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Every Day People Judge You

Edwin L. Battistella

in Do You Make These Mistakes in English?: The Story of Sherwin Cody's Famous Language School

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367126
eISBN:
9780199867356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367126.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Chapter Eight begins a survey of other popular self‐improvements products that drew on the same advertising themes and social anxieties as Cody's course.


The Proactive Brain

Moshe Bar

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/9780195395518.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter proposes that the human brain is proactive in that it continuously generates predictions that anticipate the relevant future. In this proposal, analogies are derived from elementary ... More


Why We Read Jane Austen

Rachel M. Brownstein

in Why Jane Austen?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153911
eISBN:
9780231527248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153911.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a reading of Pride and Prejudice (1813). Pride and Prejudice is a much smoother text, a more polished and perfect work of art than Austen's first published novel, Sense and ... More


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