Modules of the Human Mind
This chapter outlines some of the key modules that are likely to be unique to the human mind. These include a sophisticated mind-reading system, a language faculty, a variety of adaptations that facilitate cultural learning, and a system for normative reasoning and motivation. It is argued that at some length, we should expect there to be multiple modules distinctive of the human mind (rather than just one), and that our current understanding of brain evolution, brain organization, and brain development in no way count against the massive modularity hypothesis.
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