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  • The Self Illusion: How the Social Brain Creates Identity

    The Self Illusion: How the Social Brain Creates Identity
    av Bruce Hood

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199988785

    Most of us believe that we are unique and coherent individuals, but are we? The idea of a "self" has existed ever since humans began to live in groups and become sociable. Those who embrace the self as an individual in the West, or a member of the g…

  • The Political Brain

    The Political Brain
    av Drew Westen

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586485733

    The Political Brain is a ground-breaking investigation into the role of emotion in determining the political life of the nation. For two decades Drew Westen, professor of psychology and psychiatry at Emory University, has explored a theory of the mi…

  • The Folly of Fools

    The Folly of Fools
    av Robert Trivers

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465085972

    A New York Times Notable Book of 2012Whether it's in a cockpit at takeoff or the planning of an offensive war, a romantic relationship or a dispute at the office, there are many opportunities to lie and self-deceive- but deceit and self-deception ca…

  • 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…

  • Language, Cognition, and Human Nature

    Language, Cognition, and Human Nature
    av Steven Pinker

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190259280

    Language, Cognition, and Human Nature collects together for the first time much of Steven Pinker's most influential scholarly work on language and cognition. Pinker's seminal research explores the workings of language and its connections to cognitio…

  • How Pleasure Works

    How Pleasure Works
    av Paul Bloom

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393340006

    Why is an artistic masterpiece worth millions more than a convincing forgery? Pleasure works in mysterious ways, as Paul Bloom reveals in this investigation of what we desire and why. Drawing on a wealth of surprising studies, Bloom investigates ple…

  • Shared Reality

    Shared Reality
    av E. Tory Higgins

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190948054

    What does it mean to be human? Why do we feel and behave in the ways that we do? The classic answer is that we have a special kind of intelligence. But to understand what we are as humans, we also need to know what we are like motivationally. And wh…

  • Willful Blindness: Why We Ignore the Obvious at Our Peril

    Willful Blindness: Why We Ignore the Obvious at Our Peril
    av Margaret Heffernan

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802777966

    "With deft prose and page after page of keen insights, Heffernan shows why we close our eyes to facts that threaten our families, our livelihood, and our self-image--and, even better, she points the way out of the darkness." --Daniel H. Pink In the…

  • Safety-II in Practice

    Safety-II in Practice
    av Erik Hollnagel

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138708921

    Safety-I is defined as the freedom from unacceptable harm. The purpose of traditional safety management is therefore to find ways to ensure this `freedom'. But as socio-technical systems steadily have become larger and less tractable, this has becom…

  • The Poem as Icon

    The Poem as Icon
    av Margaret H. Freeman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190080419

    Poetry is the most complex and intricate of human language used across all languages and cultures. Its relation to the worlds of human experience has perplexed writers and readers for centuries, as has the question of evaluation and judgment: what m…

  • 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…

  • The Handbook of Dialectical Behavior Therapy

    The Handbook of Dialectical Behavior Therapy

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780128163849

    Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) has become a useful treatment for a range of clinical problems and is no longer limited to the treatment of suicidal behaviors or borderline personality disorder. The Handbook of Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Theor…

  • Reading Minds

    Reading Minds
    av Henry Wellman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190878672

    The need to understand human social life is basic to our human nature and fuels a life-long quest that we begin in early childhood. Key to this quest is trying to fathom our inner mental states-our hopes, plans, wants, thoughts, and emotions. Scient…

  • 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…

  • Intuition of the Instant

    Intuition of the Instant
    av Gaston Bachelard

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810129047

    Appearing in English for the first time, Intuition of the Instant-Bachelard's first metaphysical meditation on time and its moral implications-was written in 1932 in the wake of Husserl's lectures on streaming time-consciousness, Heidegger's Being a…

  • 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…

  • Cognitive Psychology : Connecting Mind, Research, and Everyday Experience

    Cognitive Psychology : Connecting Mind, Research, and Everyday Experience
    av E. Bruce Goldstein

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781337408271

    A lot goes on in your head when you're doing something simple like remembering (or forgetting!) to do your next assignment. Bruce Goldstein explains all this activity going on in your mind in COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY: CONNECTING MIND, RESEARCH, AND EVER…

  • 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…

  • Thoughts and Feelings, Fourth Edition

    Thoughts and Feelings, Fourth Edition
    av Matthew McKay

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608822089

    The self-help classic Thoughts and Feelings adapts CBT techniques into a powerful program that has benefitted thousands of readers by helping them overcome the emotional and behavioral challenges of everyday life. This workbook shows readers how the…

