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  • Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain

    Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain
    av David Eagleman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307389923

    If the conscious mind--the part you consider to be you--is just the tip of the iceberg, what is the rest doing? In this sparkling and provocative book, renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain to illumina…

  • Visual Intelligence

    Visual Intelligence
    av Donald Hoffman

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393319675

    Cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman's exploration of the extraordinary creative genius of the mind's eye "has many virtues, of which sheer intellectual excitement is the foremost" (Nature). Hoffman explains that far from being a passive recorder of a…

  • Seducing the Subconscious

    Seducing the Subconscious
    av Robert Heath

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780470974889

    Our relationship with ads: it's complicated A must-read for anyone intrigued by the role and influence of the ad world, Seducing the Subconscious explores the complexities of our relationship to advertising. Robert Heath uses approaches from experim…

  • Gesture and Thought

    Gesture and Thought
    av David Mcneill

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226514635

    David McNeill, a pioneer in the ongoing study of the relationship between gesture and language, here argues that gestures are active participants in both speaking and thinking. He posits that gestures are key ingredients in an "imagery-language dial…

  • Big Mind

    Big Mind
    av Geoff Mulgan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691196169

    How collective intelligence can transform business, government, and our everyday lives A new field of collective intelligence has emerged in recent years, prompted by digital technologies that make it possible to think at large scale. This "bigger m…

  • Argumentation

    Argumentation
    av Raymond S. Nickerson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108799874

    Drawing from the study of human reasoning, Argumentation describes different types of arguments and explains how they influence beliefs and behaviour. Raymond Nickerson identifies many of the fallacies, biases, and other flaws often found in argumen…

  • Argumentation

    Argumentation
    av Raymond S. Nickerson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108835268

    Drawing from the study of human reasoning, Argumentation describes different types of arguments and explains how they influence beliefs and behaviour. Raymond Nickerson identifies many of the fallacies, biases, and other flaws often found in argumen…

  • Brainstorm

    Brainstorm
    av Daniel J Siegel

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780399168833

    In this "New York Times"-bestselling book, Dr. Daniel Siegel shows parents how to turn one of the most challenging developmental periods in their children's lives into one of the most rewarding. Between the ages of twelve and twenty-four, the brain…

  • Bright Colors Falsely Seen

    Bright Colors Falsely Seen
    av Kevin T. Dann

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300206395

    In a conversation with his physician, a nineteenth-century resident of Paris who lived near the railroad described sensations of brilliant color generated by the sounds of trains passing in the night. This patient-a synaesthete-experienced "color he…

  • The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

    The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement
    av David Brooks

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812979374

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER With unequaled insight and brio, New York Times columnist David Brooks has long explored and explained the way we live. Now Brooks turns to the building blocks of human flourishing in a multilayered, profoundly illuminat…

  • The Thinker's Toolkit

    The Thinker's Toolkit
    av Morgan D. Jones

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812928082

    Offers strategies on how to make intelligent and informed decisions in today's complicated business world and provides fourteen strategies on how to solve problems and simplify processes

  • Streetlights and Shadows

    Streetlights and Shadows
    av Gary A. Klein

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262516723

    An expert explains how the conventional wisdom about decision making can get us into trouble-and why experience can't be replaced by rules, procedures, or analytical methods.In making decisions, when should we go with our gut and when should we try…

  • The Adaptable Mind

    The Adaptable Mind
    av John Zerilli

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190067885

    A familiar trope of cognitive science, linguistics, and the philosophy of psychology over the past forty or so years has been the idea of the mind as a modular system-that is, one consisting of functionally specialized subsystems responsible for pro…

  • Emotion Science

    Emotion Science
    av Elaine Fox

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230005174

    Shortlisted for the 2011 BPS Book Award Emotion Science is a state-of-the-art introduction to the study of emotion. Drawing on a wide array of research from psychology and neuroscience, the author presents an integrated picture of our current under…

