Train Your Brain to be a Genius


Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 140935024X
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 192
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The big book of brain-training. Discover hints and tips and find out about geniuses who have come before you with Train Your Brain to be a Genius Do you want to help your child train their brain so they can calculate like Einstein, paint like Picasso, or compose like Mozart? Then put their grey matter to the brain-training test and see how they measure up to some of the greatest thinkers in history with Train Your Brain to be a Genius, now in paperback. Train Your Brain to be a Genius will help them get into practice with a series of brain-boggling puzzles, games and optical illusions that'll sharpen wits and fine-tune their brains. They'll discover what makes their brain work: from why they smile to what is going on inside their heads. Help your child use their eyes, ears and imagination to explore the incredible potential of the mind: it's brain training worth thinking about.

Train Your Brain to be a Maths Genius


Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 1409322440
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 128
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Make your brain a maths brain Packed with things to do, Train Your Brain to be a Maths Genius, will help you calculate equations that will make your knees tremble, it will make fretting about fractions a thing of the past, and best of all - it's great fun! Jam packed with activities, puzzles, challenges, tips and tricks to boost brain power, this book also has a section on 'Great Brains', telling you all about the interesting stories of maths geniuses and the importance of their discoveries. Combining info and facts with quirky brainteasers that will keep you on your toes, Train Your Brain to be a Maths Genius engages the brain and helps the young student gain confidence in his or her mathematical ability as they learn by doing. Train Your Brain to be a Maths Genius will help you learn in the best way - it will make maths fun!

The Human Brain Book


Author: Rita Carter
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465431624
Category: Medical
Page: 264
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Tricky concepts are illustrated and explained with clarity and precision, as The Human Brain Book looks at how the brain sends messages to the rest of the body, how we think and feel, how we perform unconscious actions (for example breathing), explores the nature of genius, asks why we behave the way we do, explains how we see and hear things, and how and why we dream. Physical and psychological disorders affecting the brain and nervous system are clearly illustrated and summarized in easy-to-understand terms.

Deliverance of the Brain


Author: Dr. D. K. Olukoya
Publisher: The Battle Cry Christian Ministries
ISBN: 978491784X
Category: Religion
Page: 126
View: 365
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Deliverance of the Brain is without a doubt, a masterpiece. Reading it will add value to your brain. It brings to the fore, the depth of your intellectual endowment and shows you what it takes to obtain, and experience and retain sound mental health. While this book will show you how to maximize your mental capacity, it will also lead you unto deliverance from every form of mental affliction. This book will move every reader forward. It will put an end to every activity of the enemy in the area of the brain

How to be a Genius


Author: DK Publishing
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0756668360
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 192
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This incredible book tells you how the brain works, how it helps you survive in the world, and how it makes you the person that you are. You can study the different functions, areas, and states of the brain, and at each stage, there are cool games, quizzes, puzzles, brain teasers, and more! The activities show readers how their brains can work even better, making this a challenging, informative, and practical book; the only one of its kind on the market.

DK Guide to the Human Body


Author: Richard Walker
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 0789473887
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 64
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Illustrates the functions of internal and external parts of the body, including muscles, eyes, the brain, and the heart; and details the processes involved in breathing, moving, fighting disease, and digesting food.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding the Brain


Author: Arthur Bard,Mitchell G. Bard, Ph.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 144062576X
Category: Science
Page: 360
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You're no idiot, of course. You know your own mind, but when it comes to understanding what's really going on in your head - all those synapses, all those neurones - you feel like you're just about brain-dead! Don't let it unnerve you! 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding the Brain' proves that you don't need to be a genius to be in the know, and gives you losts of fun stuff to think about, too. In this 'Complete Idiot's Guide', you get: -The history of human knowledge of the brain. -Insights into what causes brain disorders and how best to treat them. -Thoughtful tips about the many different ways we learn new information.

The Psychology Book


Author: N.A
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465413855
Category: Psychology
Page: 352
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The Psychology Book clearly and simply explains more than one hundred groundbreaking ideas of the great scientists and thinkers who contributed to the development of psychological thought. Using easy-to-follow graphics and artworks, succinct quotations, and thoroughly accessible text, The Psychology Book makes abstract concepts concrete. The Psychology Book includes innovative ideas from ancient and medieval thinkers ranging from Galen and Rene Descartes to the leaders of psychotherapy, such as Sigmund Freud and Abraham Maslow. The voices that continue to shape modern psychology, from Nico Fridja to David Rosenhan, are also included, giving anyone with an interest in psychology an essential resource to psychological thinking and history. The Psychology Book includes: - More than 100 key ideas and principles in psychology, from antiquity to present day - Brief biographies and context boxes to give the full historical context of each idea - A reference section with a glossary of psychological terms and a directory of psychology's great thinkers The clear and concise summaries, graphics, and quotations in The Psychology Book will help even the complete novice understand the fascinating world of psychological thought.

