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The Resource Smarter : the new science of building brain power, Dan Hurley

Smarter : the new science of building brain power, Dan Hurley

Label
Smarter : the new science of building brain power
Title
Smarter
Title remainder
the new science of building brain power
Statement of responsibility
Dan Hurley
Title variation
  • New science of building brain power
  • Building brain power
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Penetrates the hot new field of intelligence research to reveal what researchers call a revolution in human intellectual abilities. Shattering decades of dogma, scientists began publishing studies in 2008 showing that fluid intelligence--the ability to learn, solve novel problems, and get to the heart of things--can be increased through training ... With vivid stories of lives transformed, science journalist Dan Hurley delivers practical findings for people of every age and ability"--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
CGP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hurley, Dan
Dewey number
612.8
Index
index present
LC call number
QP363.5
LC item number
.H87 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Intellect
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Brain
  • Philosophy of mind
Label
Smarter : the new science of building brain power, Dan Hurley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Copyright date 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Flowers for Ts65Dn: the search for a drug for Down syndrome
  • Clash of the titans: a tale of five scientific meetings
  • Final exam: my post-training results
  • Expanding the mind's workspace: the pioneers who overturned a century of dogma
  • Measure of a man: testing my brain before I train
  • A good brain trainer is hard to find: a skeptic's guide to what does (and does not) work
  • Old-school brain training: training methods of the ancients
  • Smart pills and thinking caps: the promise and peril of sci-fi methods
  • Boot camp for my brain: setting up my training regimen
  • Are you smarter than a mouse?: the biological and evolutionary basis of human intelligence
  • Defenders of the faith: meetings with the arch-skeptic
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 275 pages
Isbn
9781594631276
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
bl2013054953
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
  • sky258585864
  • (OCoLC)849719216
  • 868395
Label
Smarter : the new science of building brain power, Dan Hurley
Publication
Note
Copyright date 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Flowers for Ts65Dn: the search for a drug for Down syndrome
  • Clash of the titans: a tale of five scientific meetings
  • Final exam: my post-training results
  • Expanding the mind's workspace: the pioneers who overturned a century of dogma
  • Measure of a man: testing my brain before I train
  • A good brain trainer is hard to find: a skeptic's guide to what does (and does not) work
  • Old-school brain training: training methods of the ancients
  • Smart pills and thinking caps: the promise and peril of sci-fi methods
  • Boot camp for my brain: setting up my training regimen
  • Are you smarter than a mouse?: the biological and evolutionary basis of human intelligence
  • Defenders of the faith: meetings with the arch-skeptic
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 275 pages
Isbn
9781594631276
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
bl2013054953
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
  • sky258585864
  • (OCoLC)849719216
  • 868395

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