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A mind for numbers : how to excel at math and science (even if you flunked algebra), Barbara Oakley, Ph.D

Label
A mind for numbers : how to excel at math and science (even if you flunked algebra)
Title
A mind for numbers
Title remainder
how to excel at math and science (even if you flunked algebra)
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Oakley, Ph.D
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Engineering professor Barbara Oakley knows firsthand how it feels to struggle with math. In her book, she offers you the tools needed to get a better grasp of that intimidating but inescapable field
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oakley, Barbara A.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA11.2
LC item number
.O23 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Learning
  • Study skills
  • Math anxiety
  • Mathematics
  • Educational psychology
Label
A mind for numbers : how to excel at math and science (even if you flunked algebra), Barbara Oakley, Ph.D
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Procrastination zombie wrap-up
  • Enhancing your memory
  • More memory tips
  • Learning to appreciate your talent
  • Sculpting your brain
  • Developing the mind's eye through equation poems
  • Renaissance learning
  • Avoiding overconfidence : the power of teamwork
  • Test taking
  • Unlock your potential
  • Open the door
  • Easy does it : why trying too hard can sometimes be part of the problem
  • Learning is creating : lessons from Thomas Edison's frying pan
  • Chunking and avoiding illusions of competence : the keys to becoming an "equation whisperer"
  • Preventing procrastination: enlisting your habits ("zombies") as helpers
  • Zombies everywhere : digging deeper to understand the habit of procrastination
  • Chunking versus choking : how to increase your expertise and reduce anxiety
  • Tools, tips, and tricks
Control code
ocn861673567
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xx, 316 pages
Isbn
9780399165245
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014003665
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)861673567
Label
A mind for numbers : how to excel at math and science (even if you flunked algebra), Barbara Oakley, Ph.D
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Procrastination zombie wrap-up
  • Enhancing your memory
  • More memory tips
  • Learning to appreciate your talent
  • Sculpting your brain
  • Developing the mind's eye through equation poems
  • Renaissance learning
  • Avoiding overconfidence : the power of teamwork
  • Test taking
  • Unlock your potential
  • Open the door
  • Easy does it : why trying too hard can sometimes be part of the problem
  • Learning is creating : lessons from Thomas Edison's frying pan
  • Chunking and avoiding illusions of competence : the keys to becoming an "equation whisperer"
  • Preventing procrastination: enlisting your habits ("zombies") as helpers
  • Zombies everywhere : digging deeper to understand the habit of procrastination
  • Chunking versus choking : how to increase your expertise and reduce anxiety
  • Tools, tips, and tricks
Control code
ocn861673567
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xx, 316 pages
Isbn
9780399165245
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014003665
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)861673567

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