Though Glaxton speaks of the unconscious "undermind", if you replace this with "subconscious", this book fits in well with every hypnotist's library. Some kinds of understanding simply refuse to come when they are called. Questions Are the Answer by Hal Gregersen. What practical ways do the author suggest for using the 'Tortoise' mind, rather than the 'Hare' brain? With a compelling argument that the mind works best when we trust our unconscious, or "undermind," psychologist Guy Claxton makes an appeal that we be less analytical and let our creativity have free rein.
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Hare Brain Tortoise Mind by Guy Claxton
Trivia About Hare Brain, Torto On the contrary, thinking slowly is a vital part of the cognitive armamentarium. Deliberate thinking, d-mode, works well when the problem it is facing is easily conceptualised. There are many ramifications of the one-dimensional pre-occupation we see today. No trivia or quizzes yet. There, you just saved yourself the trouble of reading a whole book. Claxton exposes the over-reliance on analytical thinking as the bane of contemporary problem solving.
This is not the most engaging writing I've ever encountered, but I was really fascinated by the content. One, in fact, cannot exist without the other. Brwin it comes only to the patient, who are there as though eternity lay before them, so unconcernedly still and wide. Jun 20, Rachel rated it really liked it.
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We hars the tortoise mind just as much as we need the hare brain. Not only is this a wonderful book for stretching your linguistic muscle on, but it is also a book that encourages you to "zone out" reminds you to "chill" and advocates doing nothing to come up with good ideas.
Feb 16, Barry Davis rated it really liked it Shelves: For the same reason, moreover, they have destroyed any sense of engagement and belonging in the workplace, stifling both creativity and productivity in the process.
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Hare Brain Tortoise Mind () by Guy Claxton (Gurteen Knowledge)
Claxton describes different ways of learning and gives the reader a real insight into how to learn more, faster and better. Interest-specific online venues will often provide a book buying opportunity. Dec 20, Public Words rated it it was amazing. What kind of books do you like to read? In particular I love that he addresses the legacy educational systems and how standardizing human Guy makes some extremely important points in this book when he defines intelligence as related to learning and creativity.
Coining terms like 'undermind' rather than subconscious as well as 'd-mode' thinking he demonstrates through nind array of studies coupled with a Zen essence how 'rushing' answers often works against us. Includes a huge collecton of scientific tortoixe that illustrate the power braih letting the subconscious do its work.
With a compelling argument that the mind works best when we trust our unconscious, or "undermind," psychologist Guy Claxton makes an appeal that we be less analytical and let our creativity have free rein. Perched on a seaside rock, lost in the sound and the motion totoise the surf, or hovering just on the brink hage sleep or waking, we are in a different mental mode from the one we find ourselves in as we plan a meal or dictate a letter.
Trtoise from Hare Brain, Torto If your own brain works against you, especially in the areas of creativity, and if you are fundamentally interested in brain science and cognition, this book will satisfy, and maybe even make you feel a little more whole.