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|The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How.
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Author: Daniel Coyle
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What is the secret of talent? How do we unlock it? In this groundbreaking work, journalist and New York Times bestselling author Daniel Coyle provides parents, teachers, coaches, businesspeople—and everyone else—with tools they can use to maximize potential in themselves and others.
Whether you’re coaching soccer or teaching a child to play the piano, writing a novel or trying to improve your golf swing, this revolutionary book shows you how to grow talent by tapping into a newly discovered brain mechanism.
Drawing on cutting-edge neurology and firsthand research gathered on journeys to nine of the world’s talent hotbeds—from the baseball fields of the Caribbean to a classical-music academy in upstate New York—Coyle identifies the three key elements that will allow you to develop your gifts and optimize your performance in sports, art, music, math, or just about anything.
• Deep Practice--Everyone knows that practice is a key to success. What everyone doesn’t know is that specific kinds of practice can increase skill up to ten times faster than conventional practice.
• Ignition--We all need a little motivation to get started. But what separates truly high achievers from the rest of the pack? A higher level of commitment—call it passion—born out of our deepest unconscious desires and triggered by certain primal cues. Understanding how these signals work can help you ignite passion and catalyze skill development.
• Master Coaching--What are the secrets of the world’s most effective teachers, trainers, and coaches? Discover the four virtues that enable these “talent whisperers” to fuel passion, inspire deep practice, and bring out the best in their students.
These three elements work together within your brain to form myelin, a microscopic neural substance that adds vast amounts of speed and accuracy to your movements and thoughts. Scientists have discovered that myelin might just be the holy grail: the foundation of all forms of greatness, from Michelangelo’s to Michael Jordan’s. The good news about myelin is that it isn’t fixed at birth; to the contrary, it grows, and like anything that grows, it can be cultivated and nourished.
Combining revelatory analysis with illuminating examples of regular people who have achieved greatness, this book will not only change the way you think about talent, but equip you to reach your own highest potential.
- The Talent Code Greatness Isn t Born It s Grown Here s How
|Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
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Author: Mary Roach
Brand: W. W. Norton & Company
"One of the funniest and most unusual books of the year....Gross, educational, and unexpectedly sidesplitting."―Entertainment WeeklyStiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem. For two thousand years, cadavers―some willingly, some unwittingly―have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. In this fascinating account, Mary Roach visits the good deeds of cadavers over the centuries and tells the engrossing story of our bodies when we are no longer with them.
|The Physiology Coloring Book (2nd Edition)
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Author: Wynn Kapit
Brand: Wynn Kapit
This coloring book offers an enjoyable, highly effective way for students to learn physiology. Topics are covered in self-contained two-page spreads, allowing students to easily focus on the material being presented. A unique combination of introductory material, names and illustrations to be colored, and substantive captions deliver a comprehensive, yet easy-to-understand, treatment of physiology. The Physiology Coloring Book is the companion to the extremely successful Anatomy Coloring Book , which has sold more than 2.5 million copies.
- The Physiology Coloring Book
|Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies (For Dummies (Math & Science))
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Author: Erin Odya
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Learn about the human body from the inside out
Some people think that knowing about what goes on inside the human body can sap life of its mystery—which is too bad for them. Anybody who's ever taken a peak under the hood knows that the human body, and all its various structures and functions, is a realm of awe-inspiring complexity and countless wonders. The dizzying dance of molecule, cell, tissue, organ, muscle, sinew, and bone that we call life can be a thing of breathtaking beauty and humbling perfection.
Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies combines anatomical terminology and function so you'll learn not only names and terms but also gain an understanding of how the human body works. Whether you're a student, an aspiring medical, healthcare or fitness professional, or just someone who's curious about the human body and how it works, this book offers you a fun, easy way to get a handle on the basics of anatomy and physiology.
- Understand the meaning of terms in anatomy and physiology
- Get to know the body's anatomical structures—from head to toe
- Explore the body's systems and how they interact to keep us alive
- Gain insight into how the structures and systems function in sickness and health
Written in plain English and packed with beautiful illustrations, Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies is your guide to a fantastic voyage of the human body.
- Anatomy and Physiology for Dummies
|Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology (11th Edition)
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Author: Frederic H. Martini
Brand: Judi L Nath Frederic H Martini Edwin F Bartholomew
For courses in two-semester A&P.
Using Art Effectively to Teach the Toughest Topics in A&P
Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology helps students succeed in the challenging A&P course with an easy-to-understand narrative, precise visuals, and steadfast accuracy. With the 11th Edition, the author team draws from recent research exploring how students use and digest visual information to help students use art more effectively to learn A&P. New book features encourage students to view and consider figures in the textbook, and new narrated videos guide students through complex physiology figures to help them deconstruct and better understand complicated processes. Instructors can also request a new handbook by Lori Garrett, entitled The Art of Teaching A&P: Six Easy Lessons to Improve Student Learning , which explores some of the most common challenges encountered when using art to teach A&P, alongside strategies to address these challenges.
