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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

Label
Evolution and the emergent self : the rise of complexity and behavioral versatility in nature
Title
Evolution and the emergent self
Title remainder
the rise of complexity and behavioral versatility in nature
Statement of responsibility
Raymond L. Neubauer ; illustrations by Xuan Yue
Creator
Subject
Genre
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
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Neubauer, Raymond L.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human evolution
  • Human behavior
  • Behavior evolution
  • Social evolution
  • Animal behavior
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Biological Evolution
  • Self Concept
  • Social Behavior
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Animal behavior
  • Behavior evolution
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Human behavior
  • Human evolution
  • Social evolution
Label
Evolution and the emergent self : the rise of complexity and behavioral versatility in nature, Raymond L. Neubauer ; illustrations by Xuan Yue
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
ocn767953007
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 326 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231521680
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 379013
  • 22573/cttgsmrs
  • 1b4bd2fb-4317-4b2c-81c6-0e30a9d05a19
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)767953007
Label
Evolution and the emergent self : the rise of complexity and behavioral versatility in nature, Raymond L. Neubauer ; illustrations by Xuan Yue
Publication
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
Control code
ocn767953007
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 326 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231521680
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 379013
  • 22573/cttgsmrs
  • 1b4bd2fb-4317-4b2c-81c6-0e30a9d05a19
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)767953007

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