Confabulation (häftad)
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Confabulation (häftad)


Views from Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Psychology and Philosophy

Häftad Engelska, 2009-08-06
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When people confabulate, they make an ill-grounded claim that they honestly believe is true, for example recalling an event from their childhood that never actually happened. This interdisciplinary book brings together some of the leading thinkers on confabulation in neuroscience, psychiatry, psychology, and philosophy.
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<br>William Hirstein is Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Elmhurst College, in Elmhurst, Illinois, USA. He received his PhD from the University of California, Davis, in 1994. His graduate and postdoctoral studies were conducted under the supervision of John Searle, V. S. Ramachandran, and Patricia Churchland. He is the author of several books, including On the Churchlands (Wadsworth, 2004), and Brain Fiction: Self-Deception and the Riddle of Confabulation (MIT, 2005). His other interests include autism, sociopathy, brain laterality, and the misidentification syndromes.<br>


1. Introduction: what is confabulation?; 2. Confabulation in anterior communicating artery syndrome; 3. False memories: a kind of confabulation in non-clinical subjects; 4. The cognitive consequences of forces confabulation: evidence from studies of eyewitness suggestibility; 5. Confabulation and ego functions; the 'ego dysequilibrium theory'; 6. 'That's not my arm, Doctor': accounting for misidentifications with a two-phase theory; 7. Delusional confabulations and self-deception; 8. Confabulation as a psychiatric symptom; 9. Confabulation and delusion; 10. Anosognosia for hemiplegia: a confabulatory state; 11. Everyday confabulation; 12. Temporal consciousness and confabulation: escape from unconscious explanatory idols; 13. Distentangling the motivational theories of confabulation