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The Resource How we learn : the surprising truth about when, where and why it happens, Benedict Carey

How we learn : the surprising truth about when, where and why it happens, Benedict Carey

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How we learn : the surprising truth about when, where and why it happens
Title
How we learn
Title remainder
the surprising truth about when, where and why it happens
Statement of responsibility
Benedict Carey
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Award-winning science reporter Benedict Carey sifts through decades of education research and landmark studies to uncover the truth about how our brains absorb and retain information.--From publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carey, Benedict,
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
BF318
LC item number
.C37 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Learning, Psychology of
  • Learning
  • Study skills
  • EDUCATION
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • SELF-HELP
  • Learning
  • Learning, Psychology of
  • Study skills
  • Learning
  • Learning
  • Study skills
Label
How we learn : the surprising truth about when, where and why it happens, Benedict Carey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-244) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Broaden the margins -- The story maker : the biology of memory -- The power of forgetting : a new theory of learning -- Breaking good habits : the effect of context on learning -- Spacing out : the advantage of breaking up study time -- The hidden value of ignorance : the many dimensions of testing -- The upside of distraction : the role of incubation in problem solving -- Quitting before you're ahead : the accumulating gifts of percolation -- Being mixed up : interleaving as an aid to comprehension -- Learning without thinking : harnessing perceptual discrimination -- You snooze, you win : the consolidating role of sleep -- Conclusion: The foraging brain -- Appendix: Eleven essential questions
Control code
911018415
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House trade paperback edition
Extent
xvi, 254 pages
Isbn
9780812984293
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
USD's Center for Educational Excellence (CEE) Library copy is located in the Copley Library Faculty Reading Room
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)911018415
Label
How we learn : the surprising truth about when, where and why it happens, Benedict Carey
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-244) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Broaden the margins -- The story maker : the biology of memory -- The power of forgetting : a new theory of learning -- Breaking good habits : the effect of context on learning -- Spacing out : the advantage of breaking up study time -- The hidden value of ignorance : the many dimensions of testing -- The upside of distraction : the role of incubation in problem solving -- Quitting before you're ahead : the accumulating gifts of percolation -- Being mixed up : interleaving as an aid to comprehension -- Learning without thinking : harnessing perceptual discrimination -- You snooze, you win : the consolidating role of sleep -- Conclusion: The foraging brain -- Appendix: Eleven essential questions
Control code
911018415
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House trade paperback edition
Extent
xvi, 254 pages
Isbn
9780812984293
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
USD's Center for Educational Excellence (CEE) Library copy is located in the Copley Library Faculty Reading Room
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)911018415

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