Combining the study of animal minds, artificial minds, and human evolution, this book examine the advances made by comparative psychologists in explaining the intelligent behaviour of primates, the design of artificial autonomous systems and the cognitive products of language evolution.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2012|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
DAVID MCFARLAND Emeritus Fellow at Balliol College, University of Oxford, UK. He is author and editor of many books on behaviour; his most recent publications include Artificial Ethology, Oxford Dictionary of Animal Behaviour and Guilty Robots, Happy Dogs: The Question of Alien Minds. KEITH STENNING Professor of Human Communication at the University of Edinburgh, UK. His research interests include: comparison of modalities of representation, learning/teaching of formal knowledge. MARGARET MCGONIGLE Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Her research interests include developmental cognition, executive functioning in childhood autism and Fragile X syndrome and cognitive neuroscience.