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Become Smarter by Charles Spender
Price: Free! Words: 66,080. Language: American English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Cognitive Science
This book describes techniques for improving mental abilities (cognitive enhancement). The proposed methods are brief cooling or heating of the body (water therapy) and three "smart diets," each suitable for a different type of task. Previously published scientific studies directly support about a half of the claims.
Ииссиидиология. Энергетические и биологические механизмы перефокусировок Самосознания. Том 11. by Oris Oris
Price: Free! Words: 160,710. Language: Russian. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Cognitive Science, Nonfiction » Psychology » Cognitive psychology
В этом томе Орис детально рассматривает Самосознание человека как неотделимую от всей динамики Мироздания, единую, многомерную и многофункциональную систему бесчисленных энергоинформационных взаимосвязей, одновременно осуществляющихся и творчески, скрупулёзно создающих для нас Иллюзию наличия не только «нашей Смерти», но и «реальной памяти», «объективного зрения», «явного слушания» и ...
Bottleneck - Our human interface with reality. The disturbing and exciting implications of its true nature. by Richard Epworth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,470. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Cognitive Science, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social aspects / human-computer interaction
Bottleneck is about the narrowness of Now. By daring to explore what information science can tell us about the process of learning. it reveals that we can absorb shockingly little truly new information from the present moment. The implication: the world we experience is almost entirely an imagined reality, based on our lifelong past experiences. Here at last is a science of prejudice.
Animal Flatmates: Deep into their minds by Rachele Malavasi (editor)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: American English. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Cognitive Science
In our city, building, or even our own apartment live visible and invisible species with incredible cognitive skills: pets (dogs, cats, and reptiles kept as exotic pets), animals exploited for their meat (chickens, fish), engaged in work with humans (horses), or living in our houses unknown to the tenants (fruit flies). We provide an overview of these species’ cognitive skills and their ontogeny.
Pensar en sentir by Mauricio-José Schwarz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: Spanish. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Neuroscience, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Cognitive Science
Nuestras emociones y percepciones ante la ciencia. Los seres humanos somos el gran acertijo del universo ante nuestros propios ojos inquisitivos. Éstas son algunas instantáneas del esfuerzo por entendernos a nosotros mismos, cómo percibimos el universo que nos rodea, cómo sentimos, cómo pensamos, qué trastornos sufrimos y cómo vemos la vida y la muerte.
The Human Mind Inside by Joseph J. Jean-Claude
Price: $13.50 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Cognitive psychology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Cognitive Science
A book that goes beyond speculation and hypotheses about the mind and presents for the first time a clear layout of the organization and operation of thought processes. This book finally takes the mind out of the black box and sheds light on a stunning array of mental phenomena including mental disorders and paranormal behavior. An easy-to-follow exposition despite the complexity of the subject.
The Education Conundrum: One academic's thoughts on a wicked problem by Greg Foley
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 81,270. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Higher, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Cognitive Science
The author, who has more than 25 years’ experience of teaching and researching within the Irish university system, casts a critical eye upon a variety of issues relating to education and its place in society; the organization of the education system; the philosophy of teaching and learning; the culture of academic science; PhD-level education and the vagaries of the academic world.
Sensible Universe: How we think and whether our thinking is unique by O. Dimitriev
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 53,840. Language: Russian. Published: September 10, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Cognitive Science
What is the origin of the mind? What is thinking? How do we think? Why do we make this or that decision? Why we do not understand each other? Every thinking person at least once in his life thought about these issues. This study is an attempt to open the door to the elusive nature of the human mind, an attempt to understand its origin from the evolutionary and coevolutionary points of view.
In Search of the Self: The Riddle of Personal Existence by Donald Oakley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 299,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Cognitive Science
In Search of the Self reviews research into the neurological basis of consciousness, the potential of copying one’s personality into a silicon chip or endowing an artificial entity with self-awareness, plus an examination of beliefs about the nature of the self and its destiny after death.