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Author Gregory, R. L. (Richard Langton)

Title The Oxford companion to the mind / edited by Richard L. Gregory with the assistance of O.L. Zangwill
Published Oxford (Oxfordshire), New York : Oxford University Press, 1987
1987

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Description xvii, 856 pages : illustrations
Contents Machine derived contents note: Contributors: -- B.F. Skinner on Behaviorism -- Noam Chomsky on his theory of language -- R.D. Laing on interpersonal experience -- Oliver Sacks on Nothingness -- A.J. Ayer on the relation between mind and body -- And others
Summary Also includes information on ageing (aging), aggressive behaviour (behavior), attachment theory, Aristotle, aphasia, artificial intelligence, astrology, Charles Babbage, biological clock, brain disorders, brain injuries, childhood, computers, colour (color) vision, consciousness, conditioning, cruelty, dementia, depression, Rene Descartes, doppelganger, Downʼs syndrome, Dreaming, education, ergonomics, existentialism, fear, free association, free will, Sigmund Freud, Galen, Gestalt theory, God, gods, hallucination, halo effect, hearing, Hippocrates, human growth, humanism, humour (humor), Huntingtonʼs disease, hypnosis, hysteria, idealism, illusions, information theory, intelligence, Islamic philosophy, William James, Japanese concept of mind, Carl Gustav Jung, knowledge, Lamarckianism, language, learning, limbic system, meaning, memes, memory, mental illness, mind body problem, mind reading, movement, near death experiences, negotiation, nothingness, Oedipus complex, out of the body experience, pain, paranoia, paranormal phenomena, parapsychology, Parkinsonʼs disease, Ivan Petrovich Pavlov, perception, personality, personality disorders, philosophy, Jean Piaget, problem solving, psychoanalysis, psychophysics, psychosis, psychotherapy, purpose, puzzles, reality, reasoning, recall, reflexes, reincarnation, religion, remembering, responsibility, Lord Bertrand Arthur William Russell, Jean Paul Sartre, schizophrenia, self, senility, sensations, sexual behaviour (behavior), Sir Charles Scott Sherrington, skill, sleep, social behaviour (behavior), soul, speech, Roger Walcott, Sperry, split brain and the mind, stereoscopic vision, spiritualism, stress, stroke, Sufism, suicidal behaviour (behavior), symbolism, symbols, taste, thought, thinking, tickling, tilted room illusion, time gap experience, touch, truth, understanding, vision, will, Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein, Zen, etc
The long-awaited second edition to the highly acclaimed and immensely successful Oxford Companion to the Mind includes 900 articles on every aspect of the brain and consciousness and over 300 contributors from the worldʼs leading scholars. Cultural as well as scientific in its approach, it combines authoritative description and analysis with lightness, wit, and a personal touch. New entries include artificial life, attachment theory, caffeine, conjuring, cruelty, drama, extra-terrestrial intelligence, face-to-face communication, genetics of mental illness, imagination, lying, puzzles and twins It features three new mini symposia - on consciousness, brain imaging, and artificial intelligence - with contributions from a range of specialists, representing the variety of approaches to these major subjects in a balanced but lively and personal way Includes Roger Penrose and Steven Rose on consciousness; Beryl Bainbridge on construction of fiction; Raj Persaud on depression; Richard Gregory on facial expression, illusions of vision and consciousness, Ted Honderich on free will and Noam Chomsky on language. New to this edition: three new mini symposia - on consciousness, brain imaging, and artificial intelligence - with contributions from a range of specialists, representing the variety of approaches to these major subjects in a balanced but lively and personal way
Analysis Man Mind - Encyclopaedias
Neurophysiology - Dictionaries
Philosophy - Dictionaries
Psychology - Dictionaries
Notes Includes bibliographies and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Notes Published in paperback 1998
Subject Mind and body -- Dictionaries.
Neurophysiology -- Dictionaries.
Philosophy -- Dictionaries.
Psychology -- Dictionaries.
Neurophysiology.
Philosophy.
Psychology.
Genre/Form Dictionary.
Dictionaries.
Author Gregory, R. L. (Richard Langton)
Zangwill, O. L. (Oliver Louis), 1913-1987.
LC no. 87001671
ISBN 019866124X