What Counts across Species?

    Boysen, Sarah T. (et al.)

    Pages 80-96

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Complex Mind
Book Subtitle
An Interdisciplinary Approach
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-35445-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230354456
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-24757-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32015-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 295
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