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Author Thagard, Paul, author

Title Mind-society : from brains to social sciences and professions / Paul Thagard
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Series Oxford scholarship online
Oxford scholarship online
Contents Explaining social change -- Mental mechanisms -- Social mechanisms -- Social psychology: romantic relationships -- Sociology: prejudice and discrimination -- Politics: ideology -- Economics: bubbles and crashes -- Anthropology: religion -- History and international relations: war -- Medicine: mental illness -- Law: wrongful conviction and criminal responsibility -- Education: teaching and conceptual change -- Engineering: creative design -- Business: leadership and marketing
Summary Social change comes from the combination of communication among people and their individual cognitive and emotional processes. This work systematically connects neural and psychological explanations of mind with social phenomena, covering major social sciences (social psychology, sociology, politics, economics, anthropology, and history) and professions (medicine, law, education, engineering, and business)
Notes Previously issued in print: 2019
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Also available in print
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on February 7, 2019)
Subject Cognitive neuroscience
Social sciences and psychology
Cognitive neuroscience.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Reference.
Social sciences and psychology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780190686420 (ebook) :