Deliverance of the Brain

Author: Dr. D. K. Olukoya

Publisher: The Battle Cry Christian Ministries

ISBN: 978491784X

Category: Religion

Page: 126

View: 1448

Deliverance of the Brain is without a doubt, a masterpiece. Reading it will add value to your brain. It brings to the fore, the depth of your intellectual endowment and shows you what it takes to obtain, and experience and retain sound mental health. While this book will show you how to maximize your mental capacity, it will also lead you unto deliverance from every form of mental affliction. This book will move every reader forward. It will put an end to every activity of the enemy in the area of the brain

Train Your Brain to be a Genius

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 140935024X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 3338

The big book of brain-training. Discover hints and tips and find out about geniuses who have come before you with Train Your Brain to be a Genius Do you want to help your child train their brain so they can calculate like Einstein, paint like Picasso, or compose like Mozart? Then put their grey matter to the brain-training test and see how they measure up to some of the greatest thinkers in history with Train Your Brain to be a Genius, now in paperback. Train Your Brain to be a Genius will help them get into practice with a series of brain-boggling puzzles, games and optical illusions that'll sharpen wits and fine-tune their brains. They'll discover what makes their brain work: from why they smile to what is going on inside their heads. Help your child use their eyes, ears and imagination to explore the incredible potential of the mind: it's brain training worth thinking about.

Max Your Brain

The complete visual programme

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405351195

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 192

View: 1629

Get your head in tip-top condition with the ultimate brain training workout, in e-book format Boost your brain power and reap the rewards at work and in life with this fun guide to fulfilling your mind's potential - packed with tips, puzzles, exercises and other strategies for a supercharged mind. Find simple but ingenious brain-training exercises which will tune intelligence, improve memory, develop problem-solving skills and strengthen your mental performance. With in-depth features on the most effective brain-enhancing techniques that you can apply in your daily life. Full of facts and tips on brain food, meditation and more, discover how to sharpen your wits and give yourself the intellectual edge. Includes a foreword from Tony Buzan.

Train Your Brain to be a Maths Genius

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1409322440

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 3985

Include things to do, Train Your Brain to be a Maths Genius, will help you calculate equations that will make your knees tremble, it will make fretting about fractions a thing of the past, and best of all - it's great fun! Jam included activities, puzzles, challenges, tips and tricks to boost brain power, this book also has a section on 'Great Brains', telling you all about the interesting stories of maths geniuses and the importance of their discoveries. Combining info and facts with quirky brainteasers that will keep you on your toes, Train Your Brain to be a Maths Genius engages the brain and helps the young student gain confidence in his or her mathematical ability as they learn by doing. Train Your Brain to be a Maths Genius will help you learn in the best way - it will make maths fun!

Der menschliche Körper

Aufbau, Funktionen, Störungen : [ein Bildatlas]

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783898932820


Page: 240

View: 1649


How to Create and Invent in the Age of Google

Author: Larry Kilham

Publisher: Lawrence B. Kilham

ISBN: 0982836309

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 144

View: 3127

MegaMinds: Hoe to Create and Invent in the Age of Google explains how people do genius level thinking and how this can be augmented by the new Web-based search and invent services. Kilham reviews the major creative epochs and thinkers such as Leonardo da Vinci and Einstein and then moves on to the latest in computer-aided thinking. He reviews artificial intelligence and highlights its limitations and then goes on to explore the possibilities with Google and other massive Web-based connected, collectivized intelligence. Noting that we are entering an era where the lone genius may no longer be equal to solving the problems such as ecology, Kilham proposes new problem solving approaches combing the best of the imaginative and creative individual and the computer. Kilham combines historical research, current laboratory studies using such modern techniques as fMRI, and his own experience as an inventor with several successful patents in complex technical areas. He offers suggestions along the way for everyone from emerging inventors and technical problem solvers to research teams seeking to utilize the best in cognitive science and computer technology.

