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Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns

Lisa Garcia Bedolla and Melissa R. Michelson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166781
eISBN:
9780300167399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166781.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Which get-out-the-vote efforts actually succeed in ethnoracial communities and why? Analyzing the results from hundreds of original experiments, this book offers a new theory to explain why some ... More


Invisible Mind: Flexible Social Cognition and Dehumanization

Lasana T. Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035965
eISBN:
9780262339049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035965.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Why do people engage in pro and anti-social behaviour? Invisible Mind takes an interdisciplinary approach to address this question, among others, by focussing on the spontaneous psychological ability ... More


Tension

Lasana T. Harris

in Invisible Mind: Flexible Social Cognition and Dehumanization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035965
eISBN:
9780262339049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035965.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The first chapter states that flexible social cognition—having the ability to engage and not engage in mental state inferences with others—perhaps explains why people are capable of pro and ... More


Vicarious Perception

Bence Nanay

in Between Perception and Action

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199695379
eISBN:
9780191760747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695379.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Pragmatic representations attribute self-centred action-properties—properties that are relevant to the performance of my action. Vicarious perception attributes other-centred ... More


Footholds and Handholds: Scaffolding Cognition and Career

Barbara Horberg Wimsatt

in Developing Scaffolds in Evolution, Culture, and Cognition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019552
eISBN:
9780262314787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019552.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Cognition is both developmentally and socially scaffolded. I focus on the social aspects of cognition, whose development occurs through a dynamic coordination and integration by individuals of social ... More


Evidence for Functional Specialization in the Human Superior Temporal Sulcus (STS): Consideration of Biological Motion Perception and Social Cognition

Emily D. Grossman

in Social Perception: Detection and Interpretation of Animacy, Agency, and Intention

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019279
eISBN:
9780262315029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019279.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The perception of human actions in point-light biological motion animations relies on the coordinated activity of brain regions in the occipital, parietal, and frontal cortex. This chapter discusses ... More


Naive Scientists

Lasana T. Harris

in Invisible Mind: Flexible Social Cognition and Dehumanization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035965
eISBN:
9780262339049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035965.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The fifth chapter presents a toy model for the development of social cognition based on psychology experiments that explore this ability in babies, infants and children. It explores when infants ... More


Neither Individualistic nor Interactionist

Ezequiel Di Paolo and Hanne De Jaegher

in Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035552
eISBN:
9780262337120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035552.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

We summarize some of the main proposals of the enactive approach to social understanding and discuss some common misreadings of the notion of participatory sense-making. The emphasis on the role ... More


Mirror neuron system and social cognition

Christian Keysers, Marc Thioux, and Valeria Gazzola

in Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from developmental social neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199692972
eISBN:
9780191758515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692972.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Mirror neuron system and social cognition. We intuitively feel that others have intensions, sensations and emotions. Here we perform a review of the location and properties of mirror neurons in ... More


What Do Objects Depend On?: Physical Substance, Matter, and the External World

Kriti Sharma

in Interdependence: Biology and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265527
eISBN:
9780823266913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265527.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter critically examines six crucial assumptions or intuitions involved in the familiar view that we live in a world of intrinsically existent objects: the assumption of the intrinsic ... More


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