"The novelist Kurt Vonnegut once said that any book that gives its
reader a new way of looking at life is a book whose existence is
justified. By that measure, Dr. Erantha De Mel's "Optimizing the
Infinite Mind" earns its authority several times over.
Dr. De Mel promises at the beginning of the book to make it accessible
for the average reader, and in my opinion, that reader should have no
difficulty following the author's lucid text. In expert manner, Dr. De
Mel takes the reader on a guided tour of the inner grid that comprises
consciousness, in the process providing simple and useful ways to deal
with life's varied challenges. The willing reader is left with enough
equipment to fulfill this book's stated purpose as printed on its cover.
Unlike faddish messages of the "Be all you can be" variety, Dr. De Mel
explains the interaction between the conscious and the subconscious
parts of the mind and how these two influence each other. At 524 pages,
this book can be described in several ways: a roadmap to the internal
labyrinth that makes us what we are; a user's manual to our psyche; or a
practical how-to tool kit. In an abridged version, it would make a good
back-pocket companion as a handy reference guide to life's different
scenarios. In its current form, it is a substantial account of the
latest science of the mind, and a welcome contribution to our ongoing
quest to expand that knowledge.
At times inspiring, insightful, and profound, this is also a daring
book, as it dares you to realize your life's full potential. As a
Clinical Psychologist, Dr. De Mel's writing style is factual and
straightforward. Along the pages, however, his heart also comes out.
This is a necessary book written by a generous professional. The reader
who follows its spirit closely will emerge at the end of it also a
- Guy J Ale, President of Lifespan Seminar; author of "Mastering
Your Life: Best Version of Yourself at Every Age".
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Description of the Book
Neural Optimization explores the
relationship between how we think, and how we optimize our patterns of
behavior and emotional routines. It offers an opportunity to alter or
re-engineer the way we function (our in-built neural programs), and it
also offers a technology for creating change. Neural Optimization
Technique is a multi-dimensional process that involves the enhancement
of behavioral competence and flexibility as well as the strategic
thinking, and understanding of the mental and cognitive processes behind
behavior. It provides skills for the development of states of mind
facilitating individual excellence, and establishes a system of
empowering beliefs and presumptions about what human beings are, what
mind-power is, and what the process of change is all about.
About the Author
Prof. Erantha De Mel is the founder
of the Neural Optimization Technique. He is an internationally acclaimed
Cognitive Neuroscientist and was the recipient of the 'Cambridge Blue
Book Man of the Year' award - 2005 for his contribution to the field of
Neuroscience and Cybernetics.
As a Practicing Psychologist and Researcher, in both psychology and
parapsychology, he is engaged in extensive research in both fields and
is a scholar with original research into Altered States of Consciousness,
He is a pioneer in the area of developing Computer-based Psychometric
Test Instruments incorporating adaptive questioning techniques with
built-in lie-scales. Currently he is engaged in research and development
of hate ideology detection, criminal investigation, and personnel
screening by utilization of computerized state-of-the-art
Psychophysiological detection instruments.
De Mel, Erantha
Optimizing the infinite mind
1. Psychology. 2. Cognition.
3. Self-actualization (Psychology).
4. Mental processes
5. Personality development. I. Title.
British Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data:
A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.
Meli Inc., Scientific Books
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