In this crystal-clear and entertaining book, Marcus offers new ideas for how to integrate what we know about the thinking, talking person. [His] brilliantly original book is a contribution both to popularizing science and to science itself.
"This is without doubt the clearest account of the relationship between genes and environment that I have ever read. Marcus has digested an enormous amount of information from very diverse fields and integrated it into a smooth-flowing, user-friendly whole"
Author of Language and Human Behavior
The Birth of the Mind is fast, accurate, and informative--an excellent overview of new ideas and research. Gary Marcus will light all eight of your brain's lobes!"
Author of Darwin's Children
Engaging and clear.....covers a truly amazing range
Richard C. Atkinson,
Past President, University of California
"Gary Marcus has written the real deal. This book is smart, tough, and insightful."
Michael S. Gazzaniga,
Author of Nature's Mind
"If you've ever wondered about the space between genes and the mind, heres the book that connects the dots. Marcuss book is clear, fascinating, and up-to-date.
Author, Frames of Mind