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TRANSFORMING OUR STORIES: TRANSFORMING OUR STORIES: THE UNFOLDING OF WISDOM

William L Randall and A. Elizabeth McKim

in Reading Our Lives: The poetics of growing old

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195306873
eISBN:
9780199894062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306873.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the relationship between reading our lives and the unfolding of wisdom. It argues that a key manifestation of wisdom is self-knowledge, which itself needs viewing through a ... More


What is Cognition? Extended Cognition and the Criterion of the Cognitive

Mark Rowlands

in Social Brain, Distributed Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264522
eISBN:
9780191734724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

According to the thesis of the extended mind, at least some cognitive processes extend into the cognizing subject's environment in the sense that they are composed of processes of manipulation, ... More


Summary, Conclusions, and Future Directions

Lynette A. Jones and Susan J. Lederman

in Human Hand Function

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173154
eISBN:
9780199786749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173154.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter draws some conclusions about human hand function from the research reviewed in the book and argues that the categorization of hand function along the sensorimotor continuum has provided ... More


Hidden, Nonobvious Properties

Susan A. Gelman

in The Essential Child: Origins of Essentialism in Everyday Thought

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195154061
eISBN:
9780199786718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154061.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter argues that by four years of age children construct beliefs and assumptions about properties that are “internal, but...unknown” (to borrow from Locke) and that these beliefs have serious ... More


Looking at Sounds: Neural Mechanisms in the Primate Brain

Jennifer M. Groh and Dinesh K. Pai

in Primate Neuroethology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195326598
eISBN:
9780199864904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326598.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Evolutionary Psychology

When you hear a salient sound, it is natural to look at it to find out what is happening. Orienting the eyes to look at sounds is essential to our ability to identify and understand the events ... More


Enhancing Representation, Retention, and Achievement of Minority Students in Higher Education: A Social Transformation Theory of Change

Kenneth I. Maton, Freeman A. Hrabowski, Metin Özdemir, and Harriette Wimms

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

A social transformation theory of change is proposed for enhancing representation, retention, and the achievement of minority students in higher education. The central tenet of the theory is the ... More


Negotiating Out of ConflictExternal Interventions in Africa

Mark Anstey

in The Slippery Slope to Genocide: Reducing Identity Conflicts and Preventing Mass Murder

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199791743
eISBN:
9780199919222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791743.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores dimensions of identity conflicts in Africa and dilemmas of external intervention in such conflicts. Poverty is key to understanding conflict in the region, but in the context of ... More


Traditions and transformations

Barbara Rogoff

in Developing Destinies: A Mayan Midwife and Town

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195319903
eISBN:
9780199893744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319903.003.0143
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Prior generations shape the destinies of exemplary individuals such as Chona, as well as of individuals of less renown. At the same time, individuals and generations transform the cultural practices ... More


Our Story

Riane Eisler

in Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190935726
eISBN:
9780190935757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935726.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This stage-setting chapter introduces a way to address more effectively our mounting social, economic, and environmental challenges: the Biocultural Partnership-Domination Lens. Transcending ... More


Relearning Our Relationships with the Deceased: Grief, Love, and Separation

Thomas Attig

in How We Grieve: Relearning the World

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195074567
eISBN:
9780199847174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074567.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Death does not end our caring or our loving but is compatible with our continuing and transforming care and love. As we grieve, we learn to love in separation. No one should ever underestimate the ... More


The Cultural Psychology of Globalization: Constructing Desirable Identities and Spaces

Sunil Bhatia

in Decolonizing Psychology: Globalization, Social Justice, and Indian Youth Identities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199964727
eISBN:
9780190690243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199964727.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter, an interdisciplinary lens is used to examine the contested and multiple meanings, references, and definitions of globalization that vary across the different disciplines of political ... More


Speaking of Violence: The Politics and Poetics of Narrative in Conflict Resolution

Sara Cobb

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199826209
eISBN:
9780199345335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826209.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Drawing on narrative theory, this book defines conflict as a narrative process, examines the politics of narrative violence in conflicts, and offers a critical narrative theory, not only for a new ... More


Restructuring conceptual intuitions through invented notations: From path making to map making

Jeanne Bamberger

in Discovering the Musical Mind: A view of creativity as learning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199589838
eISBN:
9780191747595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589838.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on a single, closely worked out example in which one child (whom I shall call Brad) invents a series of notations, each one a significant transformation of the one before. The ... More


Changing musical perception through reflective conversation

Jeanne Bamberger

in Discovering the Musical Mind: A view of creativity as learning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199589838
eISBN:
9780191747595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589838.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The events in Chapter 7 took place in The Laboratory for Making Things during the session immediately after the one reported in Chapter 6. Thus all of the children had already built Hot Cross Buns ... More


Perceived congruence between auditory and visual elements in multimedia

Shin-ichiro Iwamiya

in The Psychology of Music in Multimedia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199608157
eISBN:
9780191761225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608157.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Multimedia productions often combine motion pictures and sound. A vital element in making visual media presentations more impressive is ‘perceived congruence’ between sound and moving pictures. This ... More


Generating Stimuli

Zhong-Lin Lu and Barbara Dosher

in Visual Psychophysics: From Laboratory to Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019453
eISBN:
9780262314930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019453.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

The implementation of experiments generally starts with the definition of what is displayed to the observer. This chapter is designed to take the reader through a simple introduction to digital ... More


Explaining the Myth of Thinking in Pictures

Markus Knauff

in Space to Reason: A Spatial Theory of Human Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018654
eISBN:
9780262313643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018654.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the interaction of visual images and spatial layout models in reasoning and shows how these two are affected by each other. It takes a network view of the neural basis of human ... More


Tool Use in Action: The Mastery of Complex Visuomotor Transformations

Herbert Heuer and Sandra Sülzenbrück

in Action Science: Foundations of an Emerging Discipline

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018555
eISBN:
9780262312974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018555.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reveals that the ability to use complex tools or the expertise over complex visuomotor transformations can be investigated from applied and basic-research perspectives. It relies on the ... More


Conscious and non-conscious perception and action in musical performance

Robert Harris and Bauke M. de Jong

in Music and Consciousness 2: Worlds, Practices, Modalities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198804352
eISBN:
9780191842672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804352.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The dual-stream model of perception and action maintains the existence of two separate, but interacting, higher-order auditory systems tailored to conscious perception and non-conscious sensorimotor ... More


American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century

Robert J. Thompson

in Beyond Reason and Tolerance: The Purpose and Practice of Higher Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199969784
eISBN:
9780199395538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969784.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In response to the callfor a reconsideration of the purposes of higher education, this chapter argues that responsiveness to societal needs is one source of guidance for formulating an institution’s ... More


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