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The voices within : the history and science of how we talk to ourselves / Charles Fernyhough.

Fernyhough, Charles, 1968- author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville 153.42 Fer (Text) 32604000204494 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main 153.42 FER (Text) 840191002393371 New Nonfiction - Main Floor Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood 153.42 FER (Text) 36626103788683 New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 12/24/2016
Schricker Main Library 153.42 FER (Text) 30032010684832 NEW ADULT Checked out 12/22/2016

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  • ISBN: 9780465096800
  • ISBN: 0465096808
  • Physical Description: ix, 307 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-292) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Funny slices of cheese -- Turning up the gas -- Inside the chatterbox -- Two cars -- A natural history of thinking -- Voices on the page -- Chorus of me -- Not I -- Different voices -- The voice of a dove -- A brain listening to itself -- A talkative muse -- Messages from the past -- A voice that doesn't speak -- Talking to ourselves.
Citation/References Note: Bklst 09/01/2016
LJ 08/01/2016
Kirkus 08/15/2016
Summary, etc.: We all hear voices. Ordinary thinking is often a kind of conversation, filling our heads with speech: the voices of reason, of memory, of self-encouragement and rebuke, the inner dialogue that helps us with tough decisions or complicated problems. For others - voice-hearers, trauma-sufferers and prophets - the voices seem to come from outside: friendly voices, malicious ones, the voice of God or the Devil, the muses of art and literature. In The Voices Within, building on the latest theories, including the new 'dialogic thinking' model, and employing state-of-the-art neuroimaging and other ground-breaking research techniques, Fernyhough has written an authoritative and engaging guide to the voices in our heads.
Subject: Self-talk.
Thought and thinking.
Communication > Psychological aspects.

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