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Author Tversky, Barbara Gans, author.

Title Mind in motion : how action shapes thought / Barbara Tversky.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Basic Books, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  153.4 TVE    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 375 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-358) and index.
Contents Prologue : Moving in space : the foundation of thought -- The world in the mind -- The space of the body : space is for action -- The bubble around the body : people, places, and things -- Here and now and there and then : the spaces around us -- Transforming thought -- The mind in the world -- The body speaks a different language -- Points, lines, and perspective : space in talk and thought -- Boxes, lines, and trees : talk and thought about almost everything else -- Spaces we create : maps, diagrams, sketches, explanations, comics -- Conversations with a page : design, science, and art -- The world is a diagram -- The nine laws of cognition -- Figure credits -- Bibliographic notes -- Index.
Summary "An eminent psychologist offers a major new theory of human cognition: movement, not language, is the foundation of thought."--Publisher.
Subject Thought and thinking.
ISBN 9780465093069 hardcover
046509306X hardcover
9780465093076 electronic book

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