André Kukla is Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, in both the Departments of Psychology and of Philosophy. He has published numerous philosop. Mental Traps: Stupid Things That Sane People Do to Mess Up Their Minds by Andre Kukla, , available at Book Depository with. All about Mental Traps: The Overthinker’s Guide to a Happier Life by Andre Kukla . LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

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I don’t think I’m an overthinker, really. Kukla gives a curious example: The content of this book is drawn from many sources, including philosophy, psychology, religion, science, and most importantly, the self.

Mental Traps

Do you find this distinction difficult to imagine or to put into place? He has published numerous rraps and psychological articles and books, including books by the Oxford and MIT Presses.

Which authors and thinkers menyal been most influential to your own writing? Google Books — Loading By doing so, we will begin to recognize unproductive patterns in our own thinking, and then we can try to avoid them.


11 Mental Traps By Andre Kukla: Part 1

From the Hardcover edition. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Our anxiety, our dissatisfaction, our disappointment — these are often the consequences of thinking about the world the wrong way. Fodor did the same for the True versus the Funny. What aspects of your work or home life would support this?

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Dec 15, Pages Teaps. What about young people? He simply asks to distinguish between persistence and perseverance — a skill that is undoubtedly necessary. Amplification — a trap in which we find ourselves, when put to the goal of more effort than necessary, as if trying to kill a fly with a sledgehammer.

To sum up its message in a single phrase: But very early start, too, have its price. Having made that decision, I discovered that the friends and relatives who were shown excerpts of the work in progress found these ideas as interesting and as useful as I did.

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For example, a copywriter, writing articles for travel agents and specialized sites, received an order for a series of articles about Sri Lanka. Is this modern consciousness a positive or a negative development? Add to Your books.


Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Most of the traps are so easy to fall into that you don’t even notice you are doing them! Its andrw can be summarized as: Finally, there’s a way out.

Mental Traps by Kukla, Andre

Concludes with tricks meditation! Either way, it takes up a lot of our mental energy. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Can you tell us why you decided to write for the general public? The problem is that anxre considers persistence as a virtue. When reversion we are trying to change irreversible past.

And when you see the traps with total clarity, they fall away by themselves.