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The Resource How to rethink psychology : new metaphors for understanding people and their behavior, Bernard Guerin, (electronic resource)

How to rethink psychology : new metaphors for understanding people and their behavior, Bernard Guerin, (electronic resource)

Label
How to rethink psychology : new metaphors for understanding people and their behavior
Title
How to rethink psychology
Title remainder
new metaphors for understanding people and their behavior
Statement of responsibility
Bernard Guerin
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
N$T
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1957-
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Guerin, Bernard
Dewey number
150.1
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Psychology
  • Thought and thinking
  • Psycholinguistics
Label
How to rethink psychology : new metaphors for understanding people and their behavior, Bernard Guerin, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Include bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Metaphor 1
  • Our actions are like lumps of Plasticine
  • Why do we think action is sequential and constantly decided?
  • Thinking contextually
  • Metaphor 2
  • Contexts not causes for growing seeds into plants
  • We do not have a ̀control center'
  • Contextual observation
  • Metaphor 3
  • Contextual observations of (blue) holistic elephants
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • The rethinking to take away from Chapter 1
  • ch. 2
  • The ubiquitous social: from social constructionism to social contextualism
  • Contextual influence better thought of as waves than particles: three metaphors
  • Metaphor 4
  • Understanding people is better thought of as attuned responding to external contexts using wave-thinking
  • Metaphor 5
  • We can utilize gravity even if physicists do not understand how it works
  • Metaphor 6
  • Think of attunement as sympathetic resonance
  • ch. 1
  • Twelve ways that being alone is social: how can we think that?
  • How do social relationships pervade our actions, thinking, and self-thinking?
  • What does the wave metaphor get us?
  • ch. 3
  • Language use as the original virtual reality
  • Words do not control language use: social contexts do
  • Magic, words, and power
  • Language use as the original virtual reality
  • Metaphor 7
  • Language use as the original virtual reality
  • Understanding our own psychology: alternative ways to think?
  • Two metaphors that help rethink language use as virtual reality
  • Back to electromagnetic waves
  • Metaphor 8
  • Language better thought of as attuned responses to waves than as reactions to particles
  • "It either happens or it doesn't": contexts are 100 percent
  • Metaphor 9
  • Getting hit 100 percent by a brick and other brute facts of life
  • What does all this mean for language use?
  • How does this affect the analysis of language use?
  • What do we need to know about language-in-social-interaction to understand people?
  • New metaphors to help rethink how people work
  • ch. 4
  • Thinking, self-talk, and how to read minds
  • Rethinking thoughts and thinking
  • Thinking and causality
  • Thoughts refigured as virtual reality: the external social control over thoughts
  • Metaphor 10
  • Thinking can also be reimagined as virtual reality
  • Thoughts as associations: replacing this oldest metaphor
  • Metaphor 11
  • Thoughts are like the effects of waves rather than emitted particles
  • What will be different after rethinking?
  • Seven key points for rethinking thinking
  • ̀We' do not control thinking: all thoughts are intrusive thoughts
  • Words are not controlled by what is named and neither are thoughts
  • Why ̀consciousness' is directed towards other people
  • Thinking is social -- it depends on audiences
  • What are the events that happen when we ̀think'? The social dynamics of thinking
  • We can read people's thoughts -- in a way
  • Talking about ̀inner' processes for utilization as rhetoric
  • What do we know about contextual strategies of thinking?
  • Types of audiences and how they affect thinking
  • Why bother?
  • Ultimately, talking to oneself is from economic, social, cultural, historical, and environmental contexts
  • The social strategies of cognitive models
  • Conversational strategies in thoughts and thinking
  • Discursive strategies implicit in psychotherapies
  • Types of unconscious editing
  • Types of repression and similar strategies of thoughts
  • How can we rethink thoughts?
  • ch. 5
  • The Zen of running our lives: doing, thinking, and talking
  • Summary of the plot so far
  • Causes and contexts: shifting metaphors from current psychology
  • Summary description of life
  • Two short examples
  • Life, words, and Zen
  • Where to from here?
  • Practical methods of research, understanding, and change
