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Thought in action expertise and the conscious mind

Author: Barbara Gail Montero
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2018
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How does thinking affect doing? It is widely held that thinking about what you are doing, as you are doing it, hinders performance. But is this true? Barbara Gail Montero explores real-life examples  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Gail Montero
ISBN: 9780198822424 0198822421 9780199596775 0199596778
OCLC Number: 1050078262
Description: 288 p.
Contents: Introduction: What Can a Philosopher Tell you about Expertise?1: 'Don't think, dear; just do' and Other Manifestations of the Just-do-it Principle2: Just-Do-It versus Cognition-in-Action3: What is an Expert?4: Does Thinking Interfere with Doing?5: Thinking Fast6: Continuous Improvement7: You Can't Try Too Hard8: Effortlessness with Effort9: The Pleasure of Movement and the Awareness of the Self10: The Aesthetic Experience of Expert Movement11: Intuition, Rationality, and Chess Expertise12: Sex, Drugs, Rock and Roll, and the Meaning of LifeBibliography
Responsibility: Barbara Gail Montero [aut].


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