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The Resource Brain briefs : answers to the most (and least) pressing questions about your mind, Art Markman, PhD, and Bob Duke, PhD

Brain briefs : answers to the most (and least) pressing questions about your mind, Art Markman, PhD, and Bob Duke, PhD

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Brain briefs : answers to the most (and least) pressing questions about your mind
Title
Brain briefs
Title remainder
answers to the most (and least) pressing questions about your mind
Statement of responsibility
Art Markman, PhD, and Bob Duke, PhD
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Psychologists Art Markman and Bob Duke, hosts of the popular KUT radio show and podcast Two Guys on Your Head, answer some of the most engaging quandaries about the human brain and behavior. Featuring the latest empirical findings in the dynamic field of psychology, this is science served up in fun and revelatory bite-size bits!"--
Assigning source
Dust jacket
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Markman, Arthur B
Dewey number
153
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF201
LC item number
.M36 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Duke, Robert A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brain
  • Psychology
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • SCIENCE
  • Brain
  • Psychology
Label
Brain briefs : answers to the most (and least) pressing questions about your mind, Art Markman, PhD, and Bob Duke, PhD
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-271) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Does being open to experience lead to success? -- Can we really make ourselves happy? -- How do we catch a liar? -- Should we play brain games? -- Do stories help us remember? -- Is pain open to interpretation? -- Do schools teach the way children learn? -- Why do tongue twisters work? -- Do we get more done when we multitask? -- Can we be conscientious and creative? -- Is it true that we only use 10 percent of our brains? -- Is our memory doomed to fail? -- Why are continuity errors in movies difficult to catch? -- Are all narcissists alike? -- Does time speed up as we get older? -- Why is forgiveness so powerful? -- Is our thinking ever coherent? -- Are our beliefs consistent with one another? -- Why is it hard to learn a new language? -- Is our right brain different from our left brain? -- How do we overcome writer's block? -- Is failure necessary? -- How much of what we see is real? -- Does punishment work? -- Why are comparisons so helpful? -- Why do people choke under pressure? -- How do we decide what to buy? -- What is the best way to brainstorm? -- Why is online communication so ineffective? -- Is it possible to remember something that didn't happen? -- Is prejudice avoidable? -- What's the best way to deal with life's endless litany of nuisances? -- Is mind reading a necessary skill? -- What are brains for, anyway? -- Does listening to Mozart make us smarter? -- Why are other people such slackers? -- Can delusion be a good thing? -- Why do we call a dog a "dog"? -- Why do we love kitten videos so much? -- Is nostalgia good or bad?
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 277 pages
Isbn
9781454919070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)936350639
Label
Brain briefs : answers to the most (and least) pressing questions about your mind, Art Markman, PhD, and Bob Duke, PhD
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Does being open to experience lead to success? -- Can we really make ourselves happy? -- How do we catch a liar? -- Should we play brain games? -- Do stories help us remember? -- Is pain open to interpretation? -- Do schools teach the way children learn? -- Why do tongue twisters work? -- Do we get more done when we multitask? -- Can we be conscientious and creative? -- Is it true that we only use 10 percent of our brains? -- Is our memory doomed to fail? -- Why are continuity errors in movies difficult to catch? -- Are all narcissists alike? -- Does time speed up as we get older? -- Why is forgiveness so powerful? -- Is our thinking ever coherent? -- Are our beliefs consistent with one another? -- Why is it hard to learn a new language? -- Is our right brain different from our left brain? -- How do we overcome writer's block? -- Is failure necessary? -- How much of what we see is real? -- Does punishment work? -- Why are comparisons so helpful? -- Why do people choke under pressure? -- How do we decide what to buy? -- What is the best way to brainstorm? -- Why is online communication so ineffective? -- Is it possible to remember something that didn't happen? -- Is prejudice avoidable? -- What's the best way to deal with life's endless litany of nuisances? -- Is mind reading a necessary skill? -- What are brains for, anyway? -- Does listening to Mozart make us smarter? -- Why are other people such slackers? -- Can delusion be a good thing? -- Why do we call a dog a "dog"? -- Why do we love kitten videos so much? -- Is nostalgia good or bad?
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 277 pages
Isbn
9781454919070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)936350639

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