Also Available with Mastering A&P
Mastering™ A&P is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to engage students and improve results by helping students stay on track in the course and quickly master challenging A&P concepts. Features in the text are supported by Mastering A&P assignments, including new SmartArt Videos, Interactive Physiology 2.0, Dynamic Study Modules, Learning Catalytics, Spotlight Figure Coaching Activities, lab study tools, Get Ready for A&P, plus a variety of Art Labeling Questions, Clinical Application Questions, and more.
Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering™ A&P does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering A&P, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.
If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering A&P, search for:
013439495X / 9780134394954 Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology Plus Mastering A&P with eText -- Access Card Package
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- 0134396022 / 9780134396026 Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology
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Mastering A&P should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
- Fundamentals of Anatomy Physiology
|Trail Guide to the Body Workbook
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Author: Andrew Biel
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The essential companion to the Trail Guide textbook, this workbook asks students to apply the material by answering questions in a variety of formats including fill-in-the-blanks, drawings to color, illustrations and matching exercises. Great for self-testing, homework and preparing for national exams. The Student Workbook helps students stay on track and keep pace with the class. 230 pages and more than 500 illustrations.
- Trail Guide to the Body Workbook
|Barron's Anatomy Flash Cards
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Author: Ken Ashwell
This attractive, newly re-designed set of Barronâ€™s Anatomy Flash Cards makes an ideal study aid for medical school students, nursing students, and health care trainees. A total of 300 cards show muscles, bones, and organs, and are color coded according to their general function in the human body. New cards featured in this set include:
- Layers of skin in Overview
- Microscopic development of the brain
- Immune system cells
- Microscopic structure of vein and artery
- Microscopic structure of the large intestine and stomach wall
- Cross-section of spleen
- Nervous tissue
- Much more
An added bonus to this updated edition is Internet access to electronic color images of each flash card. Students can log on to test themselves on every detail contained on the cards, and even create playlists of particular systems or areas where they require further study. Includes a ring that can be used to change cards as needed for studies on-the-go.
|Foundation: Redefine Your Core, Conquer Back Pain, and Move with Confidence
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Author: Eric Goodman
Brand: Rodale Press
RADICALLY REDEFINE YOUR CORE
Foundation by Dr. Eric Goodman and Peter Park shifts the training focus from the front of your body to the back. By strengthening the full posterior chain and correcting poor movement patterns, you will maximize power, flexibility, and endurance and say goodbye to back pain.
|Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach (7th Edition)
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Author: Dee Unglaub Silverthorn
NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringA&P does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringA&P search for ISBN-10: 0321981227 /ISBN-13: 9780321981226. That package includes ISBN-10: 0321981227/ISBN-13: 9780321981226 and ISBN-10: 0133983412/ISBN-13:9780133983418.
For courses in Human Physiology
An Integrated Science Needs an Integrated Approach
Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach broke ground with its thorough coverage of molecular physiology seamlessly integrated into a traditional homeostasis-based systems approach. The newly revised Seventh Edition includes new Phys in Action! Video Tutors that are accessible from the text and a wide range of engaging activities in MasteringA&P that are designed to bring the textbook to life, including new Interactive Physiology 2.0 Coaching Activities, Phys in Action! Coaching Activities, and Dynamic Study Modules.
Also available with MasteringA&P ®
MasteringA&P is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students receive hints and wrong-answer feedback to practice what they learn, test their understanding, help them better absorb course material, and grasp difficult concepts.
|Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ
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Author: Giulia Enders
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A New York Times Bestseller
A cheeky up-close and personal guide to the secrets and science of our digestive system
For too long, the gut has been the body’s most ignored and least appreciated organ, but it turns out that it’s responsible for more than just dirty work: our gut is at the core of who we are. Gut: The Inside Story of our Body's Most Underrated Organ gives the alimentary canal its long-overdue moment in the spotlight. With quirky charm, rising science star Giulia Enders explains the gut’s magic, answering questions like: Why does acid reflux happen? What’s really up with gluten and lactose intolerance? How does the gut affect obesity and mood? Communication between the gut and the brain is one of the fastest-growing areas of medical researchon par with stem-cell research. Our gut reactions, we learn, are intimately connected with our physical and mental well-being. Aided with cheerful illustrations by Enders’s sister Jill, this beguiling manifesto will make you finally listen to those butterflies in your stomach: they’re trying to tell you something important.
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