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Opening the mind's eye : how images and language teach us how to see

Author: Ian H Robertson
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A leading expert in neuroscience offers insight into the way the human brain uses language as a basis for visualization and presents an argument for extending the mind's powers to improve the quality of life.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian H Robertson
ISBN: 0312306571 9780312306571
OCLC Number: 50898957
Notes: Originally published: The mind's eye. London : Bantam, 2002.
Description: x, 276 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: A Word in Your Eye --
The "Watery Clasp" of Language --
How Your Brain Creates Images --
Do You Think in Words or Pictures? --
Better Imagery--More Creativity --
The Landscapes of Memory --
Vistas of Stress --
Healing Pictures --
Visions of Olympus --
Hypnosis: The Imagery Game --
Dreams and Images --
Images of God.
Responsibility: Ian Robertson.
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A leading expert in neuroscience offers insight into the way the human brain uses language as a basis for visualization and presents an argument for extending the mind's powers to improve the quality of life.

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