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Harnad, Stevan (2007) Evan In, Villaroya, Oscar and Forn, Francesc (eds.) Social Brain Matters. Stances on the Neurobiology of Social Cognition. Editions Rodopi, Amsterdam/New York

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A fictional account of how a speculative hypothesis about how to eliminate the "we/they" distinction is implemented by rearing children (during early critical years) in "aggregates in flux" instead of in kinship-based families: In "aggregates in flux," the individual members would be constantly varying (and unrelated, genetically). The only invariant would be that they were all human.

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Additional Information: Version also avialable on publisher's website: http://www.rodopi.nl/senj.asp?SerieId=CS Commentary On: Harnad, S. (2005) Spare Me the Complements: An Immoderate Proposal for Eliminating the "We/They" Category Boundary, in Vilarroya, Òscar & Forn, Francesc (2007), "Social Brain Matters. Stances on the Neurobiology of Social Cognition," Éditions Rodopi
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Keywords: category learning, uncomplemented categories, early experience, socialization, critical period, ethnocentrism, we/they distinction
Organisations: Web & Internet Science
ePrint ID: 260703
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2007Published
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2005
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2017 13:28
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/260703

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