December 18, 2018

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What Makes a Genius?

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What Makes a Genius? By Robert L. Heilbroner WHAT IS IT that a Beethoven, a Shakespeare, a Leonardo da Vinci has that ordinary mortals do not? What is the mysterious quality which lifts a certain individual skyscraper-high above the rest of us? As long as ordinary people have looked at extraordinary ones, the question,...

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Unrealized Powers-2

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Your Brain’s Unrealized Powers Read out Next part of ” Your Brain’s Unrealized Powers” None of these may be serious by itself, but the total effect can be severe. Impairment of the brain in the aged is associated with decreased circulation of the blood and the precious substances it carries, especially oxygen and glucose....

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Unrealized Powers-1

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Your Brain’s Unrealized Powers-1 By Bruce Bliven THE MEAN BRAIN is one of the most wonderful things in the entire universe. Most of us think of it as a delicate mechanism, which it is; but is is also sturdy and durable, a far more useful too than is generally realized. Her are seven important...

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Messengers of the Brain

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Neurotransmitters-Messengers of the Brain By John J. Fried AROUND THE WORLD, scientists are in hot pursuit of the secrets of chemicals called neurotransmitters. These substances, found in the nervous systems of all living things, transmit messages from one nerve cell to another. The chase is intense because many researchers are convinced that neurotransmitters hold...

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The Human Brain

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Probing the Awesome Power of the Human Brain A PRETTY Berkeley coed with electrodes pasted to her head reclines in an easy chair and closes her eyes. A look of beatific serenity gradually suffuses her face, and a soft, eerie tone arises from a loudspeaker. The tone tells the girl that she has learned,...

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Human Intelligence

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The Varieties of Human Intelligence By John H. Douglas THEN TEEN-AGER had crushing news for his parents. Slow from infancy, troublesome in school, he was now capping his academic failures with a disgraceful expulsion order “Your presence in class is disruptive and affects the other students.” Years later, he recalled his learning problems philosophically:...

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Unconquerable Mind

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Man’s Unconquerable Mind By Gilbert Highet LAND and air and water are filled with living things but, apart from mankind, they scarcely ever change, or, if they do, it is over vast spaces of time. Ferns grow and fish swim just as they did long before men walked upon the earth. The industrious ants...

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Mental Health

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Common Sense Route to Mental Health By Harry Levinson SIGMUND FREUD said that in order to have mental health a person had to be able to love and to work. Well, what goes into being able to love and to work? To answer this question we have to understand what motivates man, particularly his...

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Self-Healing Powers

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The Remarkable self-Healing Powers of the Mind By Morton M. Hunt DURING World War ll, I was an Eighth Air Force pilot, flying lonely reconnaissance missions deep into Germany week after week. Under this stress I became strange and alien to myself: my handwriting became crabbed and illegible, I drank and gabled night after...

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Heal Itself

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Biofeedback: Mind Teaches Body to Heal Itself By John J. Fried FOR almost seven years, Mrs. Andrews had been unable to move her head. Her condition-known as wryneck-had started with painful muscle spasms, which grew worse until her head was always pulled to the left. After years of going to doctors, including psychiatrists, she...

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