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The Oxford handbook of spontaneous thought : mind-wandering, creativity, and dreaming

Author: Kalina Christoff; Kieran C R Fox; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Series: Oxford handbooks online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Where do spontaneous thoughts come from? It may be surprising that the seemingly straightforward answers, "from the mind" or "from the brain," are in fact an incredibly recent, modern understanding of the origins of spontaneous thought. For nearly all of human history, our thoughts-especially the most sudden, insightful, and important-were almost universally ascribed to divine or other external sources. Scientific  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kalina Christoff; Kieran C R Fox; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780190464776 0190464771
OCLC Number: 1031126179
Notes: In Oxford handbooks online.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks online.
Other Titles: Spontaneous thought
Responsibility: edited by Kalina Christoff and Kieran C.R. Fox.

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This Handbook is the first of its kind to bring together views from neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, phenomenology, history, education, contemplative traditions, and clinical practice to explore  Read more...

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