Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 July 2016

288 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199596775

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Thought in Action

Expertise and the Conscious Mind

Barbara Gail Montero

  • 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