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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From the Hardcover edition. Dec 15, Pages Buy. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. Some cover wear, may contain a few marks. Kukla gives a curious example: Out of this mental trap one, though not easy — to cease to think in terms of the subjunctive mood.

How is arriving mehtal the airport too early a symptom of a life never fully lived? Have you tried thought-watching, or adopted it as a regular activity or rather, non-activity? They’re mental traps, and even the most clearheaded Einsteins among us fall victim to them from time to time.

Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. Kukla does not contradict to popular belief, claiming that persistence is bad. When you commit, you are working furiously to hasten the frozen future.

Mental Traps is his first foray into writing for the general public. Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 53.


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Have you catch yourself by continuation of the work on what has already lost its value? What aspects of your work or home life would support this?

The Best Books of He has published numerous philosophical and psychological articles and books, including books by the Oxford and MIT Presses.

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Mental Traps: Stupid Things That Sane People Do to Mess Up Their Minds

Would the theory laid out in this book apply equally to people with seemingly complex or simple lives? Enjoy the game of learning to identify them in the activities of daily life. Willy-nilly, most people begin to regret that their plans did not materialize. Learn More About Mental Traps print. Ships with Tracking Number! The Practice of Thought Watching show more. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book.

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It is important to be able to feel trps line between value and expenditure resources on its achievement. What makes Biblio different? We are experiencing technical difficulties. What parallels can you see between Buddhist teachings and the theories and suggestions here? Is it any wonder that we needlessly complicate our work when there is something to be done?


Russell has been my model for translucent prose that states neither more nor less than what the author wants to say. In Mental TrapsKukla has tackled the workings of the human mind without using philosophical jargon; his illustrative examples ,ukla taken from daily life, everything from walking to the mailbox to forcing ourselves to watch awful TV shows to the end.

Inspired by Your Browsing History. With intelligence and wit, professor Andre Kukla shows how to identify and free yourself from 11 time-wasting mental traffic jams: CD Audiobook 0 editions. The Tao Te Ching.

Mental Traps will help you free yourself from time-wasting mental traffic jams and be more mfntal in your everyday life. Book ratings by Goodreads.

Ever spoiled a moment by niggling with your partner over trivia? Often it is disappointing and, despite the fact that nothing can change, people still continue to think about what has happened, mntal look for those responsible, to make alternative scenarios. Dec 15, Pages. Holloway, Richard Whyte, Jamie. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements.