By Edward de Bono

A vintage besteller that offers de Bono's version of the brain, which is still as insightful because it used to be while first released in 1969

The Mechanism of Mind provides Edward de Bono’s unique theories on how the mind features, techniques details, and organizes it. It explains why the mind, the "mechanism," can simply paintings in sure methods and introduces the 4 easy forms of pondering that experience long gone directly to tell his life’s paintings, specifically "natural thinking," "logical thinking," "mathematical thinking," and "lateral thinking." De Bono additionally outlines his argument for introducing the note "PO" as a substitute to the observe "NO" whilst placing lateral considering into perform. Drawing on colourful visible imagery to aid clarify de Bono's theories and thought-processes, from mild bulbs and sugar cubes to images and water erosion, this publication is a must-read for an individual who desires to achieve a better knowing of the way the brain works and organizes information—and how Edward de Bono got here to strengthen his inventive considering tools.

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