New York: Riverhead Books, 2005. First Edition, Fifth or Later Printing. Hardcover. Owner's name inscribed on first page. Very good + / very good +. Item #9148
An exciting--and encouraging--exploration of creativity from the author of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing
Lawyers. Accountants. Radiologists. Software engineers. That's what our parents encouraged us to become when we grew up. But Mom and Dad were wrong. The future belongs to a very different kind of person with a very different kind of mind. The era of "left brain" dominance, and the Information Age that it engendered, are giving way to a new world in which "right brain" qualities-inventiveness, empathy, meaning-predominate. That's the argument at the center of this provocative and original book, which uses the two sides of our brains as a metaphor for understanding the contours of our times.
In the tradition of Emotional I.