Brain Train: Studying for Success

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When I wrote the first edition of this book in 1984, the field of Study Skills and Study Aids was a rapidly expanding one. It is now colossal: a comprehensive bibliography would be the size of this new edition and more. Furthermore, as those who have read my 'Study Aid Tirade' earlier (pp. 92-95) will be aware, I have no desire to send readers in the direction of the many tawdry and frankly damaging publications that abound. Instead I offer a selective bibliography of books I admire, have found helpful and know that students have benefited from.

Robert Barrass (1984) Study! Chapman & Hall, London.
Tony Buzan (1974) Use Your Head, BBC, London.
(1993) The Mindmap Book, BBC, London.
Edward de Bono (1982) de Bono's Thinking Course, BBC, London.
Graham Gibbs (1981) Teaching Students To Learn, Open University, Milton Keynes.
William James (1891) Principles of Psychology.
Michael Lockwood (1989) Mind, Brain & The Quantum: The Compound 'I', Blackwell, Oxford.
Roger Penrose (1989) The Emperor's New Mind, OUP, Oxford.
Peter Russell (1979) The Brain Book, RKP, London.

Alan Baddeley (1976) The Psychology of Memory, Basic Books, London.
(1983) Your Memory: A User's Guide, Penguin, Harmondsworth.
I.M.L. Hunter (1964) Memory, Penguin, Harmondsworth.
Frances A. Yates (1969) The Art of Memory, Penguin, Harmondsworth.

Edward P. Bailey Jr. (1990) The Plain English Approach to Business Writing, OUP, Oxford.
Bill Bryson (1994) Dictionary for Writers & Editors, Penguin, Harmondsworth.


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