Money. the foundation of all evil? Arguably. necessary to our lives? definitely. a major driving force of human suggestion, emotion, and motion? Absolutely--and psychology and its similar fields are becoming in the direction of figuring out 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 cloth achieve, but in addition for autonomy and self worth. top specialists hint the hyperlinks among early innovations of worth and sleek symbolic meanings of wealth, as well as determining the parts of the human mind that jointly act as its monetary heart. This cross-disciplinary research is helping make clear the neuroscience in the back of pathological playing, the serious function of time in monetary judgements, and the influence of cash on assorted own actions and interpersonal relationships. integrated 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 a similar coin?
- A life-course method of facing financial earnings and losses
- Motivation and cognitive keep watch over: past financial incentives.
The distinctive role of cash in society makes The mental technology of Money a singularly attention-grabbing source with a large viewers between social psychologists, commercial and organizational psychologists, economists, sociologists, anthropologists, and public policymakers.
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