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Peggy LaCerra

Biography:

Peggy LaCerra developed the scientific models of the mind and life intelligence systems presented in her book "The Origin of Minds," after completing an award-winning dissertation in evolutionary psychology and a McDonnell Foundation research fellowship in cognitive neuroscience. She currently serves as the director of the Center for Evolutionary Neuroscience and is the president of Mind-Works, a scientific consulting firm based in Ojai, California.

Past Shows:

Looking at the Mind

"All life forms have intelligence systems...and energy management is the problem to be solved no matter what the life form," said Peggy La Cerra, an award-winning researcher who appeared on Tuesday night's program. The co-author of The Origin of Minds, La Cerra suggested that the problem solving systems for everything from humans to bacteria are similar, and are based on "an energetic economic marketplace," where there is competition for resources. ... More »

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