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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Clearly is a dystopia The same is true for those extensions of ourselves, our favourite ingroups. My introduction to her was through reading Cruelty: Experiencing Art Arthur Shimamura.


The Science of Thought Control. Write a customer review. I loved the quotes at the beginning of sections, which added to the literary experience, and I loved the topic, which really is why we believe what we believe and how those beliefs are formed and thus can be changed without our even knowing. As a result, I had difficulty following the discussion. txylor

A brain that was simple enough to be fully known would be too simple to contain conscious observers who might know it. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Brainwashing was written two years earlier and is structured in much the same way: Similarly, if you are looking for a tips and techniques to influence people tone, then you will be sadly disappointed. Understanding how the brain works really does help to explain how a guard in a prison camp can oversee the mass murder of a family, including children, and then return home, a loving father, to his own family.


The middle part of the book chapters 7 through 11 delves into neuroscience and how it applies to brainwashing.

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May 21, Nerine Dorman rated it it was amazing. Webs and new worlds 9. From Grainwashing, the free encyclopedia. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

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Lists with This Book. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. She uses both empirical data and laboratory results to support her arguments. History Philosophy Portal Psychologist. The power of persuasion 4. It has also been the subject of learned discussion from many angles: It was worth it, but I did struggle at times with the complexity of the issues Taylor was kathleeb to tackle.

As someone trained in media studies and employed within an advertising-driven environment, I understand all too well how modern media manipulate people.

The brain is a fiercely complex organ, and our approaches to control are large-scale and a far distance from the fine grained ideas of individual thought modification. I skipped to the end of the book to read her conclusion. Read more Read less.


Credit offered by NewDay Ltd, over 18s only, subject to status. Editorial Reviews Review ” Customers who bought this item also bought. Taylor does deserve kudos for beginning to tackle the concept of brainwashing in a scientific way. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

The greater the lie, the greater the chance it will be believed. Customers who bought this item also bought. She explains the neurological basis for reasoning and cognition in the brainand brings the point across that the self itself is changeable.

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