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Published: 31 March 2010

216 Pages | 35 line drawings

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195393873

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Magic and the Mind

Mechanisms, Functions, and Development of Magical Thinking and Behavior

First Edition

Eugene Subbotsky

  • A unique theory of child cognitive development from an authority in the field
  • Examines religion in terms of a type of magical belief
  • Contributes to the debate about usefulness of magical books and movies (such as Harry Potter) for children's cognitive and social development
  • Accessible, engaging, and thoughtful