How To Be A Genius, 1st Edition

  • John Woodward
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  • ISBN-10: 0756668360
  • ISBN-13: 9780756668365
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 11th Grade
  • 192 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released January 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Overview

This incredible book tells you how the brain works, how it helps you survive in the world, and how it makes you the person that you are. You can study the different functions, areas, and states of the brain, and at each stage, there are cool games, quizzes, puzzles, brain teasers, and more! The activities show readers how their brains can work even better, making this a challenging, informative, and practical book; the only one of its kind on the market.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Frontispiece.
Half Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Title Page.
Contents.
1: Your Amazing Brain.
2: Meet Your Brain.
3: Mapping the Brain.
4: Left Brain, Right Brain.
5: Taking Sides.
6: Nerves and Neurons.
7: Brain Waves.
8: What Is a Genius?.
9: Come to Your Senses.
10: Brain and Eyes.
11: Tricky Pictures.
12: How You See.
13: Simple Illusions.
14: Impossible Illusions.
15: How You Hear.
16: Sounds Like?.
17: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
18: Taste and Smell.
19: Sensitive Senses.
20: How You Feel and Touch.
21: Touch and Tell.
22: Tricking the Mind.
23: Magic Tricks.
24: Sensing Your Body.
25: Body Illusions.
26: Intuition.
27: How Memory Works.
28: How You Think.
29: What Is Memory.
30: Improve Your Memory.
31: Do You Remember?.
32: Paying Attention.
33: Making Associations.
34: Albert Einstein.
35: Problem Solving.
36: How We Learn.
37: Mastering mazes.
38: Puzzling Patterns.
39: Intelligence Types.
40: George Washington Carver.
41: Logic.
42: Illogical Thinking.
43: Brainteasers.
44: Thinking Inside the Box.
45: M4th3m4t1cal Th1nk1ng.
46: Th1nk of a Num8er.
47: The Magic of Math.
48: Spatial Awareness.
49: Seeing in 2-D.
50: Thinking in 3-D.
51: Invention.
52: Wernher von Braun.
53: Learning to Speak.
54: Having a World.
55: Using Language.
56: Words Aloud.
57: Reading and Writing.
58: Jean François Champollion.
59: The Creative Mind.
60: What Is Creativity?.
61: Are You a Creative Spark?.
62: Boost Your Creativity.
63: Creative Exercises.
64: Leonardo da Vinci.
65: Your Brain and You.
66: Sense of Self.
67: Personality Types.
68: What About You?.
69: What Makes you Tick?.
70: Mary Anning.
71: The Unconscious.
72: Dreams.
73: Emotions.
74: Mahatma Gandhi.
75: Fear.
76: Reading Emotions.
77: Body Talk.
78: Good and Bad Habits.
79: Winning and Losing.
80: The Evolving Brain.
81: How We Got Our Brains.
82: Charles Darwin.
83: How the Brain Grows.
84: Brain Surgery.
85: Animal Intelligence.
86: Train Your Pet.
87: Can Machines Think?.
88: Program Your Friend.
Glossary.
Answers.
Index.
Credits.