The Human Brain Book

Author: Rita Carter

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465431624

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 4526

Tricky concepts are illustrated and explained with clarity and precision, as The Human Brain Book looks at how the brain sends messages to the rest of the body, how we think and feel, how we perform unconscious actions (for example breathing), explores the nature of genius, asks why we behave the way we do, explains how we see and hear things, and how and why we dream. Physical and psychological disorders affecting the brain and nervous system are clearly illustrated and summarized in easy-to-understand terms.

The Study of Language

Author: George Yule

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139867970

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

View: 6233

This bestselling textbook provides an engaging and user-friendly introduction to the study of language. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, Yule presents information in bite-sized sections, clearly explaining the major concepts in linguistics – from how children learn language to why men and women speak differently, through all the key elements of language. This fifth edition has been revised and updated with new figures and tables, additional topics, and numerous new examples using languages from across the world. To increase student engagement and to foster problem-solving and critical thinking skills, the book includes thirty new tasks. An expanded and revised online study guide provides students with further resources, including answers and tutorials for all tasks, while encouraging lively and proactive learning. This is the most fundamental and easy-to-use introduction to the study of language.

The Handy Anatomy Answer Book

Author: Patricia Barnes-Svarney,Thomas E. Svarney

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 1578595886

Category: Science

Page: 386

View: 4861

We all have one. The human body. But do we really know all of its parts and how they work? The Handy Anatomy Answer Book is the key to unlocking this door to a wondrous world. Covering all the major body systems—integumentary (skin, hair, etc.), skeletal, muscular, nervous, sensory, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive, and, for good measure, adds chapters on growth and development and how science can help and augment the body—it follows the fascinating maze of organ systems and shows how much the body does routinely just to let you move, breathe, eat, and fight off disease. This handy reference helps make the language of anatomy—as well as physiology and pathology—more understandable and less intimidating. Fascinating trivia, plus serious facts, combine to answer over 1,200 questions about the human body, including What is Gray’s Anatomy? What does it mean to have 20/20 vision? Why is blood sticky? How does exercise affect the heart? What is “gluten intolerance”? Is urine always yellow in color? What are the seven warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease? What is a reflex? How much sleep does an individual need? Can humans use organs from other animals for transplants?

The Brain

Die Geschichte von dir

Author: David Eagleman

Publisher: Pantheon Verlag

ISBN: 3641183154

Category: Science

Page: 224

View: 9322

Unterhaltend und fundiert: Ein Pageturner über die Hirnforschung Die Hirnforschung macht rasante Fortschritte, aber nur selten treten wir einen Schritt zurück und fragen uns, was es heißt, ein Lebewesen und Mensch zu sein. Der renommierte Neurowissenschaftler David Eagleman nimmt uns mit auf die Reise durch das Gewirr aus Milliarden von Hirnzellen und Billionen von Synapsen – und zu uns selbst. Das sonderbare Rechengewebe in unserem Schädel ist der Apparat, mit dem wir uns in der Welt orientieren, Entscheidungen treffen und Vorstellungen entwickeln. Seine unendlich vielen Zellen bringen unser Bewusstsein und unsere Träume hervor. In diesem Buch baut Bestsellerautor David Eagleman eine Brücke zwischen der Hirnforschung und uns, den Besitzern eines Gehirns. Er hilft uns, uns selbst zu verstehen. Denn ein besseres Verständnis unseres inneren Kosmos wirft auch ein neues Licht auf unsere persönlichen Beziehungen und unser gesellschaftliches Zusammenleben: wie wir unser Leben lenken, warum wir lieben, was wir für wahr halten, wie wir unsere Kinder erziehen, wie wir unsere Gesellschaftspolitik verbessern und wie wir den menschlichen Körper auf die kommenden Jahrhunderte vorbereiten können.

Your Beautiful Brain

Keeping Your Brain Healthy

Author: Jeri Freedman

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1448869579

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 9080

This handy reference provides an overview of why it is important to keep the brain physically and mentally healthy. Chapters describe the choices that teens can make to keep the brain functioning well for a lifetime, such as practicing habits that promote general health and learning new skills that challenge the brain. The book also discusses the negative effects of factors such as poor diet and obesity, drugs and alcohol, lack of sleep, stress, traumatic brain injury, and brain diseases. Information drawn from recent brain research is woven throughout the text. Content fulfills National Health Education Standards.

