The Science of Consequences

This book PDF is perfect for those who love Science genre, written by Susan M. Schneider and published by Prometheus Books which was released on 11 December 2012 with total hardcover pages 401. You could read this book directly on your devices with pdf, epub and kindle format, check detail and related The Science of Consequences books below.

The Science of Consequences
Author : Susan M. Schneider
File Size : 48,6 Mb
Publisher : Prometheus Books
Language : English
Release Date : 11 December 2012
ISBN : 9781616146634
Pages : 401 pages
DOWNLOAD

The Science of Consequences by Susan M. Schneider Book PDF Summary

Actions have consequences--and the ability to learn from them revolutionized life on earth. While it's easy enough to see that consequences are important (where would we be without positive reinforcement?), few have heard there's a science of consequences, with principles that affect us every day. Despite their variety, consequences appear to follow a common set of scientific principles and share some similar effects in the brain--such as the "pleasure centers." Nature and nurture always work together, and scientists have demonstrated that learning from consequences predictably activates genes and restructures the brain. Applications are everywhere--at home, at work, and at school, and that's just for starters. Individually and societally, for example, self-control pits short-term against long-term consequences. Ten years in the making, this award-winning book tells a tale ranging from genetics to neurotransmitters, from emotion to language, from parenting to politics, taking an inclusive interdisciplinary approach to show how something so deceptively simple can help make sense of so much.

The Science of Consequences

Actions have consequences--and the ability to learn from them revolutionized life on earth. While it's easy enough to see that consequences are important (where would we be without positive reinforcement?), few have heard there's a science of consequences, with principles that affect us every day. Despite their variety, consequences appear

DOWNLOAD
The Science of Consequences

Looks at the integral part consequences play in everyday life and examines how they impact genes, the neural wiring of the brain, and the nature versus nurture argument.

DOWNLOAD
On Hijacking Science

This book examines the origins, presence, and implications of scientistic thinking in psychology. Scientism embodies the claim that only knowledge attained by means of natural scientific methods counts as valid and valuable. This perspective increasingly dominates thinking and practice in psychology and is seldom acknowledged as anything other than standard

DOWNLOAD
The Science of Generosity

This book advances understanding of the manifestations, causes, and consequences of generosity. Synthesizing the findings of the 14 research projects conducted by the Science of Generosity Initiative and offering an appendix of methods for studying generosity, this comprehensive account integrates insights from disparate disciplines to facilitate a broader understanding of giving—

DOWNLOAD
This Is Your Brain on Birth Control

An eye-opening book that reveals crucial information every woman taking hormonal birth control should know This groundbreaking book sheds light on how hormonal birth control affects women--and the world around them--in ways we are just now beginning to understand. By allowing women to control their fertility, the birth control pill

DOWNLOAD
Tyranny of Reason

The astonishing success of the natural sciences in the modern era has led many thinkers to assume that similar feats of knowledge and power should be achievable in human affairs. That assumption, and the accompanying notion that the methods of modern science ought to be applied to social and political

DOWNLOAD
Decoding the Social World

How data science and the analysis of networks help us solve the puzzle of unintended consequences. Social life is full of paradoxes. Our intentional actions often trigger outcomes that we did not intend or even envision. How do we explain those unintended effects and what can we do to regulate

DOWNLOAD
Sorting Things Out

A revealing and surprising look at how classification systems can shape both worldviews and social interactions. What do a seventeenth-century mortality table (whose causes of death include "fainted in a bath," "frighted," and "itch"); the identification of South Africans during apartheid as European, Asian, colored, or black; and the separation

DOWNLOAD