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    • Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded)

    • How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five
    • By: John Medina
    • Narrated by: John Medina
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,400
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,210
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,195

    In Brain Rules for Baby, Dr. John Medina shares what the latest science says about how to raise smart and happy children from zero to five. This book is destined to revolutionize parenting. Just one of the surprises: The best way to get your children into the college of their choice? Teach them impulse control. Brain Rules for Baby bridges the gap between what scientists know and what parents practice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Only Baby Book I'd Recommend

    • By Erik on 08-14-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Brain Rules (Updated and Expanded)

    • 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School
    • By: John Medina
    • Narrated by: John Medina
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 618
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 550
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 544

    In the New York Times bestseller Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina, a molecular biologist, 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 scientists know for sure about how our brains work - and then offers transformative ideas for our daily lives. Medina’s fascinating stories and infectious sense of humor breathe life into brain science.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • On my second read

    • By AJ on 09-16-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Your Best Brain: The Science of Brain Improvement

    • By: John Medina, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: John Medina
    • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,156
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,902
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,881

    In Your Best Brain, Professor John J. Medina - an award-winning scientist, New York Times best-selling author, and leading advocate for brain research - delivers 24 exciting lectures that probe the origins of consciousness, memory, emotion, attention, intelligence, and beyond. He focuses on five key areas of study in neuroscience: the brain’s physical structure and function, and how it enabled us to become the planet’s apex predator.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully Clear and Entertaining

    • By Charles on 07-22-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Brain Rules for Aging Well

    • 10 Principles for Staying Vital, Happy, and Sharp
    • By: John Medina
    • Narrated by: John Medina
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 44
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    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 33

    How come I can never find my keys? Why don't I sleep as well as I used to? Why do my friends keep repeating the same stories? What can I do to keep my brain sharp? Scientists know. Brain Rules for Aging Well, by developmental molecular biologist Dr. John Medina, gives you the facts - and the prescription to age well - in his signature engaging style. With so many discoveries over the years, science is literally changing our minds about the optimal care and feeding of the brain. All of it is captivating. A great deal of it is unexpected.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Useful

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-25-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Brain Rules for Baby

    • How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five
    • By: John Medina
    • Narrated by: John Medina
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 992
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 779
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 759

    In his New York Times best seller Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina told us how our brains really work—and why we ought to redesign our workplaces and schools. Now, in Brain Rules for Baby, he shares what the latest science says about how to raise smart and happy children from zero to five.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Neuroscience for the nursery

    • By cynthia on 01-23-11

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Brain Rules

    • 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School
    • By: John J. Medina
    • Narrated by: John J. Medina
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,903
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,155
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,156

    Most of us have no idea what's really going on inside our heads. Yet brain scientists have uncovered details every business leader, parent, and teacher should know - such as the brain's need for physical activity to work at its best. How do we learn? What exactly do sleep and stress do to our brains? Why is multi-tasking a myth? Why is it so easy to forget - and so important to repeat new information? Is it true that men and women have different brains?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite book for students.

    • By Beenre on 03-28-09
    • 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School
    • By: John J. Medina
    • Narrated by: John J. Medina
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Release date: 04-07-08
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1,903 ratings

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Attack of the Teenage Brain

    • Understanding and Supporting the Weird and Wonderful Adolescent Learner
    • By: John Medina
    • Narrated by: John Medina
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In accessible language and with periodic references to Star Trek, motorcycle daredevils, and near-classic movies of the '80s, developmental molecular biologist John Medina explores the neurological and evolutionary factors that drive teenage behavior and can affect both achievement and engagement. Then he proposes a research-supported counterattack: a bold redesign of educational practices and learning environments to deliberately develop teens' cognitive capacity to manage their emotions, plan, prioritize, and focus.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Science of Sleep

    • By: John Medina
    • Narrated by: John Medina
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    The Science of Sleep, by developmental molecular biologist Dr. John Medina, gives you the facts - and the prescription to sleep well - in his signature engaging style. Adapted from Medina's Brain Rules for Aging Well: 10 Principles for Staying Vital, Happy, and Sharp, you'll learn how the sleep cycle is born of a constant tension between hormones and brain regions vying to keep you awake and hormones and brain regions trying to make you go to sleep. This is called opponent-process theory.

    Regular price: $3.47

    • Do I Have Alzheimer's?

    • The 10 Warning Signs
    • By: John Medina
    • Narrated by: John Medina
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    With so many discoveries over the years, science is literally changing our minds about the optimal care and feeding of the brain. All of it is captivating. A great deal of it is unexpected. Do I have Alzheimer's? by developmental molecular biologist Dr. John Medina gives you the facts - and the prescription to age well - in his engaging signature style.

    Regular price: $3.47

    • Las Vegas Noir

    • By: Jose Skinner, John O'Brien, David Corbett, and others
    • Narrated by: Arielle Lipshaw, Mike Vendetti, Charles Bice, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    In 2004, Akashic Books launched a groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, starting with the award-winning best-seller Brooklyn Noir. Each book is comprised of new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book. In this chilling portrait of America's Sin City, lady luck is just as likely to dispense cold hard cash as a cold-hearted killing. Brand-new stories by: John O'Brien, David Corbett, Scott Phillips, Nora Pierce, Tod Goldberg, and many others.

    Regular price: $11.19

    • Anti-Trump Protesters Are Working on Their Transition Teams, Too

    • By: Jennifer Medina, John Eligon
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Anti-Trump Protesters Are Working on Their Transition Teams, Too" is from the November 12, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Jennifer Medina and John Eligon and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Protesters Take Anti-Trump Message to His Doorstep, and Plan Next Move

    • By: Eli Rosenberg, Jennifer Medina, John Eligon
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Protesters Take Anti-Trump Message to His Doorstep, and Plan Next Move" is from the November 12, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Eli Rosenberg, Jennifer Medina and John Eligon and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

    Regular price: $0.95