Although I must admit that I surely enjoyed reading her life story, about how I didn't like the way Barbara repeats over and over the same agruments for nearly trivial statements. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley knows firsthand how it feels to struggle with math. These tricks and methods can be used for any subject. This is a book about making your zombies work for you, not about learning how to fight them. Study groups are often beneficial. The author is evidently so intelligent, full of compassion, and teaches from her wonderful personal experience. And, as several other reviewers have pointed out, by only highlighting the successes, the author is being very unscientific she is sampling on the dependent variable, as they say.
But, it also focuses on a large amount of how to study and best retain any subject. Whether you are a student struggling to fulfil a math or science requirement, or an established professional embarking on a career change that requires a higher level of math competency, A Mind for Numbersoffers the necessary tools for getting a better grasp on this often intimidating but inescapable field. This book is a classic, not only for learners of all ages, but for teachers of all kinds. Вообще, в книге очень много советов, которые помогают не только при обучении, но и в работе. You do, however, if you simply switch your focus to other things you need to do, and mix in a little relaxing break time.
А для того щоб не заснути, брали з собою якійсь предмет в руки, який розбудить при падінні на підлогу наприклад підшипник. We learn all our lives and sometimes we have exams - this book will tell you how to prepare well. Як часто очевидне рішення здавалося б складної проблеми приходить до нас зранку після сну чи після ранкового душу? This is a big one for two reasons: 1. I have had higher expectations out of this book as it touches more mainly on learning and memory skills in general than on the specific study of mathematics and science. Giving students deep knowledge on how to learn will lead to higher retention and student success in every field.
We all have the tools to learn what might not seem to come naturally to us at first--the secret is to understand how the brain works so we can unlock its power. But a great teacher will leave you curious. It's a book that is transformative for anyone who does creative work that requires writing and thinking and taking in information and creating something new out of it. Ставлю високу оцінку не тому, що вся інформація в книзі була для мене зовсім нова, а тому, що якби я дізналася про це раніше, вчитися в школі та університеті було б набагато легше та цікавіше. But a great teacher will leave you curious. Most readers are likely to find some useful information and some methods they do not know, as I did. We can achieve startling insights into how to understand more simply, easily, and with less frustration: By understanding your brain's default settings- the natural way it learns and thinks, and taking advantage of this knowledge one can become an expert.
Still -- overall, a great book for just about anyone who wants to improve their learning! It is not a quick read though. Even as his lab was burning to the ground in a horrific accidental fire, Edison was excitedly sketching up plans for a new lab, even bigger and better than before. It turns out, though, the line between memorizing something and learning something is not so distinct. In the game, players have to make a decision within 2 seconds, so it is obvious that they cannot systematically consider all available options, but have to base their decision on their experience. It's not that there aren't gems in this book.
A Mind for Numbers shows us that we all have what it takes to excel in math, and learning it is not as painful as some might think! It's a rather shockingly callous thing to do considering how many people struggle with Math to continually dance around the one fact present, it just takes a lot of time and effort and work and you may simply never crack it. I found the discussion of practicing recalling new knowledge to get it to imprint and remain in long term memory valuable. If you find yourself checking your phone or screwing around on Facebook while you should be working, read this book. It's a light read because it's full of simple advice. Rather, it involves taking the time to step away from a problem and allow the more relaxed and creative part of the brain to take over. Contrary to popular belief, math requires creative, as well as analytical, thinking. This principle is well known in psychology.
It also has the practical implication that students should avoid situations in which the mathematics is coming too rapidly for them to absorb each step, generally with a time cushion for those inevitable distractions and problems that life throws in our way. ~~~ من المباحث الرئيسية بالكتاب، إيضاح طريقة عمل الدماغ خلال عملية التعلم، وكيف بالإمكان توظيف هذه المعرفة في تكوين استراتيجيات تعلم مثمرة وفعّالة. Like many of 'these' books, most of the advice seems, to a stud like me, mostly common sense. وكذلك تفنيد عدد من المفاهيم الملتبسة عند كثير من المتعلمين، على سبيل المثال، مسألة الحفظ أو الفهم، أيهما أهم؟. Do so especially if you're young, because the longer the time you have left to reap the benefits, the more reading this book is worth to you. Focused-mode are highly attentive states which are l Luck favors the one who tries.
The subjects in which I struggled, were plagued by many of the bad habits and pitfalls outline A fantastic book for understanding how we best learn complex concepts. That's a shame because there is a lot in this book that I hope to pass on to language learners and students of Internati I'm very fond of practical books, clearly written, that can be immediately applied. Despite the title of the book, most of the advice here is appropriate for just about any subject. It leans more towards general studying techniques of math and science. A Mind for Numbers shows us that we all have what it takes to excel in math, and learning it is not as painful as some might think! There are also discussions about setting good learning habits, how to read textbooks hint: skimming the text for the main ideas before you read is still in vogue , and work in groups. Перед прочитанням розділу варто коротко його продивитись приділивши увагу ключовим моментам, а після прочитання — відкласти книгу та згадати основні ідеї по пам'яті.