Flicker: Your Brain on Movies

Flicker: Your Brain on Movies

by Jeffrey Zacks

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199982875
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/01/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey M. Zacks, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Radiology at Washington University in St. Louis.

Table of Contents

Part I. From Up on a Screen to Inside Your Head
1. Your Brain Wasn't Built for Movies
2. The Movie in Your Head
3. Tearjerkers and Sitcoms
4. How Movies Make Memories
5. The Dark Side
Part II. The Tricks That Make Movies Work
6. Motion!
7. Cut!
8. Bottlenecks, Spotlights, and Chunks
9. Sleight of Hand
10. Virtual Futures

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