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Consciousness

by Josh Weisberg

<p>Each of us, right now, is having a unique conscious experience. Nothing is more basic to our lives as thinking beings and nothing, it seems, is better known to us. But the ever-expanding reach of natural science suggests that everything in ...

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Consciousness

An Introduction

by Susan Blackmore & Emily T. Troscianko

<p><strong>Is there a theory that explains the essence of consciousness?</strong></p> <p><strong>Or is consciousness itself an illusion?</strong></p> <p><strong>Am I conscious now?</strong></p> <p>Now considered the 'last great mystery of ...

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Consciousness and the Social Brain

by Michael S. A. Graziano

<p>What is consciousness and how can a brain, a mere collection of neurons, create it? In Consciousness and the Social Brain, Princeton neuroscientist Michael Graziano lays out an audacious new theory to account for the deepest mystery of them ...

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Consciousness in Evolution

by Anton Grosz

<p>Integral reality involves an experiential awareness that invests normal human consciousness with as great an evolutionary enhancement as occurred by the addition of self-awareness and cognition to pre-human consciousness. It is an ...

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Constructive Knowledge Acquisition

A Computational Model and Experimental Evaluation

by Franz Schmalhofer

<p>A cognitive psychology which becomes increasingly specialized requires a special effort in order to avoid a fragmentation into several controversial issues that are independently discussed but also inherently related. Rather than asking ...

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Contemporary Cognitive Therapy: Theory, Research, and Practice

by Leahy, Robert L.

<div>Bringing together a stellar array of contributors whose work has been directly influenced by Aaron T. Beck, this volume presents current advances in cognitive therapy science and practice. Described are new and effective ways of ...

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Contemporary Perspectives on Research in Motivation in Early Childhood Education

by Olivia Saracho

<p>Researchers from different disciplines (e.g., physiological, psychological, philosophical) have investigated motivation using multiple approaches. For example, in physiology (the scientific study of the normal function in living systems such ...

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Context and Cognition

Ways of Learning and Knowing

by Paul Light & George Butterworth

<p>Originally published in 1993, the study of cognitive development in children had moved from a focus on the intellectual processes of the individual studied in relative isolation, as in the classic work of Piaget, to a concern in the 1970s and

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Coping with Lack of Control in a Social World

by Marcin Bukowski, Immo Fritsche, Ana Guinote & others

<p><em>Coping with Lack of Control in a Social World</em> offers an integrated view of cutting-edge research on the effects of control deprivation on social cognition. The book integrates multi-method research demonstrating how various types of ...

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Core Knowledge and Conceptual Change

by David Barner & Andrew Scott Baron

<p>We acquire concepts such as &quot;atom,&quot; &quot;force,&quot; &quot;integer,&quot; and &quot;democracy&quot; long after we are born; these concepts are not part of the initial cognitive state of human beings. Other concepts like ...

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Creative Collaboration

by Vera John-Steiner

<p>Rodin's sculpture &quot;The Thinker&quot; dominates our collective imagination as the purest representation of human inquiry--the lone, stoic thinker. But while the Western belief in individualism romanticizes this perception of the solitary ...

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Creative People at Work

Twelve Cognitive Case Studies

by Doris B. Wallace & Howard E. Gruber

<p>To demystify creative work without reducing it to simplistic formulas, Doris Wallace and Howard Gruber, one of the world's foremost authorities on creativity, have produced a unique book exploring the creative process in the arts and ...

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Critical Neuroscience

A Handbook of the Social and Cultural Contexts of Neuroscience

by Suparna Choudhury & Jan Slaby

<p>***Critical Neuroscience: A Handbook of the Social and Cultural Contexts of Neuroscience***brings together multi-disciplinary scholars from around the world to explore key social, historical and philosophical studies of neuroscience, and to ...

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Culture and Cognition

Readings in Cross-Cultural Psychology

by J. W. Berry & P. R. Dasen

<p>Originally published in 1974, studies of cultural influences on cognition, carried out from a variety of theoretical and methodological stances, were collected for the first time in this volume. The editors placed particular emphasis on ...

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Culture and the Cognitive Science of Religion

by James Cresswell

<p><em>Culture and the Cognitive Science of Religion</em> is the first book to bring together cultural psychology and the cognitive science of religion (CSR). Containing much-needed discussion of how good research should do more than simply ...

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Culture in Mind

Cognition, Culture, and the Problem of Meaning

by Bradd Shore

<p>Despite the recognized importance of cultural diversity in understanding the modern world, the emerging science of cognitive psychology has relied far more on experimental psychology, neurobiology, and computer science than on cultural ...

ISBN: 9780190284398

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Definition of Suicide

by Edwin Shneidman

<p>Suicide has reached an alarming level in our society, especially among teenagers and young adults. Based on the author's more than thirty years experience as a clinical suicidologist, this ground-breaking work attempts to redefine our ...

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Deliberate Practice for Psychotherapists

A Guide to Improving Clinical Effectiveness

by Tony Rousmaniere

<p>This text explores how psychotherapists can use deliberate practice to improve their clinical effectiveness. By sourcing through decades of research on how experts in diverse fields achieve skill mastery, the author proposes it is possible ...

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Delivering Resilient Health Care

by Erik Hollnagel, Jeffrey Braithwaite & Robert L. Wears

<p>Health care is under tremendous pressure regarding efficiency, safety, and economic viability. It has responded by adopting techniques that have been useful in other industries, such as quality management, lean production, and high ...

ISBN: 9780429891526

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Depression

A Cognitive Approach

by Geoff Tomlinson & Dawn Slater

<p>Based on cognitive behavioural psychotherapy, this resource book describes how to treat mild to moderate depression. Aimed at the professional with little or no experience of treating depression, it provides detailed instructions on ...

ISBN: 9781351695381

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