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Fantastic world of optical illusions

 Optical illusions have been fascinating our minds for centuries. By defying common perception and the workings of the eye with subtle, mind-teasing images, we gain a greater understanding of the way we ourselves look at the world, and how we can deceive ourselves regarding it. This lavishly produced book,...
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2002

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False Memory Experiment

This is an interesting experiment that might challenge your view about memory being something like a video recording.  Here participants will "remember" something that they did not experience.  It works really well for children from late primary school onwards.  There are examples on the...
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02 July 2018

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Brain Speed Test

This is something we run in primary schools but it is also fun for older children.You will need a laptop/computer with Internet connection and a tailor's tape measure that is at least as long as the arm length of anyone taking part in this.Instructions are in the attached word document and  there are two...
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02 July 2018

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Science at work: You and your mind

  Pictorial and practical information on making sense of the world, our perceptions, behaviour, ways of learning, how we think and the type of person we are.   
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1981

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Group discussion book: level 1

 This book of large – format colour photography is for use in group discussion alongside the Ginn Science activities contained in the Resources file.  Ourselves and healthy livingOther animals and plantsMaterials and their usesEnergy and forcesEarth and space 
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1988

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ATP Today

The ATP (The Association for the Teaching of Psychology) is a voluntary body run by psychology teachers for psychology teachers. It has an annually-elected committee and provides a variety of services for members, including a telephone help-line, help via email, ethics advice for practicals and coursework, a magazine...
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2017

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Creativity

 Professor Vernon covers a wide variety of work: studies of genius and of highly talented children; the nature of inspiration in the arts and sciences, illustrated by introspective material by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Stephen Spender and Henry Poincare; attempts to measure creative talents by 'open-ended' or '...
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1975

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Emotional intelligence: why it can matter more than IQ

 Does IQ define our destiny? Daniel Goleman argues that our view of human intelligence is far too narrow, and that our emotions play major role in thought, decision making and individual success. Self-awareness, impulse control, persistence, motivation, empathy and social deftness are all qualities that mark...
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1996

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Specific learning difficulties: what teachers need to know

 This book clearly explains what Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) are, and describes the symptoms of conditions most commonly encountered in the mainstream classroom: dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and OCD. The author provides an overview of the strengths and...
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2015

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Neuroscience for teachers

 Packed with examples and research-informed tips on how to enhance personal effectiveness and improve classroom delivery, 'Neuroscience for Teachers' provides accessible, practical guidance supported by the latest research evidence on the things that will help your learners to learn better.Suitable for LSAs, NQTs...
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2017

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