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A few years after this classic book on how to improve your brain power was first published in 1974, a fairly average 'O' level student announced that he intended to try for a place at Cambridge University. His chances were assessed as 'slim' since his grades were usually unexceptional Cs and Bs. But with the help of Use Your Head the student went on to achieve four As at A-level, two star firsts at Cambridge and a top job with a multinational company. The reasons he gives for this astounding success? Since 1974, Use Your Head has been translated into over 20 languages and has been published in five continents and 50 countries, has sold well over a million copies and still the demand increases! Its author Tony Buzan, the inventor of Mind Maps [trademark] and the concept of mental literacy, has become a 'Brain Star'. He now travels the world teaching his thinking, learning and memory techniques to help people to awaken that sleeping giant - the human brain. Use Your Head will teach you the vital skills of Learning How to Learn.
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Table of Contents

Appreciation Forewaord Introduction CHAPTER *A use your head tale: An impossible dream The Edward Hughes story*Your brain is better than you think*Man's understanding of your own mind*More than one brain*Interconnections of the Brain's little grey cells*Models of perception: Eye-Brain-Camera*The hologram as a model for the brain*IQ and your natural brilliance*The human baby a model of excellenc*The human brain has been reined in*Why performance does not match potential* Only human'!*The operations manual for the brai*reading faster and more efficiently*reading problems*reading defined*why reading problems exist*reading eye movements*Advantages of faster reading*False beliefs about reading*Advanced reading techniques faster and faster*Motivational practice*Metronome trainin*memory*Questions on memory*Test responses and further questions*Recall during learning*Recall after learning*Memory review techniques and theory*Special theory systems and mnemonics*Smashin scope of memory*The number-rhyme system*The Impossible tas*Mind Maps(r) - An introduction to the nature of words and thought*Exercise and discussion Kusa-Hibari*Key words recall and creative*Multi-ordinate nature of words*Key word/mind maps versus standard no*Mind Maps(r) The natural laws*Exercise space travel*Linear history of speech and print*Your brain and mind mapping*Mind mapping law*The number-rhyme system*Advanced mind maps*Mind maps and the left and right cortex*Mind maps uses*Mind mapping for lectures*Mind mapping for meetings*Mind mapping for speeches and article*The mind map organic study technique (MMOST)*The reluctant learner*The study book as a threat*Old and new study techniques*MMOST*MMOST: Preparation*MMOST: Application*Summary: MMOS*New Directions*What a difference a quarter of a century can make*Review, mental ability and age Afterword Personal Notes and Applications Bibliography Index

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Acheive your potential, boost your memory and supercharge your brainpower.

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Acheive your potential, boost your memory and supercharge your brainpower.

About the Author

Tony Buzan is the world's leading authority on the brain and learning. His ground-breaking note-taking technique, Mind Maps, offers a route to improved study and better understanding. His million-copy selling books on the subject have achieved massive success in more than 100 countries and have been translated into 30 languages. He has lectures worldwide and acts as advisor to numerous multi-national companies, governments, leading businesses and international Olympic athletes. He is also President of the Brain Foundation, founder of the Brian Trust Charity, the World Memory Championships and the World Championships of the Brain.

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'Use Your Head - Innovative Learning and Thinking Techniques To Fulfil Your Mental Potential'; '...I knew how to think - how to use my head. I was a C and B student before I knew how to get an A. I did it. Anyone can.'

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