Money. the foundation of all evil? Arguably. necessary to our lives? definitely. a primary driving force of human idea, emotion, and motion? Absolutely--and psychology and its comparable fields have become towards knowing its complicated position in human habit and in society.
The mental technological know-how of Money brings jointly vintage and present findings at the myriad methods cash impacts mind, brain, and behaviour to meet not just our wishes for fabric achieve, but additionally for autonomy and self worth. best specialists hint the hyperlinks among early strategies of price and sleek symbolic meanings of wealth, as well as picking out the parts of the human mind that jointly act as its monetary middle. This cross-disciplinary research is helping make clear the neuroscience in the back of pathological playing, the severe function of time in monetary judgements, and the influence of cash on varied own actions and interpersonal relationships. incorporated within the coverage:
- Materiality, image, and complexity within the anthropology of money.
- The (relative and absolute) subjective worth of money.
- Conscious and subconscious affects of cash: sides of an analogous coin?
- A life-course method of facing financial earnings and losses
- Motivation and cognitive keep an eye on: past financial incentives.
The targeted role of cash in society makes The mental technology of Money a singularly attention-grabbing source with a large viewers between social psychologists, business and organizational psychologists, economists, sociologists, anthropologists, and public policymakers.
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