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This book will show you how to use memory to revolutionise the way you study. It combines the latest research about how the memory works with practical strategies for putting it to use in every aspect of study. How To Improve Your Memory explores everything we know about the thinking and learning skills required to succeed. It's about developing a smart and efficient approach, using the brain at its best, and taking the stress and strain out of study in all its forms. This text is designed to interest, reassure, inspire, train - and, ultimately, to make studying in all its forms more enjoyable and more successful.
Whether it's preparing for the big event like an exam and important presentation at work, or simply remember this week's shopping list, Brilliant Memory Training will help you stop worrying about your memory - and start using it to the full.
An effective memory is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career. Written by Jonathan Hancock and Cheryl Buggy, leading international memory experts, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to recall whatever you need to in the workplace. The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience. So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!
YOU WANT TO DO WELL AT UNI - NOW THERE'S A BOOK TO SUPPORT YOU. 'Everything you need to know to succeed in Higher Education' Gaye Conroy, University of Sussex 'Great advice, strategies and models. I'd recommend it to our students' Sarah Speight, University of Nottingham THE STUDY BOOK is a practical guide to developing the academic skills you need to succeed at university, college or any higher level study. Learn how to think, research, debate, write about, and apply information - and do all the things that will directly impact on your academic success from the moment you start. It guides you through activities and processes to help you examine your learning abilities and experiences so far. It will help you to understand your particular preferences and styles, your natural advantages as well as any specific weaknesses, and then guide you to build an effective personal approach to studying. You will learn what you need to do to do well in your course, like completing high quality assignments, writing essays, and showing off your full understanding in exams. Along the way you'll find emergency tips to inject into realistic situations like when struggling with the dynamics in a group-working situation, lost in planning a complex assignment, or getting stressed in the days before an exam. It contains specific reminders about academic conventions, definitions of terminology, useful checklists to support tasks, and simplified processes to keep you on track. There are insights from other students, example scenarios, and short case-studies, all designed to root the advice in real academic context, and keep you focused on what you need to do to keep improving. 'A book that will help all students' Jeremy Dudman-Jones THIS IS THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO TAKING ON THE CHALLENGE OF STUDYING - AND COMING OUT ON TOP.
A powerful memory is an essential business tool. For most people, learning is a chore and remembering a constant battle. This book shows that imagingation is the key. Use your creative mind to make information memorable, and you can start to: Remember everything you need: names, schedules, documents, facts, numbers and lists Improve your creativity and problem-solving Boost your efficiency Make what you say and do memorable to others This book has been fully revised for the In a Week series relaunch.
Is this the right book for me? Train your brain to be quicker, sharper and more acute by challenging yourself with these puzzles and games. This book does much more than give you the skills to tackle maths with confidence - instead it shows you how, by learning to solve practical problems and perfecting your mental arithmetic, you can strengthen all your key thinking skills and astonish your friends and family. This is the ultimate mental workout - and the only one to show you how these fun and diverting number games will actually make you smarter, quicker and more acute than any of your peers. Number Training Your Brain includes: Part 1 - Thinking about numbers Chapter 1: Mathematical minds: the story so far Chapter 2: Adding skill, subtracting stress Chapter 3: Multiply your mind power: divide and conquer Chapter 4: Bits and pieces Part two - Thinking about everything Chapter 5: Shape up your thinking Chapter 6: Measurable improvements Chapter 7: Chances to shine Chapter 8: The formula for success Chapter 9: Think like a mathematician Chapter 10: Big maths, big challenges Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject. Five things to remember Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Is this the right book for me? Combining practical suggestions with the latest research and his own experience as a teacher, Jonathan Hancock reveals how to give your child the best possible start at school. Help them become able readers, confident with numbers, and give them the skills to shine both socially and academically through a series of fun games and simple exercises that all the family can enjoy. Help Your Child Succeed at School includes: Part 1 - Getting ready for school: preparing children to be brilliant Chapter 1: Your child's brainpower: how to activate it Chapter 2: Engaging with learning Chapter 3: Working with others Chapter 4: Putting your child in control Chapter 5: Key thinking and learning skills Part two - In school: helping children meet all the challenges of primary education Chapter 6: Words and numbers Chapter 7: Knowledge and skills Chapter 8: Rules, roles and responsibilities Part three - Out of school: adapting home life to support your child's educational success Chapter 9: Healthy families, healthy minds Chapter 10: The end of primary - and beyond Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject. Five things to remember Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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