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Mindwise : how we understand what others think, believe, feel, and want

Epley, Nicholas (author.).

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Kirtland Community College Library BF 575 .E55 E65 2014 30775305478621 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780307595911 :
  • ISBN: 0307595919
  • Physical Description: print
    xviii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [195]-228) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Your real sixth sense -- (Mis)reading minds. An overconfident sense ; What you can and cannot know about your own mind -- Does it have a mind? How we dehumanize ; How we anthropomorphize -- What state is another mind in? The trouble of getting over yourself ; The uses and abuses of stereotypes ; How actions can mislead -- Through the eyes of others. How, and how not, to be a better mind reader -- Being mindwise.
Summary, etc.: An exploration of the human mind's capacity for instinctive understanding about the feelings and desires of others explains how the ability or inability to understand the minds of those around us leads to connection or conflict.
Subject: Empathy
Emotions
Interpersonal communication
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