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The Uses of Consciousness

Humphrey, Nicholas (1987) The Uses of Consciousness. [Conference Paper]

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Abstract

Reflexive consciousness evolved in the context of early human social life, as a means by which 'natural psychologists' could develop working models of their own and others' minds.

Item Type:Conference Paper
Keywords:consciousness, theory of mind, social intelligence, Machiavellianism, human evolution
Subjects:Biology > Animal Cognition
Psychology > Comparative Psychology
Psychology > Developmental Psychology
Psychology > Evolutionary Psychology
Psychology > Evolutionary Psychology
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
Psychology > Social Psychology
ID Code:809
Deposited By:Humphrey, Nicholas
Deposited On:26 Apr 1999
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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