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The miracle ahead.

Author: George Gallup
Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gallup, George Horace, 1901-1984.
Miracle ahead.
New York, Harper & Row [1964]
(OCoLC)609462169
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Gallup
OCLC Number: 254761
Description: x, 205 pages 22 cm
Contents: The tardy attention given the brain --
The wonders of the brain --
The evolution of the brain --
Future evolutionary changes --
How much of our brain power do we use? --
New ways to actualize our potential --
A new look at education --
American and European viewpoints contrasted --
American education appraised --
The influences of education --
Training the mind --
Facts that educational planning must recognize --
The case history approach --
Programmed instruction --
Expansion of knowledge and reading speed --
The educational program envisaged --
The opportunities --
Unsolved problems and unused talents --
America's local problems --
The talent available --
Experiments in government --
An experiment that failed to live up to expectations --
The grand delusion --
The great experiment --
Problem solving by group action --
The shortcomings of conferences and similar gatherings --
Royal commissions of inquiry --
A new way to solve national problems --
The importance of methodology --
A new method for solving old problems --
Health, happiness, and long life --
How the new procedure was used to shed light on a disease --
Factors contributing to long life --
Factors relating to happiness --
Problems that computers can help to solve --
Industrial disease --
Change and the future --
Preparing for change --
Conclusion.

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