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Working Wonders : How to Make the Impossible Happen, Hardback Book

Working Wonders : How to Make the Impossible Happen Hardback

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The difference between what's possible and what's not is a construct of the human mind, a matter of perspective, and it's one that can be changed.

Working Wonders explains the fundamentals that shape the mind: how it builds walls to protect itself and how a person can tear those walls down to tackle challenges that would have previously been discounted as unrealistic.

This volume shares case studies featuring people making the impossible a reality and, in doing so, changing the world for the better.

On a deeper level and yet still using non-technical language, the book identifies possible neurological and psychosocial mechanisms that limit the brain, and techniques that may open it up to exploring the seemingly unachievable.

Praszkier also introduces the concept of 'possibilitivity', a personality trait that reflects the propensity to perceive insurmountable challenges as doable, and concludes by presenting a portfolio of 'Do It Yourself' techniques.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 208 pages, Worked examples or Exercises; 10 Halftones, black and white; 5 Line drawings, black and w
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Psychological theory & schools of thought
  • ISBN: 9781108428606

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