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Story proof : the science behind the startling power of story

Author: Kendall F Haven
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2007.
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Like Stephen Krashen's important work in The Power of Reading, Story Proof collects and analyzes research that validates the importance of story, story reading, and storytelling to the brain development and education of children and adults.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Haven, Kendall F.
Story proof.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2007
(DLC) 2007017728
(OCoLC)126226121
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kendall F Haven
ISBN: 9780313095870 0313095876 1591585465 9781591585466 1281110671 9781281110671
OCLC Number: 191749877
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 152 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Front Matter; Contents; Introduction: It was a Dark and Stormy Night; Part 1 Story Smarts; 1 Opening Arguments: More than You Imagined; 2 So, What is a Story?; 3 Starting at the Top: A Nod to the Noodle; 4 Noggin Know-How: The Mind is What the Brain Does; 5 Mind Mechanics; 6 Thanks for the Memories; 7 That Reminds Me of a Story: A Better Definition; Part 2 Story Proof; 8 A Peek at the Anecdotes; 9 We've Reached the Research Results; 10 The Proof is in the Pudding: Putting Stories to Work for you; End Matter; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
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Analyses research which proves the importance of story, story reading and storytelling to brain development and education of children and adults. This book draws on more than 150 research studies  Read more...

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