Brain Cognition and Memory
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.