Cognitive Science 1 5.1

Cognitive Science 1 - Cognitive Science Lecture 5.1 Evolution I Evolution A It is a search process B Search Process 1 Animals that have more

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Cognitive Science Lecture: 5.1 Evolution I. Evolution A. It is a search process B. Search Process 1. Animals that have more offspring have traits that allow them to have more  offspring 2. Continually happens and over a long period of time, it is evolution 3. Individuals who have more fitness have more offspring, their offspring will  have more and eventually more and more individuals will be at the peaks 4. Evolution will not present the best evolution process C. The Baldwin Effect 1. Everyone is relatively on the same level, and on the fitness landscape, there is  only one small space there they can have an advantage D. With learning: 1. Through learning mechanisms, the difficult landscape will be smoothed out  and  be more attainable E. Baldwin’s Paper 1. How Do animals improve their behavior? a)
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course COGS 1 taught by Professor Lewis during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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Cognitive Science 1 - Cognitive Science Lecture 5.1 Evolution I Evolution A It is a search process B Search Process 1 Animals that have more

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