اصلی Getting Inside Your Head: What Cognitive Science Can Tell Us about Popular Culture

Getting Inside Your Head: What Cognitive Science Can Tell Us about Popular Culture

We live in other people's heads: avidly, reluctantly, consciously, unaware, mistakenly, and inescapably. Our social life is a constant negotiation among what we think we know about each other's thoughts and feelings, what we want each other to think we know, and what we would dearly love to know but don't.

Cognitive scientists have a special term for the evolved cognitive adaptation that makes us attribute mental states to other people through observation of their body language; they call it theory of mind.Getting Inside Your Headuses research in theory of mind to look at movies, musicals, novels, classic Chinese opera, stand-up comedy, mock-documentaries, photography, and reality television. It followsPride and Prejudice’s Mr. Darcy as he tries to conceal his anger, Tyler Durden as he lectures a stranger at gunpoint inFight Club, and Ingrid Bergman as she fakes interest in horse races inNotorious.

This engaging book exemplifies the new interdisciplinary field of cognitive cultural studies, demonstrating that collaboration between cognitive science and cultural studies is both exciting and productive.
کال:
2012
خپرونه:
Hardcover
خپرندویه اداره:
Johns Hopkins University Press
ژبه:
english
صفحه:
240
ISBN 10:
1421406160
ISBN 13:
9781421406169
فایل:
کاپی کول (epub, 579 MB)
 
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