The first-ever popular book on the science of imagination, shedding light on both the complex inner workings of our minds and the ways in which we can channel imagination for a better life.
"ever engaging...A worthy companion to books by Oliver Sacks, Daniel Dennett, and other students of the always puzzling human mind.''
"A smart and fascinating look at how humans build worlds inside their heads—and why it matters."
--Daniel Gilbert, Harvard University, author of Stumbling on Happiness
"Jim Davies has written a highly readable book on the science, usefulness, and power of imagination. It’s chock full of interesting ideas, and will get you thinking --- and imagining."
--Elizabeth Loftus, University of California, Irvine, past president, Association for Psychological Science