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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
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Benedict Carey
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Language
eng
Summary
From an early age, it is drilled into our heads: Restlessness, distraction, and ignorance are the enemies of success. We{u2019}re told that learning is all self-discipline, that we must confine ourselves to designated study areas, turn off the music, and maintain a strict ritual if we want to ace that test, memorize that presentation, or nail that piano recital. But what if almost everything we were told about learning is wrong? And what if there was a way to achieve more with less effort? In How We Learn, 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. What he discovers is that, from the moment we are born, we are all learning quickly, efficiently, and automatically; but in our zeal to systematize the process we have ignored valuable, naturally enjoyable learning tools like forgetting, sleeping, and daydreaming. Is a dedicated desk in a quiet room really the best way to study? Can altering your routine improve your recall? Are there times when distraction is good? Is repetition necessary? Carey{u2019}s search for answers to these questions yields a wealth of strategies that make learning more a part of our everyday lives{u2014}and less of a chore
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non fiction
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How we learn : the surprising truth about when, where, and why it happens, Benedict Carey
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http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=01D633F1-8642-45D8-B897-7858C2798BA6
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9780812993899
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How we learn : the surprising truth about when, where, and why it happens, Benedict Carey
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http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=01D633F1-8642-45D8-B897-7858C2798BA6
Publication
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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8ocm83262331
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780812993899
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
01d633f1-8642-45d8-b897-7858c2798ba6
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EB00249504
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