|Allan Schore: Attachment .PDF 219KB
Schore’s perspective on mind seeks to root the unfolding of human development, especially early development, in the biology of the body and in particular in the process of ‘attachment’.
Becoming a Person .PDF 1,052KB
This ebook explores the proposal that we learn to be who and how we are, and by implication can unlearn problematic patterns of belief and behaviour. It provides a cross-disciplinary way of linking the personal with the political and eventually the transpersonal aspects of life.
Bringing About Change .PDF 2,465KB
Find out about the Kirton Adaption/Innovation spectrum of creative styles that we employ when bringing about, or responding to change.
Communication Styles .PDF 504KB
Based on a very practical analysis of interpersonal behaviour - this take on how we relate to each other identifies six basic ways of responding or intervening in situations with other people.
Conflict .PDF 3,183KB
A pictorial map of how conflicts often unfold and some of the options for navigating through them
Cultures of Cooperation .PDF 644KB
The recipe for cooperative inquiry outlined in these screens is very adaptable - in lighter, deeper, longer, or shorter forms it can be used to inquire into any topic, or task for which people have need and energy.
Antonio Damasio: the biology of consciousness .PDF 271KB
Antonio Damasio gathers recent research in neuroscience into a scheme that shows how consciousness arises from, and is conditioned by, the ‘landscape of the body’.
Emotional Competence .PDF 1,305KB
More grounded in experience and capability than emotional intelligence or emotional literacy - emotional competence offers an extremely practical yardstick for personal and professional development.
Facilitation .PDF 393KB
Facilitation marks the shift from a domination-driven approach to leadership to one where a range of styles that honour participation, co-operation and necessary hierarchy become an everyday culture.
Living Together .PDF 928KB
Recipes and notions about coupledom that will help your partnership flourish.
John Heron: Psyche and Personhood .PDF 1,013KB
Heron sees mind, or psyche, as a property of persons grounded in feeling. In his formulation this is not a description of the components of mind but rather a catalogue of recipes through which we may, if we choose, bake ourselves afresh.
Lakoff and Johnson: Embodied Metaphor .PDF 486KB
Lakoff and Johnson convincingly show that the mind is inherently embodied, that most thought is unconscious, and that the abstract notions that we use in daily life are usually metaphorical - that metaphor is a fundamental quality of the mind.
Shared Assessment .PDF 605KB
Assessment typically re-iterates and reinforces hierarchical dominance. But how else to do it? This new paradigm approach to assessment sees the other people with whom we learn and work as responsible, with a capacity for self-direction and self-appraisal.
We all know that we are good at some tasks and activities and not so good at others. How do we validate the accuracy of our self-assessment? This ebook provides a recipe for getting feedback from peers that can be used in sport, education, art, music and work.
The Making of the Mind .PDF 11Mb 78pp
A rich tapestry of the events and influence that contribute to the formation of minds; from birth through the early years, a child’s needs, school’s subtle lessons, the media, the 'good enough' parent, and parenting styles. This ebook includes several others in the collection here.
Learning How to Learn .PDF 510 Kb
In a world where, whether or not we favour it, an ultra-rapid rate of technological change affects us and how we earn a living and build relationships, learning how to learn appears to be one of the core aspects of mind that shapes intelligence.
Going into the Mind .PDF 9Mb 100pp
Knowing about the mind is one thing, exploring it is something else; this ebook offers some guidelines for beginning this exploration. It will help you become familiar with the roots of some of the mind’s contents that may not have come to light before, such as attention, emotionality and self-defense. These are enquiries that can help us take more charge of what we get from, and give to life.
NB Includes Schools suble lesson and Psychosocial field