Kollaps oder Evolution?

wie wir den Untergang unserer Welt verhindern können

Author: Rebecca D. Costa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527506411

Category: Civilization

Page: 341

View: 3338

Wieso scheint es, als könnten die Probleme, die unsere Gesellschaft heutzutage bewegen - die globale Wirtschaftskrise, Wassermangel, Klimakatastrophen, Hunger und Armut - nicht gelöst werden? Was, wenn unsere Gehirne einfach nicht dafür gemacht sind, solche komplexen Sachverhalte zu verstehen und die daraus entstehenden Probleme zu lösen? Was, wenn Zivilisationen wie die Maya und Römer letztlich untergegangen sind, weil auch sie an den Rand ihrer kognitiven Leistungsfähigkeit gestoßen sind - und wenn dem so ist, wie können wir mit den Beschränkungen unserer eigenen Fähigkeiten so umgehen, dass wir einen Zusammenbruch unserer Zivilisation verhindern können? Rebecca Costa stellt sich allen wichtigen gesellschaftlich, politisch und wirtschaftlich brandaktuellen Fragen aus evolutionärer Sicht und mithilfe wissenschaftlicher Erkenntnisse der Neurobiologie. Sie stellt die These auf, dass die Komplexität der gegenwärtigen Probleme die Aufnahmefähigkeit des durchschnittlichen menschlichen Gehirns bereits überstiegen hat. Der Versuch, die Schwierigkeiten immer erst, wenn es bereits zu spät ist, in den Griff zu bekommen, geht verstärkt zu Ungunsten der Nachhaltigkeit und damit schließlich auf unser aller Kosten. Deshalb sollten wir uns endlich intensiv mit den Begrenzungen unseres Denkens auseinandersetzen. Zur Untermauerung dieser These hat Rebecca Costa nicht nur bereits untergegangene Zivilisationen untersucht, sondern in der Tradition des Evolutionsexperten und Begründers der Memetik, Richard Dawkins, die fünf vorherrschenden kognitiven Hindernisse (die sogenannten Supermeme) betrachtet, die wir überwinden müssen, um unsere geistigen Grenzen zu besiegen. Im Einzelnen sind es eingefahrene Denkprozesse, irrationaler Widerstand, persönliche Schuldzuweisungen, falsche Interpretation von Korrelationen, Silodenken und die Ausweitung eines extremen Ökonomiegedankens auf alle Lebensbereiche. Zur Überwindung dieser Hindernisse sowie der gesellschaftlichen Probleme kann jeder Einzelne beitragen. Der erste und entscheidende Schritt im eigens dafür entwickelten "Awareness-and-Action-Ansatz" ist die Reflexion der angesprochenen Einschränkungen, um darauf aufbauend eine Verbesserung unserer "Brain-Fitness" zu erreichen und durch den gezielten Einsatz von Einsicht und Intuition einen Paradigmenwechsel in der Gesellschaft herbeizuführen.

The DK Big Book of Knowledge

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9781564585189

Category: Science

Page: 480

View: 7662

More than two thousand full-color photographs and illustrations, along with charts, maps, diagrams, and a glossary, help present young readers with a treasure chest of information about the world in which we live.

Brain Training

Boost memory, maximize mental agility, & awaken your inner genius

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756668719

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 9497

Brain Training is an easy-to-digest collection of puzzles and tips to help exercise the brain and keep the cognitive faculties razor-sharp. Brain Training covers key areas of brain function, including memory, perception, problem-solving, verbal reasoning, and the body (how diet, exercise, meditation and other physical and mental fillips can raise brainpower). Each chapter then concentrates on a specific brain function, beginning with a lively explanation of how it works and then offers the most effective prescriptions available to exercise that particular mental function. For those who are struggling with memory, those having trouble learning new things, or those facing the pressures of exams - in fact, by anyone who wishes to maximize their cognitive potential - Brain Training is an indispensable resource to get the flabbiest brain fighting fit once again.

