Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind
In Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind, psychologist Guy Claxton makes an appeal to be less analytical and let our creativity have free rein. He argues compellingly that the mind works best when we trust our unconscious, or "undermind" - a cool, intelligent resource that needs only time and receptivity to function. Claxton also pushes for a reevaluation of society's obsession with results-oriented thinking and problem-solving under pressure. Packed with interesting anecdotes, a dozen puzzles to test your reasoning, and the latest related research, Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind is an uplifting, stimulating read that focuses on a new kind of well-being, cognition, and problem-solving.
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HARE BRAIN, TORTOISE MIND: How Intelligence Increases When You Think LessUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
An argument for the seductive proposal that our unconscious intelligence is more productive than we think. Claxton, a visiting professor of psychology and education at Bristol University in England ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - markdeo - LibraryThing
I give this book 5 stars. Very entertaining. Some really great new ideas. Very interesting insight on thinking slowly and "undermind". This book really helps you evaluate yourself and the way you ... Read full review