12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School by John Medina
In Brain Rules, molecular biologist John Medina shares his lifelong interest in how the brain sciences might influence the way we teach our children and the way we work. In each chapter, he describes a Brain Rule–what scientist know for sure about how our brains work–and then offers transformative ideas for our daily lives. You will discover how:
*Exercise improves cognition
*Every brain is wired differently
*We are designed never to stop learning and exploring
*Memories are volatile and susceptible to corruption
*Sleep is powerfully linked with the ability to learn
*Vision trumps all the other senses
*Stress changes the way we learn
In the end, you’ll understand how your brain really works –and how to get the most out of it.
“A marvelous job in simplifying the best ways to get the most out of our brains. He is funny, tender, and completely engaging. Everyone should read this book.” -John Rate, MD, author of Spark and A User’s Guide to the Brain
“Brain Rules is one of the most informative, engaging, and useful books of our time.” -Garr Reynolds, author of Presentation Zen
New York Times Bestseller
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