How the Brain Works


Author: John McCrone
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 9780789484208
Category: Science
Page: 72
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Big ideas made simple -- six books in an incredible new series that explains important scientific ideas more clearly than ever before. Climate change resulting from an increase in greenhouse gases is perhaps the greatest threat to our planet's future. Here, Fred Pearce examines the causes and dramatic effects, and what can be done to remedy the situation -- before it's too late. This stimulating new series uses an innovative mix of graphics, artwork, and photographs to explain and illuminate the most important scientific topics of the day. Unique in popular science guides, Essential Science uses bright, full-color images to make traditionally difficult subjects more accessible. Each title focuses on a scientific or technological topic that is currently provoking debate and is likely to have a widespread impact on our lives. Lively, readable text from top science writers ensures all readers -- from 14+ schoolchildren to academics -- gain a full understanding of the facts and related issues. Under the direction of renowned science writer John Gribbin, expert authors describe, in lively, jargon-free text, the principles and discoveries behind each subject, summarize what is currently known, and predict future issues and trends.

How Psychology Works

The Facts Visually Explained
Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0241360420
Category: Psychology
Page: 256
View: 4885
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Explore the human mind and understand the science behind how people think and act in a wide variety of everyday situations with this brand-new visual guide to applied psychology. Using straightforward definitions and clear, striking visuals, this book makes the workings of the brain easy to understand and shows what happens when things go wrong, with information on disorders such as anxiety and paranoia, as well as explanations of the different therapies that are used to treat them, from CBT to psychoanalysis, group therapy to art therapy. How Psychology Works explains hundreds of psychological terms clearly and simply, such as neurosis, psychosis, psychopathy, self-efficacy, flow, human factors, and false memory syndrome. It also includes an introduction to the different approaches psychologists use to understand how we behave and think and a detailed look at how the brain influences behavior and psychological health. With its combination of bold infographics and clear, easy-to-understand text, this book explores and explains the various approaches that psychologists use to study how people think and behave, such as behaviorism, cognitive psychology, and humanism, and shows how these approaches can be applied to real-world situations. With examples from the workplace to the sports field, the courtroom to the classroom, How Psychology Works shows how psychology plays a huge role in all of our lives and offers a greater understanding of what influences behavior, thoughts, and feelings in a variety of environments and scenarios.

Wow! Science


Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 1405371323
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 128
View: 439
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Everything you want to know, see and find out about Science. Explore a visually amazing encyclopedia in Wow! Science. Crammed full of incredible stuff to dip into, from the intricate structures of the human brain and how we hear sound, to what causes different types of weather and explosive chemical reactions: it's like a science lab, a search engine and our incredible universe all rolled into one. There are loads of science-related topics, hundreds of pictures, thousands of words and loads of amazing things for you to discover and explore. So find it. See it. Know it. Now available in ebook(PDF) format.

How the Body Works


Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465478078
Category: Science
Page: 256
View: 5728
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A bold, accessible, illustrated guide that delivers real scientific information on how the body works with a healthy side of fun facts and trivia. If you've ever searched the Internet for information on that odd rash on your arm, advice to help you get the best night's sleep, or tips for staying healthy during cold and flu season, you know there is skill to sorting fiction from scientific fact. How the Body Works uses clear, easy-to-understand graphics and illustrations to demystify all the complex processes that keep our bodies alive and thriving -- from the basic building blocks of the body, our cells -- to skin, muscles, and bones and the ways in which our many parts work together. Learn about the senses, how we read faces and body language, nutrition and immunity, the brain, sleep, memory, dreams, and much more. Each chapter takes you through a new body system and includes surprising facts like "there are no muscles in the fingers and toes" and "by the time you finish reading this sentence, 50 million of your cells will have died and been replaced." With How the Body Works, you'll understand the how and why as well as be wowed by the astonishing ways our bodies work.

Big Questions


Author: DK Publishing
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 075668210X
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 128
View: 4748
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This book asks the big questions that really make you think about yourself and your place in the world. What is the secret of happiness? Can computers think? What is reality anyway? Stretching your brain and firing your imagination, the bright, dynamic spreads will set your mind racing off along different tangents and into new realms of discovery. From personal questions about thoughts and dreams to the wider questions of life, the universe, and everything, this is a journey like no other.

