This book is a guide to human body language, personality, character, and qualities. It takes reading body language and voice inflection for meaning to the next level, analyzing such elements as... More > mental qualities, emotive qualities, relative qualities, and perceptive qualities in the human brain, reminding one of the study of phrenology.< Less
What's the best way to approach a potential customer? What tactics do effective salesman use to demonstrate the product for sale? What methods are best for closing the deal? In this classic of pop... More > psychology, first published in 1912, William Walker Atkinson — one of the most influential thinkers of the early-20th-century "New Age" philosophy of New Thought-discusses the mental components of great salesmanship, including: psychology in business, the mind of the salesman, the mind of the buyer , the psychology of purchase and much more.< Less
Reasoning is defined as: "The act, process or art of exercising the faculty of reason; the act or faculty of employing reason in argument; argumentation, ratiocination; reasoning power;... More > disputation, discussion, argumentation."
By the employment of the reasoning faculties of the mind we compare objects presented to the mind as percepts or concepts, taking up the "raw materials" of thought and weaving them into more complex and elaborate mental fabrics which we call abstract and general ideas of truth.
This book aims to point out the methods and principles of correctly using the reasoning faculties of the mind, in a plain, simple manner, devoid of useless technicalities and academic discussion. William Walker Atkinson adheres to the principles established by the best of the authorities of the old school of psychology, blending the same with those advanced by the best authorities of the New Psychology.< Less
Thought Vibration by William Walker Atkinson is a great introduction to his works and covers many of the basic principles and teachings of Purposeful Thought. Various topics covered include: the Law... More > of Attraction, the Will, training the mind and mental control, i.e., Purposeful Thought, among other powerful principles and Laws of Success.
Thought Vibration is one of Atkinson's classic textbooks and should be read by and included as an often referred to reference in the library of every aspiring student of Success.< Less
Practical Mental Influence is a William Walker Atkinson's follow-up to the earlier Thought Vibration in which he explores the power of mental thought. in Practical Mental Influence he continues his... More > exposition on the power of a positive mental attitude through a series of practical exercises designed to put to use the ideas of his new age philosophy. Practical Mental Influence is a must for anyone trying to improve his or her outlook on life and is also an excellent companion to Atkinson's earlier work, Thought Vibration.< Less
It is not enough merely to have a sound mind-one must also learn how to use it, if he would become mentally efficient. The mechanism of mental states-the mental machinery by means of which we feel,... More > think, and will-consists of the brain, nervous system, and the organs of sense. No matter what may be the real nature of mind, -no matter what may be the theory held regarding its activities, -it must be admitted that the mind is dependent upon this mechanism for the manifestation of what we know as mental states. In Your Mind and How to Use It Atkinson shows us the Mechanics of mind, Mental States, Memory, How Feelings and Emotions affect us and our Reasoning. Upon finishing this book the reader will have greater understanding on the power of the mind and how to better utilize that power.< Less
Though he typically wrote under the guise of anonymity, using an array of pseudonyms and pen names, author and thinker William Walker Atkinson was an enormously influential figure in the "New... More > Thought" movement. In fact, he is often credited with being the original source of the ideas that later coalesced under the term "the Law of Attraction." The volume Thought-Culture offers an array of practical tips for those who are interested in improving their mental acuity.< Less
In this book, to show the ways to cultivate the memory in such a way as to improve one's entire life. Atkinson's method is not geared to mere recollection of facts: He encourages a holistically... More > "correct seeing, thinking, and remembering." With secrets hidden for almost a century, this book will teach you to train the eye as well as the ear to improve your ability to recall names, faces, numbers, music, facts, and much more.< Less
William Walker Atkinson was an attorney, merchant, publisher, and author, as well as an occultist and an American pioneer of the New Thought movement. He is also known to have been the author of the... More > pseudonymous works attributed to Theron Q. Dumont and Yogi Ramacharaka.
In this book, he explains the nature of the will each of us possesses, what it helps us achieve, and how to develop it.
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Dynamic Thought or the Law of Vibrant Energy, written in 1906 by W.W. Atkinson, takes relatively modern science alongside ancient occult teachings to discuss subjects often presented in Atkinson's... More > magazine New Thought, and in many of the other books Atkinson authored. Dynamic Thought presents the ideas of a higher level of thinking and functioning, separate planes of the mind, and how forces in nature and the law of attraction can affect our actions, or the way others act toward us. Like much of his work, this book is designed for the student of psychological and philosophical thought.< Less