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Chase Chance And Creativity

Author : James H. Austin
ISBN : 0262250101
Genre : Self-Help
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A personal story of the ways in which persistence, chance, and creativity interact in biomedical research. This first book by the author of Zen and the Brain examines the role of chance in the creative process. James Austin tells a personal story of the ways in which persistence, chance, and creativity interact in biomedical research; the conclusions he reaches shed light on the creative process in any field. Austin shows how, in his own investigations, unpredictable events shaped the outcome of his research and brought about novel results. He then goes beyond this story of serendipity to propose a new classification of the varieties of chance, drawing on his own research and examples from the history of science—including the famous accidents that led Fleming to the discovery of penicillin. Finally, he explores the nature of the creative process, considering not only the environmental and neurophysiological correlates of creativity but also the role of intuition in both scientific discoveries and spiritual quests. This updated MIT Press paperback edition includes a new introduction and recent material on medical research, creativity, and spirituality.

Das Godly Play Konzept

Author : Martin Pranieß
ISBN : 9783862340545
Genre : Religion
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»Godly Play« – das klingt überraschend und überrascht in der Tat. Godly Play ist ein sehr kreatives religionspädagogisches Gesamtkonzept, das versucht, neue Lernwege zu beschreiten und die Lernenden in den Mittelpunkt der Reflexionen zu stellen. Der amerikanische Religionspädagoge Jerome W. Berryman steht in der Tradition der Montessori-Pädagogik, die in der vorliegenden Arbeit ausführlich als Grundlage von Godly Play behandelt wird. Berryman nimmt zudem Überlegungen aus der Spieltheorie, Gedanken des britischen Kinderarztes und Psychoanalytikers D. W. Winnicott, schöpfungstheologische Ansätze, sprachphilosophische Reflexionen, darstellendes kreatives Arbeiten, Überlegungen zur Kreativität und Imagination und nicht zuletzt »Story Telling« in sein vielseitiges Konzept auf. Godly Play lenkt den Blick auf die Gemeinde als Ort des Lernens.Pranieߒ Untersuchung betrachtet Montessori-Pädagogik aus religionspädagogischer Perspektive und trägt so zum Diskurs über Religionsvermittlung bei.Ausfürhliche Informationen zum Konzept des »Godly Play« bietet die Website

Heidelberger Jahrb Cher

Author : Universität-Gesellschaft Heidelberg
ISBN : 9783642770944
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Zen Brain Horizons

Author : James H. Austin
ISBN : 9780262027564
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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In Zen-Brain Horizons, James Austin draws on his decades of experience as a neurologist and Zen practitioner to clarify the benefits of meditative training. Austin integrates classical Buddhist literature with modern brain research, exploring the horizons of a living, neural Zen.When viewed in the light of today, the timeless wisdom of some Zen masters seems almost to have anticipated recent research in the neurosciences. The keen attentiveness and awareness that we cultivate during meditative practices becomes the leading edge of our subsequent mental processing. Austin explains how our covert, involuntary functions can make crucial contributions to the subtle ways we learn, intuit, and engage in creative activities. Austin begins by looking back at ancient Buddhist narratives. He then weaves together the major themes of self, attention, emotion, language, and insight. He goes on to examine Zen and psychology as cultural developments, including recent information about how a clear, calm awareness can change the meditating brain. He considers the pathways through which intuitions develop on their way to becoming realized, exploring the phenomena of the spontaneous color imagery that arises during meditation. Looking out even further into the future, Austin discusses the universal themes of creativity, happiness, openness, and selflessness. Along the way, he bows in homage to William James, explores "Buddhist Botany" and "Avian Zen," demonstrates why living Zen means much more than sitting quietly indoors on a cushion, and provides simplified advice that helps guide readers to the most important points.

Steps To Writing Well With Additional Readings

Author : Jean Wyrick
ISBN : 9781133311294
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Reliable and straightforward, this text has helped thousands of students learn to write well. Jean Wyrick’s rhetorically organized STEPS TO WRITING WELL WITH ADDITIONAL READINGS is known for its student-friendly tone and the clear way it presents the basics of essay writing in an easy-to-follow progression of useful lessons and activities. Through straightforward advice and thoughtful assignments, the text gives students the practice they need to approach writing well-constructed essays with confidence. With Wyrick’s helpful instruction and the book’s professional samples by both well-known classic and contemporary writers, STEPS TO WRITING WELL WITH ADDITIONAL READINGS sets students on a solid path to writing success. Everything students need to begin, organize, and revise writing--from choosing a topic to developing the essay to polishing prose--is right here! In the ninth edition, Wyrick updates and refines the book’s successful approach, adding useful new discussions, readings, exercises, essay assignments, and visual images for analysis. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Die Vernetzung Der Welt

Author : Eric Schmidt
ISBN : 9783644030619
Genre : Political Science
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Welche Konsequenzen wird es haben, wenn in Zukunft die überwiegende Mehrheit der Weltbevölkerung online ist? Wenn Informationstechnologien so allgegenwärtig sind wie Elektrizität? Was bedeutet das für die Politik, die Wirtschaft – und für uns selbst? Diese Fragen beantwortet ein außergewöhnliches Autorenduo: Eric Schmidt, der Mann, der Google zu einem Weltunternehmen gemacht hat, und Jared Cohen, ehemaliger Berater von Hillary Clinton und Condoleezza Rice und jetzt Chef von Googles Denkfabrik. In diesem aufregenden Buch führen sie uns die Chancen und Gefahren jener eng vernetzten Welt vor Augen, die die meisten von uns noch erleben werden. Es ist die sehr konkrete Vision einer Zukunft, die bereits begonnen hat. Und ein engagiertes Plädoyer dafür, sie jetzt zu gestalten – weil Technologie der leitenden Hand des Menschen bedarf, um Positives zu bewirken.

Graduate Research

Author : Robert V. Smith
ISBN : 9780295802718
Genre : Education
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Concise, encouraging, and filled with practical information, this book is a step-by-step guide for students in the life, natural, physical, and social-behavioral sciences. This third edition has been updated with information about new federal regulations governing research and acknowledges the importance of the internet and World Wide Web to today�s scientific community. It will be an invaluable resource not only for graduate students but also for undergraduates and high school students planning for the future.

Godly Play

Author : Jerome Berryman
ISBN : 0806627859
Genre : Religion
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Meaningful, lasting learning comes from childlike curiosity and play. The approach of this book is to make relgious instruction fun, spontaneous and deeply spiritual. Godly Play is a practical yet innovative approach to religious education--becoming childlike in order to teach children.

Best Research Practices

Author : H. Charles Romesburg
ISBN : 9780557017836
Genre : Science
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Clearly explains how to plan and carry out reliable experiments, how to conceive and circumstantially support research hypotheses, how to test research hypotheses, how to discover cause and effect, and more. For students and practitioners in all fields of the physical, life, earth, social, and engineering sciences. Contains more than 150 illustrative research examples from all fields. Based on Professor Romesburg's examination of 5,000 top scientific articles, studying the methods used to produce reliable knowledge. See the book's first page explaining the blind peer review of the book that was commissioned and paid for by the author's academic department; see the book's back cover for peer reviewer comments. To read most of it, go to Google Book Search ( and enter this: Romesburg Best Research Practices - then click on the book.

Improvisation Und Theater Die Kunst Spontan Und Kreativ Zu Reagieren

Author : Keith Johnstone
ISBN : 3923854676
Genre : Improvisation - Schauspielkunst
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