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Brain-Webbing
How to Stimulate Your Creativity, Enhance Problem-Solving,
and Organize Your Thoughts
A Step-by-Step Handbook

by William T. Delamar & Gloria T. Delamar


          Table of Contents

List of Illustrations                                                      vi

Section I
The Brain and Creativity
Gives  a foundation for the entire  process and  is 
essential to the effective use of brain-webbing.

Prologue: What is Brain-Webbing                         2

1. Introduction to Brain-Webbing                          3
Introduces  advantages  and   terminology; 
gives a list of uses for brain-webbing.

2. Insights into How the Brain Works                    9 
Discusses  how the brain works,  how  the left-  and  right-brains  differ  from  each other,  and  what  each does  for  you. 
It establishes  a base for good  brainstorming for clustering and brain-webbing.

3. Tapping Your Personal "Whats"                     15
Goes  into how people tend  to  think--how trains of thought follow one upon  another. 
It will help you understand how you think.

Section II
The How-to of Brain-Webbing

Shows you exactly how to create your  own brain-webs. The two-step technique is what makes  brain-webbing different  from  and more comprehensive than other systems  of brainstorming and outlining.

4. Clustering, the First Step                                     22
Details  first step in the two-step  process of brain-webbing--clustering. 

5. Brain-Webbing, the Final Step                             30
Explains the second, final step--the  web--brain-webbing itself. 

Section III
Uses of Brain-Webbing

Gives  examples  of clustering  and  brain-webbing  in a number of different  applications. This section will show you the  many dimensions that brain-webbing can take. 
By their very  nature, Chapters 6, 7,  8  are "how-to" as well as "use oriented." 

6. Writing and Speaking                                            42
Note-Taking (while listening, while reading), 
Talks/Presentations, 
Writing (from letters to resumes to nonfiction, fiction, and poetry). 

7. Business and Personal                                          54
Goal-Setting, Planning an Agenda, Task-Setting, Conflict Resolution, Problem-Solving, Clustering During Discussion.

8. Miscellaneous                                                       63
Group Clustering, Purchases, Planning, Personality Analysis, Persuasion.

Epilogue: Here's Brain-Webbing                             69

Annotated Reading List                                            71
Index                                                                          74
About the Authors                                                     76

EXCERPT: Brain-Webbing

 

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