Living in an Asymmetrical World: How Writing Direction Affects Thought and Action (BOK)

Anne Maass, Caterina Suitner, Jean-Pierre Deconchy

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There has recently been a renewed interest in the role of spatial dimensions in social cognition, and how vertical and horizontal trajectories are used to represent social concepts such as power, agency, aggression, and dominance. Most of this work surrounds the idea that abstract concepts are intrinsically linked to our sensory and motor experiences, including habitual interactions with the environment such as reading and writing. Living in an Asymmetrical World makes an original contribution to the field by addressing a "hot" topic from a somewhat unusual perspective, bridging five decades of research on horizontal bias related to writing direction. Previous work by Jean-Pierre Deconchy is examined and integrated with current theory, and the importance of deep thinking, on field observations, multiple methodologies and creative procedures are proposed as crucial elements for future social psychology. The book's revival of this approach to science will open up new perspectives for future research and will be of key interest to academics and researchers in the areas of social, cognitive and cultural psychology.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Anne Maass, Caterina Suitner, Jean-Pierre Deconchy
Forlag
Taylor & Francis
ISBN 9780415521987
Antall sider 170 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,6cm
Vekt 385 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Cognition & cognitive psychology, Social, group or collective psychology