Magic and the mind : mechanisms, functions, and development of magical thinking and behavior / Eugene Subbotsky.

Author
Subbotskiĭ, E. V. (Evgeniĭ Vasilʹevich) [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Description
xiv, 202 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Subject(s)
Magical thinking [Browse]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Magical reality -- Children and magic -- Verbal magical beliefs and children's everyday experience -- Magical thinking and children's cognitive development -- Beyond childhood -- Culture and magical thinking -- Magic and exploratory behavior -- Magical thinking and imagination -- Magic and human communication -- Magical beliefs and psychological defense -- Magical thinking and the mind -- Magical thinking and beliefs across lifespan : a summary.
ISBN
  • 9780195393873
  • 0195393872
LCCN
2009031083
OCLC
428731403
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