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Art, Aesthetics, and the Brain

Art, Aesthetics, and the Brain

Joseph P. Huston, Marcos Nadal, Francisco Mora, Luigi F. Agnati, and Camilo José Cela Conde (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199670000
eISBN:
9780191793479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670000.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Humans have engaged in artistic and aesthetic activities since the appearance of our species. The expression of meaning using color, line, sound, rhythm, or movement constitutes a fundamental aspect ... More

Banned EmotionsHow Metaphors Can Shape What People Feel

Banned Emotions: How Metaphors Can Shape What People Feel

Laura Otis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190698904
eISBN:
9780190698935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698904.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Who benefits, and who loses, when emotions are described in particular ways? How can metaphors such as “hold on” and “let go” affect people’s emotional experiences? Banned Emotions draws on the ... More

The Complexity of GreatnessBeyond Talent or Practice

The Complexity of Greatness: Beyond Talent or Practice

Scott Barry Kaufman (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199794003
eISBN:
9780199345212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794003.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

What are the origins of greatness? Few other questions have caused such intense debate, controversy, and diversity of opinions. In recent years, a large body of research has accumulated that suggests ... More

ConflictHow Soldiers Make Impossible Descisions

Conflict: How Soldiers Make Impossible Descisions

Neil D. Shortland, Laurence J. Alison, and Joseph M. Moran

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190623449
eISBN:
9780190623463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623449.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This book is about decisions in military conflict and the psychological conflict they cause. By drawing on interviews conducted with real soldiers about real situations they faced, the book explores ... More

Emotions and the Body

Emotions and the Body

Beatrice de Gelder

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780195374346
eISBN:
9780190265441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374346.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Body language is a powerful means of communication. This book deals with how bodies play a role in the expression and perception of emotions. There are many similarities between faces and bodies, but ... More

Free Will and ConsciousnessHow Might They Work?

Free Will and Consciousness: How Might They Work?

Roy F. Baumeister, Alfred R. Mele, and Kathleen D. Vohs (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195389760
eISBN:
9780199863341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389760.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This volume is aimed at readers who wish to move beyond debates about the existence of free will and the efficacy of consciousness and closer to appreciating how free will and consciousness might ... More

Group CreativityInnovation through Collaboration

Group Creativity: Innovation through Collaboration

Paul B. Paulus and Bernard A. Nijstad (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195147308
eISBN:
9780199893720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147308.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Creativity often leads to the development of original ideas that are useful or influential, and maintaining creativity is crucial for the continued development of organizations in particular, and ... More

Metacognitive DiversityAn Interdisciplinary Approach

Metacognitive Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Joëlle Proust and Martin Fortier (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198789710
eISBN:
9780191841675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789710.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This book focuses on the variability of metacognitive skills across cultures. Metacognition refers to the processes that enable agents to contextually control their first-order cognitive activity ... More

MindmeldingConsciousness, Neuroscience, and the Mind's Privacy

Mindmelding: Consciousness, Neuroscience, and the Mind's Privacy

William Hirstein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199231904
eISBN:
9780191738319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231904.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Can consciousness and the human mind be understood and explained in sheerly physical terms? Materialism is a philosophical/scientific theory, according to which the mind is completely physical. This ... More

The Narrative Complexity of Ordinary LifeTales from the Coffee Shop

The Narrative Complexity of Ordinary Life: Tales from the Coffee Shop

William L. Randall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199930432
eISBN:
9780190267193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930432.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Every day of life, we are enmeshed in countless storylines: those we spin around the experiences we remember, the people we relate to, and the world we inhabit, plus what others spin around us. And ... More

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