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Giving good presentations is not just common sense. Cognitive neuroscientist Stephen M. Kosslyn shows how to make presentations work better based on how our brains work. Where many books focus on how to create a first draft, Better PowerPoint gives you quick steps to improve one you already have.


· 8 key rules that are easy to remember and use


· Clear principles about how to design effective slides based on well-established scientific data


· Quick steps to sharpen and strengthen your presentation


· Easy-to-use checklists guide you through each aspect of your presentation


· Chapters are structured to help you prioritize the most effective edits


· Memorable examples and illustrations to show what works, and what doesn't


· Lessons in what to fix can also help you create better first drafts faster.

If you have a PowerPoint presentation that is not giving you the results you want, take advantage of what scientific research can tell you about how your audience is seeing and thinking about what you have to say.

Synopsis:

Giving good presentations is not just common sense. Cognitive neuroscientist Stephen M. Kosslyn shows how to make presentations work better based on how our brains work. Where many books focus on how to create a first draft, Better PowerPoint gives you quick steps to improve one you already have.

8 key rules that are easy to remember and use

Clear principles about how to design effective slides based on well-established scientific data

Quick steps to sharpen and strengthen your presentation

Easy-to-use checklists guide you through each aspect of your presentation

Chapters are structured to help you prioritize the most effective edits

Memorable examples and illustrations to show what works, and what doesn't

Lessons in what to fix can also help you create better first drafts faster.

If you have a PowerPoint presentation that is not giving you the results you want, take advantage of what scientific research can tell you about how your audience is seeing and thinking about what you have to say.

About the Author

Stephen M. Kosslyn is the former Chair of the Department of Psychology, currently Dean of Social Science and John Lindsley Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. A leading authority on the nature of visual mental imagery and visual communication, he has received numerous honors for his work in this field. His previous books include Clear and to the Point, Image and Mind, Wet Mind: The New Cognitive Neuroscience (with Koenig), and Psychology: The Brain, the Person, the World (with Rosenberg).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The no-stress approach

Chapter 2 Put your message front and center

Chapter 3 Make text clear and legible

Chapter 4 Provide informative labels, titles, and keys

Chapter 5 Present bullets as nuggets and landmarks

Chapter 6 Include graphics that stimulate and inform

Chapter 7 Use color and texture to organize and to emphasize

Chapter 8 Use transitions and animation to direct attention

Chapter 9 Add sound to alert the audience and to paint a picture

Chapter 10 Use tables to organize and summarize

Chapter 11 Be clear with charts, diagrams, and maps

Chapter 12 Make a point with graphs

Chapter 13 Training intuitions

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195376753
Author:
Kosslyn, Stephen Michael
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
Kosslyn, Stephen
Author:
null, Stephen
Subject:
Presentation graphics software
Subject:
Business presentations -- Graphic methods.
Subject:
Business Communication - Meetings & Presentations
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Business & Economics
Subject:
Business
Subject:
Business - General
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
51 illus.
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.10x5.40x.40 in. .45 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Giving good presentations is not just common sense. Cognitive neuroscientist Stephen M. Kosslyn shows how to make presentations work better based on how our brains work. Where many books focus on how to create a first draft, Better PowerPoint gives you quick steps to improve one you already have.

8 key rules that are easy to remember and use

Clear principles about how to design effective slides based on well-established scientific data

Quick steps to sharpen and strengthen your presentation

Easy-to-use checklists guide you through each aspect of your presentation

Chapters are structured to help you prioritize the most effective edits

Memorable examples and illustrations to show what works, and what doesn't

Lessons in what to fix can also help you create better first drafts faster.

If you have a PowerPoint presentation that is not giving you the results you want, take advantage of what scientific research can tell you about how your audience is seeing and thinking about what you have to say.

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