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Rethinking thought inside the minds of creative scientists and artists

Author: Laura Otis
Publisher: New York Oxford University Press 2015
Series: Explorations in narrative psychology
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rethinking Thought compares the insights of creative thinkers with neuroscientific findings to show how people vary in their uses of visual mental imagery and verbal language. Written by a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Otis
ISBN: 9780190213473 0190213477 9780190213466 0190213469
OCLC Number: 932268042
Description: 253 Seiten cm
Contents: AcknowledgementsWho's the "you"? --
Words enable and disable thought : Michael Holquist, David Krakauer, Lynn Margulis, and Jeff Martin --
The vast range of visual worlds : Barry Shur, Temple Grandin, Mary Welty, Hugh Wilson, and Natasha Trethewey --
The space of language : Kate Thorpe, Jonathan Culler, and N. Katherine Hayles --
Beyond visual and verbal thinking : Linda Richardson, Nicholas Gessler, David Finkelstein, and Barbara Zettel --
Thinking between minds : Gerd Gigerenzer, Elizabeth Blackburn, and Venkat Narayan --
Creative conversions : Salman Rushdie, Jason Rohrer, Edward G. Jones, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, Rigoberto A Gonzalez, and Harriet Goren --
Learning to think : Mark Bauerlein, Diana Richmond, Jay Hosler, and Scott Gilbert --
Fluid individuals, evolving minds --
Appendix --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Explorations in narrative psychology
Responsibility: by Laura Otis

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It is clear that the author makes a substantial contribution to the cognitive psychology of thought. The narratives indicate the incredible richness of human mental imagery in real-world contexts. * Read more...

 
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