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  Picture thinking - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Picture thinking involves different categorization than verbal or linguistic processing.
In psychology, picture thinking is often confused with dyslexia, and it is true that people who 'think in pictures' often have difficulty with learning to read, but not all picture thinkers suffer from the normal symptoms associated with dyslexia.
Picture thinkers, as the word says, think in pictures, not in the linear fashion using language that is normally associated with thinking.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Picture_thinking   (854 words)

 Picture thinking - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Picture Thinking or Visual Thinking is the phenomenon of thinking through visual processing, what most people would think with linguistic or verbal processing.
Picture thinking could also be called as non-linguistic thinking and people who do such information processing are also called as Visual thinkers.
Picture thinking involves different categorization than one done with verbal or linguistic processing.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /picture_thinking.htm   (760 words)

 Picture thinking -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Picture Thinking, Visual Thinking or Visual/Spacial Learner is the phenomenon of thinking through visual processing, where most people would think with (Click link for more info and facts about linguistic) linguistic or verbal processing.
It involves thinking beyond the definitions of (A systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols) language and has many personal referents to meaning which cannot be translated.
In (The science of mental life) psychology, picture thinking is often confused with (Impaired ability to learn to read) dyslexia, and it is true that people who 'think in pictures' often have difficulty with learning to read, but not all picture thinkers suffer from the normal symptoms associated with dyslexia.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pi/picture_thinking.htm   (921 words)

 "21st-Speed/Hong:Picture-based Reasoning"
Thinking is thus reduced to the practice of manipulating previously established rules according to some "canned" procedures.
Or, it may be a conceptual diagram that extracts the essence of an event in abstract terms, such as the reaction coordinate diagram of the transition state theory and the "peak and valley" landscape in evolutionary processes.
Or, it may be a mental picture based on analogy or similarity of the mathematical equations.
www.vxm.com /FHong.html   (8648 words)

 Police photographer captures picture of an angel-Unproven!
Pictures like this are circulated on a regular basis and usually turn out to be either a hoax or a picture with mysterious light in it.
The attached picture of a car accident is one of several that were taken by a professional police photographer.
Thinking it was a problem with his camera or its film, he performed tests on both.
www.truthorfiction.com /rumors/a/angel.htm   (286 words)

 Thought article - Thought mental sentience consciousness idea imagination information - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Thinking is a higher cognitive function and the analysis of thinking processes is part of cognitive psychology.
In the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, thinking means you tend to put a higher priority on impersonal factors than personal factors.
Use of abstraction to simplify the effort of thinking
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Thinking   (220 words)

 Humanity’s Option For Success   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
We take pictures of our planet coming in from the moon, when you can see through the cloud cover, you can see the blue of the waters and brown of the land, but you can’t make out a human being.
As we look at things at great distances, this picture that I have of the–this is of a bursting phenomena in the heavens which looks like a tiny little light and it keeps remaining like a tiny light.
I think we are apparently coming out of some common womb of designedly permitted ignorance.
www.bfi.org /bigpic.htm   (1003 words)

Then a picture understanding of arithmetic counting is presented by the teacher which the students play will mature into their own working imagination of the concept.
The repetition of the picture thinking process to solve problems, the recitation of the verse, and the painting of the picture will put the lesson to sleep in the student's habit life.
To reawaken the picture thinking, the same painting may be used slightly modified as a drawing with a wake up verse.
www.pythabacus.com /threeR/threer.htm   (607 words)

 Thought - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thought or thinking is a mental process which allows beings to model the world, and so to deal with it effectively according to their goals, plans, ends and desires.
Concepts akin to thought are cognition, sentience, consciousness, idea, and imagination.
Thinking involves manipulation of information, as when we form concepts, engage in problem solving, reason and make decisions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Thinking   (213 words)

 Mr. Standfast: Big-Picture Thinking
Conyers, in fact, says something about this phenomenon, which is really the problem of our own limited-ness, or the limits of our own perspectives, the horizons imposed on us by the simple fact that we are finite beings, and thus cannot ultimately grasp the whole, the unity, because we are so enmeshed in the particular.
Although even then we will not have all knowledge (that belongs only to God), we will have such knowledge as to give us rest at last from, to mention just one thing, the fear that is born of a lack of understanding, and which pervades this present darkness.
Once we get a grasp, however imperfect, of the big picture, the telos, the ultimate purpose (which is to say, God’s purpose) for ourselves and for all creation, we will not be overwhelmed by the trivial, the local, the daily, the disparate particulars of the here and now.
misterstandfast.blogspot.com /2004/12/big-picture-thinking.html   (781 words)

