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“Kluge by Gary Marcus” is a good book that you can read online or download to read it later. Before starting the reading or downloading, here is the summary of the book that you can read. How is it that we can recognize photos from our high school yearbook decades later, but cannot remember what we ate for breakfast yesterday? And why are we inclined to buy more cans of soup if the sign says “LIMIT 12 PER CUSTOMER” rather than “LIMIT 4 PER CUSTOMER?” In Kluge, Gary Marcus argues convincingly that our minds are not as elegantly designed as we may believe. The imperfections result from a haphazard evolutionary process that often proceeds by piling new systems on top of old ones—and those systems don’t always work well together. The end product is a “kluge,” a clumsy, cobbled-together contraption. Taking us on a tour of the essential areas of human experience—memory, belief, decision making, language, and happiness—Marcus unveils a fundamentally new way of looking at the evolution of the human mind and simultaneously sheds light on some of the most mysterious aspects of human nature Kluge by Gary Marcus PDF Download

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This book is one of the better popular expositions of modern psychology/neuroscience. The basic idea is that our brains are a product of our evolutionary history, and just as our backs are subject to various problems because they were not originally “designed” to be vertical supports, and so represent a compromise, so our brains are very good solutions to certain problems, especially those which are vital for survival and reproduction, but are less optimal for others. Fortunately, if only we can recognize the weak points, we can often avoid being led too far astray by re-imagining the way we look at the problem in such a way that we can solve them with our strong points.You will know yourself and others better once you have read this book, and will have some hints on how you can work around our weak spots. If you find the subject interesting, however, you will need to read some others, but no surprise as this follows from Gary’s first piece of advice on what to do about the kluges: ”

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  • Name: Kluge
  • Author: Gary Marcus
  • Language: English
  • Genre: Science History & Philosophy
  • Format: PDF/ePub
  • Size: 1 MB
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