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User Review  - SpaceyAcey - LibraryThing

Pinker explains the computational theory of the mind in easy to understand prose for the layman. It's not all literature summarizing, he also inserts some of his own ideas on all sorts of topics ... Read full review

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User Review  - raschneid - LibraryThing

Very interesting, well-written, and comprehensive. I appreciated the overview of both computational and evolutionary psychology in one tome of a book; computational psychology is pretty much awesome ... Read full review

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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  - Thruston - LibraryThing

It took me a long time to get through this, but it was worth it. Pinker writes in a very entertaining and clear style. Even if he's not correct on everything, he puts together a convincing account and ... Read full review

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User Review  - sevententacles -

This is a nice edition of this book to have. I have seen larger and heavier ones but this book maintains a lower weight comparatively while still having quite easy to read font and text. Read full review


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With verve and clarity, the author of The Language Instinct (1993) offers a thought-challenging explanation of why our minds work the way they do Pinker, director of the Center for Cognitive ... Read full review

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User Review  - 4bonasa - LibraryThing

My first foray into the fields of evolutionary psychology and the computational theory of the mind. Interesting enough I'm reading it again. 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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