Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds: The First Official Stranger Things Novel [Audiobook]
Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds: The First Official Stranger Things Novel by Gwenda Bond
Requirements: .M4A/.M4B reader, 244 MB
Overview: A mysterious lab. A sinister scientist. A secret history. If you think you know the truth behind Eleven’s mother, prepare to have your mind turned Upside Down in this thrilling prequel to the hit show Stranger Things.
It’s the summer of 1969, and the shock of conflict reverberates through the youth of America, both at home and abroad. As a student at a quiet college campus in the heartland of Indiana, Terry Ives couldn’t be farther from the front lines of Vietnam or the incendiary protests in Washington.
But the world is changing, and Terry isn’t content to watch from the sidelines. When word gets around about an important government experiment in the small town of Hawkins, she signs on as a test subject for the project, code-named MKULTRA. Unmarked vans, a remote lab deep in the woods, mind-altering substances administered by tight lipped researchers.and a mystery the young and restless Terry is determined to uncover.
But behind the walls of Hawkins National Laboratory – and the piercing gaze of its director, Dr. Martin Brenner – lurks a conspiracy greater than Terry could have ever imagined. To face it, she’ll need the help of her fellow test subjects, including one so mysterious the world doesn’t know she exists – a young girl with unexplainable, superhuman powers and a number instead of a name: 008.
Amid the rising tensions of the new decade, Terry Ives and Martin Brenner have begun a different kind of war – one where the human mind is the battlefield.
Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction
Suspicious Minds: How Tradition Shapes Insanity [Audiobook]
Suspicious Minds: How Tradition Shapes Insanity by Joel Gold, Ian Gold
Necessities: .M4A/.M4B reader, 268 MB
Overview: Combining extraordinary true tales with the newest analysis, Joel and Ian Gold take us on a wild journey by means of the delusional mind to discover the intersection of neuroscience, biology, and tradition.
Mr. A. was admitted to Dr. Joel Gold’s inpatient unit at Bellevue Hospital in 2002. He was, he mentioned, being filmed always, and his life was being broadcast all over the world "like The Truman Present" – the 1998 movie depicting a person who’s unknowingly dwelling out his life because the star of a preferred cleaning soap opera. Over the following few years, Gold noticed various sufferers affected by what he and his brother, Dr. Ian Gold, started calling the "Truman Present Delusion," launching them on a quest to grasp the character of this explicit phenomenon, of delusions extra typically, and the character of insanity itself.
The present view of delusions is that they’re the results of biology gone awry, of neurons within the mind misfiring. In distinction, the Golds argue, delusions are in reality the results of the interplay between the mind and the social world. By exploring the foremost classes of delusion by way of fascinating case research and marshaling the newest analysis in schizophrenia, the brothers reveal the function of tradition and the social world within the growth of psychosis, notably delusions. The result’s a groundbreaking new course for eager about the interplay of the mind and the world round us.
Certain to enchantment to those that admire the work of Oliver Sacks, Steven Pinker, and Antonio Damasio, Suspicious Minds presents a captivating research about simply how dramatically our environment can affect our brains.
Style: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction