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How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School
How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School
by John Bransford
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"How People Learn" examines these findings and their implications for what we teach, how we teach it, and how we assess what our children learn. The book uses exemplary teaching to illustrate how approaches based on what we now know result in in-depth... (read more)

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Reading in the Brain: The New Science of How We Read
Reading in the Brain: The New Science of How We Read
by Stanislas Dehaene
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"Brings together the cognitive, the cultural, and the neurological in an elegant, compelling narrative. A revelatory work." -Oliver Sacks, M.D. The act of reading is so easily taken for granted that we forget what an astounding feat it is. How can a few... (read more)

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Welcome To Your Brain: Why You Lose Your Car Keys But Never Forget How To Drive and Other Puzzles of Everyday Life (08 Edition)
Welcome To Your Brain: Why You Lose Your Car Keys But Never Forget How To Drive and Other Puzzles of Everyday Life (08 Edition)
by Sandra Aamodt
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The popular, myth-busting guide to the neuroscience of everyday life, by two high-profile neuroscientists. In this lively book, Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang dispel common myths about the brain and provide a comprehensive, useful overview of how it really... (read more)

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Vehicles: Experiments in Synthetic Psychology
Vehicles: Experiments in Synthetic Psychology
by Valenti Braitenberg
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The vehicles described in this light-hearted yet wonderfully skillful exercise in fictional science are the inventions of one of the world's eminent brain researchers. There are 14 of them in all--a series of hypothetical, self-operating mobile machines... (read more)

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The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work
The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work
by Shawn Achor
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Recent discoveries in the field of positive psychology have shown that happiness fuels success, not the other way around. Achor isolates seven practical, actionable principles that show how to capitalize on the Happiness Advantage to improve performance... (read more)

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A Mind at a Time: America's Top Learning Expert Shows How Every Child Can Succeed
A Mind at a Time: America's Top Learning Expert Shows How Every Child Can Succeed
by Melvin D Levine
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"Different minds learn differently," writes Dr. Mel Levine, one of the best-known education experts and pediatricians in America today. And that's a problem for many children, because most schools still cling to a one-size-fits-all education philosophy... (read more)

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And What Do You Mean by Learning?
And What Do You Mean by Learning?
by Seymour B Sarason
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One of America's original thinkers about public education, Seymour Sarason poses the crucial question for all educators""What do you mean by learning?" "Learning" is the word most used in educational literature and yet educators have great difficulty in... (read more)

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Explaining Emotions (80 Edition)
Explaining Emotions (80 Edition)
by Amelie Oksenberg Rorty
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The challenge of explaining the emotions has engaged the attention of the best minds in philosophy and science throughout history. Part of the fascination has been that the emotions resist classification. As adequate account therefore requires... (read more)

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Learning : Principles and Applications (4TH 02 - Old Edition)
Learning : Principles and Applications (4TH 02 - Old Edition)
by Stephen B. Klein
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In its fourth incarnation, Learning preserves its well-balanced academic rigor and accessibility. Klein continues to present a thorough coverage of both classic and current studies of animal and human research. Of particular interest are the recent... (read more)

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How People Learn: Bridging Research and Practice
How People Learn: Bridging Research and Practice
by M Suzanne Donovan
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What can teachers and schools do -- with curricula, classroom settings, and teaching methods -- to help children learn most effectively? New evidence from many branches of science has significantly added to our understanding of what it means to know... (read more)

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Peak Learning: How to Create Your Own Lifelong Education Program for Personal Enjoyment and Professional Success
Peak Learning: How to Create Your Own Lifelong Education Program for Personal Enjoyment and Professional Success
by Ronald Gross
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Tens of thousands of readers have become lifelong learners with the help of Ronald Gross's bestselling guidebook. Now, Gross uses the latest developments in technology, at-home learning, and cognitive studies to provide an updated and easy-to-follow... (read more)

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Smart Schools: From Training Memories to Educating Minds
Smart Schools: From Training Memories to Educating Minds
by David Perkins
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Prekins' research indicates that students from the first grade through college often have only the most superficial kind of knowledge even after considerable instruction in a subject. Here he reveals some commonly misguided strategies students use in... (read more)

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Sex and Cognition
Sex and Cognition
by Doreen Kimura
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In this fact-driven book, Doreen Kimura provides an intelligible overview of what is known about the neural and hormonal bases of sex differences in behavior, particularly differences in cognitive ability. Kimura argues that women and men differ not only... (read more)

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Humilitas (11 Edition)
Humilitas (11 Edition)
by John Dickson
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Speaker and historian John Dickson shows how the virtue of humility was an important character trait for the 'greats' of history and figures prominently in the findings of psychology and sociology. Developing humility can transform your personal... (read more)

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Our Minds, Our Memories: Enhancing Thinking and Learning at All Ages
Our Minds, Our Memories: Enhancing Thinking and Learning at All Ages
by Jeanne Ellis Ormrod
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For students taking courses in educational psychology, introductory psychology, or study skills, as well as anyone interested in thinking, learning, and memory.   An engaging and conversational book about the basics of human thought and memory... (read more)

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Learning and Menory (08 Edition)
Learning and Menory (08 Edition)
by Howard Eichenbaum
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In Learning andamp; Memory, leading researcher Howard Eichenbaum provides a new-fashioned synthesis of the contemporary learning and memory fields. Utilizing three key strategies, the book achieves this synthesis by first taking an interdisciplinary... (read more)

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Schools for Thought : a Science of Learning in the Classroom (93 Edition)
Schools for Thought : a Science of Learning in the Classroom (93 Edition)
by John T. Bruer
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If we want to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for all children, we must start applying what we know about mental functioning -- how children think, learn, and remember in our schools. We must apply cognitive science in the classroom... (read more)

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Theories of Human Learning : What the Old Woman Said (5TH 06 - Old Edition)
Theories of Human Learning : What the Old Woman Said (5TH 06 - Old Edition)
by Guy R. Lefrancois
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Both a serious academic text and a delightful story, this book offers a clear, readable look at a full range of learning theories-from behavioral to cognitive- and also covers memory, motivation, connectionism (neural net models), and social learning. It... (read more)

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Update on Adult Learning Theory (93 Edition)
Update on Adult Learning Theory (93 Edition)
by Sharon B. Merriam
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This volume of New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education presents discussions of well-established theories and new perspectives on learning in adulthood. Knowles' andragogy, self-directed learning, Mezirow's perspective transformation, and... (read more)

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Learning and Memory
Learning and Memory
by David A. Lieberman
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This first edition successfully synthesizes research on learning and memory in a coherent and unbiased manner. Lieberman integrates cognitive and behavioral approaches to learning and memory to show how these two approaches are complementary, with... (read more)

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