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The Pulitzer Prize finalist and national bestseller How the Mind Works is a fascinating, provocative work exploring the mysteries of human thought and behavior. How do we see in three dimensions? How do we remember names and faces? How is it, indeed, that we ponder the nature of our own consciousness? Why do we fall in love? In this bold, extraordinary book, Pinker synthesizes the best of cognitive science and evolutionary biology to explain what the mind is, how it has evolved, and, ultimately, how it works. This edition includes a new afterword that explores the impact of the book and its relevance today.
Steven Pinker is Harvard College Professor and Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University.
Table of Contents
|Standard Equipment||p. 3|
|Thinking Machines||p. 59|
|Revenge of the Nerds||p. 149|
|The Mind's Eye||p. 211|
|Good Ideas||p. 299|
|Family Values||p. 425|
|The Meaning of Life||p. 521|
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