William A. Adams

Biography

William A. Adams is a cognitive psychologist, an academic teacher and researcher, with degrees from Western Washington University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He was a postdoctoral research fellow with James and Eleanor Gibson at Cornell University. He has taught at the University of Wisconsin, the University of Maryland-University College, The College of Idaho, Chapman University, and Brandman University. He also spent two decades in the information technology industry as a software engineer and CIO.

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250 Recent Movies You Will Like If You See Film as Art
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Reviews of 250 feature-length movies are listed. Reviews are short, to give a sense of what the movie is about and if you would like it. The movies are artistic and thoughtful, which does not necessarily mean “serious.” There are plenty of humor, horror, romance, animation, musicals, documentaries, and kids’ movies. You will find a lot to like.
Hunter And Hunted Revised Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,750. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A Seattle businesswoman and archery hunter buys a prehistoric hunting artifact that turns out to be a forgery. But somebody thinks it is real and wants it. Charged with murder, she must find her assailant before it is too late. Can she count on help from Artemis, ancient goddess of the hunt?
The Purpose of the Body
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,780. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
The body is a conceptualization, by the linguistic and self-aware Social Self strand of consciousness, of the non-self-aware Sensorimotor Cycle strand of consciousness. From that confusion, the concept of the body is projected away from subjectivity and reified into a self-existent object, a projection that guarantees psychological individuality, and thus the survival of the mind.
Six Short Stories of Crime and Suspense
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
As a challenge, these six stories were limited to 3,000 words each. All but one met that challenge. Drawn from life experience then exaggerated, they deal with topics from mass murder to sci-fi. Most involve a crime, usually murder, no doubt an influence of membership in Arizona Mystery Writers. They were fun to write; I hope they are fun to read.
The Three-In-One Mind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,290. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
The Three-In-One Mind proposes that the normal, adult, human mind includes three different streams of concurrent consciousness, called the Sensorimotor Cycle, the Social Self, and the Motivational Core. “The mind” then, is not a single mental process but a concert of three. This analysis offers useful innovations that plausibly resolve many perplexing problems of psychology.
Scientific Introspection: A Method For Investigating the Mind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,720. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Research
Scientific Introspection calls for psychologists to use introspection to investigate the mind. What researchers do now is study the brain and behavior then try to guess what the mind must be like. But why guess? We have the ability to look directly into our minds. Scientific Introspection is an adjunct to traditional cognitive psychology, an investigative tool to discover how the mind works.

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