Learning How to Learn: How to Succeed in School Without Spending All Your Time Studying; A Guide for Kids and Teens

Version: Unabridged
Author: Barbara Oakley , Terrence Sejnowski Phd
Narrator: Laural Merlington
Genres: Educational, Biology & Chemistry
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Published In: August 2018
# of Units: 10 CDs
Length: 8 hours
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Overview

Drs. Barbara Oakley and Terrence Sejnowski's popular online course Learning How to Learn, based on Dr. Oakley's bestselling book A Mind for Numbers, has enrolled more than 1.8 million students from more than 200 countries. In this much needed follow-up to A Mind for Numbers, the authors teach kids and teens how to learn effectively at a time when they most need these skills. Learning How to Learn teaches them about the importance of both focused concentration and letting their minds wander, how the brain makes connections between different pieces of information, the value of metaphors in developing understanding, why procrastination is the enemy of problem solving, and much more. Filled with application questions and exercises, this audiobook makes learning engaging and accessible.

Author Details

Author Details

Oakley, Barbara

Barbara Oakley, PhD, is a professor of engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, and the Ramon y Cajal Distinguished Scholar of Global Digital Learning at McMaster University. Her research involves bioengineering with an emphasis on neuroscience and cognitive psychology. She co-teaches the world's most popular MOOC, Learning How to Learn, and she has received many awards for her teaching, including the American Society of Engineering Education's Chester F. Carlson Award for Technical Innovation in Education.

Sejnowski Phd, Terrence

Terrence Sejnowski is the Francis Crick Professor at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, where he also directs the Computational Neurobiology Laboratory. He is among only twelve living scientists who have been elected to the Institute of Medicine, the National Academy of Sciences, and the National Academy of Engineering.