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Mind : a scientific guide to who you are, how you got that way, and how to make the most of it / Patricia Daniels ; foreword by Todd B. Kashdan.

Daniels, Patricia, 1955- (author.). Kashdan, Todd B., (author of foreword.).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews SOCIALSCI PSYCH (Text) 73351000051081 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 155.2 DAN (Text) 39391006770943 Nonfiction Available -
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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 155.2 DANIELS (Text) 33946003157695 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
 Benefactor Note : Joy Smallwood and Thomas Miller, Friends of the Library Benefactors, 2016 [ SFC 2017-01-07 @ HMMPL ]

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426216725
  • ISBN: 1426216726
  • ISBN: 9781426216732
  • ISBN: 1426216734
  • ISBN: 9781426216930
  • ISBN: 1426216939
  • Physical Description: 302 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 286-289) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The Mind & Body -- The science of the mind -- The mind is what the brain does -- How we grow -- The Mind & World -- Social animals -- Rethinking intelligence -- What drives you? -- The Mind & Health -- Health, illness & the states in between -- The ultimate concerns -- Building a better self.
Summary, etc.: "Combining leading theories of psychology and behavior with case studies, personality quizzes, and practical advice, National Geographic Mind explores the question we all enjoy asking: Who am I? This whimsically illustrated reference explores today's theories of personality, mixing scientific theory with an underlying message--by knowing more about your own psychology, you can have a better life. Chapters start with the anatomy, evolution, and development of the human brain, then move into such interesting areas as intuition, creativity, motivation, faith, and ethics--all facets of a unique personality. Quirky, often funny, always thought-provoking photographs, cartoons, and illustrations bring the message home on every page. Interesting scenarios of mental health and mental deviance make for a lively, readable narrative that combines today's leading theories in the science of the mind and personality with life-enhancing questions, quizzes, practices, and tools for self-discovery. An entertaining book about science, National Geographic Mind connects with the reader in a very personal and ultimately helpful way,"--Amazon.com.
Subject: Psychology.
Developmental psychology.
Human behavior.
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    Blends theories of psychology and behavior with case studies, personality quizzes, and practical advice to explore the mind and how it works.
  • Baker & Taylor
    Blending together theories of psychology and behavior with case studies, personality quizzes and practical advice, a fascinating referenceùfilled with photos, cartoons and illustrationsùexplores todayÆs theories of personality, mixing scientific theory with an underlying messageùby knowing more about your own psychology, you can have a better life.
  • Random House, Inc.
    Combining leading theories of psychology and behavior with case studies, personality quizzes, and practical advice, National Geographic Mind explores the question we all enjoy asking: Who am I? A companion to National Geographic’s Body and Brain, this whimsically illustrated reference explores today’s theories of personality, mixing scientific theory with an underlying message—by knowing more about your own psychology, you can have a better life. Chapters start with the anatomy, evolution, and development of the human brain, then move into such interesting areas as intuition, creativity, motivation, faith, and ethics—all facets of a unique personality. Quirky, often funny, always thought-provoking photographs, cartoons, and illustrations bring the message home on every page. Interesting scenarios of mental health and mental deviance make for a lively, readable narrative that combines today’s leading theories in the science of the mind and personality with life-enhancing questions, quizzes, practices, and tools for self-discovery. An entertaining book about science, National Geographic Mind connects with the reader in a very personal and ultimately helpful way.

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