The Constructive Mind: Bartlett's Psychology in Reconstruction

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The Constructive Mind is an integrative study of the psychologist Frederic Bartlett's (1886-1969) life, work and legacy. Bartlett is most famous for the idea that remembering is constructive and for the concept of schema; for him, 'constructive' meant that human beings are future-oriented and flexibly adaptive to new circumstances. This book shows how his notion of construction is also central to understanding social psychology and cultural dynamics, as well as other psychological processes such as perceiving, imagining and ...

The Constructive Mind: Bartlett's Psychology in Reconstruction 2017, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107008885

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