[PDF] Download ☆ Multimind: A New Way of Looking at Human Behavior | by ↠ Robert Evan Ornstein

By Robert Evan Ornstein | Comments: ( 897 ) | Date: ( Dec 11, 2019 )

The author of The Psychology of Consciousness here defines the human mind as a bastard hybrid system Each of us has many small minds that simultaneously process feelings, fantasies, ideas, fixed routines, interpersonal responses and bodily skills While Ornstein s multimind theory is descriptive than explanatory, it offers a welcome alternative to trendy computThe author of The Psychology of Consciousness here defines the human mind as a bastard hybrid system Each of us has many small minds that simultaneously process feelings, fantasies, ideas, fixed routines, interpersonal responses and bodily skills While Ornstein s multimind theory is descriptive than explanatory, it offers a welcome alternative to trendy computer models, split brain theories and Freudianism Multimind helps explain why our emotions and attitudes are easily swayed, the difficulty of ever really knowing oneself or another person, and how mental shortcuts we rely on to make snap judgments can harden prejudices Ornstein faults the narrowness of IQ tests by stressing the varied abilities that make up intelligence He cites studies of hypnosis and multiple personality in support of the view tht several minds can coexist in one person It s worth heeding his axiom, Whatever enters consciousness is greatly overemphasized.


  • Title: Multimind: A New Way of Looking at Human Behavior
  • Author: Robert Evan Ornstein
  • ISBN: 9780385264464
  • Page: 256
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Robert Evan Ornstein

Psychologist Robert Ornstein s wide ranging and multidisciplinary work has won him awards from than a dozen organizations, including the American Psychological Association and UNESCO His pioneering research on the bilateral specialization of the brain has done much to advance our understanding of how we think.He received his bachelor s degree in psychology from City University of New York in 1964 and his Ph.D in psychology from Stanford University in 1968 His doctoral thesis won the American Institutes for Research Creative Talent Award and was published immediately as a book, On the Experience of Time.Since then he has written or co written than twenty other books on the nature of the human mind and brain and their relationship to thought, health and individual and social consciousness, which have sold over six million copies and been translated into a dozen other languages His textbooks have been used in than 20,000 university classes.Dr Ornstein has taught at the University of California Medical Center and Stanford University, and he has lectured at than 200 colleges and universities in the U.S and overseas He is the president and founder of the Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge ISHK , an educational nonprofit dedicated to bringing important discoveries concerning human nature to the general public.Among his many honors and awards are the UNESCO award for Best Contribution to Psychology and the American Psychological Foundation Media Award for increasing the public understanding of psychology.



Comments Multimind: A New Way of Looking at Human Behavior

  • Just Zack

    Foreshadows Minsky's "Society of Mind" although with a more human dimension as opposed to AI. An excellent reminder that we are beyond even our own understanding and that our brains do not evolve as quickly as we'd like, severely limiting what we are actually capable of. Humbling, actually. Nice to hear Freud's model of the mind acknowledged as a step forward but then dismissed as too simplistic, given more recent research (Gardner et al) and also nice to read that dualism (mind/body) is not the [...]


  • Jesse

    seems isolated, possibly traverse, how much is multimind cited and where did multimind spawn new insight?


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