 Picture thinking - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Picture thinking could be called "non-linguistic thinking," and people who do such information processing could be called "visual thinkers".
Picture thinkers are often inventors, architects or electronic engineers.
There are many famous people who are/were probably picture thinkers, here is a short list:
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Picture_thinking   (854 words)

 BusinessPundit: The Importance of Big Picture Thinking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In my experience, the opposite is also true: some people use "big picture" thinking as an excuse for intellectual laziness or as a way to gloss over the fatal flaws in an idea.
I think that losing sight of the forest for the trees can cause these execution or implementation issues, primarily in the user-acceptance arena, usually by the end-users being too caught up in the details of their own work.
Leaders need more of the big picture, staff more of the detail, in general - with middle management needing a mix of the two to be maximally effective.
www.businesspundit.com /archives/001978.html   (802 words)

 Pre Rain Man Autism: May 2005
Picture thought is like turning a television to a new channel as the "plug" is pulled on the first one.
Picture thought is INVISIBLE to anyone else and even Picture thinkers, most of them don't have a clue to the idea they are having beginning picture thoughts.
My pictures started with the blower where it was at, in the garage, the next thought showed a 3 inch hole, my hole saw and BIG blue powerdrill and the resulting new hole in the plastic cover.
prerainmanautism.blogspot.com /2005_05_01_prerainmanautism_archive.html   (6897 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Six Thinking Hats: An essential approach to business management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The first sentence of the preface to his book is: "The Six Thinking Hats method may well be the most important change in human thinking for the past twenty-three hundred years." Digest this and two more pages of obnoxious self-advertisement that follows.
Western thinking tends strongly to focus on "fl hat thinking," says de Bono: "At a Western-style meeting the participants sit there with their points of view and in many cases the conclusion they wish to see agreed upon.
As he explains in Chapter 6, "The first value of the six thinking hats is that of defined role-playing....[the second] is that of attention directing....[the third] is that of convenience....[and the fourth] is the possible basis in brain chemistry" which de Bono outlines in the previous chapter.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0316177911?v=glance   (2012 words)

 Pre Rain Man Autism: A Grandmothers question
There are many of us in autism spectrum that are picture thinkers and most of us do far more than you might have read about in Temple Grandin's acclaimed book, Thinking in Pictures.
Picture thoughts are VERY intense and complicated and most of the trouble an autistic person has (or CAPD?) in communicating IS simply converting those brain generated thoughts into words.
All that we really would like to happen is, that our anthropology be studied, a few basics of our thought process be presented to everyone in the spectrum and those with the natural ability to Picture Think will at least for the first time ever have their thought process presented to them.
prerainmanautism.blogspot.com /2005/09/grandmothers-question.html   (888 words)

 Systems-thinking Models and Thinking Skills   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Learning to apply systems thinking involves more than just knowing what it is. There are many ways to look at a problem, and how you approach it can drastically change the outcome.
It covers four different styles of thinking: dynamic thinking, big-picture thinking, operational thinking, and quantitative thinking.
Learning the "thinking" of systems thinking will quickly put you in the driver's seat of problem solving within your organization.
content1.skillsoft.com /content/cm/STGY0403000000/summary.htm   (332 words)

 Random Picture creative thinking technique. Full guidelines and free demo internet version of software.
If you do this then often you are just trying to choose a random picture which obviously fits into the problem you are trying to solve and therefore you end up with a picture which is not random.
You have to train your mind not to do this and to take the picture at face value and not use the technique to come up with an old idea to show that the old idea is good.
Also, a point which is not so relevant to Random Word, is that you may just stare at the picture and think how nice the picture is and not get anything out of it except a sense of wellbeing (which, admittedly, may not be such a bad thing at times!).
www.brainstorming.co.uk /tutorials/randompicturetutorial.html   (570 words)

 The Thinking Reader Picture Books: A Technology-Based Instructional Approach to Support Beginning Reading in Children ...
The Thinking Reader initiative extends work begun in the Engaging the Text project, a three-year directed research project to create a new technology-based approach to reading comprehension for students with learning disabilities.
Using the Thinking Reader approach to early literacy development, students with mental retardation who have not yet mastered early reading skills will be supported for success using the same popular, interesting books enjoyed by classmates who are beginning to read.
Through consultation with early literacy teachers, specialists, and parents of children with mental retardation, CAST has selected five picture books to transform into electronic stories that include built-in supports for young readers to access the material, to learn essential literacy skills, to understand the content, and to express what they are learning.
udl.cast.org /udl/index.cfm?i=2660   (913 words)

