Brain Cognition and Memory
Phantoms in the Brain
Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind
Paperback ISBN: 0688172172
Explores the vast complexities of the human brain and how it works, drawing on real-life case studies of patients suffering from unusual neurological afflictions to explain what occurs in the brain
Mind Wide Open
Your Brain And The Neuroscience Of Everyday Life
Paperback ISBN: 0743241665
A tour of today's cutting-edge brain research challenges readers to reevaluate the essence of human personality and fate, explaining how the brain predicts and processes events, describing breakthroughs in biofeedback technology, citing the sources of creativity and ideas, and offering insight into brain neurochemistry. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.
Right Hand, Left Hand
The Origins of Asymmetry in Brains, Bodies, Atoms, and Cultures
Hardcover ISBN: 0674009533
Seeks to explore the nature of left- and right-handedness in nature and history, addressing such topics as the cognitive differences of left-handed people, the reason Arabic and Hebrew writing goes from right to left, and the reason tornadoes spin according to their hemispheres. (Science & Mathematics)
The Power Of Thinking Without Thinking
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0316010669
Draws on a range of case studies to explore the process by which people make decisions, explaining how the difference between good and bad decision making is directly related to the details on which people focus, and counsels readers on how to become better decision makers in every aspect of life. Reprint.
How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci
Seven Steps to Genius Every Day
Paperback ISBN: 0440508274
Identifies seven basic elements of Leonardo da Vinci's way of thinking and learning and shows readers how to use them to enrich their personal and professional lives through a wealth of exercises, illustrations, and material from da Vinci's notebooks. Reissue.
The Amazing Power of Deliberate Intent
Living the Art of Allowing
Paperback ISBN: 1401906966
A unique guide reveals that balancing one's energy is more significant than goal-setting or focusing on one's desires, allowing individuals to achieve their goals while enjoying every step along the path before their manifestation. Original.
Frames of Mind
The Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Paperback ISBN: 0465025102
Aruges that all human beings are born with a multiplicity of intelligences which can, and should, be developed by society to achieve great individual accomplishment and to fulfill greater social goals
Stairway to the Mind
The Controversial New Science of Consciousness
Hardcover ISBN: 0387943811
Stairway to the Mind explores one of the most exciting and controversial areas of modern science: consciousness and the nature of the mind. The book proposes that consciousness emerges from hierarchical layers of mental reality, in the same way that life emerges from layers of biological reality. The book is aimed at general readers with an interest in the mind and neuroscience, as well as a wide range of scientists whose work is related to the rapidly-growing field of neuroscience and consciousness research.
Knowing Our Own Minds
Paperback ISBN: 0199241406
Knowledge of one's own sensations, desires, intentions, thoughts, beliefs, and other attitudes is characteristically different from other kinds of knowledge: it has greater immediacy, authority, and salience. This volume offers a powerful and comprehensive look at current work on this topic, featuring closely interlinked essays by leading figures in the field that examine philosophical questions raised by the distinctive character of self-knowledge, relating it to knowledge of other minds, to rationality and agency, externalist theories of psychological content, and knowledge of language.