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Vehicles Experiments in Synthetic Psychology

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ISBN-10: 0262521121

ISBN-13: 9780262521123

Edition: 1986

Authors: Valentino Braitenberg

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These imaginative thought experiments are the inventions of one of the world's eminent brain researchers. They are "vehicles," a series of hypothetical, self-operating machines that exhibit increasingly intricate if not always successful or civilized "behavior." Each of the vehicles in the series incorporates the essential features of all the earlier models and along the way they come to embody aggression, love, logic, manifestations of foresight, concept formation, creative thinking, personality, and free will. In a section of extensive biological notes, Braitenberg locates many elements of his fantasy in current brain research. Valentino Braitenberg is a director of the Max Planck…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 1986
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 2/7/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English