Brain Train: Studying for success by Dr Richard PalmerBrain Train: Studying for success by Dr Richard Palmer

Brain Train: Studying for success

byDr Richard Palmer, Richard PalmerEditorDr Richard Palmer

Paperback | January 7, 1996

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A new edition of a highly successful study skills books. The style and approach is particularly suited to current student needs as the author stresses the importance of adopting a positive response to study. The lively and enthusiastic tone, and the practical advice on everything from planning revision to designing CVs gives this book enormous appeal to all, from A-level to mature students.
Title:Brain Train: Studying for successFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.9 inPublished:January 7, 1996Publisher:Taylor and Francis

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ISBN - 10:041919830X

ISBN - 13:9780419198307

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Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements.Part One: Approaches and attitudes - how to get the best out of your mind. Testing...testing. Ignition. Lift-off. Memory. Review.Part Two: Skills and techniques. Eyes right: effective reading. Creative doodling: note taking for fun and profit. Crunch-time: essay planning and writing. Fundamental skills and considerations. Advanced skills and considerations: essays as performance. Report writing. Teachers and how to use them: a student's view. Teachers and how to use them. Sources and resources. A personal computer to save you sweat. Computers and study. Computers: further thoughts- from an amateur.Part Three: Examination.Examinations: psychology and attitudes. Examinations: preparation hints. Examinations: skills and techniques.Part Four: Study skills and employment.Presenting yourself (1): the CV and application form; the curriculum vitae; submitting an application: the CV and attendant forms. Presenting yourself (2): letters and handwriting. Presenting yourself (3): the interview. Appendices. Bibliography. Index.