  • Cosmic Consciousness

    Cosmic Consciousness
    av Richard Maurice Bucke

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907355103

    Cosmic Consciousness: A Study in the Evolution of the Human Mind is Richard Bucke's theory that our mental states are evolving and that to date we have experienced three stages in the development of consciousness: the 'simple consciousness' of anima…

  • Mindfulnessövningar 8-12 år

    Mindfulnessövningar 8-12 år
    av Ulla-Karin Lundgren Öhman, Ola Schenström

    9-12 år Övrigt - 2011 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789197576499

    Mindfulnessövningar för barn 8-12 år är en CD som du kan lyssna på tillsammans med ditt barn, eller låta barnet lyssna på själv. CD:n kan användas för att minska stress och oro, förbättra sömn, öka koncentrationsförmågan och den hjälper barnet att ö…

  • Joint Attention

    Joint Attention

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262016827

    Interdisciplinary perspectives on definitional concerns, underlying mechanisms, and the functional significance of joint attention.Academic interest in the phenomenon of joint attention-the capacity to attend to an object together with another creat…

  • Breakdown of Will

    Breakdown of Will
    av George Ainslie

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521596947

    Ainslie argues that our responses to the threat of our own inconsistency determine the basic fabric of human culture. He suggests that individuals are more like populations of bargaining agents than like the hierarchical command structures envisaged…

  • Panpsychism in the West

    Panpsychism in the West
    av David Skrbina

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262534062

    An updated edition of a comprehensive study of the theory that mind exists, in some form, in all living and nonliving things.In Panpsychism in the West, the first comprehensive study of the subject, David Skrbina argues for the importance of panpsyc…

  • Nurturing Our Humanity

    Nurturing Our Humanity
    av Riane Eisler

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190935726

    Nurturing Our Humanity offers a new perspective on our personal and social options in today's world, showing how we can build societies that support our great human capacities for consciousness, caring, and creativity. It brings together findings-la…

  • Changeology

    Changeology
    av John C. Norcross

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781451657623

    Change is hard. But not if you know the five-step formula that works whether you're trying to stop smoking or start recycling. Dr. John C. Norcross, an internationally recognized expert, has studied how people make transformative, permanent changes…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

    The Oxford Handbook of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198861485

    Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a specific type of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy developed in the late 1980s by psychologist Marsha M. Linehan to help better treat borderline personality disorder. Since its development, it has also been u…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

    The Oxford Handbook of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198758723

    Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a specific type of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy developed in the late 1980s by psychologist Marsha M. Linehan to help better treat borderline personality disorder. Since its development, it has also been u…

  • White Bears and Other Unwanted Thoughts

    White Bears and Other Unwanted Thoughts
    av Daniel M. Wegner

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780898622232

    In a series of groundbreaking experiments, Daniel M. Wegner told subjects not to think about white bears. Of course, they found it impossible to avoid thinking of the bears--just as it often seems impossible to stop thinking about forbidden foods, a…

  • What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite: Updated and Revised

    What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite: Updated and Revised
    av David DiSalvo

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633883499

    Science writer David DiSalvo distills the latest research on how our brains work into easy-to-understand lessons that will give average readers insights into their habitual behavior.This book reveals a remarkable paradox: what your brain wants is fr…

  • Stuttering and Cluttering (Second Edition)

    Stuttering and Cluttering (Second Edition)
    av David Ward

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848722019

    Stuttering and Cluttering provides a clear, accessible and wide-ranging overview of both the theoretical and clinical aspects of two disorders of fluency: stuttering and cluttering. This edition remains loyal to the idea that stuttering and clutteri…

  • Everything Is Obvious: How Common Sense Fails Us

    Everything Is Obvious: How Common Sense Fails Us
    av Duncan J. Watts

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307951793

    By understanding how and when common sense fails, we can improve our understanding of the present and better plan for the future. Drawing on the latest scientific research, along with a wealth of historical and contemporary examples, Watts shows ho…

  • Cognitive Discourse Analysis

    Cognitive Discourse Analysis
    av Thora Tenbrink

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108436847

    Analysing language data systematically and looking closely at how people formulate their thoughts can reveal astonishing insights about the human mind. Without presupposing specific subject knowledge, this book gently introduces its readers to theor…

