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Brain Briefs: Answers to the Most (and Least) Pressing Questions about Your Mind
     

Brain Briefs: Answers to the Most (and Least) Pressing Questions about Your Mind

by Art Markman, Bob Duke
 

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Why do we love kitten videos so much? Does time speed up as we get older? Should we play brain games? Can we make ourselves happy? Art Markman and Bob Duke, hosts of the popular Austin-based KUT radio show and podcast Two Guys on Your Head, are here to answer all your questions about how the brain works and why we behave the way we do. Featuring the latest

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Why do we love kitten videos so much? Does time speed up as we get older? Should we play brain games? Can we make ourselves happy? Art Markman and Bob Duke, hosts of the popular Austin-based KUT radio show and podcast Two Guys on Your Head, are here to answer all your questions about how the brain works and why we behave the way we do. Featuring the latest empirical findings, this is science served up in fun and revelatory bite-size bits, along with a complete set of references for further study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781454919070
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
10/04/2016
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
24,017
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 5.80(h) x 1.20(d)

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Meet the Author

Art Markman, PhD, is one of the premier cognitive scientists in the field. He has been on the faculty at the University of Texas since 1998, where he is the Annabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor of Psychology and Marketing and director of the program in the Human Dimensions of Organizations at University of Texas. Markman has published over 150 scholarly works on topics including analogical reasoning, categorization, decision making, and motivation. Additionally, he is a member of the medical advisory board of the Dr. Oz Show and on the scientific advisory board of Dr. Phil. Robert Duke, PhD, is the Marlene and Morton Meyerson Centennial Professor and Head of Music and Human Learning at University of Texas at Austin. A University Distinguished Teaching Professor, Elizabeth Shatto Massey Distinguished Fellow in Teacher Education, and Director of the Center for Music Learning, he is also director of the program in psychology of learning at Colburn Conservatory in Los Angeles. Duke has published over 75 scholarly articles related to music learning, memory, perception, and behavior, and has received national awards for research and teaching from the Music Educators National Conference and from the Music Teachers National Association.

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