Hidden Minds: A History of the Unconscious by F. R. TallisHidden Minds: A History of the Unconscious by F. R. Tallis

Hidden Minds: A History of the Unconscious

byF. R. Tallis

Paperback | May 1, 2012

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The concept of the unconscious has staged a comeback. New research, employing brain scans and other techniques, has shown that the unconscious is not only real but indispensable. Hidden Minds traces our enduring fascination with the unconscious and our attempts to tame it through hypnosis, psychoanalysis, subliminal manipulation, lucid dreams, and even the principles of the quantum mind. From St. Augustine, who wrote, “I cannot grasp all that I am,” to the latest contemporary research, philosophers, scientists, and thinkers have been fascinated with the concept. This absorbing history offers colorful, sometimes astonishing examples, while also laying out the functions of the unconscious process in our daily lives. 

Drawing widely on scientific research, art, literature, and philosophy, Frank Tallis shows that an understanding of this hidden mind is essential to understanding our true selves.

F. R.  Tallis is a writer and clinical psychologist. Between 1999 and 2012, he has received or been nominated for numerous awards, including the New London Writers' Award, the Ellis Peters Historical Dagger, the Elle Prix de Letrice, the Crime Writers' Association Historical Dagger Award, and two Edgar Allen Poe Awards. His c...
Title:Hidden Minds: A History of the UnconsciousFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9 × 6 × 6 inPublished:May 1, 2012Publisher:ArcadeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1611455057

ISBN - 13:9781611455052

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"A very entertaining, easy to read, and informative history of the unconscious."