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Product Description: An enthralling exploration that upends the prevailing view of consciousness and demonstrates how intelligence is literally embedded in the palms of our hands If you think that intelligence emanates from the mind and that reasoning necessitates the suppression of emotion, you’d better think again—or rather not “think” at all...read more

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9780300208825 | Yale Univ Pr, September 22, 2015, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: An enthralling exploration that upends the prevailing view of consciousness and demonstrates how intelligence is literally embedded in the palms of our hands If you think that intelligence emanates from the mind and that reasoning necessitates the suppression of emotion, you’d better think again—or rather not “think” at all.
9780443048418, titled "Safe Practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Medico-Legal Handbook" | Churchill Livingstone, November 1, 1994, cover price $122.00 | also contains Safe Practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Medico-Legal Handbook

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9780300223477 | Yale Univ Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: An enthralling exploration that upends the prevailing view of consciousness and demonstrates how intelligence is literally embedded in the palms of our hands If you think that intelligence emanates from the mind and that reasoning necessitates the suppression of emotion, you’d better think again—or rather not “think” at all.

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Product Description: Writing principally for teachers-in-training and for new teachers, Guy Claxton offers a fresh approach to what is often a stuffy and polemical area. New teachers today are being bombarded from all sides with advice, prescriptions and demands about what they ought to be, and about personal and professional standards they ought to attain...read more

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9780415678391 | 1 edition (Routledge, December 8, 2011), cover price $140.00

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9780415750530 | Routledge, February 14, 2014, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Writing principally for teachers-in-training and for new teachers, Guy Claxton offers a fresh approach to what is often a stuffy and polemical area.

Miscellaneous:

9780062032119 | Harpercollins, October 12, 2010, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: What's the Point of School? takes the reader beyond the sterile debates about City Academies and dumbed-down exams in order to reveal the key responsibility of education today: to create students who enjoy learning. With their emphasis on stressful exams and regurgitation of information, Guy Claxton claims that schools are currently doing more harm than good, primarily making students fear failure...read more

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9781851686032 | Reprint edition (Oneworld Pubns Ltd, September 24, 2008), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: What's the Point of School?

United by the belief that the most significant factor in shaping the minds of young people is the cultural setting in which learning takes place, the twenty eminent contributors to this volume present new thinking on education across the boundaries of school, home, work and community.
By Guy Claxton (editor) and Gordon Wells (editor)

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9780631223306 | Blackwell Pub, June 17, 2002, cover price $165.95 | About this edition: United by the belief that the most significant factor in shaping the minds of young people is the cultural setting in which learning takes place, the twenty eminent contributors to this volume present new thinking on education across the boundaries of school, home, work and community.

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9780631223313 | Blackwell Pub, June 17, 2002, cover price $57.95 | About this edition: United by the belief that the most significant factor in shaping the minds of young people is the cultural setting in which learning takes place, the twenty eminent contributors to this volume present new thinking on education across the boundaries of school, home, work and community.

Miscellaneous:

9780470752081 | Blackwell Pub, April 15, 2008, cover price $131.95

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Product Description: An international panel of distinguished experts explores the balance between creativity and wise action, and calls for educators to nurture "wise creativity" in their students.
By Guy Claxton (editor), Anna Craft (editor) and Howard Gardner (editor)

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9781412949392 | Corwin Pr, December 13, 2007, cover price $82.95 | About this edition: An international panel of distinguished experts explores the balance between creativity and wise action, and calls for educators to nurture "wise creativity" in their students.

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9781412949408 | Corwin Pr, December 13, 2007, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: An international panel of distinguished experts explores the balance between creativity and wise action, and calls for educators to nurture "wise creativity" in their students.

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Product Description: This book brilliantly charts history’s many different ways of explaining the unconscious mind, from ancient descriptions of the “underworld” to theories of contemporary neuroscience. Guy Claxton’s beautifully written book takes in intellectual and cultural history, literature, and spirituality...read more

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9780316724517 | Little Brown Uk, May 30, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Guy Claxton frees the unconscious from its narrow psychoanalytic confines and explores its evolution from the Sun God myths of Ancient Eygpt to the insights of 21st century neuroscience.

