Being Human: Psychological and Philosophical Perspectives
Richard Gross turns his expert eye to the psychology of human nature in a contemplative account encompassing cognition, consciousness, language, time perception, sense of mortality and human society. This book will help you to consider the unique aspects of being human and to understand the biological underpinnings for the intriguing and distinct behaviours and experiences common to human beings.
Being Human is an ideal textbook for courses in conceptual and historical issues in psychology and is also essential reading for students of psychology and related disciplines as well as general readers seeking insights into one of the most enduring questions to have faced humankind throughout history.
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Quantitative or qualitative difference?
2 The genetics of being human
What makes it so special?
4 Consciousness and selfconsciousness
Do only humans have it?
7 Memory and the perception of time