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The Resource Impulse : why we do what we do without knowing why we do it, David Lewis

Impulse : why we do what we do without knowing why we do it, David Lewis

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Impulse : why we do what we do without knowing why we do it
Title
Impulse
Title remainder
why we do what we do without knowing why we do it
Statement of responsibility
David Lewis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores all the mystifying things people do despite knowing better, from blurting out indiscretions to falling for totally incompatible romantic partners. Informed by the latest research in neuropsychology, this account explains why snap decisions so often govern -- and occasionally enrich-- our lives
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lewis, David
Dewey number
153.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF575.I46
LC item number
L49 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Impulse
Label
Impulse : why we do what we do without knowing why we do it, David Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-296) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The impulse that saved my life -- Impulses and your zombie brain -- Inside the impulsive brain -- The teenage brain: a work in progress -- Impulse and the senses -- The power of the visual -- Impulses and the risk-taking personality -- The love impulse: 'It only takes a moment' -- The overeating impulse: digging our graves with our teeth -- The buying impulse: the how and why of what we buy -- The imitation impulse: 'A beautiful place to die' -- Deplete us not into temptation -- Free will is a grand illusion
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Harvard University Press edition.
Extent
xxi, 310 pages
Isbn
9780674725492
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013012499
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn838201394
  • (OCoLC)838201394
Label
Impulse : why we do what we do without knowing why we do it, David Lewis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-296) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The impulse that saved my life -- Impulses and your zombie brain -- Inside the impulsive brain -- The teenage brain: a work in progress -- Impulse and the senses -- The power of the visual -- Impulses and the risk-taking personality -- The love impulse: 'It only takes a moment' -- The overeating impulse: digging our graves with our teeth -- The buying impulse: the how and why of what we buy -- The imitation impulse: 'A beautiful place to die' -- Deplete us not into temptation -- Free will is a grand illusion
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Harvard University Press edition.
Extent
xxi, 310 pages
Isbn
9780674725492
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013012499
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn838201394
  • (OCoLC)838201394

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