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Thinking as “thinging”: psychology with things

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We live and we think inside a world of things made and found. Still, psychological science has shown little interest in understanding the exact nature of the relation between cognition and material culture. As a result, the diachronic influence and transformative potential of things in human mental life remains little understood. Most psychologists would see things as external and passive: the lifeless objects of human consciousness, perception, and memory. On the contrary, my main argument i...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
Subgroup:
Archaeology Institute
Oxford college:
Keble College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2140-4998
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Current Directions in Psychological Science Journal website
Volume:
29
Issue:
1
Pages:
3-8
Publication date:
2019-09-24
Acceptance date:
2019-07-19
DOI:
EISSN:
1467-8721
ISSN:
0963-7214
Pubs id:
pubs:1055584
UUID:
uuid:e71d73cf-2b31-4c6f-a324-61897bd5c95a
Source identifiers:
1055584
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pubs:1055584

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