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Drs. Barbara Oakley and Terrence Sejnowski's popular Online course Learning How to Learn, based on Dr. Oakley's best-selling book A Mind for Numbers, has enrolled more than 1.8 million students from more than 200 countries. In this much needed follow-up to A Mind for Numbers, the authors teach kids and teens how to learn effectively at a time when they most need these skills. 

Learning How to Learn teaches them about the importance of both focused concentration and letting their minds wander, how the brain makes connections between different pieces of information, the value of metaphors in developing understanding, why procrastination is the enemy of problem solving, and much more. Filled with application questions and exercises, this audiobook makes learning engaging and accessible.

©2018 Barbara Oakley, PhD, and Terrence Sejnowski, PhD, with Alistair McConville (P)2018 Dreamscape Media, LLC

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  • Silver Spring, MD United States
  • 09-30-18

Inspiring and useful

Terrific. Very motivating and done in a great way with concrete suggestions. Good for any age though my focus was 12-14. But after hearing audio, I got hardcopy and the pictures were much more effective than audio alone. I highly recommend the book.

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