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The Resource The dragons of Eden : speculations on the evolution of human intelligence, Carl Sagan

The dragons of Eden : speculations on the evolution of human intelligence, Carl Sagan

Label
The dragons of Eden : speculations on the evolution of human intelligence
Title
The dragons of Eden
Title remainder
speculations on the evolution of human intelligence
Statement of responsibility
Carl Sagan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an overview of human evolution and discusses human and animal intelligence, the mechanisms of the brain, memory, sleep, myths and legends about evolution, and the possibility of intelligent extraterrestrial life
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-1996
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sagan, Carl
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Intellect
  • Brain
  • Genetic psychology
  • Intellect
  • Brain
  • Biological Evolution
  • Brain
  • Genetics, Behavioral
  • Intelligence
Label
The dragons of Eden : speculations on the evolution of human intelligence, Carl Sagan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 241-249
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The cosmic calendar -- Genes and brains -- The brain and the chariot -- Eden as a metaphor: The evolution of man -- The abstractions of beasts -- Tales of Eden -- Lovers and madmen -- The future evolution of the brain -- Knowledge is our destiny: Terrestrial and extraterrestrial intelligence
Control code
2922889
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9780394410456
Lccn
76053472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)127117
Label
The dragons of Eden : speculations on the evolution of human intelligence, Carl Sagan
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 241-249
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The cosmic calendar -- Genes and brains -- The brain and the chariot -- Eden as a metaphor: The evolution of man -- The abstractions of beasts -- Tales of Eden -- Lovers and madmen -- The future evolution of the brain -- Knowledge is our destiny: Terrestrial and extraterrestrial intelligence
Control code
2922889
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9780394410456
Lccn
76053472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)127117

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