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Intelligence and evolutionary biology

by NATO Advanced Study Institute on the Evolutionary Biology of Intelligence (1986 Poppi, Italy)

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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal intelligence -- Congresses.,
  • Intellect -- Congresses.,
  • Evolution (Biology) -- Congresses.,
  • Evolution -- congresses.,
  • Intelligence -- congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Harry J. Jerison and Irene Jerison.
    GenreCongresses., congresses.
    SeriesNATO ASI series. Series G, Ecological sciences ;, vol. 17, NATO ASI series., no. 17
    ContributionsJerison, Harry J., Jerison, Irene.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL785 .N39 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 481 p. :
    Number of Pages481
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2406415M
    ISBN 10038716085X
    LC Control Number87037660

      Best evolutionary biology books, from Stephen Jay Gould to Richard Dawkins Intelligence, behaviour, free will, disease, ageing, sex and conflict are all covered. Most notable is . Books shelved as biology: The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins, The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin, The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evol.

    Books in Biological Sciences: Evolutionary Biology published or distributed by the University of Chicago Press. Biological Sciences: Evolutionary Biology from the University of Chicago Press. All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK 1. Origins of Evolutionary Biology of Behavior Controversies over Animal Instinct and Intelligence in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries Erasmus Darwin’s Sensationalist Interpretation of Instinct and Evolution Cabanis’s Revision of Sensationalism Lamarck: Behavior as Product and Instrument of Species Transformation.

      What is evolutionary ecology? Evolutionary ecology is a general term that may mean very different things to different people. The main focus of evolutionary-ecology studies is at the level of population biology (Pianka ), with an emphasis on a timescale at the boundary between ecological (i.e., short-term) and evolutionary (i.e., long-term) phenomena.   Let's look, therefore, at evolutionary biology and existential philosophy. The former is experiencing rapid, perhaps exponential, growth, while the latter appears to have had its day and is.


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Intelligence and evolutionary biology by NATO Advanced Study Institute on the Evolutionary Biology of Intelligence (1986 Poppi, Italy) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Introduction. In evolutionary biology, "intelligence" must be defined in terms of traits that are subject to the major forces of organic evolution. Accordingly, this volume is concerned with the substantive questions that are relevant to the evolutionary problem.

Comparisons of learning abilities are highlighted by a detailed report on similarities between honeybees and higher vertebrates. In evolutionary biology, "intelligence" must be defined in terms of traits that are subject to the major forces of organic evolution.

Accordingly, this volume is concerned with the substantive questions that are relevant to the evolutionary problem. About this book. In evolutionary biology, "intelligence" must be defined in terms of traits that are subject to the major forces of organic evolution.

Accordingly, this volume is concerned with the substantive questions that are relevant to the evolutionary problem. Comparisons of learning abilities are highlighted by a detailed report on similarities between honeybees and higher vertebrates. NATO Advanced Study Institute on the Evolutionary Biology of Intelligence ( Poppi, Italy).

Intelligence and evolutionary biology. Berlin ; New York: Springer-Verlag, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Harry J Jerison; Irene Jerison. The challenge of the game of solving (or resolving) the “problem” of the evolution of intelligence has the added attraction that success will deepen our understanding Intelligence and evolutionary biology book ourselves and of our world.

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The journal is devoted to the timely publication and dissemination of both the theoretical and practical aspects of population-based searches for artificial intelligence. A comprehensive introduction to new approaches in artificial intelligence and robotics that are inspired by self-organizing biological processes and structures.

New approaches to artificial intelligence spring from the idea that intelligence emerges as much from cells, bodies, and societies as it does from evolution, development, and learning. Summary The book grew out of Rushton's paper, "Evolutionary Biology and Heritable Traits (With Reference to Oriental-White-Black Difference)".

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The book begins with an understanding of the processes of evolutionary fitness, occupied in the epicenter of the principles of evolutionary biology.

Whether through natural or experimental occurrence, evolutionary fitness has been found to be the cardinal instance of evolutionary links in an organism between its ancestral and contemporary states. The evolution of hominid intelligence can be traced over its course for the past 10 million years, and attributed to specific environmental challenges.

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