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The Secrets of Successful Students: Science-Based Strategies to Boost Memory, Strengthen Focus, and Study Faster179
A breakthrough approach to optimize your brain, change your habits, and succeed in school, from a renowned neuroscientist and bestselling author of Change Your Brain, Change Your Life Do you feel like you should be getting better grades? Are you spending more time studying than the A students in your class but not getting the same results? Are you heading back to school after a long break and need a refresher to get more done in less time? With schools becoming more competitive and technology becoming increasingly distracting, today's students face a minefield of obstacles to academic success. Doing well in school isn't just a matter of smarts or more studying: It takes good habits, practical tools-and a healthy brain. Brain health pioneer Dr. Daniel Amen knows what it takes to get the brain ready to succeed. Change Your Brain, Change Your Grades draws on Dr. Amen's experience as a neuroscientist and psychiatrist as well as the latest brain science to help you study more effectively, learn faster, and stay focused so you can achieve your academic goals. This practical guide will help you: Discover your unique brain type and learning style Kick bad habits and adopt smarter study practices Get more out of your classes with less overall study time Memorize faster and remember things longer Increase your confidence and beat stress For underachievers, stressed-out studiers, and students from middle school to college and beyond, Change Your Brain, Change Your Grades gives you the knowledge and tools you need to get the best out of yourself.
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Dr. Daniel Amen was named the most popular psychiatrist in America by The Washington Post and the web's #1 most influential expert and advocate on mental health by Sharecare. Dr. Amen is a physician, board-certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist, 10 time New York Times bestselling author and international speaker. He is the founder of Amen Clinics in Costa Mesa, Encino, and San Francisco, California; Bellevue, Washington; Reston, Virginia; Atlanta, Georgia; New York, New York, and Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Amen is the author or coauthor of more than 70 professional articles, seven book chapters and more than 30 books, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers The Daniel Plan and Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, as well as Magnificent Mind at Any Age, Change Your Brain, Change Your Body, Use Your Brain to Change YourAge, Healing ADD and The Brain Warrior's Way, The Brain Warrior's Way Cookbook, Memory Rescue, and Feel Better Fast and Make It Last.
Contents Introduction: Change Your Brain, Change Your Grades Is Directed at You 1. Optimize Your Brain The First Step to More Success in School 2. Know Your Brain Type Even If You Never Get Scanned 3. Changing Habits How to Swap Old Ways for Smarter Strategies 4. In the Beginning Preparation for Learning 5. The Big Picture From Generalizations to Specifics 6. Get Organized Organizing Your Classes, Your Time, and Yourself 7. Methods to Success Methods of Study 8. It's a Class Act Class Skills 9. Parietal Relations Memorize Faster with Better Retention 10. Two Heads Are Better Than None Studying with a Partner 11. Go to the Source A Practical Approach to Teachers 12. Pressurize Your Cabin Preparing for and Taking Tests 13. Letting Yourself Out Writing and Speaking 14. Killing the ANTs How to Feel Good Every Day 15. Wrapping the Present Getting the Best Out of Yourself Appendix A: 107 BRIGHT MINDS Ways to Grow Your Brain Appendix B: Amen Clinic Learning Disability Screening Questionnaire