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What Do We Mean “Human Experience”?

Francisco J. Varela, Evan Thompson, and Eleanor Rosch

in The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262529365
eISBN:
9780262335492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529365.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines human experience. It is necessary to have a disciplined perspective on human experience that can enlarge the domain of cognitive science to include direct experience. Such a ... More


The Basic Teachings of the Buddha

Asanga Tilakaratne

in Theravada Buddhism: The View of the Elders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835965
eISBN:
9780824871598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835965.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter discusses the essence of the Buddha's teaching, including dependent co-origination, and the four noble truths. The idea of dependent co-origination articulates how causation is ... More


Virtue, values, genes, and psychological well-being

Richard P. Ebstein, Rachel Bachner-Melman, Yunfeng Lu, Soo Hong Chew, and Qiang Shen

in Genetics of Psychological Well-Being: The role of heritability and genetics in positive psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199686674
eISBN:
9780191766787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686674.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Virtue, morality, and personality traits contribute to an individual’s “Weltanschauung” (world view), and affect psychological well-being in subtle, imperfectly understood ways. Virtue refers to a ... More


Treatment and Prevention Work: Center for Practitioner Renewal

David Kuhl, Douglas Cave, Hilary Pearson, and Paul Whitehead

in First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

It is never easy to teach about renewal without experiencing it. This chapter is written with the intention of it actually being used and helping others. Our areas of expertise are associated with ... More


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