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The mythomanias : the nature of deception and self-deception

Author: Michael Myslobodsky
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Erlbaum, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume addresses the psychological phenomena of deception and self-deception. The authors examine the various forms of "mythomania," deception, and self-deception ranging from the mundane to the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Myslobodsky
ISBN: 0805819193 9780805819199
OCLC Number: 925128851
Description: xii, 414 s. : illustrations
Contents: Contents: I. Maltzman, Foreword. M.S. Myslobodsky, Living Behind a Facade: Notes on the Agenda. J. Agassi, Self-Deception: A View From the Rationalist Perspective. A.G. Greenwald, Self-Knowledge and Self-Deception: Further Consideration. D. Zakay, J. Bentwich, The Tricks and Traps of Perceptual Illusions. Y. Trope, B. Gervey, N. Liberman, Wishful Thinking From a Pragmatic Hypothesis-Testing Perspective. M.K. Johnson, Identifying the Origin of Mental Experience. M. Ross, T.K. MacDonald, How Can We Be Sure? Using Truth Criteria to Validate Memories. A. Rechtshaffen, The Single-Mindedness and Isolation of Dreams. H. Ben-Zur, S. Breznitz, Denial, Anxiety, and Information Processing. L.A. Wells, Imposture Syndromes: A Clinical View. I. Nachson, Neuropsychology of Self-Deception: The Case of Prosopagnosia. L. Hicks, M.S. Myslobodsky, Mnemopoesis: Memories That Wish Themselves to Be Recalled? M. Devor, Phantom Limb Phenomena and Their Neural Mechanism. M.S. Myslobodsky, Awareness Salvaged by Cunning: Rehabilitation by Deception in Audiovisual Neglect.
Responsibility: edited by Michael S. Myslobodsky.

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