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12 Brain Rules

12 Brain Rules
Buy Brain Rules Also by Pear Press The Brain Rules, illustrated Explore each rule through illustrations, charts and video. These tutorials are designed to reinforce the concepts in the book; we recommend reading the corresponding chapter first. SURVIVAL: The human brain evolved, too. EXERCISE: Exercise boosts brain power. SLEEP: Sleep well, think well. STRESS: Stressed brains don't learn the same way. WIRING: Every brain is wired differently. ATTENTION: We don't pay attention to boring things. MEMORY: Repeat to remember. SENSORY INTEGRATION: Stimulate more of the senses. VISION: Vision trumps all other senses. MUSIC: Study or listen to boost cognition. GENDER: Male and female brains are different. EXPLORATION: We are powerful and natural explorers. Download The 12 Brain Rules News Podcasts, Video, Articles, and More Brain Rules Blog

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Vision: Now Is the Time for Creative, Courageous, Nonviolent Action March 7, 2011 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. Below is a group letter from Becky Tarbotton (Director, Rainforest Action Network), Phil Radford (Director, Greenpeace USA), and Bill McKibben (Founder, Inspired by recent events, the climate movement is reaching a pivotal turning point.

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School Brain Rules is a fascinating book that explores twelve simple principles to help us make the best use of our brains, enabling us to become better teachers, students, parents and business leaders. Find below a short review of the book, along with a mind map summary created by Litemind reader Johan D’Haeseleer. The 12 Brain Rules The 12 principles describing how our brain works best, which form the core of Dr. John Medina’s book Brain Rules, are: Exercise.

Critical thinking web We have over 100 online tutorials on different aspects of thinking skills. They are organized into modules listed below and in the menu above. Our tutorials are used by universities, community colleges, and high schools around the world. The tutorials are completely free and under a Creative Commons license. More info The Ultimate Guide to Writing Better Than You Normally Do. Writing is a muscle. Smaller than a hamstring and slightly bigger than a bicep, and it needs to be exercised to get stronger. Think of your words as reps, your paragraphs as sets, your pages as daily workouts. Think of your laptop as a machine like the one at the gym where you open and close your inner thighs in front of everyone, exposing both your insecurities and your genitals. Because that is what writing is all about.

How to password protect & encrypt a USB flash drive for Macs Posted by Ant on December 17th, 2009 | 41 Comments We all carry around USB flash drives in our pockets or on our keychains. What if it got lost or stolen and somebody suddenly had access to all of your personal files? Password protect your flash drive to avoid taking that chance. Some of us keep very important and sensitive information on our USB flash drives. The Now Habit In this post, I present a mind map with the full summary of the book The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play. Despite a cover that reminds me of the “remarkable” Windows 3.1 ‘Hot Dog Stand’ color scheme, I don’t have much to say about The Now Habit other than it’s one of the most useful books I’ve ever read. Since its publication back in 1988, it has become well-known among chronic procrastinators looking for ways to overcome this crippling condition, and for very good reasons. The Procrastination Habit As the title of the book suggests, procrastination is a habit — it’s not caused by lack of organization or lack of time management skills. If you’re looking for time management tools as a way to overcome procrastination, I suspect you may be getting yourself just another set of toys to play while you procrastinate.

The Sixteen Personality Types - High-Level ISTJ - The Duty Fulfiller Serious and quiet, interested in security and peaceful living. Extremely thorough, responsible, and dependable. Well-developed powers of concentration. Usually interested in supporting and promoting traditions and establishments. 5 Ways to Get Rid of Your Damn Empty Modifiers I discussed the need to get rid of empty emphatics when I gave you 8 words to seek and destroy in your writing, but just saying that you should get rid of a thing doesn't say much about the right way to do so. Today I'm going to show you a few of my favorite ways to get rid of your empty modifiers. What exactly is an empty modifier? School Psychology Adolescence ADOL - Adolescence Directory Online. Everything you always wanted to know about the teenage years. Nicely done. Center for Adolescent Studies - at Indiana Univ.

Getting to Yes In this post, I present a mind map with the summary of the book Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher, William Ury and Bruce Patton. (To skip the rest of the post and go directly to the online mind map, click here.) First Things First Like it or not, you are a negotiator. Table of contents (With last update date) Cover Foreword (August 13, 2009) Writing Empathetically vs. Sympathetically and Sentimentally Several weeks ago, I read a story that had a passage like this: "My parents never really cared about me," Allie said. "All my life they saw me as a disappointment, a waste of space. I was always the butt of their jokes. And no one really noticed.

ASIF Adolescent Self Injury Foundation A Message from ASIF Founder Joan Goodman- LCSW-C,BCD After thirty three years in private psychotherapy practice, specializing in the treatment of adolescents, I have grown to view my clinical practice as a microcosm of the adolescent world. The behavior of adolescent self-injury is one such condition that appeared in my office in the spring of 1996. I was first referred a few teenagers who hurt themselves. Journal to the Self: 13 Tools to Make Journaling Work for You In this post, I present 13 specific journaling tools you can start using immediately, along with a mind map of the book ‘Journal to the Self: Twenty-Two Paths to Personal Growth‘. Journaling is perhaps the most effective and direct way to get a deeper understanding of yourself and the world around you. By putting your thoughts in writing, you trigger some unique mental processes that often lead to invaluable new insights.

This site is not directly related to Kinect, but the Brain Rules Ideas fit in with what the Kinect can do for the brain if applied in a classroom. There are some great videos and the book is available there too. by david.lopez Sep 17