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Scientic American: HUMANS

Special Issue, Sep 2018

2 Mental Abilities
Many animals, including humans: Comminication, Memory, Social Reasoning, Empathy, Tradition, Physical Reasoning.
Add special sauce: Nested Scenarios & Eusocial (super social) Drive
Human Minds: Language, Mental Time Travel, Theory of Other Minds (TOM), Morality, Culture, Abstract Mental Models.

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Consciousness, Language, Morality... 2018-09-16   YON   Book Notes