 Accidents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After developing the pictures of this accident scene, the officer found what looked to be some type of a "figure" in one particular picture.
Thinking it was a problem with his camera or its film, he preformed tests on both.
She did state the mist was on the negative as well as the picture, and she had taken the roll of film to a one hour photo, so she did not develop the negatives herself, adding more credability to her picture.
www.cosmicsociety.com /accidents.htm   (262 words)

 Thinking skills
Ultimately, reflective thinking gives perspective within context; it allows the person to continually connect with their journey; and it provides future direction.
Popular thinking tends to focus on false hopes – like quick fixes, it is slow to embrace change and is biased towards the status quo.
This is the introverted tendency to relate everything around you to yourself, to think people must be judging you, or to think that everything they do or say is a reaction to something about you.
www.csuchico.edu /~csu/site/thinking.html   (1753 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Thinking for a Change: 11 Ways Highly Successful People Approach Life and Work   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Basing his latest book on the theory that "successful people think differently than unsuccessful people," Maxwell (author of bestselling The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and Running with the Giants) guides readers on the journey of mastering "good thinking" to achieve their personal and professional potential.
The title refers to two observations: One, most people go with the flow, the crowd or their emotions rather than thinking through their choices so good thinking is a change they should make; and two, making positive changes in your life requires thinking through your choices and acting on the best one.
Dr. Maxwell characterizes most thinking as being too small, scattered, restrictive, removed from reality, random, limited, impulsive, influenced by what is popular, disconnected from involving others in thinking, selfish and wishful.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0446529575?v=glance   (2807 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Thinking for a Change: 11 Ways Highly Successful People Approach Life and Work   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Taking time for reflection, focusing energy on what's important, breaking away from the thinking habits of our culture or social group--all these techniques can be added to our mental routine to improve the internal foundation that a well-lived life requires.
Maxwell uses extensive quotes, examples, and lessons from great thinkers and leaders throughout history to prove his point that critical thinking is essential for any person aspiring to assume leadership within an organization, or to gain control of one's personal life.
Critical thinking is absent in corporate America today, and Maxwell strives to teach the reader to adopt new mental habits to analyze and resolve situations both within and without the boardroom.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/1586214942   (1202 words)

 Picture thinking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Instead, they manipulate with logical/graphical symbols in a non linear fashion; they “see” the answers to problems.
The word visionist is a way of describing a picture thinker.
Nikola Tesla - discusses in depth picture thinking (Asperger's Syndrome)to a great extent in his seminal document The Problem of Increasing Human Energy
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/picture_thinking   (423 words)

 The Big Picture: Thinking the unthinkable, predicting the unpredictable
Somewhere along the way, I think the Bush Administration forgot that in their perpetual campaign, where every speech, every policy directive, every change is politically driven, that they have to find time to actually get down to the nuts-and-bolts of managing the Federal Government.
I think in today's world individuals have to step up themselves and strategize for themselves and their own families, whether in how they allocate their 401(k) plans (I allocate only 25% of mine to US equities and bonds, my personal prediliction), look for work, manage their careers or prepare for disasters.
I think the appropriate response to the catastrophic failures of policy characteristic of Republican rule is rage.
bigpicture.typepad.com /comments/2005/09/thinking_the_un.html   (6267 words)

 Picture This   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
To train a dog, think like a dog.” We’ve all heard this and smiled knowingly… and then returned to training as usual.
Because she is mildly autistic, Grandin, like dogs and other animals, thinks in pictures.
We’ve done at least six picture variations to make this an anywhere command, and the number six is equally important in yard training.
outdoorlife.com /outdoor/hunting/upland/article/0,19912,453656,00.html   (566 words)

 411mania.com » Movies » Thinking Outside The Box 02.26.04: The Top 10 Best Picture Losers
It may or may not surprise you to know that I feel this is a much stronger crop of movies than the 10 movies described in Part One, which goes to show that I don’t always agree with the Academy’s decisions.
I admire “Rocky” and think it was a well-made film, but to see it beat two of the all-time great films in one foul sweep is a little disheartening.
Pickens was never given the entire script and was under the impression that he was starring in a serious war-time drama, which brings a new level of comedy to his role.
www.411mania.com /movies/columns/article.php?columns_id=2150   (3314 words)

 Picture thinking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In psychology, picture thinking is often confused with dyslexia, and it is true that people who 'think in pictures' often have difficultywith learning to read, but not all picture thinkers suffer from the normal symptoms associated with dyslexia.
Researchers there have developed a method of detecting picturethinking in young children by using the so called "the world game" (het wereldspel).
Picture thinkers, as the word says, think in pictures, not in the linear fashion using language that is normally associatedwith thinking.
www.therfcc.org /picture-thinking-41324.html   (356 words)

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