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Neil Levy's Addiction and self-control : perspectives from philosophy, PDF

By Neil Levy

ISBN-10: 0199369631

ISBN-13: 9780199369638

ISBN-10: 0199862591

ISBN-13: 9780199862597

Dependancy turns out to contain an important measure of lack of keep an eye on over behaviour, but it continues to be mysterious how this type of lack of keep an eye on happens and the way it may be suitable with the retention of enterprise. This assortment, which arose out of a convention held on the college of Oxford, brings jointly philosophers, neuroscientists and psychologists with the purpose of realizing this lack of keep an eye on from a perspective Read more...


This booklet brings innovative neuroscience and psychology into discussion with philosophical mirrored image to light up the lack of keep an eye on skilled via addicts, and thereby forged gentle on ordinary Read more...

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25, 1–20. Rachlin, H. (1990) Why do people gamble and keep gambling despite heavy losses? Psychological Science 1, 294–297. , & Spurrett, D. (2008) Midbrain Mutiny: The Picoeconomics and Neuroeconomics of Disordered Gambling. MIT Press. C. (1986) The mind as a consuming organ. In J. ), The Multiple Self. Cambridge University Press, 177–195. , & Schneider, W. (1977) Controlled and automatic human information processing: II. Perceptual learning, automatic attending, and a general theory.

2007) A qualitative investigation of problem gambling as an escape-based coping strategy. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice 80, 107–125. 3 The Picoeconomics of Gambling Addiction and Supporting Neural Mechanisms D ON RO S S George Ainslie’s picoeconomic account of the widespread attractiveness of gambling, and more specifically of addiction to gambling (this volume, Chapter 2), may cause puzzlement in readers who are accustomed to thinking of addiction as a brain disorder.

2003) Uncertainty as wealth. Behavioural Processes 64, 369–385. Ainslie, G. (2005) Précis of Breakdown of Will. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28(5), 635–673. Ainslie, G. (2007) Can thought experiments prove anything about the will? In D. Spurrett, D. Ross, H. Kincaid, & L. ), Distributed Cognition and the Will: Individual Volition and Social Context. MIT Press, pp. 169–196. Ainslie, G, (2010a) Hyperbolic discounting versus conditioning and framing as the core process in addictions and other impulses.

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