  • Cognition & Emotion

    Cognition & Emotion

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415646741

    Emotions are complex and multifaceted phenomena. Although they have been examined from a variety of perspectives, the study of the interaction between cognition and emotion has always occupied a unique position within emotion research. Many philosop…

  • Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal about Getting It Right When You Have to

    Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal about Getting It Right When You Have to
    av Sian Beilock

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781416596189

    Choke provides the missing link between brain and body, science and life. Here's what really happens during mental and physical performance when we crack under pressure, and here are simple ways not to choke in stressful situations. Why do the smart…

  • Thinking Big

    Thinking Big
    av Clive Gamble

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500051801

    When and how did the brains of our hominin ancestors become human minds? When and why did our capacity for language or art, music and dance evolve? It is the contention of this pathbreaking and provocative book that it was the need for early humans…

  • The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness

    The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness
    av Antonio Damasio

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156010757

    The publication of this book is an event in the making. All over the world scientists, psychologists, and philosophers are waiting to read Antonio Damasio's new theory of the nature of consciousness and the construction of the self. A renowned and r…

  • Psychophysiology

    Psychophysiology
    av John L. Andreassi

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805849516

    As new technology fuels the rapid growth of research in psychophysiology, it is essential that those new to the field receive a comprehensive introduction. Psychophysiology: Human Behavior and Physiological Response provides students with elementary…

  • Learning RFT

    Learning RFT
    av Dr. Niklas Toerneke

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572249066

    In this book Niklas Toerneke presents the building blocks of RFT: language as a particular kind of relating, derived stimulus relations, and transformation of stimulus functions. He then shows how these concepts are essential to understanding accept…

  • Cognitive and Working Memory Training

    Cognitive and Working Memory Training

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199974467

    Cognitive and Working Memory Training assembles an interdisciplinary group of distinguished authors-all experts in the field-who have been testing the efficacy of cognitive and working memory training using a combination of behavioral, neuroimaging,…

  • A Brief Tour of Higher Consciousness

    A Brief Tour of Higher Consciousness
    av Itzhak Bentov

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892818143

    A lighthearted yet profound guide to the realms of higher consciousness and the ultimate nature of reality. - Explains some of the most difficult concepts of physics and heightened consciousness in ways that are easily understood. - Presents a model…

  • Losing Our Minds

    Losing Our Minds
    av Professor Barbara Demeneix

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199917518

    The global prevalence of neurodevelopmental disorders is accelerating. Numbers of children affected by an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the United States have reached 1 in 88 - 1 in 56 among boys - and even more children have developed attention…

  • The Evolved Apprentice

    The Evolved Apprentice
    av Kim Sterelny

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262526661

    A new theory of the evolution of human cognition and human social life that emphasizes the role of information sharing across generations.Over the last three million years or so, our lineage has diverged sharply from those of our great ape relatives…

  • The Spread Mind

    The Spread Mind
    av Riccardo Manzotti

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781944869496

    Once we came out of the jungle and found time to think of something besides food, sex, and shelter, we confronted the fundamental questions: what are we? Who are we? Is a person a body, a soul? How do we access the external world if we are nothing b…

  • Minds Online

    Minds Online
    av Michelle D. Miller

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674660021

    From wired campuses to smart classrooms to massive open online courses (MOOCs), digital technology is now firmly embedded in higher education. But the dizzying pace of innovation, combined with a dearth of evidence on the effectiveness of new tools…

  • The Mind and the Brain

    The Mind and the Brain
    av Jeffrey M. Schwartz

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060988470

    A leading researcher in brain dysfunction and a Wall Street Journal science writer demonstrate that the human mind is an independent entity that can shape and control the physical brain. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

  • Vygotsky's Psychology

    Vygotsky's Psychology
    av Alex Kozulin

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674943667

    Alex Kozulin, translator of Vygotsky's work and distinguished Russian-American psychologist, has written the first major intellectual biography about Vygotsky's theories and their relationship to twentieth-century Russian and Western intellectual cu…

