Cover of: Believing | Michael T. McGuire

Believing

the neuroscience of fantasies, fears, and convictions

Published .
Written in English.

About the Edition

A book about brain chemistry, neural systems, and the formation of beliefs from the scientist who brought to light serotonin's many crucial roles in human behavior.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments -- -- Chapter 1.
A Career Turns Upside Down -- -- Chapter 2.
Where to Start? -- -- Chapter 3.
Types and Uses -- -- Chapter 4.
What Psychologists Have Found -- -- Chapter 5.
Lessons from History -- -- Chapter 6.
Evidence, Sources, and Interpretation -- -- Chapter 7.
Seeing What We Believe -- -- Chapter 8.
Religion as an Exception to Science-Or Is It? -- -- Chapter 9.
Philosophical Considerations -- -- Chapter 10.
Awareness, Belief, and the Physical Brain -- -- Chapter 11.
The Biology of Belief -- -- Chapter 12.
Enter Imaginings, Beliefs, Uncertainty, and Ambiguity -- -- Chapter 13.
Theory of Mind, Mirroring, and Attribution -- -- Chapter 14.
Stories and Models -- -- Chapter 15.
Triggering -- -- Chapter 16.
Intransigent Beliefs and Belief-Disconfirmation Failure -- -- Chapter 17.
And Why? -- -- Chapter 18.
What to Do? --
Notes --
Index.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-241) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
153.4
Library of Congress
BF773 .M34 2013

The Physical Object

Pagination
267 pages ;
Number of pages
267

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26442178M
Internet Archive
believingneurosc0000mcgu
ISBN 10
1616148292, 1616148306
ISBN 13
9781616148294, 9781616148300
LC Control Number
2013022513
OCLC/WorldCat
839389296
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