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Primarily Theoretical:

Aspy, David N., Cheryl Blalock Aspy and Flora N. Roebuck, eds., The Third Century In American Education, Amherst, MA: Human Resource Development Press, 1984.

Baron, J., Rationality and Intelligence, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1985.

Bloom, F. E., Hofstader, L., and Arlyne, L., Brain, Mind, and Behavior, A Major New Text, New York: W. H. Freeman, 1984.

Capra, Fritjof, The Turning Point, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1982.

Chall, Jeanne and Mirsky, Allan, eds., Education and the Brain, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978.

Gardner, Howard, Frames of Mind, Basic Books, Inc., 1984.

Goble, Frank, The Third Force, The Psychology of Abraham Maslow, New York: Pocket Books, 1971.

Guilford, J. P., Creative Talents, Buffalo: Pearly Limited, 1986.

Hampden-Turner, Charles, Maps of Mind, New York: Collier Books, 1982.

Kent, Ernest, The Brains of Men and Machines, New York: McGraw Hill, 1981.

Ornstein, Robert and Richard Thompson, The Amazing Brain, Boston, MA: Houghton-Mifflin, 1984.

Pelletier, Kenneth, Mind As Healer, Mind As Slayer, New York: Dell Publishing Company, 1977.

Perkins, David, Knowledge As Design, Laurence Erlbaum, 1986.

Perkins, David, The Mind’s Best Work: A New Psychology of Creative Thinking, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1983.

Restak, Richard, The Brain -The Last Frontier, New York: Warner Books, 1978.

Russell, Peter, The Brain Book, New York: Hawthorne Books, 1979.

Samples, Bob, Open Mind Whole Mind, Jalmar Press, 1987.

Samples, Bob, The Metaphoric Mind (’79) and Mind Of Our Mother (’81) Reading, MA: Addison Wesley.

Smith, Anthony, The Mind, New York: The Viking Press, 1984.

Sternberg, R. J., Beyond I.Q.: A Triarchic Theory of Human Intelligence, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1984.

Theobald, Robert, The Rapids Of Change, Knowledge Systems, 1987.

Turkle, S., The Second Self: Computers and the Second Spirit, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984.

Wenk Edward, Jr., Tradeoffs: Imperatives Of Choice In A High Tech World, Maryland: John Hopkin’s University Press, 1987.

Brain Research and Learning, National Education Association Washington, D.C., 1978.

Student Learning Styles and Brain Behavior, Selected Papers from National Convergence of Learning Styles Network, National Association of Secondary School Principals, 1982.

Primarily Practical:

Adams, James, Conceptual Blockbusting, New York: W.W. Norton, 1979.

Allen-Burley, Madelyn, Listening: The Forgotten Skill, New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Bagley, Michael T. and Karin K. Hess, 2000 Ways of Using Imagery In The Classroom, New York: Trillium Press, 1984.

Bry, Adelaide, Visualization, Directing The Movies of Your Mind, New York: Barnes and Noble, 1978.

Burns, Marilyn, The Book of Think, Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1976.

Butler, Kathleen, Learning and Teaching Style: In Theory and Practice, Gabriel Systems, Inc., Box 357, Maynard, MA, 1984.

Buzan, Tony, Use Both Sides Of Your Brain (1974), and Make The Most Of Your Mind (1984), New York: E. P. Dutton.

Canfield, J. and Wells, H., 100 Ways to Enhance Self Concept In The Classroom, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1976.

Carkhuff, Robert R., The Procustive Teacher 1 & 2, Amherst, MA: Human Resource Development Press, 1984.

Clark, Barbara, Optimizing Learning, Merrill, 1986.

Costa, Arthur, ed., Developing Minds: A Resource Book For Teaching Thinking, Washington, D.C.: Ass’n for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1985.

Darrow, Helen Fisher, Independent Activities for Creative Learning, New York: Columbia University, Teachers College Press, 1986 .

DeBono, Edward, Lateral Thinking, New York: Harper and Row, 1970.

DeMille, Richard, Put Your Mother On The Ceiling, New York: Penguin Books, 1976.

Feldenkrais, Moshe, Awareness Through Movement, New York: Harper and Row, 1972.

Fisher, Richard, Brain Games, New York: Schooken Books, 1982.

Flugelman, Andrew, The New Games Book, New York: Doubleday/Dolphin, 1976.

Galyean, Beverly, Mind Sight, Learning Through Imaging, Center for Integrative Learning, 207 West Mason, Santa Barbara, CA., 93101, 1983.

Gilbert, Anne, Teaching The Three R’s Through Movement, Minneapolis: Burgess Publishing Co., 1977.

Hendricks, Gay and Roberts, Thomas, The Second Centering Book, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1977.

Johnson, D. and R. Johnson, Circles of Learning, Washington, DC.: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1984.

Leonard, George, The Ultimate Athlete, New York: Avon Books, 1977.

Lewis, David and James Green, Thinking Better, New York: Rawson, Wade, 1982.

McCarthy, Bernice, 4-Mat In Action, Creative Lesson Plans for Teaching to Learning Styles With Right/Left Mode Techniques, Excel, 1983.

McCarthy, Bernice, The 4-Mat System, Teaching to Learning Styles Through Right/Left Mode Techniques, Excel, 600 Enterprise Drive, #101, Oak Brook, IL 60521, 1981.

McCune, Shirley, Guide to Strategic Planning for Educators, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1986.

McKisson, Micki, Chrysalis: Nurturing Creative and Independent Thought In Children, Zephyr Press, 1984.

Nickerson, Raymond, David Perkins, and Edward Smith, Teaching Thinking, New York: Academic Press, 1985.

Novak, Joseph and Bob D. Gowin, Learning How To Learn, Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 1984.

Rico, Gabriel, Writing The Natural Way, Los Angeles: J. P. Tarcher, 1983.

Ruggiero, Vincent R., The Art Of Thinking, New York: Harper and Row, 1984.

Sternberg, Robert, Applied Intelligence, Harcourt, Brace & Javanovich, 1986.

Sund, Robert, Piaget For Educators, Columbus, Ohio: Charles E. Merrill, 1976.

Vitale, Barbara Meister, Unicorns Are Real, A Right-Brained Approach To Learning, Jalmar Press, 1982 Zephyr Press, 430 South Essex Lane, Tucson, AZ 85711.

Whimbey, Arthur, and Jack Lochhead, Beyond Problem Solving and Comprehension, Philadelphia: Franklin Institute Press, 1984.

Williams, Linda, Teaching For the Two-Sided Mind, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1983.

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