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Author Davidson, Cathy N., 1949-

Title Now you see it : how the brain science of attention will transform the way we live, work, and learn / Cathy N. Davidson

Publ Info New York : Viking, 2011
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Descript viii, 342 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents I'll count : you take care of the gorilla -- Distraction and difference : the keys to attention and the changing brain. Learning from the distraction experts ; Learning ourselves -- The kids are all right. Project classroom makeover ; How we measure ; The epic win -- Work in the future. The changing workplace ; The changing worker -- The brain you change yourself. You, too, can program your VCR (and probably should) -- Now you see it -- Appendix. Twenty-first-century literacies : a checklist
Note Documents a 2003 experiment at Duke University where the author had free iPods issued to the freshman class to see how the device could be used academically, in a report that reveals other technological ideas that are revolutionizing education
LC subject Attention
Distraction (Psychology)
ISBN 9780670022823 (hbk.)
0670022829 (hbk.)