COGSCI 111 Feb13Lecture

COGSCI 111 Feb13Lecture - The Adapted Mind The Evolutionary...

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Unformatted text preview: The Adapted Mind: The Evolutionary Approach To the Human Mind/Brain The Adapted Mind: The Evolutionary Approach To the Human Mind/Brain The human mind/brain is a product of natural selection (Darwin). “Variation proposes and selection disposes.” (Gould) The Adapted Mind: The Evolutionary Approach To the Human Mind/Brain The human mind/brain is a product of natural selection (Darwin). “Variation proposes and selection disposes.” (Gould) Its functions are to promote survival and reproductive success. The Adapted Mind: The Evolutionary Approach To the Human Mind/Brain The human mind/brain is a product of natural selection (Darwin). “Variation proposes and selection disposes.” (Gould) Its functions are to promote survival and reproductive success. It is divisible, consisting in part of adaptive specializations ( domain-speciFc modules ) that are reliable, economical, and e f cient. (Cosmides and Tooby’s “ adaptive toolkit ”) The Adapted Mind: The Evolutionary Approach To the Human Mind/Brain The human mind/brain is a product of natural selection (Darwin). “Variation proposes and selection disposes.”(Darwin)....
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COGSCI 111 Feb13Lecture - The Adapted Mind The Evolutionary...

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