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    • Talking to Yourself (Out Loud) Can Help You Learn

    • By: Ulrich Boser
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the modern economy, there are few skills more important than the ability to learn. Around the globe, learning is highly predictive of future earnings. Companies may pay for training or reimburse educational courses, but the skill of gaining skills is rarely taught. Self-explaining is an often underestimated learning strategy, an approach revolving around asking oneself explanatory questions like "What does this mean? Why does it matter?"

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Learn Better

    • Mastering the Skills for Success in Life, Business, and School, or, How to Become an Expert in Just About Anything
    • By: Ulrich Boser
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For centuries, experts have argued that learning was about memorizing information: You're supposed to study facts, dates, and details, burn them into your memory, and then apply that knowledge at opportune times. But this approach to learning isn't nearly enough for the world that we live in today, and in Learn Better journalist and education researcher Ulrich Boser demonstrates that how we learn can matter just as much as what we learn.

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    • FACINATING & EFFECTIVE

    • By 922Vision on 09-28-17
    • Mastering the Skills for Success in Life, Business, and School, or, How to Become an Expert in Just About Anything
    • By: Ulrich Boser
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Release date: 05-18-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 102 ratings

    Regular price: $19.99

    • The Gardner Heist

    • The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft
    • By: Ulrich Boser
    • Narrated by: Stephen Graybill
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After the death of famed art detective Harold Smith, reporter Ulrich Boser decided to take up the case. Exploring Smith's unfinished leads, Boser travels deep into the art underworld and comes across a remarkable cast of characters, including a brilliant rock 'n' roll thief, a gangster who professes his innocence in rhyming verse, and the enigmatic late Boston heiress Isabella Stewart Gardner herself. Boser becomes increasingly obsessed with the case and eventually uncovers startling new evidence about the identities of the thieves.

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    • The Leap

    • The Science of Trust and Why It Matters
    • By: Ulrich Boser
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The Leap, bestselling author Ulrich Boser shows how the emerging research on trust can improve our lives, rebuild our economy, and strengthen society. As part of this engaging and deeply reported narrative, Boser visits a radio soap opera in Rwanda that aims to restore the country’s broken trust, profiles the man who brought honesty to one of the most corrupt cities in Latin America, and explains how a college dropout managed to con his way into American high society.

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    • By auramine on 10-08-15
    • The Science of Trust and Why It Matters
    • By: Ulrich Boser
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Release date: 09-16-14
    • 4 out of 5 stars 41 ratings

    Regular price: $10.49