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The birth of the mind : how a tiny number of genes creates the complexities of human thought / Gary Marcus.

  • Marcus, Gary F. (Gary Fred)
Date
[2004], ©2004
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

New York : Basic Books, [2004], ©2004.

Physical description

ix, 278 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-257) and indexes.

Contents

Neither is better -- Born to learn -- Brain storms -- Aristotle's impetus -- Copernicus's revenge -- Wiring the mind -- The evolution of mental genes -- Paradox lost -- Final frontiers -- Appendix: methods for reading the genome.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    Medical Collection
    BF701 2004M32b
    Open shelves

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ISBN

  • 0465044050