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Author Lobel, Thalma, author

Title Sensation : the new science of physical intelligence / Thalma Lobel
Published Brunswick, Vic. : Scribe Publications, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (262 pages)
Contents About the Author; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; 1 Wanna Grab a Drink? How Temperature Affects Us; 2 Smooth Operators and Rough Customers: Texture; 3 Don't Take This Lightly: The Importance of Weight; 4 Slow Down, Red Ahead: Red and Performance; 5 The Lady in Red: Red and Sexual Attraction; 6 In Contrast: Separating the Light from the Darkness; 7 Space, the Mental Frontier: Physical and Psychological Distance; 8 High and Mighty: Vertical Position, Size, and Power; 9 Out, Damned Spot: Guilt, Morality, and Cleaning; 10 Sweet Smell of Success: Taste and Smell
11 Turning on Lights Outside the Box: Embodying MetaphorsEpilogue; Acknowledgments; Notes
Summary Like the revolutionary bestsellers Predictably Irrational and Emotional Intelligence, Sensation is an exciting, completely new view of human behaviour - a new psychology of physical intelligence (or embodied cognition) - that explains how the body unconsciously affects our everyday decisions and choices, written by one of the world's leading psychologists. From colours and temperatures to heavy objects and tall people, a whole symphony of external stimuli exerts a constant influence on the way your mind works. Yet these effects have been hidden from you - u
Subject Senses and sensation.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1925113175 (ebook)
9781925113174 (ebook)