From Complexity to Creativity
by Ben Goertzel
Publisher: Plenum Press 1996
Number of pages: 402
This groundbreaking text applies the concepts of complexity science to provide a unified scientific explanation of all aspects of human creativity. The book clearly describes the psynet model that integrates ideas from computer science, mathematics, neurobiology, philosophy, and cognitive and personality psychology. Goertzel shows how common computer science algorithms, such as neural nets and genetic algorithms, fit into the mental and creative process, and proposes that the understanding of mathematics must be extended to successfully deal with the mind's workings.
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by Mary Whiton Calkins - The Macmillan Company
The book is written in the conviction that psychology should study consciousness, both as a series of complex mental processes, and as a relation of conscious selves to each other. The book is intended for students beginning the study of psychology.
by Ennio Cipani - Context Press
This textbook provides empirical research addressing common questions as well as instructive clinical case studies demonstrating how punishment contingencies change behavior. It can serve as supplementary reading for students in child development ...
by Charles Stangor - Flat World Knowledge
I wrote this book to help students organize their thinking about psychology at a conceptual level. You will learn that psychology matters because it helps us understand behavior and that our knowledge of psychology is based on empirical study.
by Newton Fortuin - Smashwords
In every single waking moment we make simple choices that empower either a higher or lower reality for our lives. The Seven Shades of Darkness looks at the many reasons we in those moments consciously or unconsciously choose to walk the lower path.