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The complementary nature

Author: J A Scott Kelso; David A Engstrøm
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT, 2008.
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This study contends that ubiquitous contraries (e.g. either/or dichotomies such as individual-collective) are complementary, and proposes a comprehensive empirically-based theory of how the polarised world and the world in between can be reconciled. It provides a methodology for theories of brain and behaviour.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J A Scott Kelso; David A Engstrøm
ISBN: 9780262612227 0262612224
OCLC Number: 181142486
Notes: "A Bradford book".
Originally published: 2006.
Description: p. cm.
Responsibility: J.A. Scott Kelso and David A. Engstrøm.

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How the ubiquitous human tendency to polarize--either~or, nature~nurture, body~mind, yin~yang--can be explained in terms of coordination dynamics, a new conception of brain function, and how such  Read more...

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"The Complementary Nature is a genuinely fascinating, provocative, and unique book. It rises to the challenge of describing how either/or thinking obscures the in-between dynamic realities that Read more...

 
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