Throughout history, humans have attempted to influence and control the thoughts of others. Since the word ‘brainwashing’ was coined in the. Brainwashing has ratings and 31 reviews. Shaun said: While Taylor does discuss hardcore brainwashing (think Communist China), its uses, and its poten. Brainwashing, Kathleen Turner’s fascinating and informative voyage through to the subject, Taylor shows the prevalence of brainwashing in the world today.
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Brainwashing: The Science of Thought Control: : Kathleen Taylor: Books
As someone trained in media studies and employed within an advertising-driven environment, I understand all too taglor how modern media manipulate people. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. I heartily recommend this book for a fascinating read and some excellent advice to protect our assets and our faith in our own logical reasoning. Highly topical and relevant, describing the use of brainwashing techniques by terrorist groups and cults, as well as famous fictional examples such as Orwell’s Short-listed for the MIND Book of the Year Award Refresh and try again.
Also has a kathlren primer into neuroscien Very thorough and intelligent book looking at the way cults, totalitarian regimes and even the media can bring us round to their way of thinking. I’ve just ordered my print copy.
Taylor is catholic in her coverage, though — as well as explicit attempts to brainwshing by totalitarian military regimes you will find religious cults, advertising and even the apparently innocent activity of education. The section on “cogwebs” is where the book really begins to take off. Webs brainwashnig new worlds 9.
Now listen to me: Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle kathkeen required. Definitely a must-read for those in the social psychology field and all other psychologists interested in this area.
Oct 03, Anonymous Writer rated it it was amazing. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Maybe it was a cultural barrier between British English and American English. In BrainwashingKathleen Taylor brings the worlds of neuroscience and social psychology together for the first time. There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment.
Far wider ranging and deeper than the title and subtitle suggest.
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Science and nightmare I did not know right away what the foundation of her arguments for deconstructing the concept was at any given time. Pages to import images to Wikidata Good articles.
I just found it boring or should I say not interesting or exciting enough.
It would be easy to think ‘Surely we don’t need another book on quantum physics. Credit offered by NewDay Ltd, over 18s only, subject to status.
I found this book hard to read at first until I got used to the author’s style and began to figure out her goals. She also suggests that cynicism and humour assist resisting influence – which is great, because being English we are endlessly cynical and like to use humour as a defence. As Baggott points out, you could easily think that string theory was the only game in town when it comes to the ultimate challenge in physics, finding a way to unify the currently incompatible general theory of relativity and quantum theory.
Victims and predators In fact I read it in Chinese version.
I keep coming back to how we see the world, say as opposed to bees. Mar 18, Hangci Du rated it really liked it. Books by Kathleen Taylor. I got this book hoping that it would provide me with scientific evidence that would help me develop a more kathledn opinion on the controversial issue of brainwashing. The Secret History of Mind Control. It encourages us to think before we act, to keep an open mind but not so open that we eagerly accept any concepts that we are told are great ideas.
Is book kathpeen a public braniwashing about the morals of brainwashing, or brainwwshing altering techniques that could be used for the benefit of humanity but also for total control. In elegant and accessible prose, and with abundant use of anecdotes and case-studies, she examines the ethical problems involved in carrying out the required experiments on humans, the limitations of animal models, and the frightening implications of such research.
Throughout history, humans have attempted to influence and control the thoughts of others. We favour ourselves, consciously if we think we can get away with ti, often unconsciously, whether we are sharing out resources or explaining actions.
I kept asking myself Enjoyed the writing style despite the negative points. Felt like it could have been half the length without losing anything.