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Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School with DVD


Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School with DVD Cover

ISBN13: 9780979777707
ISBN10: 0979777704
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Mass Mediator, January 31, 2012 (view all comments by Mass Mediator)
John Medina does an excellent job of presenting some of the more practical aspects of neuroscience. His DVD is a hoot! (I wonder how much he paid that guy to dress-up & be dorky?!?) I highly recommend this book to teachers, parents, supervisors, and anyone else who teaches or learns.
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mrs_scrupulosity, April 14, 2008 (view all comments by mrs_scrupulosity)

There are 215 holds on 15 copies of this book in the King County Library system. More copies, one for each library,
are on order. I heard Dr. Medina Thursday night at Town
Hall (Seattle). Not only are these important ideas, his presentation was engaging because he practiced what he preached.

Learn this stuff one way or another! There also is a website which Iists Powells as one of the booksellers.
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12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School
Medina, John
Pear, Press
Pear Press
Personal Growth - Success
Self-Help : General
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Trade Cloth
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9.6 x 6.4 x 1.3 in 23 oz

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Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School with DVD Used Hardcover
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Product details 301 pages Pear Press - English 9780979777707 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Multitasking is the great buzz word in business today, but as developmental molecular biologist Medina tells readers in a chapter on attention, the brain can really only focus on one thing at a time. This alone is the best argument for not talking on your cellphone while driving. Medina (The Genetic Inferno) presents readers with a basket containing an even dozen good principles on how the brain works and how we can use them to our benefit at home and work. The author says our visual sense trumps all other senses, so pump up those PowerPoint presentations with graphics. The author says that we don't sleep to give our brain a rest — studies show our neurons firing furiously away while the rest of the body is catching a few z's. While our brain indeed loses cells as we age, it compensates so that we continue to be able to learn well into our golden years. Many of these findings and minutiae will be familiar to science buffs, but the author employs an appealing style, with suggestions on how to apply his principles, which should engage all readers. DVD not seen by PW." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
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