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Approaching Galileo’s science through a fable

Marco Piccolino and Nicholas J. Wade.

in Galileo's Visions

December 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology; Neuroscience. 11577 words.

The traditional view of Galileo’s science is that of a powerful but rather detached approach to the investigation of the world, based on the precision of mathematics and the validity of...

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The Good Work Done

Jefferson A. Singer.

in The Proper Pirate

November 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 8331 words.

Chapter 9 recounts Stevenson’s final years and argues he had arrived at a sense of identity that overcame his “Escape from Shame” script. Maintaining relatively good health and embracing a...

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anthropophagi

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

Cannibals, especially in legends or fables. Recorded from the mid 16th century, the word comes via Latin from Greek anthrōpophagos ‘man-eating’.

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duck-rabbit

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

An early ambiguous figure, first published by the Polish-born US psychologist Joseph Jastrow (1863–1944) in his book Fact and Fable in Psychology (1900), and later discussed by the...

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The Inner World

Sudhir Kakar.

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Social Psychology. 256 pages.

Feelings, impulses, wishes, and fantasies—the dynamic content of the inner world—occupy the deepest recesses of the psyche. It is through introspection and empathy, essential to...

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The Empress’s Clothes

Julie Seaman.

in Evolution's Empress

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 8241 words.

This chapter focuses on the American law of sex discrimination in the context of sex-differentiated employee dress and grooming requirements. Courts have attempted to distinguish dress...

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Leadership Memes

Stephen J. Zaccaro.

in The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations

May 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology. 19961 words.

Leadership has fascinated people since antiquity. This fascination has given rise to countless intergenerational transmissions and replications of leadership stories, legends, fables, and...

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