Mental Traps: Stupid Things That Sane People Do to Mess Up Their Minds

Mental Traps: Stupid Things That Sane People Do to Mess Up Their Minds

by Andre Kukla

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071477291
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 10/28/2006
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

André Kukla, Ph.D., is a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto, where he taught courses in both the departments of psychology and philosophy. He is the respected author of more than sixty articles and six books on those subject areas. Kukla divides his time between Toronto and Hawaii.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Nature of Mental Traps
Chapter 2: Persistence
Chapter 3: Amplification
Chapter 4: Fixation
Chapter 5: Reversion
Chapter 6: Anticipation
Chapter 7: Resistance
Chapter 8: Procrastination
Chapter 9: Division
Chapter 10: Acceleration
Chapter 11: Regulation
Chapter 12: Formulation
Chapter 13: Keeping Out of Mental Traps
Appendix: The Practice of Thought Watching

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