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9780349116549 | Little Brown Uk, February 1, 2006, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This book brilliantly charts history’s many different ways of explaining the unconscious mind, from ancient descriptions of the “underworld” to theories of contemporary neuroscience.

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Product Description: This book examines how competing or dissonant worldviews affect the way people learn and organizations change. The cultures of managerialism and performance, the rhetoric of lifelong learning, and the challenges of globalization and international competition create pressures which are unlikely to abate...read more
By Guy Claxton (editor), Andrew Pollard (editor) and Rosamund Sutherland (editor)

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9781858562483 | Trentham Books Ltd, May 1, 2003, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This book examines how competing or dissonant worldviews affect the way people learn and organizations change.

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Product Description: El mundo está cambiando tan rápidamente que cada vez resulta más difícil saber qué conocimientos y habilidades concretas necesitaremos nosotros, nuestros hijos o nuestros compañeros, ni siquiera en el plazo de diez años. Todos tenemos que estar preparados y dispuestos para todo, así como ser capaces de prosperar en un mundo en el que la tecnología, el universo laboral, la naturaleza del tiempo libre, el estilo de vida y las costumbres familiares están cambiando constantemente...read more

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9788449311536, titled "Aprender / Learn: El Reto Del Aprendizaje Continuo / the Challenge of Lifelong Learning" | Paidos Iberica Ediciones S A, December 1, 2001, cover price $51.95 | About this edition: El mundo está cambiando tan rápidamente que cada vez resulta más difícil saber qué conocimientos y habilidades concretas necesitaremos nosotros, nuestros hijos o nuestros compañeros, ni siquiera en el plazo de diez años.

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The new sciences of brain and mind are revealing that everyone has the capacity to become a powerful, lifelong learner. In this book, Guy Claxton teaches us how to raise children who are curious and confident explorers, and how we ourselves can learn to pair problem-solving with creativity.

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9781855390997 | New edition (Network Educational Pr Ltd, June 30, 2001), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The new sciences of brain and mind are revealing that everyone has the capacity to become a powerful, lifelong learner.

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Product Description: This volume investigates, both conceptually and empirically, the role of intuition in professional practice and its significance for professional development, especially within the world of education. The relationship between rationale or explicit ways of knowing and learning and inarticulate, intuitive or implicit ones is explored in the context of professional practice and development...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Terry Atkinson (editor) and Guy Claxton (editor)

Hardcover:

9780335203635 | Open Univ Pr, June 1, 2000, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This volume investigates, both conceptually and empirically, the role of intuition in professional practice and its significance for professional development, especially within the world of education.

Paperback:

9780335203628 | Open Univ Pr, June 1, 2000, cover price $56.95 | About this edition: This volume investigates, both conceptually and empirically, the role of intuition in professional practice and its significance for professional development, especially within the world of education.

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Product Description: The Buddhist view of the mind--how it works, how it goes wrong, how to put it right--is being increasingly recognized as both profound and highly practical by scientists, counsellors, and other professionals. In The Psychology of Awakening, editors Gay Watson, Stephen Batchelor and Guy Claxton have compiled a wide-ranging and penetrating selection of articles on the relevance and application of Buddhist philosophy and practice in the modern Western World...read more
By Stephen Batchelor (editor), Guy Claxton (editor) and Gay Watson (editor)

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9781578631728 | Red Wheel/Weiser, February 1, 2000, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The Buddhist view of the mind--how it works, how it goes wrong, how to put it right--is being increasingly recognized as both profound and highly practical by scientists, counsellors, and other professionals.