  • Fundamentals of Comparative Cognition

    Fundamentals of Comparative Cognition
    av Sara J. Shettleworth

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195343106

    A foremost scholar in comparative cognition-a discipline closely connected to behavioral biology, evolution, and cognitive neuroscience-author Sara J. Shettleworth delivers a focused treatment of the essentials in writing that is both lucid and capt…

  • The Hungry Mind

    The Hungry Mind
    av Susan Engel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674984110

    Despite American education's recent mania for standardized tests, testing misses what really matters about learning: the desire to learn in the first place. Curiosity is vital, but it remains a surprisingly understudied characteristic. The Hungry Mi…

  • Living Classroom, The

    Living Classroom, The
    av Christopher M. Bache

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791476468

  • Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends on It

    Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends on It
    av Ian Leslie

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465097623

    A fun yet provocative look at the importance of staying curious in an increasingly indifferent world Everyone is born curious. But only some retain the habits of exploring, learning, and discovering as they grow older. Those who do so tend to be sm…

  • Inner Navigation

    Inner Navigation
    av Erik Jonsson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781416575146

    A FASCINATING INVESTIGATION OF HOW WE NAVIGATE THE PHYSICAL WORLD, "INNER NAVIGATION" IS A LIVELY, ENGAGING ACCOUNT OF SUBCONSCIOUS MAPMAKING. Why are we so often disoriented when we come up from the subway? Do we really walk in circles when we los…

  • Thinking with Literature

    Thinking with Literature
    av Terence Cave

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198824640

    To speak of 'thinking with literature' is to make the assumption that literature (in the broadest sense) is neither a side-show nor a side-issue in human cultures: it belongs to the spectrum of imaginative modes that includes both philosophical and…

  • Thinking with Literature

    Thinking with Literature
    av Terence Cave

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198749417

    To speak of 'thinking with literature' is to make the assumption that literature (in the broadest sense) is neither a side-show nor a side-issue in human cultures: it belongs to the spectrum of imaginative modes that includes both philosophical and…

  • The Algebraic Mind

    The Algebraic Mind
    av Gary F. Marcus

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262632683

    In The Algebraic Mind, Gary Marcus attempts to integrate two theories about how the mind works, one that says that the mind is a computer-like manipulator of symbols, and another that says that the mind is a large network of neurons working together…

  • Why Everyone (Else) Is a Hypocrite

    Why Everyone (Else) Is a Hypocrite
    av Robert Kurzban

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154398

    We're all hypocrites. Why? Hypocrisy is the natural state of the human mind. Robert Kurzban shows us that the key to understanding our behavioral inconsistencies lies in understanding the mind's design. The human mind consists of many specialized un…

  • Intuitive Way

    Intuitive Way
    av Penney Peirce

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582702407

    A renowned intuitive and visionary shows you how to know what you need to know just when you need to know it.Intuition is not a rare gift that only a gifted few possess but an innate human capacity that can be enhanced and developed. Synthesizing in…

  • A Mind So Rare

    A Mind So Rare
    av Merlin Donald

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393323191

    In this masterful rebuttal to the prevailing neuroscientific arguments that seek to explain away consciousness, Merlin Donald presents "a sophisticated conception of a multilayered consciousness drawing much of its power from its cultural matrix" (B…

  • The Cultural Origins of Human Cognition

    The Cultural Origins of Human Cognition
    av Michael Tomasello

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674005822

    Ambitious and elegant, this book builds a bridge between evolutionary theory and cultural psychology. Michael Tomasello is one of the very few people to have done systematic research on the cognitive capacities of both nonhuman primates and human ch…

  • Cognition, Evolution, and Behavior

    Cognition, Evolution, and Behavior
    av Sara J. Shettleworth

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195319842

    How do animals perceive the world, learn, remember, search for food or mates, communicate, and find their way around? Do any nonhuman animals count, imitate one another, use a language, or have a culture? What are the uses of cognition in nature and…

  • The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain

    The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain
    av Brock L. Eide, Fernette F. Eide

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780452297920

    A must read for parents, educators, and people with dyslexia. -Gordon F. Sherman, Ph.D., Past-President International Dyslexia Association Did you know that many successful architects, lawyers, engineers--even bestselling novelists--had difficulties…

