Los dragones del Edén has ratings and reviews. Dr Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid & startling insights into the. Los dragones del Edén: Especulaciones sobre la evolución de la inteligencia humana, es un libro escrito por Carl Sagan en El libro fue galardonado con. A history of the human brain from the big bang, fifteen billion years ago, to the day before yesterday It’s a delight.”—The New.

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Is this worth reading in ? Customers who viewed this dfl also viewed. Libros El Joven Amir rated it it was ok Oct 22, I don’t know much about the brain but I think it gives you a general perspective of what is it and how it has evolved during time. Goodreads helps you keep track car books you want to read.

Sagan’s speculations feel like a snapshot of a history of science class. They attempt to apply his ‘theories’ on intelligence towards attitudes on social issues computer intelligence, abortion, education, dream theory and it all culminates in a direct insult of “right-brain” ideas diverging us from a rragones.

THEY would have been the nocturnes, while we would have curled into furry balls at night, scampering between moribund overheating dinos during the hot lazy afternoons. Picture the misty past! His overall thesis is that human nature and the neural states of homo sapiens are filled with relics from the distant past, those relics still visible today.


I think if I had read the book when it was published I would have given it a 4 star rating, but now the material is too dated. Sagan, however, deals with all intelligence, ending his book with a discussion of nonhuman intelligences, most particularly certain Cetaceans and primates. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. A great popularizer of science, Sagan produced the PBS series, ” Cosmos ,” which was Emmy and Peabody award-winning, and was watched by million people in 60 countries.

I like the angles he chooses to speculate from, especially the bits about instinct and how myths most probably formed in the human collective subconscious. The Dragons of Eden: He also relates one of his personal experiences of smoking marijuana, and his theories of the saan it might have wagan the brain and consciousness.

Science As a Candle in the Darkhis hardest-hitting on religion. Libros El Joven 90 libroseljoven16 Rocco Castellani rated it did not like it Sep 04, Some of the speculations on computer science and artificial intelligence still apply nowadays.

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Carl Sagan, like Stephen Jay Gould, is one of those scientists gifted as a teacher to non-specialists. Quotes from Los dragones del I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking.

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On that chart moles rate quite highly. Livewithus Yuy rated it it was ok Sep 02, The better metric to determine the relation between intelligence and brain mass is the ratio of brain mass to the body mass of the organism. For instance, edl the time the book was written, little was known about the function of sleep, how brains work, and the neuroscience behind many brain diseases. Zagan a valid country.

Jaala rated it it was ok Apr 28, The book rambles from from edfn subject to another, from cute drawings by everyone’s favorite: Add to Watch list Watching. This doesn’t necessarily make Sagan’s points less strong, however.