The Mechanism of Mind: Understand how your mind works to maximise memory and creative potential
The Mechanism of Mind presents Edward de Bono’s original theories on how the brain functions, processes information and organises it. It explains why the brain, the ’mechanism’, can only work in certain ways and introduces the four basic types of thinking that have gone on to inform his life’s work, namely ‘natural thinking’, ‘logical thinking’,’ mathematical thinking’ and ‘lateral thinking’. De Bono also outlines his argument for introducing the word ‘PO’ as an alternative to the word ‘NO’ when putting lateral thinking into practice.
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Simple and ingenious. Read it in college (decades ago). Great metaphors for how the mind works. "A memory is something that has happened, that has not entirely un-happened;" or, "A word is a tiny map ... Read full review