By Gordon B. Moskowitz, Heidi Grant

Bringing jointly prime specialists, this tightly edited quantity stories the breadth of present wisdom approximately targets and their key function in human habit.

Presented are state-of-the-art theories and findings that make clear the methods humans pick out and prioritize targets; how they're pursued; elements that bring about good fortune or failure achieve specific goals; and results for person functioning and healthiness.

Thorough awareness is given to either wide awake and nonconscious techniques.

The organic, cognitive, affective, and social underpinnings of ambitions are explored, as is their dating to different motivational constructs.

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Zwischen Perzeption und Denken besteht aber kein qualitativer Gegensatz. Perzeption ist vielmehr die unvollkommene Vorstufe des Denkens, also nur graduell vom Denken verschieden. Insofern ist für Leibniz die Frage nach dem genetischen Primat entweder der sinnlichen Erfahrung (Locke) oder der eingeborenen Ideen (Descartes) nur ein Scheinproblem. Soweit Leibniz‫ ދ‬Stellungnahme zur Kontroverse zwischen Empirismus und Rationalismus. Die Monadenlehre ist – wie bereits angedeutet – ein universales Weltbild.

Phantastischen Gesichtserscheinungen‫ ދ‬durch. Mit dieser Thematik hatte sich einige Jahre zuvor bereits der tschechische Physiologe J. E. Purkinje (1787 – 1869) beschäftigt. In mühsamen Selbstversuchen ‚entdeckt‫ ދ‬er die nach ihm benannte ‚Aderfigur‫ދ‬. In seinen ‚Beiträgen zur Kenntnis des Sehens in subjektiver Hinsicht‫( ދ‬1819) schreibt er: „Wenn ich eine Kerzenflamme einige Zoll vor dem rechten Auge langsam vom Äußeren des Gesichtsfeldes nach den entgegengesetzten Seiten in verschiedenen Richtungen, wohl auch im Kreise, herumführe, so erscheint mir in dem durch den Lichthof matt beleuchteten Grund ein schwarzes Adergeflecht, welches von der Eintrittsstelle der Gesichtsnerven ausgeht, zwei Hauptzweige nach oben und zwei nach unten abbiegt, von denen wieder zwei quer und bogenförmig nach innen gehen und sich gegen die Mitte des Gesichtsfeldes verzweigen.

Er ist weit davon entfernt, Psychisches auf physiologische Prozesse reduzieren zu wollen. Obwohl Müller wegen seiner Verdienste um die Begründung einer experimentellen Physiologie im allgemeinen eine positive Würdigung erfährt, wird ihm gelegentlich schon zu Lebzeiten, aber besonders in der späteren Sekundärliteratur vorgeworfen, die sich seit den 40er Jahren des 19. Jahrhunderts ereignenden fundamentalen Neuentwicklungen in seinem Fachgebiet verpasst zu haben. Zusne attestiert ihm, in mancher Hinsicht ‚old fashioned‫ ދ‬gewesen zu sein (Zusne, 1984, 309), und nach Rothschuh (1968, 332) hat er „nicht mehr den Anschluss an die neue apparative, kausalanalytische Richtung“ gefunden.

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