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Seeing the Big Picture: A Construal Level Analysis of Self-Control

Kentaro Fujita, Yaacov Trope, and Nira Liberman

in Self Control in Society, Mind, and Brain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391381
eISBN:
9780199776894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391381.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psychology

People frequently make decisions and act in a manner contrary to their goals and values. These self-control failures are widely prevalent, troubling, and implicated in some of the most pressing ... More


Prediction: A Construal-Level Theory Perspective

Nira Liberman, Yaacov Trope, and SoYon Rim

in Predictions in the Brain: Using Our Past to Generate a Future

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195395518
eISBN:
9780199897230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395518.003.0053
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter argues that abstraction has evolved in the service of prediction. Construal-level theory (CLT) is used to examine how people bridge the past and the future by means of abstraction, or, ... More


The Space between Your Ears: Construal Level Theory, Cognitive Science, and Science Fiction

James Carney

in Cognitive Literary Science: Dialogues between Literature and Cognition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190496869
eISBN:
9780190496883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496869.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

What cognitive effects characterize science fiction? Using construal level theory, this chapter shows that science fiction typically maximizes psychological distance along the dimensions of space, ... More


Embodied Acoustic Ecology

Mark Grimshaw and Tom Garner

in Sonic Virtuality: Sound as Emergent Perception

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199392834
eISBN:
9780199392858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392834.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Psychology of Music

Chapter 3 progresses toward a model of perceptual acoustic ecology that is based on previous work in the field of computer game sound. The ideas of acoustic ecology and embodied cognition, introduced ... More


Waging War, Planning Peace: U.S. Noncombat Operations and Major Wars

Aaron Rapport

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453588
eISBN:
9780801455643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453588.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

As the U.S. experience in Iraq following the 2003 invasion made abundantly clear, failure to plan properly for risks associated with post-conflict stabilization and reconstruction can have a ... More


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