Anomalistic psychology: a study of magical thinking

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L. Erlbaum, 1989 - Medical - 316 pages
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Updating and expanding the materials from the first edition, Anomalistic Psychology, Second Edition integrates and systematically treats phenomena of human consciousness and behaviors that appear to violate the laws of nature. The authors present and detail a new explanatory concept they developed that provides a naturalistic interpretation for these phenomena -- Magical Thinking. For undergraduate and graduate students and professionals in cognitive psychology, research methods, thinking, and parapsychology.

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Contents

3
33
4
71
5
89
6
120
Memory
135
Cognitive Processes
151
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199
Beliefs
229
Ps yc hopathology
261
References
277
Author Index
301
Subject Index
309
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About the author (1989)

LEONARD ZUSNE, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Tulsa.

Jones for many years has had an active practice based in La Habra Heights, designing landscapes throughout California. He moved to Arizona and serves on the advisory board of the Boyce Thompson Southwest Arboretum at Superior, Arizona, as a consultant in arid regions throughout the world.