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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: The Fieldbook for Making Connections, Teaching, and the Human Brain
12 Brain/Mind Learning Principles in Action: The Fieldbook for Making Connections, Teaching, and the Human Brain
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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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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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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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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Principles of Learning and Behavior (7TH 15 Edition)
Principles of Learning and Behavior (7TH 15 Edition)
by Michael Domjan
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From habituation, classical conditioning, and instrumental conditioning to stimulus control, aversive control, and their applications to the study of cognition, this learning and behavior textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the elementary... (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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Brain-based Strategies To Reach Every Learner (05 Edition)
Brain-based Strategies To Reach Every Learner (05 Edition)
by Connell
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An indispensable guide to brain-based learning. Diane Connell summarizes current brain research and discusses the implications for the classroom. She offers tools to identify learning styles and ideas for differentiating lessons and activities to engage... (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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The Essentials of Conditioning and Learning
The Essentials of Conditioning and Learning
by Michael Domjan
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Written by Michael Domjan, one of the top researchers in the field, this concise and accessible text quickly guides students through key topics. Domjan summarizes contemporary perspectives and makes research results understandable. This book is perfect... (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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Learning: Principles and Applications (6TH 11 - Old Edition)
Learning: Principles and Applications (6TH 11 - Old Edition)
by Stephen B. Klein
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Known for its coverage of both classic and current studies of animal and human research, Learning: Principles and Applications shows students the relevance of basic learning processes through real-world examples, vignettes, applications, and critical... (read more)

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Learning and Behavior (7TH 14 Edition)
Learning and Behavior (7TH 14 Edition)
by Paul Chance
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LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR, Seventh Edition, is stimulating and filled with high-interest queries and examples. Based on the theme that learning is a biological mechanism that aids survival, this book embraces a scientific approach to behavior but is written... (read more)

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Psychology of Learning and Motivation (08 Edition)
Psychology of Learning and Motivation (08 Edition)
by Brian H. Ross
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The Psychology of Learning and Motivation publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning to complex learning and problem solving. Volume 49 contains... (read more)

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New Directions for Adult & Continuing Education #89: The New Update on Adult Learning Theory
New Directions for Adult & Continuing Education #89: The New Update on Adult Learning Theory
by Sharan B Merriam
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A companion work to 1993's popular An Update on Adult Learning Theory, this issue provides the adult learning educator with the latest developments, significant research, and continuing scholarship in andragogy and self-directed learning. Exploring a... (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 Mel Levine
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-342) and index.... (read more)

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