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Published: 26 May 2016

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780199596775

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Thought in Action

Expertise and the Conscious Mind

Barbara Gail Montero

  • Dispels the myth of 'just do it'
  • An original approach to an everyday puzzle about thinking and doing
  • Overturns received opinion about the role of the conscious mind in performance
  • Draws on empirical psychology and interviews with athletes, performers in music and the other arts, chess players, writers, nurses, doctors, financiers, military personnel, and others
  • Lively and amusing—written to be enjoyed by philosophers and non-philosophers alike

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