This Element is an excerpt from Invisible Forces and Powerful Beliefs: Gravity, Gods, and Minds (9780137075454) by the Chicago Social Brain Network. Available in print and digital formats.
How do people understand others’ minds…God’s, yours, anyone’s?
Shortly after taking off from LaGuardia, the engines of US Airways Flight 1549 failed. The pilots glided onto the Hudson River, where all the passengers were rescued. Explained one passenger, “God was certainly looking out for us.” To psychologists, such statements reveal one of the social brain’s most impressive capacities--the ability to “see” what other minds see.
- Title: Can We See the Invisible Mind of God?
- Release date: November 2010
- Publisher(s): Pearson
- ISBN: 9780132658560
You might also like
The Skeletons in China’s Monthly Data Closet
If you liked this Short, you might also like Understanding China's Economic Indicators: Translating the Data …
The Power of Self-Confidence: Become Unstoppable, Irresistible, and Unafraid in Every Area of Your Life
Praise for The Power of Self-Confidence "Brian Tracy is the master in understanding and teaching self-enrichment. …
Evolution: A View from the 21st Century
James A. Shapiro proposes an important new paradigm for understanding biological evolution, the core organizing principle …
Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Unleashed
Buy the print version of¿ and get the eBook version for free! eBook version includes chapters …