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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  - robinhood26 - LibraryThing

Steven Pinker takes a scientific and particularly evolutionary view regarding the brain functions and development of the human mind. This view is (finally) gaining traction in the scientific community ... Read full review

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User Review  - psiloiordinary - LibraryThing

Complicated and challenging material made to seem almost light and entertaining by a great author. This is a huge topic and not surprisingly other reviewers have complained that we do not get a clear ... 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  - frank_oconnor - LibraryThing

The title is misleading. The first part of the book discusses neural networking, the computational theory of mind and perception but it does so without connecting the dots or answering some major ... 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

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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


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