QUINLAN, P: Connectionism and Psychology: A Psychological Perspective on New Connectionist Research

Quinlan, Philip. Connectionism and Psychology: A Psychological Perspective on New Connectionist Research. University of Chicago Press, 1991. ISBN: 0226699617. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30683) $15.00

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This text is an in-depth guide to neural network research in the late 20th century and research that showed they are of direct relevance to human information processing.

Illustrated. 293p. Index.

Aimed at advanced undergrads and beginning post-grad students.

PERKINS, DN: The Intelligent Eye: Learning to Think by Looking at Art

Book cover. The Intelligent Eye: Learning to Think by Looking at ArtPerkins, David N. The Intelligent Eye: Learning to Think by Looking at Art (Occasional Paper Series). J. Paul Getty, 1994. ISBN: 089236274X. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30577) $14.00

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Black and white illustrations. With carefully chosen illustrations, Perkins demonstrates how the reflective approach to art can develop broader, more adventurous, and clearer avenues of thought. Occasional Paper 4 of the J. Paul Getty series. 95p.

David Perkins is a founding member of Harvard Project Zero, a basic research project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education investigating human symbolic capacities and their development.

GOPNIK, A: The Scientist in the Crib: Minds, Brains, and How Children Learn

Book cover. The Scientist in the Crib: Minds, Brains, and How Children Learn Gopnik, Alison; Meltzoff, Andrew N.; Kuhl, Patricia K. The Scientist in the Crib: Minds, Brains, and How Children Learn. William Morrow, 1999. ISBN: 0688159885. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30569) $14.00

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The Scientist in the Crib argues that evolution designed us to both teach and learn. Nurture is our nature, and the drive to learn is our most important instinct. Index. References. 279p.

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