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Art of Changing the Brain: Enriching the Practice of Teaching by Understanding the Biology of Learning
Art of Changing the Brain: Enriching the Practice of Teaching by Understanding the Biology of Learning
by James E Zull
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Neuroscience tells us that the products of the mind--thought, emotions, artistic creation--are the result of the interactions of the biological brain with our senses and the physical world: in short, that thinking and learning are the products of a... (read more)

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How People Learn : Brain, Mind, Experience, and School: Expanded Edition (00 Edition)
How People Learn : Brain, Mind, Experience, and School: Expanded Edition (00 Edition)
by National Research Council Staff
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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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Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All in Your Head
Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All in Your Head
by Carla Hannaford
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Neurophysiologist and educator Dr. Carla Hannaford brings the latest insights from scientific research to questions that affect learners of all ages. Examining the body's role in learning, from infancy through adulthood she presents the mounting... (read more)

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Contagious: Why Things Catch On
Contagious: Why Things Catch On
by Jonah Berger
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What makes things popular? If you said advertising, think again. People don't listen to advertisements, they listen to their peers. But why do people talk about certain products and ideas more than others? Why are some stories and rumors more infectious?... (read more)

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Learning & Behavior
Learning & Behavior
by James E. Mazur
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A thorough survey of the field of learning.   Learning & Behavior covers topics such as classical and operant conditioning, reinforcement schedules, avoidance and punishment, stimulus control, comparative cognition, observational learning... (read more)

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Design for How People Learn (Voices That Matter)
Design for How People Learn (Voices That Matter)
by Julie Dirksen
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Products, technologies, and workplaces change so quickly today that everyone is continually learning. Many of us are also teaching, even when it's not in our job descriptions. Whether it's giving a presentation, writing documentation, or creating... (read more)

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Happiness Advantage (10 Edition)
Happiness Advantage (10 Edition)
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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Designing Brain-compatible Learning (06 Edition)
Designing Brain-compatible Learning (06 Edition)
by Gayle H. Gregory
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'There's a strong possibility that this will become one of the most used books on the educator's bookshelf, and that's all to the good because ultimately it will be the students (and their brains) who benefit' - From the Foreword by Pat Wolfe </p> &... (read more)

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How Risky Is It, Really? (10 Edition)
How Risky Is It, Really? (10 Edition)
by Ropeik
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"Clear, balanced, and lively." -- Steven Pinker, bestselling author of How the Mind Works ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE "RIGHT" RISKS? Do you worry more about radiation from nuclear power or from the sun? Are you more afraid of getting cancer than heart disease?... (read more)

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Nature of Sympathy (09 Edition)
Nature of Sympathy (09 Edition)
by Max Scheler
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The Nature of Sympathy explores, at different levels, the social emotions of fellow-feeling, the sense of identity, love and hatred, and traces their relationship to one another and to the values with which they are associated. Scheler criticizes other... (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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12 Brain/mind Learning Principles in Action: Developing Executive Functions of the Human Brain (2ND 08 Edition)
12 Brain/mind Learning Principles in Action: Developing Executive Functions of the Human Brain (2ND 08 Edition)
by Renate Nummela Caine
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An excellent resource for teachers striving to improve student achievement by focusing on how the brain learns.-Marcia Carlson, Sixth-Grade TeacherCrestview Elementary School, Clive, IA For those educators passionate about practicing their craft, this... (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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Psychology of Learning and Behavior (5TH 02 Edition)
Psychology of Learning and Behavior (5TH 02 Edition)
by Barry Schwartz
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Barry Schwartz, Steven Robbins, and new coauthor Edward Wasserman offer students an engaging introduction to the basic principles of Pavlovian conditioning, operant conditioning, and comparative cognition. The text's critical approach exposes students to... (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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