Barbara Oakley shares with listeners how she came to understand how to use these learning strategies. She tells about how she thought she was not good at math or science but as she moved through a bout in the US Army earning her degree in Slavic Languages. She was so good at learning and speaking Russian that she was often mistaken for a native Russian speaker. Once she was in the field, she realized that her degree in languages was not enough.
Divorced Jennifer Casey was enjoying life in her late 40s. She was fabulously wealthy and still looked good enough to garner more than enough male attention. Dating a man who was half her age didn't bother. So when she met muscle-bound student Warren, she wanted to enjoy every minute of it. However, eventually Wesley would have to tell her that he was not really a human being. He was in fact a shapeshifting WereBear.