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Creators on Creating: Awakening and Cultivating the Imaginative Mind
Creators on Creating
Awakening and Cultivating the Imaginative Mind
Paperback      ISBN: 0874778549
In an inspirational compendium of writings, a distinguished group of filmmakers, artists, poets, writers, painters, and musicians reflect on creative expression, its significance in human life, ways to harness its power, and its role in building a successful society. Original.
Intelligence Reframed: Multiple Intelligences for the 21st Century
Intelligence Reframed
Multiple Intelligences for the 21st Century
Hardcover      ISBN: 0465026109
The Harvard psychologist continues his work on multiple intelligences, offering new theories on the origins of creativity, leadership, and moral thought
The Genius Within: Discovering the Intelligence of Every Living Thing
The Genius Within
Discovering the Intelligence of Every Living Thing
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0151005516
Argues that intelligence--an ability to react, change behavior, and survive--exists in all forms of life, including bacteria, insects, and animals, and presents evidence about the intelligence of the smallest living things. 25,000 first printing.
This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
This Is Your Brain on Music
The Science of a Human Obsession
Paperback      ISBN: 0452288525
A scientific exploration of the relationship between the mind and music draws on recent findings in the fields of neuroscience and evolutionary psychology to discuss such topics as the sources of musical tastes, the brain's discernible responses to music, and the cultural origins of musical senses. Reprint.
In the Shadow of Memory
In the Shadow of Memory
Hardcover      ISBN: 0803242972
The author, who suffers from static dementia, recalls his life with humor and subtlety, revealing how he has had to surrender the desire for mastery in favor of achieving harmony instead. (Biography)
Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My LIfe with Autism
Thinking in Pictures
And Other Reports from My LIfe with Autism
Paperback      ISBN: 0307275655
Celebrated for her unique empathy with animals, the animal scientist describes how she and other victims of autism perceive the world, and relates the ways in which she has been able to adapt and have a successful career. Reissue. 15,000 first printing.
What We Ache For: Creativity and the Unfolding of Your soul
What We Ache For
Creativity and the Unfolding of Your soul
Hardcover      ISBN: 0060011963
A guide to cultivating a spiritually rich life through creativity presents a wealth of practical suggestions and meditations on how to embrace a creative life as part of following one's spiritual path, in a volume complemented by the author's personal stories of struggle and triumph. 40,000 first printing.
Mozart's Brain and the Fighter Pilot: Unleashing Your Brain's Potential
Mozart's Brain and the Fighter Pilot
Unleashing Your Brain's Potential
Paperback      ISBN: 0609810057
Integrating the latest research into brain science and psychology, the noted neurologist introduces a practical program for enhancing one's cognitive abilities, organizing thoughts and ideas, strengthening sensory capacities, and developing emotional memory. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's
Look Me in the Eye
My Life with Asperger's
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0307395987
In an entertaining and inspirational memoir of living with Asperger's Syndrome, the author describes life growing up different in an unusual family, his unusual talents, his struggle to live a "normal" life, his diagnosis at the age of forty with Asperger's, and the dramatic changes that have occurred since that diagnosis. 250,000 first printing.
Intelligence Reframed: Multiple Intelligences for the 21st Century
Intelligence Reframed
Multiple Intelligences for the 21st Century
Paperback      ISBN: 0465026117
The Harvard psychologist who authored Frames of Mind in 1983 continues his work on multiple intelligences, offering new theories on the origins of creativity, leadership, and moral thought. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.