A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)

by Barbara Oakley

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A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)

by Barbara Oakley


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  • Making Things Stick

    When it comes to learning math and science, you might wish you were smarter so that you could manage it better. But when it comes down to it, intelligence can only take you so far. With hard work and resilience, you can achieve results as good as or even better than those more naturally gifted. Doin

  • Memorization and Mental Tricks

    It might come as a surprise, but there are actually shortcuts when it comes to learning. There are certain mental tricks you can use to facilitate your brain’s ability to absorb and process new information. Such tricks include putting yourself in a new environment, mindfulness training, and reframi

  • The Journey

    What part of learning is more important to you, being knowledgeable or getting to that point of expertise? Too often, we put too much stock in being smart or knowing it all that we forget that it’s a tough process. Getting something wrong can be frustrating and may even cause you to give up. By shif

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