For a brief history of early computer science, connectionism and cybernetics, including their influence on psychology, see Chapter 1 of Brains, Machines and Mathematics by Michael Arbib (2nd edition, Springer-Verlag 1987; RSL Comp Bd 98; chapter 1 copied as AI box photocopy A52).

Jocelyn Ireson-Paine
Wed Feb 14 23:39:25 GMT 1996