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|ISBN:||9780316204361 0316204366 9780316251785 031625178X 9780316204378 0316204374 9780316285254 0316285250|
|Description:||ix, 305 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction : Goliath: "Am I a dog that you should come to me with sticks?" --
Part 1. The advantages of disadvantages (and the disadvantages of advantages) : Vivek Ranadivé: "It was really random. I mean, my father had never played basketball before" --
Teresa DeBrito: "My largest class was twenty-nine kids. Oh, it was fun" --
Caroline Sacks: "If I'd gone to the University of Maryland, I'd still be in science" --
Part 2. The theory of desirable difficulty : David Boies: You wouldn't wish dyslexia on your child. Or would you? --
Emil "Jay" Freireich: "How Jay did it, I don't know" --
Wyatt Walker: "De rabbit is de slickest o' all de animals de Lawd ever made" --
Part 3. The limits of power : Rosemary Lawlor: "I wasn't born that way. This was forced upon me" --
Wilma Derksen: "We have all done something dreadful in our lives, or have felt the urge to" --
André Trocmé: "We feel obliged to tell you that there are among us a certain number of Jews."
- Motivation (Psychology)
- Struggle -- Psychological aspects.
- Adaptation, Psychological.
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