How to Be Good at Math


Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465445684
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 320
View: 7683
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How to Be Good at Math uses an innovative visual approach to explain and define all the basic math concepts taught in schools for children aged 7-11. Unlike other math guides, dictionaries, and workbooks, How to Be Good at Math presents topics in dynamic, colorful graphics reinforced by real-life examples and fascinating facts. Ranging from second-grade topics such as learning odd and even numbers to harder sixth-grade-level problems like angles and algebra formulas, the innovative, highly visual approach makes basic math easier to understand than ever before. How to Be Good at Math is perfect for reluctant mathematicians, as well as providing a fun, reliable reference to look things up.

Max Your Brain

The Complete Visual Programme
Author: James Harrison,Mike Hobbs,Tony Buzan
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 1405343206
Category: Games
Page: 192
View: 1678
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Get your head in tip-top condition with the ultimate brain training workout, in e-book format Boost your brain power and reap the rewards at work and in life with this fun guide to fulfilling your mind�s potential � packed with tips, puzzles, exercises and other strategies for a supercharged mind. Find simple but ingenious brain-training exercises which will tune intelligence, improve memory, develop problem-solving skills and strengthen your mental performance. With in-depth features on the most effective brain-enhancing techniques that you can apply in your daily life. Full of facts and tips on brain food, meditation and more, discover how to sharpen your wits and give yourself the intellectual edge. Includes a foreword from Tony Buzan.

The Study of Language


Author: George Yule
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139867970
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: N.A
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This bestselling textbook provides an engaging and user-friendly introduction to the study of language. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, Yule presents information in bite-sized sections, clearly explaining the major concepts in linguistics – from how children learn language to why men and women speak differently, through all the key elements of language. This fifth edition has been revised and updated with new figures and tables, additional topics, and numerous new examples using languages from across the world. To increase student engagement and to foster problem-solving and critical thinking skills, the book includes thirty new tasks. An expanded and revised online study guide provides students with further resources, including answers and tutorials for all tasks, while encouraging lively and proactive learning. This is the most fundamental and easy-to-use introduction to the study of language.

First Human Body Encyclopedia


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780241188774
Category:
Page: N.A
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MegaMinds

How to Create and Invent in the Age of Google
Author: Larry Kilham
Publisher: Lawrence B. Kilham
ISBN: 0982836309
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 144
View: 6994
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MegaMinds: Hoe to Create and Invent in the Age of Google explains how people do genius level thinking and how this can be augmented by the new Web-based search and invent services. Kilham reviews the major creative epochs and thinkers such as Leonardo da Vinci and Einstein and then moves on to the latest in computer-aided thinking. He reviews artificial intelligence and highlights its limitations and then goes on to explore the possibilities with Google and other massive Web-based connected, collectivized intelligence. Noting that we are entering an era where the lone genius may no longer be equal to solving the problems such as ecology, Kilham proposes new problem solving approaches combing the best of the imaginative and creative individual and the computer. Kilham combines historical research, current laboratory studies using such modern techniques as fMRI, and his own experience as an inventor with several successful patents in complex technical areas. He offers suggestions along the way for everyone from emerging inventors and technical problem solvers to research teams seeking to utilize the best in cognitive science and computer technology.

Super Human Encyclopedia


Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465435603
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 208
View: 2451
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Super Human Encyclopedia offers kids a new perspective on the human body by highlighting the truly extraordinary processes behind ordinary body functions. Packed with interesting facts about the human body, from how we keep cool to how memories are made in the human brain, from how the human body fights infection to how many muscles we use to smile, Super Human Encyclopedia deconstructs how the body works. It also looks at those super humans who can jump farther, react quicker, dive deeper, climb higher, or run faster than the rest of us, showcasing their remarkable and fascinating feats.

The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

The 1999, 3rd Edition
Author: Betty Edwards
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101464550
Category: Art
Page: 320
View: 2226
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When Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain was first published in 1979, it hit the New York Times bestseller list within two weeks and stayed there for more than a year. In 1989, when Dr. Betty Edwards revised the book, it went straight to the Times list again. Now Dr. Edwards celebrates the twentieth anniversary of her classic book with a second revised edition. Over the last decade, Dr. Edwards has refined her material through teaching hundreds of workshops and seminars. Truly The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, this edition includes: the very latest developments in brain research new material on using drawing techniques in the corporate world and in education instruction on self-expression through drawing an updated section on using color detailed information on using the five basic skills of drawing for problem solving Translated into thirteen languages, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is the world's most widely used drawing-instruction guide. People from just about every walk of life—artists, students, corporate executives, architects, real estate agents, designers, engineers—have applied its revolutionary approach to problem solving. The Los Angeles Times said it best: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is "not only a book about drawing, it is a book about living. This brilliant approach to the teaching of drawing . . . should not be dismissed as a mere text. It emancipates."