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Adam Robinson is an American educator, freelance author, and a US Chess Federation life master. He is the co-founder of The Princeton Review. He currently works as a global macro advisor to the heads of some of the world's largest hedge funds through his company Robinson Global Strategies.
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The Act of Creation
by Arthur Koestler (Apr 01, 2014)
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The Act of Creation begins where this view ceases to be true. Koestler affirms that all creatures have the capacity for creative activity, frequently suppressed by the automatic routines of thought and behavior that dominate their lives. The study of psychology has offered little in the way of an explanation of the creative process, and Koestler su...
Adam Robinson
A book that confirms there is far, far more in our unconscious mind than is dreamt of in our philosophy.     source
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
The Definitive, 4th Edition
by Betty Edwards (Apr 26, 2012)
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A revised edition of the classic drawing book that has sold more than 1.7 million copies in the United States alone.Translated into more than seventeen languages, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is the world's most widely used drawing instruction book. Whether you are drawing as a professional artist, as an artist in training, or as a hobby,...
Adam Robinson
A book that confirms there is far, far more in our unconscious mind than is dreamt of in our philosophy.     source
My 60 Memorable Games
by Bobby Fischer (Apr 07, 2009)
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Categories: ChessSports
In this authoritative reissue of one of the most important chess books ever written, the great Bobby Fischer takes the reader move by move through 60 of his most instructive and entertaining games, including the astounding “Game of the Century,” played when he was only 15 years old! The controversial alterations that were made to Bobby Fischer’s wo...
Adam Robinson
I played over these games every night, these 60 games.     source
The Essential Rumi, New Expanded Edition
by Jalal al-Din Rumi (May 28, 2004)
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This revised and expanded edition of The Essential Rumi includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks and more than 80 never-before-published poems.Through his lyrical translations, Coleman Barks has been instrumental in bringing this exquisite literature to a remarkably wide range of readers, making the ecstatic, spiritual poetry of thirteenth-cent...
Adam Robinson
The author’s gotten me in touch with the mystical, and the mysterious, and the magical in life.     source
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The Crack in the Cosmic Egg
New Constructs of Mind and Reality
by Joseph Chilton Pearce (Sep 29, 2002)
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The classic work that shaped the thought of a generation with its powerful insights into the true nature of mind and reality.• Defines culture as a "cosmic egg" structured by the mind's drive for logical ordering of its universe.• Provides techniques allowing individuals to break through the vicious circle of logic-based systems to attain expanded ...
Adam Robinson
A book that confirms there is far, far more in our unconscious mind than is dreamt of in our philosophy.     source
At the heart of this classic, seminal book is Julian Jaynes's still-controversial thesis that human consciousness did not begin far back in animal evolution but instead is a learned process that came about only three thousand years ago and is still developing. The implications of this revolutionary scientific paradigm extend into virtually every as...
Adam Robinson
A book that confirms there is far, far more in our unconscious mind than is dreamt of in our philosophy.     source
The HeartMath Solution
The Institute of HeartMath's Revolutionary Program for Engaging the Power of the Heart's Intelligence
by Doc Lew Childre (Aug 01, 2000)
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The Intelligent HeartAccess the power of your heart's intelligence to improve your focus and creativity, elevate your emotional clarity, lower your stress and anxiety levels, strengthen your immune system, promote your body's optimal performance, and slow the aging process....
Adam Robinson
I enthusiastically adopted biofeedback HRV training and in a few weeks learned to quiet my mind after just a single, deep diaphragm belly breath, gaining the ability to achieve a Zen-like calm on demand.     source
Zen in the Art of Archery
by Eugen Herrigel (Jan 26, 1999)
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The path to achieving Zen (a balance between the body and the mind) is brilliantly explained by Professor Eugen Herrigel in this timeless account.This book is the result of the author’s six year quest to learn archery in the hands of Japanese Zen masters. It is an honest account of one man’s journey to complete abandonment of ‘the self’ and the Wes...
Adam Robinson
A book that confirms there is far, far more in our unconscious mind than is dreamt of in our philosophy.     source
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Judgment Under Uncertainty
Heuristics and Biases
by Daniel Kahneman (Apr 29, 1982)
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The thirty-five chapters in this book describe various judgmental heuristics and the biases they produce, not only in laboratory experiments but in important social, medical, and political situations as well. Individual chapters discuss the representativeness and availability heuristics, problems in judging covariation and control, overconfidence, ...
Adam Robinson
This study should be taught at every business school in the country.     source