Cognitive Science Lecutre 5.3

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Cognitive Science Lecutre: 5.3 Evolution, Learning, and Culture I. Adaptation A. Shortest time scale intelligent – hence adaptive systems B. Continually change behavior in the course of solving each problem situation they  encounter II. Somewhat longer, intelligent systems make adaptations that are preserved and remain  available for meeting new situations successfully III. Longest – intelligent systems adaptive IV. Evolution as primary adaptive system A. Chronologically B. The? Defining charactieristic of living systems
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Unformatted text preview: V. Interation among adaptive mechanisms A. Only models subsuming multiple adaptive mechanisms can speak to interations among them B. But the constituent models will necessarily be implified C. Confusions abount 1. “Inheritence of acquired characteristics” [Lamarck] a) Lamarck was wrong 2. “Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny” [Haeckel] 3. “Nature” XOR “nurture” 4. “Nativist” XOR “empiricist” 5. “Race predicts IQ” VI. Culture...
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  • Winter '08
  • Recapitulation theory, Intelligent Systems, adaptive systems B., adaptive mechanisms A., multiple adaptive mechanisms

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