Why do some of us master languages easily while others give up in frustration? Why are some of us perfectly organized and others scatter papers everywhere? Why do some people prefer written communication while others would rather talk? In The Open Mind, you will discover that the answers to these and many other "personality" riddles lie in the particular way your mind works. Understanding your unique pattern and the ones of the people you know will revolutionize the way you communicate, work, and love. Dr. Markova teaches that each of us uses one of six learning patterns, all based on the way we process auditory, visual, and kinesthetic information. If your conscious mind is most stimulated by movement, for instance, it will be hard for you to learn while sitting still. If, on the other hand, movement stimulates your unconscious mind, you may find competitive sports frustrating. In The Open Mind, Dr. Markova guides you through detailed descriptions of each thinking pattern and teaches how to recognize them in yourself and others.