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Mindwise : How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want

Author: Nicholas Epley
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the human mind's capacity for instinctive understanding about the feelings and desires of others explains how the ability or inability to understand the minds of those around us leads to connection or conflict.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Epley
ISBN: 9780307595911 0307595919
OCLC Number: 869739904
Description: xviii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface : Your real sixth sense --
(Mis)reading minds : An overconfident sense ; What you can and cannot know about your own mind --
Does it have a mind? : How we dehumanize ; How we anthropomorphize --
What state is another mind in? : The trouble of getting over yourself ; The uses and abuses of stereotypes ; How actions can mislead --
Through the eyes of others : How, and how not, to be a better mind reader --
Afterword : Being mindwise.
Other Titles: Mind Wise.
Responsibility: Nicholas Epley.
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An exploration of the human mind's capacity for instinctive understanding about the feelings and desires of others explains how the ability or inability to understand the minds of those around us leads to connection or conflict.

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