Future-Minded: The Psychology of Agency and Control by Magda Osman

By Magda Osman

What drives us to make decisions?

Future-Minded explores the mental strategies of company and keep watch over. If you have ever questioned why we predict of coincidences as concerns of destiny instead of the results of the legislation of chance, this ebook presents the reply. From reminiscence and reasoning to our stories of causality and recognition, it unpicks the mechanisms we use each day to aid us expect, plan for and try and keep watch over the future.

* incorporates a wealth of actual international examples that can assist you have interaction with this fast-developing area
* presents transparent research of mental experiments and their findings to give an explanation for the proof in the back of the theory

Thought-provoking and hugely topical, Future-Minded is interesting interpreting for psychology scholars learning cognition or attention, and for a person drawn to knowing how we attempt to figure out the future.

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