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User Review  - ShaiShap - LibraryThing

Not quite what it says on the tin - I expected more "how the mind works" - the inner workings of the brain, neurons and such, but the book has more on "why the mind works" - evolutionary psychology ... Read full review

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User Review  - abraxalito - LibraryThing

Pinker really doesn't know how the mind works. Walter Freeman (How brains make up their minds) does though, as to some degree does Zaltman (How customers think). Read full review

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User Review  - Move_and_Merge - LibraryThing

A very broad survey, ideal for the interested layperson but ultimately frustrating to those already familiar with the topics at hand. Rather timid, "How the Mind Works" doesn't so much delve into the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daedalus - LibraryThing

This was the first work by Dr. Pinker I ever read and it was purchased after I began following a debate between Stephen Jay Gould & Daniel Dennett on Evolution in which the Pinkster insinuated himself ... Read full review

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User Review  - echaika - LibraryThing

I just don't like Pinker, often disagree with him, and find him arrogant Read full review

Review: How the Mind Works

User Review  - John Braine - Goodreads

Fascinating in places but quite long, and was so glad when I got to the end. Read full review

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User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

The least accessible of Pinker's writing, it is none the less essential reading for an understanding of the current knowledge of the subject Read full review

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User Review  - Gglast Baruch - Goodreads

Christ this is one hell of a heavy book, outdated today. Still a fruitful voyage into the theories that explain how we think and what makes us think, however the successful reader should be brave as ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bimus - Goodreads

Comprehensive but frenetic. Should have been a textbook on cognition and perception. Read full review


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