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The Resource Hope & despair : how perceptions of the future shape human behavior, Anthony Reading

Hope & despair : how perceptions of the future shape human behavior, Anthony Reading

Label
Hope & despair : how perceptions of the future shape human behavior
Title
Hope & despair
Title remainder
how perceptions of the future shape human behavior
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Reading
Title variation
Hope and despair
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reading, Anthony
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Expectation (Psychology)
  • Hope
Label
Hope & despair : how perceptions of the future shape human behavior, Anthony Reading
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-225) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The anatomy of expectation. The nature of hope -- Predicting the future -- The internal representation of the external world -- The machinery of the mind. The processing of information -- The role of learning and memory -- The impact of consciousness -- Emotion as information -- A blueprint for uniqueness. The evolution of human behavior -- The gift of language -- The development of symbolic thought -- The concept of time -- The human condition. Science and religion as ways of knowing -- Shared expectations -- Despair -- Human nature: it's about time
Control code
53954617
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 234 pages
Isbn
9780801879487
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003026945
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Hope & despair : how perceptions of the future shape human behavior, Anthony Reading
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-225) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The anatomy of expectation. The nature of hope -- Predicting the future -- The internal representation of the external world -- The machinery of the mind. The processing of information -- The role of learning and memory -- The impact of consciousness -- Emotion as information -- A blueprint for uniqueness. The evolution of human behavior -- The gift of language -- The development of symbolic thought -- The concept of time -- The human condition. Science and religion as ways of knowing -- Shared expectations -- Despair -- Human nature: it's about time
Control code
53954617
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 234 pages
Isbn
9780801879487
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003026945
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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