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The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
Doidge explains neuroplasticity and shows that the brain is not a collection of specialized parts but a dynamic organ and can rewire and rearrange itself as the need arises.
The Imagination of the New Left: A Global Analysis of 1968
Brings to life the social movements and events of the 1960s that made it a period of world-historical importance: the Prague Spring; the student movements in Mexico, Japan, Sri Lanka, Italy, Yugoslavi...
Making Monsters: False Memories, Psychotherapy, and Sexual Hysteria
Ofshe, Richard; Watters, Ethan
An exposee of the damage and falsity of recovered-memory therapy.
Myth of a Repressed Memory: False Memories and Allegations of Sexual Abuse
Loftus, Elizabeth; Keecham, Katherine
An expose of the damage and falsity of recovered-memory therapy. Good experimental evidence shows that false memories can easily be implanted.
Necessary and Unneccessary Utopias
Panitch, Leo; Leys, Colin, eds.
Reasserts the need for a bold and revolutionary imagination, one aimed at saner ways of living and organizaing society.
Renewing Socialism: Transforming Democracy, Strategy and Imagination
The Wheatgrass Mechanism: Science and Imagination in the Western Canadian Landscape
The Ghost in the Machine
An analysis of the relationship between reason and imagination.
How to be more creative
Edwards, David D.
A guide to nourishing creativity and setting aside the inhibitions that prevent it.