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A Future for Public Service Television

A Future for Public Service Television

Des Freedman and Vana Goblot (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

A guide to the nature, purpose, and place of public service television within a multi-platform, multichannel ecology. Television is on the verge of both decline and rebirth. Vast technological change ... More

Translating HappinessA Cross-Cultural Lexicon of Well-Being

Translating Happiness: A Cross-Cultural Lexicon of Well-Being

Tim Lomas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037488
eISBN:
9780262344630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037488.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book presents an innovative new approach to the study of wellbeing, intersecting psychology, linguistics, and cross-cultural scholarship. It begins by introducing a cartographic theory of ... More

The Adventure

The Adventure

Giorgio Agamben

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037594
eISBN:
9780262345231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037594.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book charts a journey that ranges from poems of chivalry to philosophy, from Yvain to Hegel, from Beatrice to Heidegger. An ancient legend identifies Demon, Chance, Love, and Necessity as the ... More

The Bodily SelfSelected Essays

The Bodily Self: Selected Essays

José Luis Bermúdez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037501
eISBN:
9780262344661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037501.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

How can we be aware of ourselves both as physical objects and as thinking, experiencing subjects? What role does the experience of the body play in generating our sense of self? What is the role of ... More

Efficient CognitionThe Evolution of Representational Decision Making

Efficient Cognition: The Evolution of Representational Decision Making

Armin W. Schulz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037600
eISBN:
9780262345262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037600.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

It is now widely accepted that many organisms (including humans) don’t just react to the world using behavioral reflexes, but also, at times, decide what to do by relying on mental representations. ... More

The Materiality of InteractionNotes on the Materials of Interaction Design

The Materiality of Interaction: Notes on the Materials of Interaction Design

Mikael Wiberg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037518
eISBN:
9780262344692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037518.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Design

Computing is increasingly intertwined with our physical world. From smart watches to connected cars, to the Internet of Things and 3D-printing, the trend towards combining digital and analogue ... More

Authors, Users, and PiratesCopyright Law and Subjectivity

Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

James Meese

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037440
eISBN:
9780262344517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037440.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

How should we think about authorship, use and piracy in an era of media convergence? How does the growing focus on amateur creativity impact on existing legal and cultural understandings of around ... More

Families at PlayConnecting and Learning through Video Games

Families at Play: Connecting and Learning through Video Games

Sinem Siyahhan and Elisabeth Gee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037464
eISBN:
9780262344579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037464.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Video games have a bad reputation in the mainstream media. They are blamed for encouraging social isolation, promoting violence, and creating tensions between parents and children. In this book, ... More

PseudoscienceThe Conspiracy Against Science

Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science

Allison B. Kaufman and James C. Kaufman (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037426
eISBN:
9780262344814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037426.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In a post-truth, fake news world, we are particularly susceptible to the claims of pseudoscience. When emotions and opinions are more widely disseminated than scientific findings, and self-proclaimed ... More

The Targeting System of Language

The Targeting System of Language

Leonard Talmy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262036979
eISBN:
9780262343169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036979.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

A linguistic/cognitive system of “targeting” is proposed that unifies the traditionally distinct domains of anaphora and deixis. As a speaker communicates with a hearer, her attention can come to be ... More

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