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

ISBN-10: 039916524X

ISBN-13: 9780399165245

Edition: 2014

Authors: Barbara Oakley
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Description: At a time when two-thirds of American high school students are not proficient in math, this book comes to the rescue of math-phobes of all ages.Whether you are a college student struggling to fulfill a math requirement or a professional in a field requiring high-level analytic skills, A Mind for Numbers is geared toward anyone who has ever been intimidated by math. Barbara Oakley, a successful engineering professor who once flunked her way through high school math and science classes, understands this audience well. Offering insights in neuroscience and cognitive psychology, Dr. Oakley teaches us how to fully utilize the right side of the brain (for creative, big-picture thinking), as well as the analytical left side (for problem solving). She addresses common stumbling blocks to approaching math and science, and shows us how to use our personal learning style to its fullest advantage.

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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/31/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Barbara A. Oakley, PhD (Rochester, MI), author of Evil Genes: Why Rome Fell, Hitler Rose, Enron Failed, and My Sister Stole My Mother's Boyfriend;she has been dubbed a female Indiana Jones, her writing combines worldwide adventure w/research expertise.

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