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The Resource Brain rules : 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school, John Medina

Brain rules : 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school, John Medina

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Brain rules : 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school
Title
Brain rules
Title remainder
12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school
Statement of responsibility
John Medina
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
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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1956-
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Medina, John
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other
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Read by the author
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  • Brain
  • Neurosciences
  • Learning
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Label
Brain rules : 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school, John Medina
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Publication
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  • Subtitle from container
  • Compact discs
Accompanying material
1 DVD (sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (CD) (approximately 7 hr.)
Isbn
9780979777714
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
digital
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a142865
  • (Sirsi) a142865
Label
Brain rules : 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school, John Medina
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Compact discs
Accompanying material
1 DVD (sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (CD) (approximately 7 hr.)
Isbn
9780979777714
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
digital
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a142865
  • (Sirsi) a142865

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