Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School by John Medina - ISBN 0979777704 - Pear Press 2008
Describe in a sentences or two what motivated me to read this book.
Draw a schema (using PmGraphViz or another solution) of the situation of the area in the studied domain before having read the book.
- Rule #1 Exercise boosts brain power
- Rule #2 The human brain evolved, too
- Rule #3 Every brain is wired differently
- Rule #4 We don’t pay attention to boring things
- Rule #5 Repeat to remember
- Rule #6 Remember to repeat
- Rule #7 Sleep well, think well
- Rule #8 Stressed brains don’t learn the same way
- Rule #9 Stimulate more of the senses
- chapter read while listening to Jamie XX remixes
- Wikipedia:Involuntary memory
- note on olfactory sensory specificity of bypassing the thalamus
- Rule #10 Vision trumps all other senses
- cf earlier discovered table on senses bandwidth (in MB/s)
- see also the work of Varela, cf TreeOfKnowledge
- Donald Duck in MathMagic Land, Walt Disney Pictures 1959
- Rule #11 Male and female brains are different
- Rule #12 We are powerful and natural explorers
Overall remarks and questions
- chapters tend to be opened by pathological case, thus showing that the "average" behavior, even if expected, is not the sole behavior
- consequently showing how useful the correct is
- also showing what related problems could be avoided
- chapters also open on ideas and suggestion for decision makers, in particular for the education system overall but also the workplace
- multiple metaphors of software as pre-established brain circuitry
So in the end, it was about X and was based on Y.
Point A, B and C are debatable because of e, f and j.
Draw a schema (using PmGraphViz or another solution) of the situation of the area in the studied domain after having read the book. Link it to the pre-reading model and align the two to help easy comparison.
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