  • Philosophy: on being very clear that actions, thinklings, and spoken words are not metaphysically, philosophically, or essentially different
  • How should we understand people?
  • Sequential, causal, or contextual basis for human actions?
Control code
ocn913955821
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315689555
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)913955821
Label
How to rethink psychology : new metaphors for understanding people and their behavior, Bernard Guerin, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Include bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Metaphor 1
  • Our actions are like lumps of Plasticine
  • Why do we think action is sequential and constantly decided?
  • Thinking contextually
  • Metaphor 2
  • Contexts not causes for growing seeds into plants
  • We do not have a ̀control center'
  • Contextual observation
  • Metaphor 3
  • Contextual observations of (blue) holistic elephants
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • The rethinking to take away from Chapter 1
  • ch. 2
  • The ubiquitous social: from social constructionism to social contextualism
  • Contextual influence better thought of as waves than particles: three metaphors
  • Metaphor 4
  • Understanding people is better thought of as attuned responding to external contexts using wave-thinking
  • Metaphor 5
  • We can utilize gravity even if physicists do not understand how it works
  • Metaphor 6
  • Think of attunement as sympathetic resonance
  • ch. 1
  • Twelve ways that being alone is social: how can we think that?
  • How do social relationships pervade our actions, thinking, and self-thinking?
  • What does the wave metaphor get us?
  • ch. 3
  • Language use as the original virtual reality
  • Words do not control language use: social contexts do
  • Magic, words, and power
  • Language use as the original virtual reality
  • Metaphor 7
  • Language use as the original virtual reality
  • Understanding our own psychology: alternative ways to think?
  • Two metaphors that help rethink language use as virtual reality
  • Back to electromagnetic waves
  • Metaphor 8
  • Language better thought of as attuned responses to waves than as reactions to particles
  • "It either happens or it doesn't": contexts are 100 percent
  • Metaphor 9
  • Getting hit 100 percent by a brick and other brute facts of life
  • What does all this mean for language use?
  • How does this affect the analysis of language use?
  • What do we need to know about language-in-social-interaction to understand people?
  • New metaphors to help rethink how people work
  • ch. 4
  • Thinking, self-talk, and how to read minds
  • Rethinking thoughts and thinking
  • Thinking and causality
  • Thoughts refigured as virtual reality: the external social control over thoughts
  • Metaphor 10
  • Thinking can also be reimagined as virtual reality
  • Thoughts as associations: replacing this oldest metaphor
  • Metaphor 11
  • Thoughts are like the effects of waves rather than emitted particles
  • What will be different after rethinking?
  • Seven key points for rethinking thinking
  • ̀We' do not control thinking: all thoughts are intrusive thoughts
  • Words are not controlled by what is named and neither are thoughts
  • Why ̀consciousness' is directed towards other people
  • Thinking is social -- it depends on audiences
  • What are the events that happen when we ̀think'? The social dynamics of thinking
  • We can read people's thoughts -- in a way
  • Talking about ̀inner' processes for utilization as rhetoric
  • What do we know about contextual strategies of thinking?
  • Types of audiences and how they affect thinking
  • Why bother?
  • Ultimately, talking to oneself is from economic, social, cultural, historical, and environmental contexts
  • The social strategies of cognitive models
  • Conversational strategies in thoughts and thinking
  • Discursive strategies implicit in psychotherapies
  • Types of unconscious editing
  • Types of repression and similar strategies of thoughts
  • How can we rethink thoughts?
  • ch. 5
  • The Zen of running our lives: doing, thinking, and talking
  • Summary of the plot so far
  • Causes and contexts: shifting metaphors from current psychology
  • Summary description of life
  • Two short examples
  • Life, words, and Zen
  • Where to from here?
  • Practical methods of research, understanding, and change
  • Philosophy: on being very clear that actions, thinklings, and spoken words are not metaphysically, philosophically, or essentially different
  • How should we understand people?
  • Sequential, causal, or contextual basis for human actions?
Control code
ocn913955821
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315689555
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)913955821

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