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Mindwise : how we understand what others think, believe, feel, and want / Nicholas Epley.

Epley, Nicholas, (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Summary:

An exploration of the human mind's capacity for instinctive understanding about the feelings and desires of others explains how the ability or inability to understand the minds of those around us leads to connection or conflict.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cascade Locks Library 152.41 EPL 2014 (Text) 33892100234955 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 03/04/2014 On holds shelf -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 152.41 E64 (Text) 35178001432999 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 04/09/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307595911 :
  • ISBN: 0307595919
  • Physical Description: xviii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [195]-228) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Your real sixth sense -- (Mis)reading minds. An overconfident sense ; What you can and cannot know about your own mind -- Does it have a mind? How we dehumanize ; How we anthropomorphize -- What state is another mind in? The trouble of getting over yourself ; The uses and abuses of stereotypes ; How actions can mislead -- Through the eyes of others. How, and how not, to be a better mind reader -- Being mindwise.
Summary, etc.:
An exploration of the human mind's capacity for instinctive understanding about the feelings and desires of others explains how the ability or inability to understand the minds of those around us leads to connection or conflict.
Subject: Empathy
Emotions
Interpersonal communication

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