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Top brain, bottom brain : surprising insights into how you think / Stephen M. Kosslyn, PhD, and G. Wayne Miller.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781451645101
  • ISBN: 1451645104
  • Description: xiii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2013.

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Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 153.4/Kosslyn (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main NEW BF 311 .K674 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction BF 311 .K674 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Reading Adult New Nonfiction NEW 153.4 KOS (Text to phone) Checked out 08/26/2014
Salem State University Stacks BF 311 .K674 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult NEW Nonfiction (Across from Circulation Desk) 153.4 Kosslyn (Text to phone) Checked out 09/06/2014

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [187]-205) and index.
Contents Note: Why another brain book? -- A new way of looking at what your brain says about you -- Roots of the theory -- The duplex brain -- Reasoning systems -- Sweeping claims -- Interacting systems -- Four cognitive modes -- Origins of the modes : nature versus nurture -- Mover mode -- Perceiver mode -- Stimulator mode -- Adaptor mode -- Test yourself -- Working with others.
Summary: Kosslyn and Miller describe how the top and bottom parts of the brain work together, and introduce us to four modes of thought: Mover, Perceiver, Stimulator, and Adaptor. Learn to determine which mode best defines your dominant way of thinking, and learn practical applications for every aspect of your life.
Subject: Cognition.
Brain.
Cognitive neuroscience.
Cognitive psychology.
Miller, G. Wayne, author. (Added Author).

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