How the Mind Works
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How the Mind Works

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Why do we laugh? What makes memories fade? Why do people believe in ghosts? Why do fools fall in love? How the Mind Works explores every aspect of mental life, showing that our minds are not a mystery, but a system of organs of computation designed by natural selection.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 688 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 35mm | 476g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141980788
  • 9780141980782
  • 16,434

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'Powerful and gripping . . . To have read it is to have consulted a first draft of the structural plan of the human psyche . . . a glittering tour de force.' Spectator 'Witty popular science that you enjoy reading for the writing as well as for the science.' The New York Times 'How the Mind Works will change the way your mind works.' The Times
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About Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker is one of the world's leading authorities on language and the mind. His popular and highly praised books include Words and Rules, How the Mind Works, and The Language Instinct. The recipient of several major awards for his teaching and scientific research, Pinker is Peter de Florez professor of psychology in the department of brain and cognitive sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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