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Claxton, Guy

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Works: 78 works in 365 publications in 4 languages and 9,854 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks, manuals, etc  Dictionaries  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: BF441,
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Publications about Guy Claxton
Publications by Guy Claxton
Most widely held works by Guy Claxton
Hare brain, tortoise mind : why intelligence increases when you think less by Guy Claxton( Book )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
"In Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind, psychologist Guy Claxton makes an appeal to be less analytical and let our creativity have free rein. He argues compellingly that the mind works best when we trust our unconscious, or "undermind"--A cool, intelligent resource that needs only time and receptivity to function. Claxton also pushes for a reevaluation of society's obsession with results-oriented thinking and problem-solving under pressure." "Packed with interesting anecdotes, a dozen puzzles to test your reasoning, and the latest related research, Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind is an uplifting, stimulating read that focuses on a new kind of well-being, cognition, and problem-solving."--Jacket
The wayward mind : an intimate history of the unconscious by Guy Claxton( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
Guy Claxton frees the unconscious from its narrow psychoanalytic confines and explores its evolution from the Sun God myths of Ancient Eygpt to the insights of 21st century neuroscience
Wise up : the challenge of lifelong learning by Guy Claxton( Book )
28 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 536 libraries worldwide
Studies how people deal with life's uncertainties and explains how to develop the skills needed to face difficult and unprecedented challenges
Cognitive psychology : new directions ( Book )
12 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Growth points in cognition ( Book )
10 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Learning for life in the 21st century : sociocultural perspectives on the future of education by Gordon Wells( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
The 20 eminent contributors to this volume present new thinking on education across the boundaries of school, home, work and community
Intelligence in the flesh : why your mind needs your body much more than it thinks by Guy Claxton( Book )
6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
"If you think that intelligence emanates from the mind and that reasoning necessitates the suppression of emotion, you'd better think again--or rather not "think" at all. In his provocative new book, Guy Claxton draws on the latest findings in neuroscience and psychology to reveal how our bodies--long dismissed as mere conveyances--actually constitute the core of our intelligent life. From the endocrinal means by which our organs communicate to the instantaneous decision-making prompted by external phenomena, our bodies are able to perform intelligent computations that we either overlook or wrongly attribute to our brains. Embodied intelligence is one of the most exciting areas in contemporary philosophy and neuropsychology, and Claxton shows how the privilege given to cerebral thinking has taken a toll on modern society, resulting in too much screen time, the diminishment of skilled craftsmanship, and an overvaluing of white-collar over blue-collar labor. Discussing techniques that will help us reconnect with our bodies, Claxton shows how an appreciation of the body's intelligence will enrich all our lives."--provided from Amazon.com
The intuitive practitioner : on the value of not always knowing what one is doing ( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
"Much of the time, experienced professionals in both education and other fields cannot explain what they are doing, or tell you what they know; and students cannot articulate their learning. Yet professional development and practice are often discussed as if conscious understanding and deliberation are of the essence. The Intuitive Practitioner tackles this apparent paradox head on, and explores the dynamic relationship between reason and intuition in the context of professional practice. Focusing mainly on the professional world of the teacher, but with illustrative discussions of medical and business practice, the contributors delicately unpick the vexed and neglected nature of intuition, and demonstrate the vital role it plays in the development of professional judgement and expertise."--Jacket
Creativity, wisdom, and trusteeship : exploring the role of education by Anna Craft( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Creativity and wisdom as fields of scholarship and as they relate to classroom practice are the focuses of this volume. A distinguished group of educators and scholars examine the topic
Being a teacher : a positive approach to change and stress by Guy Claxton( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Jordy set out to impress a girl, not make a complete fool of himself
The little ed book by Guy Claxton( Book )
8 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Beyond therapy : the impact of eastern religions on psychological theory and practice ( Book )
10 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Teaching to learn : a direction for education by Guy Claxton( Book )
7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Liberating the learner : lessons for professional development in education ( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
The quality of children's learning in school is dependent on the style of a teacher's approach and the learning environment he or she creates. This, in turn, is a reflection of teachers' own beliefs, anxieties and enthusiasms about learning, often gained through their own educational experiences. This edited volume provides a new framework for exploring teachers' views on a whole range of professional issues, such as the nature of teaching and learning, the needs of students, and their own abilities as learners. Within this is presented a variety of case studies which illustrate how teachers' views impact upon students' learning. The conclusions drawn from this study can be used in a practical way to assist teachers' professional development throughout their career. All teacher trainers and mentors who take seriously their role of helping children to be resourceful, resilient and reflective learners will find this book of valuable assistance
The heart of Buddhism : practical wisdom for an agitated world by Guy Claxton( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
This classic Buddhist title explains why Buddhism is now so appropriate to our personal, social and global situation. Unlike many other religions, Buddhism is very well suited to a secular age. It offers a practical, comprehensible way to achieve peace of mind and generosity of spirit. Buddhism requires no adherence to obscure beliefs, and is mainly concerned with improving the quality of our everyday life. Guy Claxton's fascinating book explains all the ways in which Buddhism is so appropriate to our particular times and global predicament. It describes how we can help ourselves individually, with a teacher, or in a group, through understanding, meditation and communication
Wholly human : Western and Eastern visions of the self and its perfection by Guy Claxton( Book )
5 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 libraries worldwide
What's the point of school? : rediscovering the heart of education by Guy Claxton( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Blending down-to-earth examples with the latest advances in brain science, this book offers inspiration for teachers, parents, and readers of all backgrounds to join a practical revolution and foster in the next generation a natural curiosity and the spirit of adventure
Live and learn : an introduction to the psychology of growth and change in everyday life by Guy Claxton( Book )
13 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
New kinds of smart : how the science of learnable intelligence is changing education by Bill Lucas( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
New Kinds of Smart presents the most important of these changes to practising teachers and educators, and invites them to think about their implications for school
Expansive education : teaching learners for the real world by Bill Lucas( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
"Showcases a growing number of schools that are developing methods of teaching and learning that deliberately cultivate powerful learners. Drawing on established theory as well as current research and practice, this essential resource encapsulates the best of these approaches, and demonstrates discernible links to achievement gains and learner engagement."--Publishers website
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Anand Ageha, Swami

Anand Ageha Swami
Languages
English (222)
Spanish (2)
Italian (2)
Dutch (1)
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