  • Hearing Voices and Other Matters of the Mind

    Hearing Voices and Other Matters of the Mind
    av Robert N. McCauley

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190091149

    A man with schizophrenia believes that God is instructing him through the public address system in a bus station. A nun falls into a decades-long depression because she believes that God refuses to answer her prayers. A neighborhood parishioner is b…

  • Exposing the Magic of Design

    Exposing the Magic of Design
    av Jon Kolko

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190276218

    As the world grows increasingly complex-in issues of sustainability, culture, and technology-businesses and governments are searching for a form of problem solving that can effectively respond to unprecedented levels of ambiguity and disorder. Tradi…

  • Exposing the Magic of Design

    Exposing the Magic of Design
    av Jon Kolko

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199744336

    As the world deals with increasing complexity - in issues of sustainability, finance, culture and technology - business and governments are searching for a form of problem solving that can deal with the unprecedented levels of ambiguity and chaos. T…

  • Coherence in Thought and Action

    Coherence in Thought and Action
    av Paul Thagard

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262700924

    This book is an essay on how people make sense of each other and the world they live in. Making sense is the activity of fitting something puzzling into a coherent pattern of mental representations that include concepts, beliefs, goals, and actions.…

  • The Oxford Companion to Consciousness

    The Oxford Companion to Consciousness

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198712183

    Consciousness is undoubtedly one of the last remaining scientific mysteries and hence one of the greatest contemporary scientific challenges. How does the brain's activity result in the rich phenomenology that characterizes our waking life? Are anim…

  • The Oxford Companion to Consciousness

    The Oxford Companion to Consciousness

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198569510

    Consciousness is undoubtedly one of the last remaining scientific mysteries and hence one of the greatest contemporary scientific challenges. How does the brain's activity result in the rich phenomenology that characterizes our waking life? Are anim…

  • Irrationality

    Irrationality
    av Stuart Sutherland

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780660257

    New, 21st anniversary edition, with a new foreword by Ben Goldacre, author of Bad Science and Bad Pharma, and an afterword by James Ball, covering developments in our understanding of irrationality over the last two decades. Why do doctors, army gen…

  • Mind is Flat

    Mind is Flat
    av Nick Chater

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241208779

    A radical reinterpretation of how your mind works - and why it could change your life 'An astonishing achievement. Nick Chater has blown my mind' Tim Harford 'A total assault on all lingering psychiatric and psychoanalytic notions of mental depth…

  • Beyond Human Nature

    Beyond Human Nature
    av Jesse J. Prinz

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393347890

    In this era of genome projects and brain scans, it is all too easy to overestimate the role of biology in human psychology. But in this passionate corrective to the idea that DNA is destiny, Jesse Prinz focuses on the most extraordinary aspect of hu…

  • Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious

    Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious
    av Gerd Gigerenzer

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143113768

    Why is split second decision-making superior to deliberation? Gut Feelings delivers the science behind Malcolm Gladwell's Blink Reflection and reason are overrated, according to renowned psychologist Gerd Gigerenzer. Much better qualified to help us…

  • The Open Mind

    The Open Mind
    av Jamie Cohen-Cole

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226361901

    The Open Mind chronicles the development and promulgation of a scientific vision of the rational, creative, and autonomous self, demonstrating how this self became a defining feature of Cold War culture. Jamie Cohen-Cole illustrates how from 1945 to…

  • The Philosophy of Information

    The Philosophy of Information
    av Luciano Floridi

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199232390

    Luciano Floridi presents a book that will set the agenda for the philosophy of information. PI is the philosophical field concerned with (1) the critical investigation of the conceptual nature and basic principles of information, including its dynam…

  • The Philosophy of Information

    The Philosophy of Information
    av Luciano Floridi

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199232383

    Luciano Floridi presents a book that will set the agenda for the philosophy of information. PI is the philosophical field concerned with (1) the critical investigation of the conceptual nature and basic principles of information, including its dynam…