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Free read Ê A Very Short Tour of the Mind 100 ´ ➹ [Download] ➵ A Very Short Tour of the Mind By Michael C. Corballis ➼ – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk How does your dog remember where it buried its bone but you can't find your keys And do we really only use ten percent of our brains In A Very Short Tour of the MiHow does your dog remember where it buried Short Tour PDF #197 its bone but you can't find your keys And do we really only use ten percent of our brains In A Very Short Tour of the Mind Michael C Corballis answers these uestions and The human mind is arguably the most complex organ in the univer. Most of the material in this series of short essays easily digestible in one sitting was familiar to me but Corballis has a gift for conversational explanation with some opinion thrown in so this was funPerhaps my favorite part was his essay on why walking on two legs may have fostered the smartest animals on the planet that being us It's not just that it freed our hands to gesture and he thinks our language evolved from gesture and make tools and carry things but bipedalism meant women could not carry children for as long as most mammals otherwise they'd never be able to walk which means the children are born relatively prematurely which means their brains continue to develop during the helpless stage of infancy which increases learning and social bonding and voila a homo sapiens advantageAlso fun his analysis of the difference between lying and bullshit his reflections on why the brain's functions are asymmetrical and the intriguing idea that when we learn written language our right brains produce a mirror image of all the letters we learn in the left brain helping to explain the freuent letter reversals in children learning to write

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Ifty years Leading us through behavioral experiments and neuroscience cognitive theory and Darwinian evolution with his trademark wit and wisdom Corballis punctures a few hot air balloons Unleash the creativity of your right brain and explains just what we know and don't know about our own minds. 25 I thought this would be interesting than it was It was too short and I could have done without the first 5 chapters It didn't really talk about the mind until chapter 6

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A Very Short Tour of the MindSeModern computers might be faster and whales might have larger brains but neither can match the sheer intellect or capacity for creativity that we humans enjoy In this gem of a book Corballis introduces us A Very Epubto what we've learned about the intricacies of the human brain over the last f. #NonfictionNovember2016One of the most brilliant last paragraphs I've encountered so far Unfortunately bullshit is everywhere Robert Conuest in his poem “A Grouchy Good Night to the Academic Year” gives this warningThen alas for the next generationFor the pots fairly crackle with thornWhere psychology meets educationA terrible bullshit is bornAnd remember that the book you've just finished listening to was written by a phycologist with a long involvement in educationBAM