The Resource Brain rules : 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school, (electronic resource)

Brain rules : 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school, (electronic resource)

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Brain rules : 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school
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Brain rules
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12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school
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eng
Summary
Most of us have no idea what's really going on inside our heads. Yet brain scientists have uncovered details every business leader, parent, and teacher should know like the need for physical activity to get your brain working its best. How do we learn? What exactly do sleep and stress do to our brains? Why is multi-tasking a myth? Why is it so easy to forget and so important to repeat new knowledge? Is it true that men and women have different brains? In Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina, a molecular biologist, shares his lifelong interest in how the brain sciences might 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 then offers transformative ideas for our daily lives. Medina's fascinating stories and infectious sense of humor breathe life into brain science. You'll learn why Michael Jordan was no good at baseball. You'll peer over a surgeon's shoulder as he proves that most of us have a Jennifer Aniston neuron. You'll meet a boy who has an amazing memory for music but can't tie his own shoes. You will discover how: Every brain is wired differently, exercise improves cognition, we are designed to never stop learning and exploring, memories are volatile, sleep is powerfully linked with the ability to learn, vision trumps all of the other senses, stress changes the way we learn, and in the end, you'll understand how your brain really works and how to get the most out of it
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Midwest
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1956-
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Medina, John
Dewey number
153
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Human information processing
  • Perception
  • Senses and sensation
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Brain
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Brain rules : 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780996032605
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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11832262
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MWT11832262
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Brain rules : 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780996032605
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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11832262
Publisher number
MWT11832262
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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