An argument against the role of visual imagination in reasoning that proposes a spatial theory of human thought, supported by empirical and computational evidence.Many scholars believe that visual mental imagery plays a key role in reasoning. In...sob encomenda
Anthony G. Greenwald; Joseph Nuttin(9584574)
Reward and Punishment in Human Learning: Elements of a Behavior Theory provides a different approach to the study of reward and punishment, emphasizing what is learned when a response is rewarded and how does this differ from what is learned when a...
Jonathan H. Turner(7390125)
In his newest book, leading social theorist Jonathan H. Turner offers a creative, richly grounded reinterpretation of social evolution.
'Many topics of interest to health professionals, such as vegetarianism, dietary fibers, lactose intolerance, favism, cannibalism and changes in nutritional status wrought by the decline of hunter-gathering and the rise of horticulture. Many sections...
In this highly original book, John Lin serves up his unique blend of philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience to discover the mechanism of cultural evolution and apply this knowledge to answer many of the big questions of our times. The premise of...
Anthropology Through a Double Lens calls for a renewed human theory that takes public and personal worlds seriously.
Steven M. Duncan(9590330)
In How Free Will Works, Steven M. Duncan provides not merely discussions of, but potential answers to two of the most vexed questions discussed by philosophers concerning free choice. First, supposing that the mind and the body are separate...
In his 2010 book 'What Is a Person?, ' Christian Smith argued that sociology had for too long neglected this fundamental question. Prevailing social theories, he wrote, do not adequately capture our deep subjective experience as persons, crucial...
Excerpt from Competition and Human Capital Accumulation: A Theory of Interregional Specialization and Trade Marshall (1920) posits instead that the external economies arise from proximity to specialized inputs. As noted by Helpman and Krugman unless...