By Shamsul Haque, Elizabeth Sheppard
The previous few many years have noticeable an incredible raise in worldwide curiosity in psychology, with extra psychologists, psychology programmes and scholars than ever sooner than. Culture and Cognition: a set of serious essays is made from chapters written by way of specialists in every one subject, and is geared toward these wishing to profit extra approximately psychology. whereas tradition and cognition have often been considered as separate parts of research in psychology, this booklet brings jointly essays on either one of those themes in addition to a number of that think about the direct interaction among tradition and thinking.
Essays specialise in a number of interesting themes, reminiscent of how tradition impacts reminiscence for occasions in our personal lives or our perceptions of human reputation. Essays additionally deal with a various diversity of mental phenomena like déjà-vu, savant skills, non-suicidal self-injury, conception of brain, challenge playing and sleep issues. Socio-cultural concerns particularly in the Asian context also are mentioned.
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Culture and Cognition: A Collection of Critical Essays by Shamsul Haque, Elizabeth Sheppard