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Perceptual Awareness Through Touch

Ryan Nichols

in Thomas Reid's Theory of Perception

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199276912
eISBN:
9780191707759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276912.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explains how Reid arrives at his appeal to suggestion by an argument from elimination. It then discusses his application of his theory of suggestion to tactile perception. Reid claims ... More


Cave Experiences and the Human Mind

Yulia Ustinova

in Caves and the Ancient Greek Mind: Descending Underground in the Search for Ultimate Truth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548569
eISBN:
9780191720840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548569.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter surveys the wealth of literature on altered states of consciousness which in many cases lead to the sensation of ineffable revelation of superhuman truth. Altered states of consciousness ... More


A Mother's Touch?: From Deprivation to Day Care

Mical Raz

in What's Wrong with the Poor?: Psychiatry, Race, and the War on Poverty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608877
eISBN:
9781469612669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608877.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines how theories of sensory deprivation led to a reevaluation of the accepted psychological theory of maternal deprivation, as experts, including psychologist Mary Ainsworth and ... More


Caves and the Ancient Greek Mind: Descending Underground in the Search for Ultimate Truth

Yulia Ustinova

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548569
eISBN:
9780191720840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548569.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

In ancient Greece, a common method of search for divine wisdom was to descend into caves or underground chambers. Entering caves persistently appears as a major requirement for prophecy-giving, both ... More


Environmental Psychology and the Race Riots

Mical Raz

in What's Wrong with the Poor?: Psychiatry, Race, and the War on Poverty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608877
eISBN:
9781469612669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608877.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines how growing concerns regarding the violence and psychological detachment that were seen to characterize predominantly black inner cities provided the impetus for the development ... More


Introduction

Mical Raz

in What's Wrong with the Poor?: Psychiatry, Race, and the War on Poverty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608877
eISBN:
9781469612669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608877.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book was the first of a series of publications on experiments involving what would become known as sensory deprivation, which were carried out with human subjects. It reveals that experimental ... More


Seers and Poets

Yulia Ustinova

in Caves and the Ancient Greek Mind: Descending Underground in the Search for Ultimate Truth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548569
eISBN:
9780191720840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548569.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter envisages the mental frame of freelance ‘impresarios of gods’, their behaviour, method of attaining illumination, and especially the role of cave experiences in their lives. The cave ... More


Depletion and deprivation

Uffe Schjødt and Jeppe Sinding Jensen

in Metacognitive Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198789710
eISBN:
9780191841675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789710.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Religious beliefs represent striking examples of culturally transmitted ideas that guide individual metacognition. This chapter examines how religious practices facilitate the adoption of such ... More


Eliciting Stimuli

JOHN W. RENFREW

in Aggression and Its Causes: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082302
eISBN:
9780199846894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082302.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines environmental conditions and stimuli that naturally produce or facilitate aggression. The findings reveal that the stimulus classes that have the most influence on aggressive ... More


Screens and the Senses in Prison

Alison Griffiths

in Carceral Fantasies: Cinema and Prison in Early Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231161060
eISBN:
9780231541565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161060.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 3: “Screens and the Senses in Prison” examines how film exhibition in prisons across the US and UK was covered in the popular press, trade publications, prisoner-written magazines, books, and ... More


Dark Wonder: Belowness, or the Ineffable Underground

Barbara Maria Stafford

in Ribbon of Darkness: Inferencing from the Shadowy Arts and Sciences

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226630489
eISBN:
9780226630656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630656.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

We tend to associate wonder with the extension of the senses and the explosion of curiosity characteristic of the Scientific Revolution. This intellectual energy and optimism was connected to the ... More


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