The School Psychology Licensure Exam Guide, Second Edition

Author: Peter S. Thompson, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 082610990X

Category: Study Aids

Page: 192

View: 6269

ìThis guide is direct and practical. You will find out exactly where you are weakest in knowledge so that your studying can be most directed. I exceeded the NASP passing score AND the national average on my first try at the praxis 400 exam-- using this book as my 'Bible' (and I am "only" a Specialist level sch. psych).î ì[I] used this book and passed with a 720. [I]t's straightforward, and the practice test was useful -- recognized several questions on the actual exam from the practice test.î ìThis book was very helpful in preparing for the Praxis II: School Psychology Test. It not only gave general studying guidelines, but also went through bullet points of all of the most important information to study for each section of the test.î Fully updated, this concise and easy-to-use guide gives students preparing to take the PraxisTM Test in School Psychology--required for licensure by most US states and the National Association of School Psychologists--an accessible content review with two complete sample exams. The guide encompasses all of the content areas appearing on the examóData-Based Decision Making, Research-Based Academic Practices, Research-Based Behavioral and Mental Health Practices, Consultation and Collaboration, Applied Psychological Foundations, and Legal, Ethical, and Professional Foundations. Review content is presented concisely and efficiently, allowing students to focus on the most relevant information. Written by a practicing school psychologist and field-tested with school psychology students, the guide describes the test in a conversational and accessible style and offers helpful tips on how best to study for and take the exam. This Second Edition has been expanded and updated to include: New legal considerations that directly impact the practice of school psychology Coverage of Response to Intervention (RTI) New assessment procedures Current developments in school neuropsychology issues New intervention practices Updated practice exams with new questions that reflect recent exam changes An in-depth answer key providing rationales for correct and incorrect answers New sidebars with insider tips and pointers

The Little Brainwaves Investigate Animals

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405357142

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 6994

Find out about animals the fun way with the Little Brainwaves Meet the Brainwaves, hilarious little mischief-makers who are about to take your child on a spectacular journey through the world of animals; from how animal families protect, teach and feed their young to the climbing habits of an orang-utan. Packed with brilliant photography, wonderfully wacky illustrations and amazing facts, your child will discover everything they ever wanted to know about animals!

The Psychology Book

Big Ideas Simply Explained

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241202841

Category: Psychology

Page: 352

View: 4987

All the big ideas, simply explained - an innovative and accessible guide to the study of human nature The Psychology Book clearly explains more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in this fascinating field of science. How does the brain remember faces? What makes us choose one decision over another? Where does language come from? With the use of powerful and easy-to-follow images, quotations from all the major thinkers, and explanations that are easily understandable, this book demystifies hard-to-grasp concepts and shows how these have shaped our knowledge of the human mind. All the schools of psychology are covered from cognitive to behavioural psychology making this ideal for students or for anyone with a general interest in this popular area. If you're fascinated by the human mind then The Psychology Book will get you thinking.

The Straight-A Conspiracy

Your Secret Guide to Ending the Stress of School and Totally Ruling the World

Author: Hunter Maats,Katie O'Brien

Publisher: 368 Press

ISBN: 0985898852

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 2946

What if the only reason you aren't doing well in school is that you've been lied to about your own brain? For centuries, students worldwide have been tricked into making school more difficult, more stressful, and less successful than it needs to be. In reality, you already have the ability to make anything that you do in school easy. From writing essays to mastering any math concept to acing even your most difficult final exam, The Straight-A Conspiracy takes you through the simple, stress-free ways to conquer any class in school. The truth about straight-A's has been kept from you. It's time you knew about The Straight-A Conspiracy.

Das Gehirn

Anatomie, Sinneswahrnehmung, Gedächtnis, Bewusstsein, Störungen

Author: Rita Carter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783831026586


Page: 264

View: 5884


Author: John P. J. Pinel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783827372178

Category: Physiologische Psychologie - Lehrbuch

Page: 677

View: 8857