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Brain rules : [12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school]

Author: John Medina
Publisher: [Seattle, Wash.] : Pear Press, ℗2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio   Visual material : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Presents twelve scientifically proven facts about how the human brain works and explains how to apply each fact to get the most out of one's brain on a daily basis, discussing such concepts as attention, memory, and sleep.
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
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Material Type: Audio book, etc., Videorecording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Medina
ISBN: 9780979777714 0979777712
OCLC Number: 226381039
Notes: Compact discs.
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Performer(s): Read by the author.
Description: 6 audio discs (approximately 7 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 DVD (sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Exercise --
Rule #1 : exercise boosts brain power --
Our brains love motion --
The incredible test-score booster --
Will you age like Jim or like Frank? --
How oxygen builds roads for the brain --
Survival --
Rule #2 : The human brain evolved, too --
What's uniquely human about us --
A brilliant survival strategy --
Meet your brain --
How we conquered the world --
Wiring --
Rule #3 : Every brain is wired differently --
Neurons slide, slither, and split --
Experience makes the difference --
Furious brain development not once, but twice --
The Jennifer Aniston neuron --
Attention --
Rule #4 : We don't pay attention to boring things --
Emotion matters --
Why there is no such thing as multitasking --
We pay great attention to threats, sex, and pattern matching --
The brain needs a break! --
Short-term memory --
Rule #5 : Repeat to remember --
Memories are volatile --
How details become splattered across the insides of our brains --
How the brain pieces them back together again --
Where memories go --
Long-term memory --
Rule #6 : Remember to repeat --
If you don't repeat this within 30 seconds, you'll forget it --
Spaced repetition cycles are key to remembering --
When floating in water could help your memory --
Sleep --
Rule #7 : Sleep well, think well --
The brain doesn't sleep to rest --
Two armies at war in your head --
How to improve your performance 34 percent in 26 minutes --
Which bird are you? --
Sleep on it! --
Stress --
Rule #8 : Stressed brains don't learn the same way --
Stress is good, stress is bad --
A villain and a hero in the toxic-stress battle --
Why the home matters to the workplace --
Marriage intervention for happy couples --
Sensory integration --
Rule #9 : Stimulate more of the senses --
Lessons from a nightclub --
How and why all of our senses work together --
Multisensory learning means better remembering --
What's that smell? --
Vision --
Rule #10 : Vision trumps all other senses --
Playing tricks on wine tasters --
You see what your brain wants to see, and it likes to make stuff up --
Throw out your PowerPoint --
Gender --
Rule #11: Male and female brains are different --
Sexing humans --
The difference between little girl best friends and little boy best friends --
Men favor gist when stressed; women favor details --
A forgetting drug --
Exploration --
Rule #12 : We are powerful and natural explorers --
Babies are great scientists --
Exploration is aggressive --
Monkey see, monkey do --
Curiosity is everything.
Responsibility: John Medina.

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Presents twelve scientifically proven facts about how the human brain works and explains how to apply each fact to get the most out of one's brain on a daily basis, discussing such concepts as attention, memory, and sleep.

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