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Pinker, Stephen
 
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Learning I 226
Learning/evolution/Pinker: Learning leads to the evolution of innate skills, but not to the fact that all abilities are innate - innate/(s): everything that has been brought about by evolution is innate - (otherwise Adaptionism)).
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I 226 ~
Baldwin effect/Pinker: starts from the assumption that learning draws evolution in the direction that it looks like Lamarckian Evolution - the ability to learn will change the problem of evolution - instead of blindly searching for the needle in a haystack, it tells you when you get close.
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I 229
Learning/Pinker: not associative - young migratory birds memorize the night sky including rotation.- Animals calculate calories burned when hunting in the area.

Pi I
St. Pinker
Wie das Denken im Kopf entsteht M√ľnchen 1998


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-27