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Subjective Aesthetics in Film

Torben Grodal

in Embodied Visions: Evolution, Emotion, Culture and Film

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371314
eISBN:
9780199870585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371314.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter analyzes those features of film that provide the feeling that a given part of a film is not a transparent representation of exterior reality but a representation either of inner life or ... More


Interest as an Emotion

Paul J. Silvia

in Exploring the Psychology of Interest

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158557
eISBN:
9780199786824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158557.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reviews research on interest as an emotion. Modern theories in affective science propose that emotions consist of components, such as facial and vocal expressions, subjective experience, ... More


On the Construction of Behavior and Subjective Experience: the Production and Evaluation of Performance

Bruce W. A. Whittlesea

in Rethinking Implicit Memory

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192632326
eISBN:
9780191670466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632326.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Psychologists have a problem in understanding the underlying organization and mechanism of memory. After more than a century of empirical work, many of the phenomena of memory are now clear: the ... More


Subjective Effects

Mitch Earleywine

in Understanding Marijuana: A New Look at the Scientific Evidence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195138931
eISBN:
9780199893270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138931.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Perceptions change during marijuana intoxication. Time and space appear distorted. The senses seem more sensitive. Higher functions like thought, memory and spirituality can alter, too. Some of these ... More


‘Form’ discrimination

L. Weiskrantz

in Blindsight: A Case Study and Implications

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521921
eISBN:
9780191706226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521921.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

D. B.'s ability to discriminate shapes by forced-choice guessing was studied using various letters, rectangles vs. squares, and degrees of curvature of triangles. Both projected and back-illuminated ... More


Awareness and Change

Webb Keane

in Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167732
eISBN:
9781400873593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167732.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the idea of ethical history, looking at situations in which hitherto taken-for-granted aspects of everyday life came to be the focus of attention, such as feminist ... More


The Intrinsic Quality of Experience

Gilbert Harman

in Reasoning, Meaning, and Mind

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238027
eISBN:
9780191597633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238029.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Replies to three related arguments against wide functionalism. The first says that we are directly aware of intrinsic features of our experience and points out that there is no way to account for ... More


Two Conceptions of Subjective Experience

Justin Sytsma and Edouard Machery

in Experimental Philosophy: Volume 2

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199927418
eISBN:
9780190267698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199927418.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter compares ordinary people's (people with no experience in philosophical studies) and philosophers' notions of subjective experience. It reveals that the understanding of ordinary people ... More


Subjective Meteorology: A System of Mapping Personal Weather

Johanna Drucker

in SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Projects in Speculative Computing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226165073
eISBN:
9780226165097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165097.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses Subjective Meteorology, a digital project at SpecLab. It explains that Subjective Meteorology was designed to demonstrate the capacity of graphical forms to be a primary mode ... More


Subjective Assessments: Managing Territories of Experience in Conversation

Kaoru Hayano

in Accountability in Social Interaction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190210557
eISBN:
9780190210571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210557.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Participants’ orientations to observing rights and responsibilities associated with epistemic territories are manifested in their formulations of assessment turns in interaction. This chapter focuses ... More


The Godwinian Novel: The Rational Fictions of Godwin, Brockden Brown, Mary Shelley

Pamela Clemit

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112204
eISBN:
9780191670701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112204.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book is a pioneering analysis of the school of fiction inaugurated by William Godwin, and developed in the works of his principal followers, Charles Brockden Brown and Mary Shelley. In the first ... More


Health and Happiness

Daniel M. Hausman

in Valuing Health: Well-Being, Freedom, and Suffering

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190233181
eISBN:
9780190233204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233181.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Paul Dolan and others have suggested that health should be evaluated in terms of mental states or subjective experience rather than by preferences. This chapter examines Dolan and Kahneman’s argument ... More


Religious Experience

István Czachesz

in Cognitive Science and the New Testament: A New Approach to Early Christian Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198779865
eISBN:
9780191825880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779865.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses “extreme” and “moderate” forms of subjective religious experience. It starts with an inquiry of the phenomenology of subjective experience, leading to the concept of religious ... More


The wrong tree: time perception and time experience in the elderly

John H. Wearden

in Measuring the Mind: Speed, control, and age

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566427
eISBN:
9780191693588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566427.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The chapter discusses age-related differences in timing obtained under prospective timing conditions, and in particular the question of whether observed changes in timing with increasing age can be ... More


What Subjectivity Isn’t

David Couzens Hoy and Christoph Durt

in Dialogues with Davidson: Acting, Interpreting, Understanding

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015561
eISBN:
9780262295796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015561.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter reads Davidson from within a hermeneutical tradition, showing that hermeneutics involves an analysis of subjectivity that is similar to Davidson’s. Comparing continental philosophers ... More


Against Social Situationism

Christian Smith

in To Flourish or Destruct: A Personalist Theory of Human Goods, Motivations, Failure, and Evil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226231952
eISBN:
9780226232003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226232003.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter critically examines social situationism, a form of sociological theorizing influential in recent decades that his approach contradicts. Even though situationism is edgy and intriguing, ... More


Adaptation and the Phenomenology of Perception

Michael A. Webster, John S. Werner, and David J. Field

in Fitting the Mind to the World: Adaptation and After-Effects in High-Level Vision

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529699
eISBN:
9780191689697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529699.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers how the nature of subjective experience is constrained by the processes of sensory adaptation. Adaptation adjusts visual sensitivity according to the set of stimuli an observer ... More


Behavioral Methods in Consciousness Research

Morten Overgaard (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199688890
eISBN:
9780191801785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688890.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Why are we conscious? How can it be that information processed in the brains of living creatures is accompanied by subjective experience? While such questions have been topics of philosophical ... More


Evaluating sensitive interventions: Preventing intimate partner violence

Rachel Jewkes

in Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528807
eISBN:
9780191723964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528807.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the difficulties in evaluating a sensitive and complicated topic: intimate partner violence. Topics discussed include challenges of evaluating design, measuring women's ... More


Introduction: The Explainability of Experience

Ursula Renz

in The Explainability of Experience: Realism and Subjectivity in Spinoza's Theory of the Human Mind

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199350162
eISBN:
9780199350186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199350162.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The crucial interpretive hypothesis of the present book is that central parts of Spinoza’s theoretical philosophy, and in particular his philosophy of mind established in Part Two of the Ethics, can ... More


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