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Smart Thinking: Three Essential Keys to Solve Problems, Innovate, and Get Things Done
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Reprint edition from J P Tarcher (December 31, 2012)
9780399537752 | details & prices | 259 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $15.00
About: The invaluable guide to practicing new skills achieving personal goals and using the simple knowledge presented to get things done Think smart people are just born that way Think again Drawing on diverse studies of the mind from psychology to linguistics philosophy and learning science Art Markman Ph D demonstrates the difference between smart thinking and raw intelligence showing readers how memory works how to learn effectively and how to use knowledge to get things done He then introduces his own three part formula for readers to employ smart thinking in their daily lives Smart Thinking gives readers The means to replace self limiting habits with new behaviors that foster smart thinking An understanding of the mind itself as well as memory The ability to define and solve problems by finding and applying relevant knowledge Ways to present and process information effectively When you understand how the mind works you can think smarter and act smarter Smart Thinking is the first book that distinguishes Smart Thinking from innate intelligence and introduces a three part formula for Smart Thinking which demonstrates how anyone can 1 Develop Smart Habits 2 Acquire High Quality Knowledge 3 Use High Quality Knowledge when needed Smart Thinking explores each part of the Smart Thinking formula and provides An understanding of how the mind works and the means to replace self limiting habits with those that foster Smart Thinking Insights into how memory functions and how to improve the quality of what you learn Ways to present new information effectively Specific techniques for improving your understanding of how the world works The ability to define and solve problems by finding the relevant knowledge from an area of expertise and applying it effectively Tips for creating a Culture of Smart to make everyone in an organization more effective Book jacket