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[PDF / Epub] ☉ Kluge Author Gary F. Marcus – 1st-grade.co Are we “noble in reason”? Perfect in God’s image? Far from it says New York University psychologist Gary Marcus In this lucid and revealing book Marcus argues that the mind is not an elegantly dAre we “noble in reason”? Perfect in God’s image? Far from it says New York University psychologist Gary Marcus In this lucid and revealing book Marcus argues that the mind is not an elegantly designed organ but rather a “kluge” a clumsy cobbled together contraption He unveils a fundamentally new way of looking at the human mind think duct tape not supercomputer that sheds l.

Ight on some of the most mysterious aspects of human natureTaking us on a tour of the fundamental areas of human experience memory belief decision making language and happiness Marcus reveals the myriad ways our minds fall short He examines why people often vote against their own interests why money can’t buy happiness why leaders often stick to bad decisions and why a sentence like.

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eBook Gary F. Marcus º Kluge ePUB È º

eBook Gary F. Marcus º Kluge ePUB È º Gary Marcus is an award wining Professor of Psychology at New York University and director of the NYU Center for Child Language He has written three books about the origins and nature of the human mind including Kluge 2008 Houghton MifflinFaber and The Birth of the Mind Basic Books 2004 translated into 6 languages He is also the editor of The Norton Psychology Reader and the author of

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  1. Trevor Trevor says:

    eBook Gary F. Marcus º Kluge ePUB È º kluge mobile, Kluge KindleIn some ways the start of this is just The Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making put into chapters and continuous prose Not that I mean that as a bad thing – uite the opposite The ideas in both books are terribly important to anyone with a brain particularly anyone who finds tha


  2. Lena Lena says:

    eBook Gary F. Marcus º Kluge ePUB È º kluge mobile, Kluge KindleKluge is a slang term for a clumsy or inelegant solution to a problem In this new book psychologist Gary Marcus argues that the human mind itself is a kluge and then goes on to discuss how this explains why you can't remember the name of that woman from your yoga class when you run into her at the movie theaterThe basis of Marcus' argument is that evolution was working with the tools at hand when it whipped up the complex parts of our brain and that the result while generally functional is often far from optimal In each chapter Marcus details various maddening brain systems ranging from memory to belief to pleasure and offers intriguing reasons why they so often fail to work as we would like them to In the chapter on choice for example he points out that we often make highly irrati


  3. Jim Jim says:

    eBook Gary F. Marcus º Kluge ePUB È º kluge mobile, Kluge KindleFairly short a very interesting look at how our brain evolved which keeps us from approaching anything like true rationality on a regular basis He discusses many brain bugs but from a different perspective than Dean Buonomano did in Brain Bugs How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives Marcus gives the evolutionary perspectiveWell narrated enthralling throughout Highly recommendedTable of Contents1 Remnants of History Under stress our reasoning falters as the latest layer is deprioritized by the underlying parts with so much evolutionary history Marcus does a great job of showing this wit


  4. Maica Maica says:

    eBook Gary F. Marcus º Kluge ePUB È º kluge mobile, Kluge KindleAs this book suggests the human mind is a mixture of inconsistencies It can systematically plan and prepare but it can also disregard those prepared plans in favor of immediate and short term gratification It can store and accurately retrieve memories but it can also hardly absorb readily available information and sometimes memories which can be retrieved at one particular time can als


  5. Elaine Elaine says:

    eBook Gary F. Marcus º Kluge ePUB È º kluge mobile, Kluge KindleI read the NOOkcolor ebook editionI thought I'd really love a book about evolution's mistakes especially one who shows irrefutably Creationists are Marcus starts out by noting that if God made man in His image and if he made man


  6. Al Bità Al Bità says:

    eBook Gary F. Marcus º Kluge ePUB È º kluge mobile, Kluge KindleThis wonderful book confronts a truth about evolution as it relates to biological science The title rhymes with 'rouge' or 'scrooge' and is slang for 'a clumsy or inelegant soluti


  7. Conor Conor says:

    eBook Gary F. Marcus º Kluge ePUB È º kluge mobile, Kluge KindleThe Good This turned out to be a wonderful little book which surveyed many of the ways in which the human brain doesn't function rationally or ideally The examples are wonderful and I found exception with very few of his arguments Similar to Malcolm Gladwell's Blink Kluge gave me a bit of insight into how to combat the flaws in my brain's design and to live rationally At the end Marcus explains successfully how the science of evolutionary psychol


  8. Jessie B. Jessie B. says:

    eBook Gary F. Marcus º Kluge ePUB È º kluge mobile, Kluge KindleThis book presented one of the best arguments I've heard against creationism intelligent design It suggests that we evolved enough to surive rather than to the very best so many human systems the spine our reasoning c


  9. Derrick Derrick says:

    eBook Gary F. Marcus º Kluge ePUB È º kluge mobile, Kluge KindleMarcus takes a new slant our brains are the products of evolution and as such are not perfect In fact they're a kluge of different evolutionary developments each overlaying on top of each other He ends the book with some advice on how we can handle our imperfect minds sort of like a self help book on how we can deal with our klugey mindsOne annoying thing he gradually uses footnotes toward the end of the book For some reason it began to annoy me M


  10. Chris Chris says:

    eBook Gary F. Marcus º Kluge ePUB È º kluge mobile, Kluge KindleGreat idea for a book Short read big on ideas and soft on datasupporting studies I buy the narrative especially after reading Jonathan Haidt's excellent Happiness Hypothesis and


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