The Resource In the mind's eye : visual thinkers, gifted people with dyslexia and other learning difficulties, computer images, and the ironies of creativity, Thomas G. West

In the mind's eye : visual thinkers, gifted people with dyslexia and other learning difficulties, computer images, and the ironies of creativity, Thomas G. West

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In the mind's eye : visual thinkers, gifted people with dyslexia and other learning difficulties, computer images, and the ironies of creativity
Title
In the mind's eye
Title remainder
visual thinkers, gifted people with dyslexia and other learning difficulties, computer images, and the ironies of creativity
Statement of responsibility
Thomas G. West
Title variation
Mind's eye
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In this updated edition to his fascinating exploration of the "ironies of creativity," Thomas West furthers his ground-breaking research on how some innovations in computer visualization are making work and education more favorable to visual thinkers
  • In the Mind's Eye exposes many popular myths about conventional intelligence by examining the role of visual-spatial strengths and verbal weaknesses in the lives of eleven gifted individuals, including Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill, Thomas Edison, and others. West cites research in neuroscience that shows a link between visual talents and verbal difficulties, and he believes that new developments in computer technology herald a significant shift toward the increased use of visual approaches throughout the economy. These changes may be as revolutionary as the technology of the book, which translated ideas into written words. The use of visualization and virtual reality computer displays has already begun to move out of the world of science into that business, representing marketing trends through moving pictures rather than tiresome charts and tables of numbers
  • According to West, creative visual thinkers (many of whom have had difficulty with verbal skills), aided by computers, will be at the forefront of innovation in a dramatically changing society
Cataloging source
DLC
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1943-
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West, Thomas G.
Dewey number
153.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF426
LC item number
.W47 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Genius
  • Imagery (Psychology)
  • Creative ability
  • Learning disabilities
  • Trait intercorrelations
  • Gifted persons
  • Computer graphics
  • Neuropsychology
  • Génie (Aptitude)
  • Imagerie (Psychologie)
  • Créativité
  • Apprentissage, Troubles de l'
  • Traits de personnalité
  • Surdoués
  • Infographie
  • Neuropsychologie
  • Kreativität
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In the mind's eye : visual thinkers, gifted people with dyslexia and other learning difficulties, computer images, and the ironies of creativity, Thomas G. West
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-380) and index
Contents
1. Slow Words, Quick Images: An Overview -- 2. Dyslexia and Learning Difficulties from the Inside -- 3. Constellations of Traits, Some Neurological Perspectives -- 4. Profiles, Part 1: Faraday, Maxwell, and Einstein -- 5. Profiles, Part 2: Dodgson, Poincare, Edison, Tesla, and da Vinci -- 6. Profiles, Part 3: Churchill, Patton, and Yeats -- 7. Speech and Nonverbal Thought -- 8. Patterns in Creativity -- 9. Images, Computers, and Mathematics -- 10. Patterns, Implications, Possibilities
Edition
Updated ed.
Extent
1 online resource (397 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035717214
Label
In the mind's eye : visual thinkers, gifted people with dyslexia and other learning difficulties, computer images, and the ironies of creativity, Thomas G. West
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-380) and index
Contents
1. Slow Words, Quick Images: An Overview -- 2. Dyslexia and Learning Difficulties from the Inside -- 3. Constellations of Traits, Some Neurological Perspectives -- 4. Profiles, Part 1: Faraday, Maxwell, and Einstein -- 5. Profiles, Part 2: Dodgson, Poincare, Edison, Tesla, and da Vinci -- 6. Profiles, Part 3: Churchill, Patton, and Yeats -- 7. Speech and Nonverbal Thought -- 8. Patterns in Creativity -- 9. Images, Computers, and Mathematics -- 10. Patterns, Implications, Possibilities
Edition
Updated ed.
Extent
1 online resource (397 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035717214

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