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The days of the asylum

Advantages: An interesting look at times gone by
Disadvantages: A section of history we perhaps don't want to remember

Nellie Bly was a pioneer in both the fields of mental health and investigative journalist; this is a record of an expose into the world of asylum’s in the late 19th century as she faked insanity in order to get committed. What she has written about her br ...

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Review of Ten Days in a Mad-House - Nellie Bly

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Remember to Look Out For This One

Advantages: Excellent for a newcomer to the topic.
Disadvantages: Difficult to use for research.

Over the years, I've seen the human memory at its best and worst. I watched my Nan suffer with Alzheimer's to the point she couldn't remember who anyone was, but also had a colleague who won a silver medal at the Memory Olympics for his ability to remembe ...

Soho_Black 09.12.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Pieces of Light: The New Science of Memory - Charles Fernyhough

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Who Moved My Cheese - Stinks Like Expired Brie

Advantages: Has helped people suffering from depression. Can be read in 30 minutes.
Disadvantages: Padded out with illustrations of Swiss cheese. Condescending epilogue.

Ah, what bliss! Today is my day off, meaning that I have enough free time to pen a new review. Time off work is something to be cherished, especially now that office morale is at an all time low. What is the root of my discontent? Staff cuts - a phenomena ...

Dentolux 08.05.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Who Moved My Cheese? - Spencer Johnson, Kenneth H. Blanchard

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Reclaiming My Cheese!

Advantages: Re-aligns the mind.
Disadvantages: None as far as I can see.

Change is something that we all have to deal with throughout our lives, whether like me it’s the upcoming end of a job or a change in lifestyle, change is something that can be quite hard to take and even more so something to acclimatise to in terms of wh ...

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Review of Who Moved My Cheese? - Spencer Johnson, Kenneth H. Blanchard

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Cheesy

Advantages: It Ends.
Disadvantages: Not Soon Enough.

Well, what can you say about a book that’s been on the New York Times Best Seller’s List for eons? The first thing you can say is, um, why are YOU reading it? Because. My employer bought a thousand copies of the book and “highly recommended” that everyone ...

kristinafh 15.12.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Who Moved My Cheese? - Spencer Johnson, Kenneth H. Blanchard

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