Brain Training

Boost memory, maximize mental agility, & awaken your inner genius

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756668719

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Brain Training is an easy-to-digest collection of puzzles and tips to help exercise the brain and keep the cognitive faculties razor-sharp. Brain Training covers key areas of brain function, including memory, perception, problem-solving, verbal reasoning, and the body (how diet, exercise, meditation and other physical and mental fillips can raise brainpower). Each chapter then concentrates on a specific brain function, beginning with a lively explanation of how it works and then offers the most effective prescriptions available to exercise that particular mental function. For those who are struggling with memory, those having trouble learning new things, or those facing the pressures of exams - in fact, by anyone who wishes to maximize their cognitive potential - Brain Training is an indispensable resource to get the flabbiest brain fighting fit once again.

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

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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 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.

Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465401431

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

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From the top of your head to the tip of your toes, Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia is a book to excite and educate a child's inquisitive mind. This definitive guide includes exciting pictures and facts on over 100 body parts that encourage your child to learn about their remarkable bodies. They'll meet the engine room of the body, the beating heart; the brilliant brain; the amazing lungs and the super skeleton. Let your child learn what makes the body tick with Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia. Supports Common Core State Standards.

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.

How Psychology Works

The Facts Visually Explained

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0241360420

Category: Psychology

Page: 256

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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

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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 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 the Body Works

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465455345

Category: Science

Page: 256

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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

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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.

The Psychology Book

Author: N.A

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781405391245

Category: Psychologists

Page: 352

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All the big ideas, simply explained - an innovative and accessible guide to the study of human nature The Psychology Book clearly explains more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in this fascinating field of science. How does the brain remember faces? What makes us choose one decision over another? Where does language come from? With the use of powerful and easy-to-follow images, quotations from all the major thinkers, and explanations that are easily understandable, this book demystifies hard-to-grasp concepts and shows how these have shaped our knowledge of the human mind. All the schools of psychology are covered from cognitive to behavioural psychology making this ideal for students or for anyone with a general interest in this popular area. If you're fascinated by the human mind then The Psychology Book will get you thinking.

Boost Your Brain

Author: Joel Levy

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465425330

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 192

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Packed with more than 300 challenging exercises, Boost Your Brain helps target the memory challenges of modern life, like remembering PIN numbers, passwords, and matching names with faces. With dynamic infographics, technique boxes, a scoring system, and at-home challenges, Boost Your Brain is a complete mental fitness regime in one book.

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.

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

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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

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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.