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Carl Stumpf: A Self-Portrait (1924)

Carl Stumpf

in The Origins of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695737
eISBN:
9780191742286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695737.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents an autobiographical survey of Carl Stumpf's life and work. It was written shortly after he retired from all lecturing at Berlin University in 1923. The first part is ... More


Planning Agency, Autonomous Agency

Michael E. Bratman

in Structures of Agency: Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195187717
eISBN:
9780199893058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187717.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Are there forms of psychological functioning that can be characterized without seeing the agent herself as playing an irreducible role and that are plausible candidates for sufficient conditions for ... More


Mental state understanding and social interaction

Ruth Campos and María Sotillo

in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Across the Lifespan: A neuroconstructivist approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199594818
eISBN:
9780191738166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594818.003.0071
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

A prominent characteristic of individuals with Williams syndrome (WS) is their hypersociability or overfriendliness. This chapter probed deeper into the social domain to explore mental state ... More


A Task-Focused Mind Is a Happy and Productive Mind: A Processing Perspective

Michael D. Robinson and Maya Tamir

in Designing Positive Psychology: Taking Stock and Moving Forward

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195373585
eISBN:
9780199893263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373585.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter seeks to make the point that positive psychological functioning can be viewed in terms of task-focused rather than self-focused processing. It makes a strong case for this idea and links ... More


Three Forms of Agential Commitment: Reply to Cullity and Gerrans

Michael E. Bratman

in Structures of Agency: Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195187717
eISBN:
9780199893058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187717.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Human agents are purposive agents who are also capable of stronger forms of agency, including forms of self-governance. Recent work in Harry G. Frankfurt-influenced philosophy of action on ownership, ... More


Mental disorders and the emergence of physical disorders

Laura D. Kubzansky and Ashley Winning

in A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199657018
eISBN:
9780191748097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657018.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

A substantial body of evidence now demonstrates a consistent association between emotion, emotion-related disorders, health, and scholarly attention is increasingly focused on the potential ... More


How and Why Emotions Happen

Roy F. Baumeister

in The Cultural Animal: Human Nature, Meaning, and Social Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195167030
eISBN:
9780199894147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167030.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines emotions, whose role in psychological functioning has been elusive and enigmatic. It begins by presenting the main outlines of what we know about emotions. It then offers a ... More


Doing Away with Freud's Man Moses

Samuel Weber

in Targets of Opportunity: On the Militarization of Thinking

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224753
eISBN:
9780823235650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224753.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the relation of psychoanalysis to cruelty. Psychoanalysis is a body of ideas that focuses on human psychological functioning and behavior. Whereas cruelty is described as ... More


Dialectical Thinking and Its Influence in the World: A New Perspective on East Asians’ Control Orientations

Joonha Park, Susumu Yamaguchi, Takafumi Sawaumi, and Hiroaki Morio

in The Psychological and Cultural Foundations of East Asian Cognition: Contradiction, Change, and Holism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199348541
eISBN:
9780190695705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199348541.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

It is often assumed that East Asians, compared with Westerners, try to reshape their personal attitudes and expectations to fit the environment rather than attempting to influence realities. A recent ... More


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