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The now-moment is believed privileged because now is when happening is experienced: Commentary on BBS target article: Thinking in and about time, by Hoerl and McCormack


Hoerl and McCormack (H&M) risk misleading about the cognitive underpinnings of the belief in a privileged now-moment because they do not explicitly acknowledge that the sense of existing in the now-moment is an intrinsically temporally dynamic one. The sense of happening that is exclusive to the now-moment is a better candidate for the source of belief in a privileged now.

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Kenward, Ben
Pilling, Michael

Oxford Brookes departments

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences\Department of Psychology, Health and Professional Development


Year of publication: 2019
Date of RADAR deposit: 2019-03-06

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This RADAR resource is the Accepted Manuscript of The “now moment” is believed privileged because “now” is when happening is experienced
This RADAR resource Cites Thinking in and about time: A dual systems perspective on temporal cognition / Christoph Hoerl & Teresa McCormack


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