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Book details
  • Genre:EDUCATION
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Knowledge Building Through Psychology
  • Series Number:2
  • Pages:295
  • eBook ISBN:9781483551715

The Mania Quiz Book

by Gary Solomon

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Overview
As a retired college psychology professor and author of several books, I decided to create and encourage a fun and entertaining way of introducing new and interesting words into your vocabulary. To accomplish this I have authored Manias and Obsessions Quiz Book. In the Manias and Obsessions Quiz Book you will find words and ideas that will make you smile and facilitate the process of learning new vocabulary related to manias and obsessions. The Manias and Obsessions Quiz Book gives you the opportunity to become a wordsmith. Take the time to read each entry. Analyze what I have written. Some words may not be challenging. Good for you. Others may stump you. Use the dictionaries on-line to learn the definition of each word that you cannot delineate. Then commit the word to memory, all in the context of having a little fun.
Description
As a retired college psychology professor and author of several books, I decided to create and encourage a fun and entertaining way of introducing new and interesting words into your vocabulary. To accomplish this I have authored Manias and Obsessions Quiz Book. In the Manias and Obsessions Quiz Book you will find words and ideas that will make you smile and facilitate the process of learning new vocabulary related to manias and obsessions.I was functionally illiterate until I reached the tenth grade. At that time I was fifteen years old. Until that period I could read a few words, spell even fewer words and could not write at all. In fact, to this day I am only able to illegibly print, the remnant of a trick I used to hide my inability to spell. In spite of my academic deficiencies which shadow me to this day, I acquired a fascination for words and their meanings. By the time I finished my second master’s degree I accumulated somewhat of a Buckley-esque vocabulary. However, forging a comprehensive vocabulary took a great deal of time and work and a lot of sweat and tears. The Manias and Obsessions Quiz Book gives you the opportunity to become a wordsmith. Take the time to read each entry. Analyze what I have written. Some words may not be challenging. Good for you. Others may stump you. Use the dictionaries on-line to learn the definition of each word that you cannot delineate. Then commit the word to memory, all in the context of having a little fun.
About the author
Professor Gary Solomon is a retired tenured professor of psychology. Professor Solomon fathered, defined and popularized Cinematherapy®, a form of therapy using movies for their therapeutic messages. Reel Therapy® is Professor Solomon's second book on the subject of Cinematherapy®. His third book is entitled Cinemaparenting®. As a psychologist and an expert on the subject of psychiatric diagnosis and has written two books on psychiatric disorders, A Psychiatric Diagnosis Primer and Psych 101. Using his understanding of psychiatric disorders, he wrote a novel, A Ballad for Allison Porter, a psychological thriller. Being the creative person he is, Professor Solomon has written two plays. Boxcar, the story of Woody Guthrie and Cannibals and Headhunters, a psychologist decent into madness. Professor Solomon likes to call himself a "wordsmith" and has written many books on word play,using word definitions as a fun way of learning. He has written a children's book, Why is Brian so Fat?. Professor Solomon's most recent books are HOA Academy and HOA: Crisis in America, a most unique FREE on-line book about the effects on homeowners who live in Homeowners Associations (HOAs). **** To learn more about Professor Solomon: hoaacademy.com, hoacrisisinamerica.com, hoasyndrome.com, pitythepoorfool.com, hoaboardmonitoringservices.com, or cinema-therapy.com. **** To contact Professor Solomon or to engage him as an expert witness: Dr. Robin Huhn, 702.812.4599 or robinhuhndc@gmail.com.
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