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The Resource Evolution and the emergent self : the rise of complexity and behavioral versatility in nature, Raymond L. Neubauer ; illustrations by Xuan Yue

Evolution and the emergent self : the rise of complexity and behavioral versatility in nature, Raymond L. Neubauer ; illustrations by Xuan Yue

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Evolution and the emergent self : the rise of complexity and behavioral versatility in nature
Title
Evolution and the emergent self
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the rise of complexity and behavioral versatility in nature
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Raymond L. Neubauer ; illustrations by Xuan Yue
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Language
eng
Summary
Raymond L. Neubauer presents a view of nature that describes rising complexity in life in terms of increasing information content, first in genes and then in brains. The evolution of the nervous system expanded the capacity to store information with relatively open-ended programs, making learning possible. Portraying four species with high brain-to-body ratios & mdashchimpanzees, elephants, ravens, and dolphins & mdashNeubauer shows how each shares with humans the capability for complex communication, social relationships, flexible behavior, tool use, and powers of abstraction. He describes t
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
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Evolution and the emergent self : the rise of complexity and behavioral versatility in nature, Raymond L. Neubauer ; illustrations by Xuan Yue
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Evolution and the emergent self : the rise of complexity and behavioral versatility in nature, Raymond L. Neubauer ; illustrations by Xuan Yue
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/neub15070
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The immune system: a parable -- Voyages into homeostasis -- Information content -- What is a big brain good for? -- A constellation of qualities -- The evolution of personality -- Concepts as feature extraction -- The brain and belief -- Energy flows -- The origin of life -- The prospects for habitable worlds -- The apex of nature
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1 online resource (viii, 326 pages)
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online
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9780231521680
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations
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