December 18, 2018

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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: “My […]

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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 continue […]

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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 feelings. […]

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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 night […]

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Out of Depression

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Think Your Way Out of Depression By Edward Ziegler IT IS THE COMMON COLD of psychological disorders. Almost everyone experiences it at some time. Each year millions of dollars are spent on medicines to alleviate the withering melancholy, blighted hopes and dismal inner weather that are the symptoms of depression. In his recent book, feeling […]

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Control Your life

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Control Your life Through Meditation By Ardis Whitman A YEARS ago, a family I know sent their 15-year-old daughter to camp with expectations that she would return bearing medals for swimming and horseback riding. Instead, she came back with a new air of quiet and poise, and every night retired to her bedroom for half […]

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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 was […]

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Route to the Eternal

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Riley’s Route to the Eternal Now By Wayne Amos AFTER MANY years in New York and Europe, I was back in the plains states visiting my cousin Riley on the farm he had never left. We walked through the fields and sat on a log. Alert, amused, Riley whittled on a stick as I told […]

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Stretches Your Mind

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How Poetry Stretches Your Mind By Dame Edith Sitwell FROM TIME to time, mainly in England, an outcry arises on the subject of the use of the arts in general, and of poetry in particular. This strikes me as very odd. Why should everything in the world, necessarily be “of use”? And yet, although poetry […]

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Mixing Mental Cocktails

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Mixing Mental Cocktails By Gayelord Hauser IT IS MIDNIGHT. I am lying in bed in the Grand Hotel in Rome. I have been driving all day and I am tired, but I have not yet relaxed. Through the window come the noises of the city-cars, buses, hundreds of motor scooters. Since Rome is in a […]

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