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Argues that the mind works best when people trust the unconscious and calls for a reevaluation of society's obsession with results-oriented thinking and solving problems under pressure

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9780060955410 | Perennial, January 1, 2000, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Argues that the mind works best when people trust the unconscious and calls for a reevaluation of society's obsession with results-oriented thinking and solving problems under pressure

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Product Description: It had been thought that learning was a matter of intelligence or diligence, that differences in achievement were due to "ability" or "effort."The new science of learning suggests that learning power can be enormously increased. It shows that the brain will deliver mastery of complex environments without supervision by the conscious, rational mind...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780747540694 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, October 1, 1999, cover price $30.65 | About this edition: An introduction to a new science of learning, about how to raise children with the disposition they will need to survive and succeed in the fast-changing world of the third millennium.
9781582340395 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, May 1, 1999, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Argues that current attitudes towards thinking and training must be changed to prepare for an uncertain future, and that the power of learning is capable of being systematically developed

Paperback:

9781582340920 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, August 1, 2000, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: It had been thought that learning was a matter of intelligence or diligence, that differences in achievement were due to "ability" or "effort.

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Argues that the mind works best when people trust the unconscious and calls for a reevaluation of society's obsession with results-oriented thinking and solving problems under pressure (view table of contents)

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9780880016223 | Ecco Pr, February 1, 1999, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Argues that the mind works best when people trust the unconscious and calls for a reevaluation of society's obsession with results-oriented thinking and solving problems under pressure

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Product Description: the literature of the spiritual traditions especially Buddhism can be of enormous help in understanding the concept of well-being and in developing practices that enhance it. Because it pre-supposes no technical knowledge of ei ther the spiritual traditions or psychology this collection of essays by psychologists will be of interest to anyone concerned with their own and others' well-being...read more
By Guy Claxton (editor)

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9781853271007 | Prism Pr Ltd, July 1, 1996, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: the literature of the spiritual traditions especially Buddhism can be of enormous help in understanding the concept of well-being and in developing practices that enhance it.

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Product Description: There is clear evidence that the quality of children's learning in school is very dependant on the style of the teacher's approach and the learning environment he or she creates. This, in turn, is a reflection of teachers own beliefs, anxieties and enthusiasms about learning, often gained through their own educational experiences...read more
By Terry Atkinson (editor), Guy Claxton (editor), Marilyn Osborn (editor) and Mike Wallace (editor)

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9780415131278 | Routledge, April 1, 1996, cover price $67.95 | About this edition: There is clear evidence that the quality of children's learning in school is very dependant on the style of the teacher's approach and the learning environment he or she creates.

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Product Description: Written with humor, lightness of touch and an affection for the human condition with all its faults,...also a serious book and nothing of the basic teaching is left out.-- Anne Bancroft, Resurgence

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9781855382749 | Reprint edition (Thorsons Pub, January 1, 1993), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Written with humor, lightness of touch and an affection for the human condition with all its faults,.

Hardcover:

9780304319046 | Cassell, January 1, 1990, cover price $60.00

Paperback:

9780304319039 | Cassell, January 1, 1991, cover price $17.95

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Product Description: This book is about how to be a successful schoolteacher at a time of uncertainty, change, increased pressure and conflicting demands. A great many teachers are currently feeling overloaded, unappreciated and even fed up and confused...read more

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9780304318223 | Cassell, December 1, 1989, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: This book is about how to be a successful schoolteacher at a time of uncertainty, change, increased pressure and conflicting demands.

Paperback:

9780304318247 | Mansell, October 1, 1989, cover price $17.95

Product Description: Presents to students key topics in cognitive psychology to highlight issues and approaches that will form the growth points of the future. Areas covered include perception, action, memory, comprehension and problem-solving.
By Guy Claxton (editor)

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9780415002608 | Routledge Kegan & Paul, July 1, 1988, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Presents to students key topics in cognitive psychology to highlight issues and approaches that will form the growth points of the future.

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9780415002615 | Routledge Kegan & Paul, September 1, 1988, cover price $16.95 | also contains Carry Her Heart | About this edition: Presents to students key topics in cognitive psychology to highlight issues and approaches that will form the growth points of the future.

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Product Description: book
By Guy Claxton (editor)

Paperback:

9780861710430 | Wisdom Pubns, June 1, 1986, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: book

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