  • Cognitive Discourse Analysis

    Cognitive Discourse Analysis
    av Thora Tenbrink

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108422666

    Analysing language data systematically and looking closely at how people formulate their thoughts can reveal astonishing insights about the human mind. Without presupposing specific subject knowledge, this book gently introduces its readers to theor…

  • Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing

    Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing
    av Christopher Manning

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262133609

    Statistical approaches to processing natural language text have become dominant in recent years. This foundational text is the first comprehensive introduction to statistical natural language processing (NLP) to appear. The book contains all the the…

  • Hive Mind

    Hive Mind
    av Garett Jones

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503600676

    Over the last few decades, economists and psychologists have quietly documented the many ways in which a person's IQ matters. But, research suggests that a nation's IQ matters so much more.As Garett Jones argues in Hive Mind, modest differences in n…

  • 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…

  • Cognition, Evolution, and Behavior

    Cognition, Evolution, and Behavior
    av Sara J. Shettleworth

    Häftad - 2009 - 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…

  • In Order to Learn

    In Order to Learn

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195178845

    The order that material, for both facts and skills, is presented or explored by a learner can strongly influence what is learned, how fast performance increases, and sometimes, even that the material is learned at all. In the proposed volume, the co…

  • 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…

  • The Formula

    The Formula
    av Albert-Laszlo Barabasi

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509843534

    'This is not just an important but an imperative project . . . Barabasi is the person' Nassim Nicholas Taleb, bestselling author of The Black Swan The ground-breaking international bestseller that reveals the indisputable scientific laws that can tu…

  • Your Brain Is a Time Machine

    Your Brain Is a Time Machine
    av Dean Buonomano

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393355604

    "Time" is the most common noun in the English language yet philosophers and scientists don't agree about what time actually is or how to define it. Perhaps this is because the brain tells, represents and perceives time in multiple ways.Dean Buonoman…

  • 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…

  • Denying to the Grave

    Denying to the Grave
    av Sara E. Gorman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199396603

    Why do some parents refuse to vaccinate their children? Why do some keep guns at home, despite scientific evidence of risk to their family members? And why do people use antibiotics for illnesses they cannot possibly alleviate? When it comes to heal…

  • Handbook of Cognitive Science

    Handbook of Cognitive Science

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780080466163

    The Handbook of Cognitive Science provides an overview of recent developments in cognition research, relying upon non-classical approaches. Cognition is explained as the continuous interplay between brain, body, and environment, without relying on c…

  • Brilliancy

    Brilliancy
    av A. H. Almaas

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590303351

  • Thought and Knowledge

    Thought and Knowledge
    av Diane F. Halpern

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805845495

    This best-selling textbook, written by award-winning educator and past president of the APA, Diane Halpern, applies theory and research from the learning sciences to teach students the thinking skills they need to succeed in today's world. This new…

  • 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…

  • How Can the Human Mind Occur in the Physical Universe?

    How Can the Human Mind Occur in the Physical Universe?
    av John R. Anderson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195398953

    'The question for me is how can the human mind occur in the physical universe. We now know that the world is governed by physics. We now understand the way biology nestles comfortably within that. The issue is how will the mind do that as well.'-Ala…

  • How Can the Human Mind Occur in the Physical Universe?

    How Can the Human Mind Occur in the Physical Universe?
    av John R. Anderson

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195324259

    "The question for me is how can the human mind occur in the physical universe? We now know that the world is governed by physics. We now understand the way biology nestles comfortably within that. The issue is how will the mind do that as well?" Ala…

  • You Are Now Less Dumb: How to Conquer Mob Mentality, How to Buy Happiness, and All the Other Ways to Ou Tsmart Yourself

    You Are Now Less Dumb: How to Conquer Mob Mentality, How to Buy Happiness, and All the Other Ways to Ou Tsmart Yourself
    av David McRaney

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592408795

    The author of the bestselling You Are Not So Smart gives readers a fighting chance at outsmarting their not-so-smart brains. A mix of popular psychology and trivia, You Are Now Less Dumb is grounded in the idea that we all believe ourselves to be o…

  • Intuition Workout

    Intuition Workout
    av Nancy Rosanoff

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780944031148

    This is a new and revised edition of the classic text on intuition. Lively and extremely practical, it is a training manual for developing your intuition into a reliable tool that can be called upon at any time.

  • This Idea Must Die

    This Idea Must Die
    av John Brockman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062374349

    The bestselling editor of This Explains Everything brings together 175 of the world's most brilliant minds to tackle Edge.org's 2014 question: What scientific idea has become a relic blocking human progress? Each year, John Brockman, publisher of Ed…