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Consciousness Regained: Chapters in the Development of Mind (Oxford Paperback Reference) Paperback – November 29, 1984


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  • Series: Oxford Paperback Reference
  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (November 29, 1984)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0192860526
  • ISBN-13: 978-0192860521
  • Product Dimensions: 7.6 x 5 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #940,781 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Nicholas Humphrey is a theoretical psychologist, based in Cambridge, who is known for his work on the evolution of human intelligence and consciousness. His interests are wide ranging. He studied mountain gorillas with Dian Fossey in Rwanda, he was the first to demonstrate the existence of "blindsight" after brain damage in monkeys, he proposed the celebrated theory of the "social function of intellect, and he is the only scientist ever to edit the literary journal Granta.

His books include Consciousness Regained, The Inner Eye, A History of the Mind, Leaps of Faith, The Mind Made Flesh, Seeing Red, and Soul Dust. He has been the recipient of several honours, including the Martin Luther King Memorial Prize, and the British Psychological Society's book award.

He has been Lecturer in Psychology at Oxford, Assistant Director of the Subdepartment of Animal Behaviour at Cambridge, Senior Research Fellow in Parapsychology at Cambridge, Professor of Psychology at the New School for Social Research, New York, and School Professor at the London School of Economics.

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By Clabscom on June 25, 2014
Format: Paperback
I really enjoyed getting a behaviorists perspective and musing on the philosophy of consciousness. Definitely had a few ideas that have become somewhat dated, but considering it was written in the 80's it holds up very well.
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