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Brain Rules : 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school / John Medina
Bib ID 8039334
Format BookBook [text, online resource]
Author
Medina, John, 1956-, author
 
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Edition Revised edition. 
Access Conditions National edeposit: Available onsite at national, state and territory libraries 
Description Carlton North : Scribe Publications., 2011 
©2014 
Brunswick, Victoria : Scribe Publications Pty Ltd, 2014 
1 online resource (320 pages) 
ISBN 9781921753985 (EPUB : : :)
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EBL ebooks online

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text file : EPUB : 289KB 

Summary

An updated and expanded edition of the international bestseller Most of us have no idea what's really going on inside our heads. Yet brain scientists have uncovered details that every business leader, parent, and teacher should know - for instance, that physical activity helps to get your brain working at its best. How do we learn? What do sleep and stress do to our brains? Why is multitasking a myth? Why is it so easy to forget - and so important to repeat new information? In Brain Rules, Dr John Medina, a molecular biologist, shares his lifelong interest in brain science, and how it can influence the way we teach our children and the way we work. In each chapter, he describes a brain rule - what scientists know for sure about how our brains work - and offers transformative ideas for our daily lives. In this expanded edition - which includes additional information on the brain rules and a new chapter on music - you will discover how every brain is wired differently, why memories are volatile, and how stress and sleep can influence learning. By the end, you'll understand how your brain really works - and how to get the most out of it.

Full contents
  • Introduction; Exercise: Rule #1: Exercise boosts brain power.; Survival: Rule #2: The human brain evolved too.; Wiring: Rule #3: Every brain is wired differently.; Attention: Rule #4: We don't pay attention to boring things.; Short-term memory: Rule #5: Repeat to remember.; Long-term memory: Rule #6: Remember to repeat.; Sleep: Rule #7: Sleep well, think well.; Stress: Rule #8: Stressed brains don't learn the same way.; Sensory integration: Rule #9: Stimulate more of the senses.; Vision: Rule #10: Vision trumps all other senses.
  • Gender: Rule #11: Male and female brains are different. Exploration: Rule #12: We are powerful and natural explorers.; Acknowledgements; Index.
 
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Subjects Brain.  |  Learning -- Popular works.  |  Brain -- Popular works.  |  Memory -- Popular works.  |  Neurosciences -- Popular works.  |  Human information processing.  |  Perception.  |  Senses and sensation.  |  Knowledge, Theory of.  |  Physiology.  |  Brain.  |  Natural history.  |  Science / Life Sciences / Neuroscience.  |  Popular science.  |  Brain.  |  Cognition & cognitive psychology.  |  Knowledge, Theory of.  |  Science / Cognitive Science.  |  Memory -- Popular works.  |  Neurosciences -- Popular works.  |  Perception.  |  Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology.  |  Neurosciences.  |  Cognitive science.  |  Psychology - Cognitive Psychology.  |  Brain -- Popular works.  |  Learning -- Popular works.  |  Human information processing.  |  Senses and sensation.  |  Australian
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