Smart Thinking Three Essential Keys to Solve Problems, Innovate, and Get Things Done
Think smart people are just born that way? Think again. Drawing on diverse studies of the mind, from psychology to linguistics, philosophy, and learning science, Art Markman, Ph.D., demonstrates the difference between "smart thinking" and raw More...
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Think smart people are just born that way? Think again. Drawing on diverse studies of the mind, from psychology to linguistics, philosophy, and learning science, Art Markman, Ph.D., demonstrates the difference between "smart thinking" and raw intelligence, showing readers how memory works, how to learn effectively, and how to use knowledge to get things done. He then introduces his own three-part formula for readers to employ "smart thinking" in their daily lives. Smart Thinkinggives readers: *The means to replace self-limiting habits with new behaviors that foster smart thinking *An understanding of the mind itself as well as memory *The ability to define and solve problems by finding and applying relevant knowledge *Ways to present and process information effectively
Mehmet C. Oz was born in Cleveland, Ohio on June 11, 1960. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University. He holds a joint MD and MBA from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and The Wharton School. Oz is a professor of Cardiac Surgery at Columbia University. He also directs the Heart Assistance Device Program and is founder of the Complementary Medicine Program at New York - Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Oz is the award-winning author of Healing from the Heart. His "You" series books, written with Dr. Michael F. Roizen, have been on the New York Times bestseller list. Dr. Oz can often been seen on the Discovery Channel, the Oprah Winfrey show, and is a regular contributor to the 24/7 XM Satellite Radio: Oprah & Friends channel. Dr. Oz was named Time Magazine's 44th "Most Influential Scientist and Thinker" in 2008. Dr. Oz is married to author and Reiki master, Lisa Oz. They have four children.
|What Is Smart Thinking?|
|Creating Smart Habits and Changing Behavior|
|Promoting Quality Learning by Knowing Your Limits|
|Understanding How Things Work|
|Making Comparisons and Applying Your Knowledge|
|Maximizing Memory Effectiveness|
|Smart Thinking in Practice|
|Creating a Culture of Smart|